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PPL Corporation Transmission Planning Supv in Allentown, Pennsylvania


Internal Title:

Transmission Planning Supv

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Providestechnicaloversighttoensuretransmissionplanningreliability and market studies areunderstood,impactswelldefined,andstrategiesimplementedtoimprovesystemreliability.

  2. EnsureTransmissionPlanningmodelsareaccurateandconsistentwithplanningandregulatorystandards.

  3. Ensurefuturetransmissionsystemexpansionplansareassessedbasedonneed,reliabilityandservescustomersincompliancetocompanytransmissionplanningandPJMstandards.

  4. ProviderequiredoversighttoensureagreementsareexecutedwithneighboringTransmissionOwnerspriortocommencementofworkasspecifiedbyPJM.

  5. Participate in industry conferences such as FERC, PJM, NATF etc. and develop strategy based on evolving energy policies, procedures and standards.

  6. Lead,directand/orassistwithorganizingandprioritizingworkgroupactivitiesandassigningand/orschedulingworkdutiestomeetcompletiondates.

  7. Evaluatesubordinatesforthepurposeofdevelopingorganizationaltalentandbuildexpertiseinareasrequiredbythedepartment.Developleadershipskillsandcoordinatetechnicaltrainingaspectsforselfandgroupmembers.

  8. Researchandanalyzetechnicaland/orbusinessplans,designs,proposals,projectsorstrategies;provideresultsand/orrecommendationsinsupportofdepartmentobjectives.

  9. Review,reviseandcommunicateDepartment/Section/Groupproceduresinsupportofadministrativeandtechnicalimprovementinitiatives.Responsiblefortheapplicationoforganizationalpolicies.Elevatesandreinforcesastrongsafetyculturewithintheworkgroup,throughdailyleadership,communicationandbehaviors.

  10. Setsprioritiestoensuretaskcompletionandcoordinatesworkactivitieswithothersupervisors,actingasaliaisonwithothersectionsordepartments.

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Position Summary:

The supervisor of Transmission Planning is responsible for providing engineering and technical direction during the development and implementation of transmission planning projects, plans, studies, and engineering activities requiring initiative, use of established planning standard and criteria that supports the business consistent with planning regulatory requirements.

Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan. This position receives guidance and oversight from the manager of Transmission Planning. Typically does not perform the work at the level being supervised, but will have individual technical and business related assignments in support of department goals.

Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of individuals in single or closely related fields of professional expertise. Accountable for formal supervision, coaching, counseling, safety leadership and technical guidance to assigned staff in support of producing high quality, timely and cost-effective solutions to technical and business objectives. The position is also accountable for the technical quality of the group’s output and is expected to continuously improve capabilities in this area.

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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Basic Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's Degree in science or an engineering discipline from a college or university accredited by ABET or recognized by ABET Bachelor’s degree as substantially equivalent field.

  2. Minimum five years of related engineering experience or related experience in a leadership role.

  3. Working knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards for the specific position.

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.

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Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Professional Engineer, registered in Pennsylvania.

  2. Advance degree in Engineering, Science or MBA.

  3. Comprehensive knowledge in one or more areas of expertise is desired to function as a technical leader for important departmental processes.

  4. Demonstrated ability to provide technical direction to technical and non-technical personnel.

  5. Ability to apply comprehensive technical knowledge in supervision and in the completion of assignments.

  6. Sound judgment and strong initiative on resolution of issues.

  7. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  8. Ability to work well with individuals on all levels of the organization.

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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. Follow PPL Corporation on social mediaTwitter: @PPLCorporation ( ( PPL Electric Utilities on social mediaTwitter: @PPLElectric ( (