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PPL Corporation Field Supervisor T&D in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Company Summary Statement

PPL Electric Utilities delivers safe, reliable and affordable electricity to more than 1.4 million homes and businesses throughout its 29-county service territory in eastern and central Pennsylvania. Through smart investments and innovation, it has built one of the most advanced electric grids in the United States. And, with over a century of expertise, PPL Electric remains focused on continuing to build the utility of the future, today. Regularly ranking among the country’s best utility companies for reliability and customer satisfaction, PPL Electric has won numerous awards, including 30 J.D. Power Awards for providing top-quality service to residential and business customers. PPL Electric is a major employer and an active supporter of the communities it serves. Empowering employees, community members and initiatives across its service territory through volunteerism and investments in organizations that support education, sustainability, and wellbeing.


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.


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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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


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 identitiy and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5 years experience in electrical or mechanical operations and maintenance.

  • Demonstrated expertise/knowledge of energized and deenergized facilities; switching and tagging procedures; knowledge of training, clearances and working space requirements.

  • A valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 3-5 years experience as a journeyman in the linesman trade or 10 years experience in the transmission and distribution line facilities.

  • 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.

  • Thorough knowledge of safety rules/regulations, energy control process, company policies, work practices and the labor agreement.

  • Supervisory experience with leadership and teamwork skills, communication skills both oral and written.

  • Possess valid Pennsylvania Commercial Drivers License.


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Remote Work

The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

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.

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown

ID 2023-9370

Category Management

Position Type Regular

# of Openings 1

Full Time/Part Time Full-Time

Experience Level Manager

Company PPL Electric Utilities Corp.