PPL Corporation Construction Supervisor in Scranton, Pennsylvania



Construction Supervisor

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for field leadership and oversight of all contracted construction work, ensuring safe completion of the defined scope of work on budget, on schedule, and to the quality levels specified in the contracts.

  2. Manages or self-performs activities and tasks to successfully contract out PPL EU work including outage planning, outage submission, permit & tag, switching, construction scope of work, managing contractor crews, verifying material delivery, etc.

  3. Participates in the review and award of construction proposals with PPL EU Sourcing; understands the terms and conditions in contracts, and manages construction contractors to those terms and conditions. Reviews and approves construction change orders for work not in scope or changes to scope of work. Participates in claims dispute and resolution sessions. Verifies contractor invoices, ensuring work invoiced has been completed.

  4. Manages or self-performs constructability assessments during the conceptual design and engineering phase of a project. This includes but is not limited to identifying physical site requirements, access roads, laydown areas, pad sizes, equipment parameters, cost estimates, outage planning, construction sequencing, risk assessment, and scheduling.

  5. Reviews deliverables from the Siting, Real Estate, Permitting, Procurement, and Engineering groups to ensure concurrence with the construction plan associated with a project.

  6. Works with project team to develop and implement corrective actions when safety, schedule, scope, or costs impacts are forecasted or experienced.

  7. Ensures PPL EU contractors have approved work plans and fully understand the scope and requirements for performing work. This also includes the performance of safety briefings, job walkdowns, and job site assessments.

  8. Supervises and conducts contractor briefings in accordance with GSP 19.

  9. Ensures completeness and quality of construction workmanship before accepting the finished product. Responsible for managing the Construction Quality and Asset Commissioning functions of a project.

  10. Provides regular project status, feedback, and critical path items to the PPL EU Construction Management, Engineering, and Project Management Groups.

  11. Maintains working knowledge of industry construction best practices and applications at PPL EU.

  12. Ability to travel throughout the PPL EU service territory.

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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 (EU) is looking for a Construction 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.

The Construction Supervisor leads and manages PPL EU’s construction management functions throughout the lifecycle of a project. This position is responsible for ensuring projects are planned, designed, constructed, and commissioned in a manner consistent with PPL EU’s specified policies and procedures.

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 or five years of related experience. 2. Two years of experience in construction, operations, or maintenance. 3. Leadership skills, work management, and job planning experience required. 4. Organizational skills, ability to multi-task, communication with internal and external customers, and people skills required.

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. Bachelor's degree, Project Management Professional (PMP), or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) Certification. 2. Two years of experience as a construction or project manager in the power industry. 3. Supervisory experience. 4. Working knowledge of critical-path-method scheduling tools and project budgets, and/or industry investigation tools.

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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 (https://twitter.com/PPLCorporation)LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation)Follow PPL Electric Utilities on social mediaTwitter: @PPLElectric (https://twitter.com/PPLElectric)Facebook (www.facebook.com/PPLElectric)