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PPL Corporation Specific Temporary-Oper II in Hazleton, Pennsylvania


Internal Title:

Specific Temporary-Oper II

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Unpacks, segregates meters by number or bar code, and verifies the data entered by field forces and/or computer.

  2. Inspects, reconditions, cleans, retires (as required), seals and packs meters; and selectively salvages parts and covers.

  3. Selects correct voltage, current and test constants on watthour meter comparator and performs "As Found" and "As Left" tests and calibrates as required.

  4. Inspects watthour meters for proper mechanical and electrical operation and checks for current diversion.

  5. Performs phase‑to‑phase and phase‑to‑ground insulation tests.

  6. Repairs watthour meters and maintains stock of repair parts in appropriate area.

  7. Performs associated record and clerical functions including the corrections and/or clarification of data entered by field forces and/or computer, the recording of test accuracies and the replacement parts used and the work performed.

  8. Unseals polyphase meters, checks shop test slips, cleans meter and cover, regaskets cover and identifies current diversion or complaint meters.

  9. Fabricates wiring harnesses for meters.

  10. Performs such other related duties as assigned or as necessary.

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Position Summary:

This is a temporary position that can last for up to nine months. The position will be located in Hazelton. The successful candidate will be a member of IBEW Local 1600 and will be responsible for paying union dues.

Position Summary:

Unpacks, segregates, tests (accuracy and insulation), calibrates, reconditions, repairs, seals and packs single phase self‑contained watthour meters equipped with straight, demand, Time‑of‑Use, and load profile registers and records test results and work performed.

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:

Skilled Worker

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Basic Qualifications:

  1. Initiative and dependability in performing work with alertness to observe hazards and prevent accidents.

  2. Ability to operate pallet jack and forklift (under 10,000 Lbs.) or obtain shortly after hire.

  3. Adequate physical ability to perform manual work associated with the job duties for this position. Frequent lifting of up to 25lbs or more required.

  4. Adequate ability to use basic hand tools, simple test instruments and electronic devices necessary to perform job duties for this position.

  5. Basic math, science, electronic and mechanical skills.

  6. Thorough knowledge of, and adherence to, company's safety rules.

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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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 - Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and PPL Electric Utilities - provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 2.5 million customers in the U.S. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees.

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