East Kentucky Power Cooperative is an electric generation and transmission company headquartered in Winchester, KY, just 15 minutes east of Lexington. We also have facilities across the state of Kentucky that generate electric power and service centers for local power lines and substations support. EKPC offers a wage and benefits package that ranks among the best in the state. EKPC provides a 401(k) retirement plan; a medical and dental plan; competitive vacation package; and a professional work environment. EKPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veteran
Inspect and operate elevated manlift
Inspect and operate electric pallet truck
Inspect and operate forklift
Select proper lifting devices
Limit access to rigging area
Retrieve rigging hardware
Lift motors, controllers, electrical equipment
Use hand signals
Support repairmen heavy lifts
Remove and replace circuit breakers
Test and clean circuit breakers
Wire a circuit
Construct and analyze an electronic circuit
Evaluate a circuit
Troubleshoot a prewired circuit
Open/close/reset 120V, 277V or 240V AC breakers
Replace 120V, 277V or 240V AC breakers
Remove and replace fuses on 120v, 277v, or 240v AC power circuits
Identify cable and wire requirements
Pull cable and wire in conduit
Splice and terminate cable and wire
Crimp cable conductors
Install lighting controls
Troubleshoot lighting systems
Remove and replace ballasts
Install emergency lights
Remove and replace electric motors
Replace brushes on motor to 50 HP size
Maintain oil level
Wire and evaluate a motor
Perform maintenance checks on motors
Remove and replace bearings
Repair an overload heater on a motor starter
Test and clean contactors
Remove and replace starter switches
Remove and replace defective coils
Remove and replace protection and alarm devices
Install and verify electric heat tracing and controls
Inspect heat tracing cable and controls
Repair heat tracing cable and controls
Replace cable connector
Check portable welders
Check welding machines
Clean and inspect electrical equipment
Perform portable equipment ground checks
Check man lift safety trips
Add electrolyte into battery cells
Check battery conditions
Check electrolyte level
Check electrolyte temperature
Grease battery terminals
Inspect for abnormal conditions
Perform hydrometer reading
Perform voltage checks
Check plant battery system
Troubleshoot limit switches
Adjust limit switches
Test limit switches
Pulls conduit and wire.
Locates equipment such as electrical motors, components, and circuit grounds.
Cleans electrical motor components, breakers, and switchgear.
Tests electrical circuits.
Lubricates equipment such as motors, fans, gears, and valves.
Checks and replaces fuses.
Checks circuit breakers, motors, and precipitators.
Uses test equipment such as amp probe and multimeter.
Operates mobile equipment such as boom truck, man-lift, tractor, and forklift.
Installs and maintains power plant electrical and electronic equipment and systems to ensure efficient operation.
Maintains electrical and electronic equipment in accordance with preventative maintenance programs.
Troubleshoots and repairs electrical and electronic equipment.
Maintains and repairs tools and equipment of required use for this position.
Assists plant operators and maintenance mechanics in performing preventive or scheduled maintenance and major/minor repairs on all Plant Equipment, which may require strenuous lifting, moving or use of tools or machines
High School diploma or equivalent. Two (2) year technical training or Associate degree in electrical or electronics field preferred.
Three (3) years related experience preferred. Additional technical training may substitute for a portion of the experience requirement.
Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of power plant process preferred.
Must be able to understand and interpret electrical diagrams, schematics, and instructional manuals.
Must be able to perform physically demanding operations and maintenance tasks
Must be knowledgeable in the use of electrical test equipment and a variety of hand tools.
Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills
Contributing to Team Success
Conditions of Employment
Must maintain a valid driver’s license and live within one (1) hour of the Plant. May be required to work 12-hour rotating swing shift; scheduled and non-scheduled overtime is a normal part of the job.
This is an on-call position with a telephone required.
Must pass an aptitude test, and follow procedures for wearing a respirator and other protective equipment.
Regular lifting up to 50 lbs and occasional lifting over 100 lbs. Regular climbing and work at heights on ladders and stairs required, as well as above ground grating and platforms.
Work environment conditions include: noise, heat in excess of 100 degrees, gas emissions, chemical vapors, dust, high-pressure lines and high voltage equipment.
Internal Number: 4490
About East Kentucky Power Cooperative
East Kentucky Power Cooperative is an electric generation and transmission company headquartered in Winchester KY, just 15 minutes east of Lexington. We also have facilities across the state of Kentucky that generate electric power and service centers for local power lines and substations support.
EKPC offers a wage and benefits package that ranks among the best in the state. EKPC provides a 401(k) retirement plan; a medical and dental plan; competitive vacation package; and a professional work
EKPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veteran