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PPL Corporation Field Supervisor T&D in Allentown, Pennsylvania


Internal Title:

Field Supervisor T&D

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the completion of capital and O&M work in the area.

  2. Responsible for timely response to storm restoration efforts in the region, including round-the-clock responsbility as a Work Location Supervisor to respond and lead crew efforts in restoring PPL facilities to normal operation.

  3. Work directly with field and G.O. designers in developing a mutually agreeable design that can be built within the approved hours

  4. Responsible for the application of safe working practices on the job in compliance with the Company’s safety rules and trains and develops safety awareness on the part of subordinates.

  5. Provide customer/client satisfaction by applying cost effective work practices to ensure job quality and reliability.

  6. Supervise, prioritize and schedule resources to effectively utilize and to meet customer/client requirements during normal operations and storm emergencies.

  7. Conduct daily tailboards to communicate safe work plans, company policies and expectations.

  8. Lead, train, motivate, coach and counsel employees to meet the expectations of their positions.

  9. Communicate/coordinate work schedules with internal and external customers, foreign utilities and contractors.

  10. Assure the timely completion of all administrative processes, such as mandated annual reviews, Labor Agreement, crew audits, Time & Labor, etc.

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Position Summary:

Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan. This position receives guidance and oversight from manager. Typically does not perform the work being supervised. Responsible to oversee highly skilled transmission and distribution work on electrical facilities in a safe, productive manner with attention to quality by supervising line crews assigned to work on all overhead and underground transmission and distribution line facilities. Provides timely, cost effective and reliable service to customers.

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.

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Additional Requirements:


Basic Qualifications:

  1. 5 years experience in electrical or mechanical operations and maintenance. 2. Demonstrated expertise/knowledge of energized and deenergized facilities; switching and tagging procedures; knowledge of training, clearances and working space requirements. 3. A valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.

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:


Preferred Qualifications:

1.Bachelor's Degree 2. 3-5 years experience as a journeyman in the linesman trade or 10 years experience in the transmission and distribution line facilities. 3.Basic electric theory, identify and analyze trouble in electrical circuits, print reading and moderate computer skills used in the linemen trade and office applications software. 4. Thorough knowledge of safety rules/regulations, energy control process, company policies, work practices and the labor agreement. 5. Supervisory experience with leadership and teamwork skills, communication skills both oral and written. 6. Possess valid Pennsylvania Commercial Drivers License.

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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.

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