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PPL Corporation Facilities Technician I in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Company Summary Statement

PPL Electric Utilities delivers safe, reliable and affordable electricity to more than 1.4 million homes and businesses throughout its 29-county service territory in eastern and central Pennsylvania. Through smart investments and innovation, it has built one of the most advanced electric grids in the United States. And, with over a century of expertise, PPL Electric remains focused on continuing to build the utility of the future, today. Regularly ranking among the country’s best utility companies for reliability and customer satisfaction, PPL Electric has won numerous awards, including 30 J.D. Power Awards for providing top-quality service to residential and business customers. PPL Electric is a major employer and an active supporter of the communities it serves. Empowering employees, community members and initiatives across its service territory through volunteerism and investments in organizations that support education, sustainability, and wellbeing.


Under limited supervision, performs routine skilled work in performing operation, maintenance, and renovation of building structures, equipment and systems. Assists higher classifications when needed. This is a union position. The successful candidate will be a member of IBEW Local 1600. This position reports to

PPL's Lancaster Service Center.


  • Performs all the direct duties of the Facilities Management Worker.

  • Performs routine skilled work requiring a basic working knowledge of all building related electrical and communication cabling (voice, data and video), mechanical, and instrumentation and control systems such as running conduit and wiring from prints or verbal instructions, replacement or repair of electrical and mechanical equipment components, running piping/plumbing from prints or verbal instructions, installing ceiling grid from prints or verbal instructions, and routine preventive maintenance. Also performs operating functions, carpentry, basic plumbing and pipe fitting, and non-certified welding work as they apply to building operations, maintenance and renovations in accordance with recognized codes and regulations.

  • Performs maintenance duties on office furniture and related equipment. Arranges, and assembles furniture, its components and office equipment.

  • Performs inspection, tests, and recharges portable fire extinguishers and eye wash stations.

  • Performs routine maintenance for elevators.

  • Performs stocking functions related to the handling of materials, supplies and tools including the requisition of routine materials, receiving, unpacking, checking, stocking and retrieval; and maintaining and updating the computerized inventory system.

  • Works aloft up to 75 ft. using bucket trucks, personnel lifts, scaffolds or ladders.

  • Operates power driven tools and equipment such as fork lift trucks, tractors, buffers, sanders, chipping tools, electric drills, saws, jackhammer, backfill tamper, vibrator, etc., for performance of above tasks.

  • Takes and records readings of equipment.

  • Performs routine diagnostic testing and utilizes standard test equipment to analyze and interpret results.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or necessary.


  • High school education or equivalent.

  • Successfully passing the EEI CAST test or its replacement.

  • Satisfactory performance as a Facilities Management Worker or equivalent work experience.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications.

  • Ability to learn methods including basic computer-based applications pertaining to the job, and follow instructions.

  • Satisfactory physical condition to perform job duties indoor and outdoor in all weather conditions.

  • Valid driver’s license. (Non-CDL)

  • Ability to obtain Forklift Truck Operator permit.


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Remote Work

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.

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.

Job Locations US-PA-Lancaster

ID 2022-4714

Category Union

Position Type Regular

# of Openings 1

Full Time/Part Time Full-Time

Experience Level Union

Labor Union IBEW Local Union #1600

Company PPL Electric Utilities Corp.