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PPL Corporation Dist Service Tech - Trainee in Honesdale, Pennsylvania


Internal Title:

Dist Service Tech - Trainee

Primary Responsibilities:

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Specifies design for single phase and three phase overhead and underground facilities according to specifications and defined compatible units.

  2. Prepares corrective maintenance, failed equipment and pole replacement work orders for overhead and underground facilities.

  3. Works with other utility companies, municipalities, corporations and authorities regarding joint use of distribution facilities.

  4. Prepares work orders, sketches, right-of-way requests, permit requests and estimates. Generates work orders in appropriate company systems and computer tools.

  5. Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to meet with customers to satisfy project needs and service complaints.

  6. Determines customer obligations from Standard Practice Instructions for contracts, costs, billing and accounting purposes.

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

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Position Summary:

This is a union position within PPL. The successful candidate will become a member of IBEW Local 1600. The starting hourly rate for this position is $36.751 with the potential for overtime.

Conducts field surveys and performs assignments associated with the design and engineering of overhead and underground facilities of various voltage levels. Assists in coordinating maintenance, operation and construction of all such facilities. This opening is located at our Honesdale Service Center.

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. Graduate of a two-year Engineering or Engineering Technology degree program from a school/program which has been accredited by a nationally recognized accreditation agency.

  2. Successful completion of the company's Training and Development Program for Distribuiton Service Technicians.

  3. Licensed to operate a motor vehicle.

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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