PPL Corporation T&S Design Supervisor/Supervising Engineer - Transmission Engineering in Allentown, Pennsylvania

4298BR

Title:

T&S Design Supervisor/Supervising Engineer - Transmission Engineering

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Lead, direct and/or assist with organizing and prioritizing work group activities and assigning and/or scheduling work duties to meet completion dates. Review work of assigned staff, and perform operations and maintenance work (as applicable) within the work group's area of responsibility.

  2. Evaluate subordinates for the purpose of developing organizational talent and build expertise in areas required by the department. Develop leadership skills and coordinate technical training aspects for self and group members.

  3. Work with other sections/departments on cross-functional technical and business teams, working groups or improvement committees to achieve the goals and objectives of the department and /or company.

  4. Assist in the development of changes in methods or processes in assigned area of responsibility, and make recommendations for implementation. Assist in the completion of preparation, monitoring and forecasting of the department budget. Assist in the coordination of development of section and department goals and metrics.

  5. Supervise, direct and provide guidance to engineers and technicians. This position normally reports to a section or department head. Conduct performance assessments and salary reviews for assigned staff. Interview and recommend candidates for employment or responsible behavior policies.

  6. Research and analyze technical and/or business plans, designs, proposals, projects or strategies; provide results and/or recommendations in support of department objectives.

  7. Review, revise and communicate Department/Section/Group procedures in support of administrative and technical improvement initiatives. Responsible for the application of organizational policies. Elevates and reinforces a strong safety culture within the work group, through daily leadership, communication and behaviors.

  8. Sets priorities to ensure task completion and coordinates work activities with other supervisors, acting as a liaison with other sections or departments.

Requisition ID:

4298BR

Position Summary:

We've got an electric future. The energy industry is an exciting place, full of developing technology and new customer service possibilities. PPL Electric Utilities is looking for a Transmission & Substation Design Supervisor who can help us provide strong, reliable, affordable electric service to more than a million customers in Pennsylvania, while adapting to new opportunities that are changing our industry. People depend on us and we deliver. We'd love to have you on board as we tackle that challenge, in new ways, everyday.

Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan. This position receives guidance and oversight from manager. 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 engineers and technicians 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.

Experience Level:

Manager

Recruiting Location:

PA-Allentown

Basic Qualifications:

T&S Design Supervisor

  1. Bachelor's Degree in engineering or engineering technology from a college or university program accredited by ABET, or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent. (Discipline required will vary by the specific job requirements.)

  2. Five years experience in technical area related to the function of the work group.

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

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

Supervising Engineer

  1. Bachelor's Degree in engineering or engineering technology from a college or university program accredited by ABET, or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent. (Discipline required will vary by the specific job requirements.)

  2. Professional Engineer registered in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  3. Five years experience in technical area related to the function of the work group.

  4. Demonstrated leadership skills by achieving positive results under non-ideal circumstances.

  5. Working knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry codes and standards related to the electric utility industry.

  6. 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:

Regular

Preferred Qualifications:

T&S Design Supervisor

  1. Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology from a college or university program accredited by ABET, or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent.

  2. Professional Engineer, preferably registered in Pennsylvania.

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

  4. Comprehensive knowledge of department programs, policies, procedures and business plans.

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

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

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

  8. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and databases.

  9. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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

Supervising Engineer

  1. Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology from a college or university program accredited by ABET, or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent.

  2. Knowledge of the National Electric Safety Code and National Electric Code.

  3. Comprehensive knowledge of department program, policies, procedures and business practices.

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

  5. Knowledge of advanced management theories, practices and techniques.

  6. Sound judgment, technical insight and strong initiative to direct other engineers on resolution of complex issues.

  7. Strong verbal and written communication and influencing skills.

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

Full-time or Part-time:

Full-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/PPL_Corporation• LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation