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Mechanical Engineer – Distribution and Production Support

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Mechanical Engineer – Distribution and Production Support
Requisition Number DU07187
Department Name 3CU00:Utilities & Energy Management
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range 18.00
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time


15 – 20 hours per week

Job Summary

The Mechanical Engineering student employee will support UEM’s mission to provide safe, reliable, and resilient utility and energy services to our campus community. The UEM Production and Distribution Departments produce chilled water and steam in three central heating and four central cooling plants, and deliver utilities to the campus through an extensive underground distribution system. Reporting to the Utilities Engineering Manager, the student will assist in engineering solutions for UK’s Heating & Cooling Production and Distribution departments, including safety protocols, code compliance, preventative maintenance, efficiency improvements, project development, process improvement, and data acquisition and analysis. The ideal student will be proficient in written and oral communications, comfortable working in a hands-on environment (i.e. heating and cooling plants, underground vaults), and committed to continuous improvement.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 11/29/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Jobs Rated Reports for Mechanical Engineer

Posted: 2020-10-28 Expires: 2020-11-27

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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