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LG&E and KU Energy Group Leader-Transmission Substation Engineering in Lexington, Kentucky



Group Leader-Transmission Substation Engineering

Job Description:

Provides formal supervision of team leaders, engineers, including work assignments, technical direction, performance management, and employee development.

Coordinates, prioritizes, schedules, and processes contract engineering work activities across the company’s state-wide transmission substations system.

Directs and oversees all facets of transmission substation equipment and protection and controls activities in accordance with applicable safety and compliance standards, company procedures, and project specifications.

Develops resource strategies, budget recommendations, and business plans in support of short and long-term capital projects and business objectives.

Ensures that processes are in place to prioritize, plan, and schedule work activities of both corrective and predictive nature.

Establishes organization structures, work processes, and contractor utilization strategies to ensure optimum utilization of available staffing.

Ensures that standard work procedures and processes are up to date and that all employees are properly trained.

Coordinates and reviews inspections of equipment and systems to establish and refine best practices.

All other duties and projects as assigned.

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Physical Effort:

Work routinely requires walking and climbing of stairs and ladders.

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum 10 years directly applicable transmission substations experience.

Previous supervisory experience.

Effective interpersonal and leadership skills.

Work Conditions:

Normal office environment with frequent field experience involving exposure to weather extremes, uneven terrain, and proximity to high-voltages.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.

Valid driver’s license required.


One Quality Street



Job Function:

Transmission Operations

Position Purpose:

This position is responsible for planning, coordination, and technical direction of installing new substation facilities and upgrade activities associated with transmission substation electrical and protection and controls equipment, including supervision of team leaders and engineers.

Company Paid Relocation - External:

Not Provided



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, perceived disability or any other protected characteristic as may be defined by applicable law.