Skip to content

Electrical Engineering Student- KUB

Job ID


Job Title

Electrical Engineering Student


HOC Campus – Middlebrook Pike

Full/Part Time





$10.00 to $18.50 USD

Equal Employment Opportunity


Job Classification



073 Electric Systems Engineering

Work Location

4505 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville

Work Schedule

15-29 hours / week: M – F

About KUB

The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) is one of the largest public utilities in the country providing electric, gas, water and wastewater services to more than 453,000 customers in Knoxville and parts of seven surrounding counties. We exist to serve our customers, improving their quality of life by providing utility services that are safe, reliable and affordable. And our mission is about more than just pipes and wires. It’s about being good stewards of our community’s resources: utility assets, customer dollars, and the environment. We work to safeguard those resources and enhance their value for the people of the communities we serve and generations to come.

Work Description

Supports the Engineering staff by updating drawings, gathering data, and inspecting facilities in the field.  May also perform duties such as, but not limited to, assisting with designs and reviews for Engineering projects including electric distribution and transmission line designs. Utilizes Microstation to produce various drawings, maps, and other design tools.  Other projects, duties, and tasks will be assigned as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have and maintain full-time student status
  • Must have and maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 15 hours per week, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:00am-5:00pm
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Must possess basic computer skills
  • Physical Demands: Sedentary Work: exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve bending, stooping, reaching, walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Note:  The physical demands described above are intended to relate the approximate physical demands of the classification.  Physical demands for a specific position within this classification may vary and/ or exceed those demands described above.  Additional information regarding specific positions is available in Human Resources.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of some sophomore and/or junior-level Civil or Electrical Engineering course work
  • Experience with Microstation or other related applications
  • Has an interest in the electrical power systems field

Selection Process

Phase 1 Apply online at

Phase 2 Experience, training, and education evaluation

Phase 3 Interview with department representatives

Phase 4 Written, performance, and behavioral exercises

Phase 5 Background investigation

Phase 6 Physical assessment and/or drug screen

If special accommodations are needed at any phase of the selection process, please notify Human Resources in advance.


Only candidates submitting a completed KUB application and completing each component of the selection process will be considered for KUB positions.  KUB does not accept unsolicited applications; completed applications are only considered for advertised vacancies.  Please no third party inquiries.  Due to the volume of applications and resumes we receive, only applicants invited to interview will be contacted.  Applicants should apply on all positions of interest.  KUB reserves the right to consider applications for additional vacancies in the same classification within 120 days of the original posting, after which time, applicants must reapply to be considered for any application.  If KUB is unable to contact the applicant because the information on the application is no longer correct, the application will be considered inactive and the applicant no longer eligible for employment.


Posted 8-31-2017

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.