Get Into Energy Jobs

Job Information

PPL Corporation Long Range Planner in Allentown, Pennsylvania


Internal Title:

Long Range Planner

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Schedules all planned work T-6 through budget year including future years for distribution, overhead, underground and LTN work.

  2. Schedules USF and large projects.

  3. Plans and schedules large project PES work (greater than 500 hours).

  4. Develops specifics for planned direct work job types for the budget year.

  5. Makes resource determination of PL versus contractor crews.

  6. Facilitates the daily screening calls.

  7. Facilitates the project management meetings where the plan and responsibilities for the long range projects are identified.

  8. Facilitates the status meetings with the WCC to identify work plan to budget.

  9. Provides monitoring of overall regional capital and O&M budget.

Requisition ID:


Position Summary:

Position is responsible for the long range planning and scheduling of T-6 work week through budget year and future years for all planned direct work. Responsible for scheduling all USF and large project work by PPL crews. Position may share duties with Operations Transmission Substation Scheduler and/or Operations Distribution Scheduler. Responsible for assisting the manager in providing coordination of work management processes throughout the region. Key competencies for this position include a good working knowledge of electrical distribution, transmission and substation systems and excellent communication and people skills.

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:


Recruiting Location:


Additional Requirements:

This position is a safety-sensitive role. Upon acceptance of a conditional offer, all individuals in safety-sensitive roles are obligated report the use of any medication that may impair their ability to perform the job in a safe manner.

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  1. Five years of industry experience in planning and project management.

  2. High school diploma or equivalent.

  3. Valid driver’s license.

  4. Work experience using corporate computer software systems.

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. Four year degree in business or related field.

  2. Five years of electric utility experience.

  3. Three years supervisory experience.

  4. Knowledge of collective bargaining agreements.

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.

Follow PPL Corporation on social media





Follow PPL Electric Utilities on social media






PPL Electric Stories