PPL Corporation Helper-RM-Material in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania




Primary Responsibilities:

1.\t\tPerforms all the direct duties of the UtilityWorker-FS.

2.\t\tPerforms non-asbestos insulation removal andassists with installation.

3.\t\tPerforms general clean-up work includingasbestos insulation, steam cleaning, parts cleaning, and vacuuming (excludinghydro lasers). Recharges fire extinguishers.

4.\t\tDrives CDL vehicles (excluding condors) andoperates auxiliary mounted equipment (except bucket truck), operates manlifts(up to a height of 75 feet), trenchers, skid loaders, and material handlingequipment such as forklifts. Does notoperate boom to set poles or to operate auxiliary mounted equipment inenergized areas.

5.\t\tPerforms burning and cutting operations notadjacent to pressure points.

6.\t\tPerforms work from self-supporting structures ofany height including full boiler scaffolding. Erects and performs work from hanging scaffolds, spiders, or similarsupport devices up to a height of 75 feet.

7.\t\tSupplies and transfers tools and equipment byhandling ropes, tying knots, and doing simple rigging and hoisting.

8.\t\tPerforms minor repairs such as painting,concrete repair, etc. on vaults and manhole steel, Low Tension Networktransformers, pad-mounted transformers, streetlight standards, OCR’s, oilswitches, circuit breakers, bushings and relay & controls.

9.\t\tWhile performing the aforementioned tasks,assists personnel of higher classifications working on energized equipment.

10.\t Assistswith railroad repairs and maintenance on fleet trains and tracks, repairing andreplacing switches, rails, ties, and ballast. Cuts rails and drills holes.

11.\t Asdirected, receives, identifies, inspects, marks, delivers and stores material,tools and equipment.

12.\t Performssimple clerical or paperwork such as job material inventory records, variousfield reports and preparing orders.

13.\t Performssuch other related duties as assigned or as necessary.

Requisition ID:


Position Summary:


manual labor at any work location including those areas containing non-exposed

energized electrical equipment. Normally

is responsible for own duties, but may direct others as necessary. This position can perform work requiring a

limited degree of skill provided that the individual has demonstrated the


Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

Experience Level:

Skilled Worker

Recruiting Location:


Basic Qualifications:


Successfully passing the CAST exam at Level



Motor vehicle operator’s license and the ability

to obtain a CDL license within six (6) months (All Regional Helpers and

Helper-Material) or when required by the company (Generation Support Helpers).


General knowledge of materials, tools, and

equipment used in construction and maintenance work.


Intelligence adequate to observe conditions,

learn methods including basic computer-based applications pertaining to the

job, and follow instructions.


Strength and endurance to perform the above



Ability to obtain Asbestos Worker license.


Ability to adhere to the Safety Rules applicable

to the work performed.


Ability to obtain respirator certification.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

Regular or Temporary:


Full-time or Part-time:


Corporate Summary:

As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities – Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad. Be sure to follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pplcareers LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation/careers?trk=topnavcareers.