Research Coordinator

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Job Title:

Research Coordinator

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Working Title:

Project Controls Analyst/CAER

Department Name:

40550:Ctr For Applied Energy Res

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one work site to another. Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands, and or fingers. Adjusting or moving objects up to 20 lbs in all directions. Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time. Effectively communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds.


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, occasional evenings and weekends.

Job Summary:

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research [CAER] is seeking a Project Controls Analyst for its Power Generation group. The position will be responsible for project coordination and controls through a systems engineering approach for the design, integration, and execution of projects directed to constructing/operating large research pilot plants. Among other duties, the successful applicant will be engaged in: monitoring/reporting project schedule and cost performance against plan; conducting critical path analysis to identify potential bottlenecks; developing detailed engineering schedules and cost estimates; and engaging with PowerGen’s research staff, its sponsors, utility partners, EPCs and clients.
Education and experience related to business administration and project management is preferred. Looking for a staff member who has strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of teamwork, adaptability, and initiative.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Additional qualifying experience in excess to the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.

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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.




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Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 2/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time