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PPL Corporation Supv-Facilities Operations in Scranton, 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.


This position is responsible for all aspects of operation and maintenance of company building assets within a specified geographic area. It is responsible for the assessment of building facilities, assists with the development and implementation of strategies for long-term operation, and replacement and additions to the facilities. It directs and supervises bargaining unit and contractor personnel engaged in the operation, maintenance, repair, and modification of company building facilities. This position serves as a resource to enhance the effectiveness of the department's IWMS (Integrated Workplace Management System).


  1. Assure that company building facilities are operated and maintained to provide safe and functional work environments.

  2. Meet established cost targets for operation of assigned facilities.

  3. Provide input to annual budget process and cost reduction initiatives.

  4. Meet established key performance indicators (KPI's) for assigned facilities and work groups.

  5. Serve as the primary point of contact for occupants of their assigned facilities for all issues related to the facilities.

  6. Work with management of business groups occupying the facilities to identify emerging facility-related needs of the occupants,and assists with developing and implementing plans to address these needs.

  7. Function as the primary point of contact with Facilities Management design and project management teams for issues and projects involving their assigned facilities.

  8. Perform condition assessments of buildings and associated systems.

  9. Develop and implement strategies for the maintenance, replacement, and additions to these facilities.

  10. Coordinate, audit, and test Emergency Plans for assigned facilities.

  11. Supervise the operation, maintenance, and repair of buildings and building-related systems such as: HVAC, fire protection, security, electrical distribution, plumbing, elevators, etc.

  12. Plan, schedule, coordinate, and manage all work for all assigned locations, including making decisions on resources to be assigned to the work (in-house or outside contractors) utilizing established work management processes and systems.

  13. Evaluate and award contracts for services and purchase of materials in accordance with delegation of authority.

  14. Review and approve payments for contracts and purchases in accordance with delegation of authority.

  15. Supervise and direct bargaining unit and contractor personnel in the performance of their work in a safe and cost-effective manner.

  16. Counsel, develop, and provide training for bargaining unit personnel.

  17. Respond to building emergencies and other operational needs on a 24/7 basis.

  18. Support overall department and corporate goals as they relate to company facilities.

  19. If applicable, in-person supervision of employees to ensure compliance with FLSA wage and hour issues as well as to monitor compliance with safety rules.

  20. May be assigned an Electric Utilities emergency and storm role. This is a special assignment that comes into play during storms and other emergencies when the company needs to restore power or respond to other issues affecting customer service. This role may necessitate the need to work after-hours, outside of your normal schedule.

  21. All positions in which driving is an essential function of the job, regardless if the job code is marked safety sensitive or not, will also be included as safety sensitive

  22. 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.


  1. Minimum of 5 years' experience in a Facilities Management or Commercial Construction Management environment.

  2. Demonstrated knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and repair of buildings and building-related systems.

  3. Knowledge of industry standards and government regulations applicable to the operation and maintenance of buildings and building-related systems (OSHA, EPA, DEP, building codes, etc.).

  4. Knowledge of voice and data systems for installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting and problem analysis for building wiring and interfaces with networks and occupant workstations and equipment.

  5. Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of building construction, operation, and maintenance work.

  6. Knowledge of cost-management processes, including the ability to prepare cost estimates for work, monitor expenditures, and assist with project budget preparation.

  7. Knowledge of corporate budgeting processes to provide input to and assist with department budget preparation.

  8. Working knowledge of building monitoring and automation systems, particularly those used within PPL by Facilities

  9. Management.

  10. Working knowledge of commonly used PC software applications, including Microsoft Office products.

  11. Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and tactfully with personnel at multiple levels within the organization.

  12. Ability to prepare written reports for intra-department use.

  13. Ability to provide effective training and instructions to personnel at lower levels.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Certification in relevant topics (HVAC, controls, etc.).

  2. Applicable local or state licenses or registrations (master electrician, master plumber, etc.).

  3. Knowledge of building-related work management systems.


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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-Scranton

ID 2023-9481

Category Management

Position Type Regular

# of Openings 1

Full Time/Part Time Full-Time

Experience Level Manager

Company PPL Electric Utilities Corp.