Field Supervisor T&D

Field Supervisor T&D

PPL Corporation | Bloomsburg, PA, US

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Company Summary Statement : PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a leading U.S. energy company focused on providing electricity and natural gas safely, reliably, and affordably to more than 2.5 million customers in the U.S. PPL’s high-performing, award-winning 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 U.S. Our companies are addressing energy challenges head-on by building smarter, more resilient and more dynamic power grids and advancing sustainable energy solutions. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees. Overview:

Decisions are guided by policies, procedures, and business plan. This position receives guidance and oversight from manager. Typically, does not perform the work being supervised.

Responsible to oversee highly skilled transmission and distribution work on electrical facilities in a safe, productive manner with attention to quality by supervising line crews assigned to work on all overhead and underground transmission and distribution line facilities. Provides timely, cost effective and reliable service to customers.

Responsible for the completion of capital and O&M work in the area.
Responsible for timely response to storm restoration efforts in the region, including round-the-clock responsibility as a Work Location Supervisor to respond and lead crew efforts in restoring PPL facilities to normal operation.
Work directly with field and G.O. designers in developing a mutually agreeable design that can be built within the approved hours.
Responsible for the application of safe working practices on the job in compliance with the Company's safety rules and trains and develops safety awareness on the part of subordinates.
Provide customer/client satisfaction by applying cost effective work practices to ensure job quality and reliability.
Supervise, prioritize and schedule resources to effectively utilize and to meet customer/client requirements during normal operations and storm emergencies.
Conduct daily tailboards to communicate safe work plans, company policies and expectations.
Lead, train, motivate, coach and counsel employees to meet the expectations of their positions.
Communicate/coordinate work schedules with internal and external customers, foreign utilities and contractors.
Assure the timely completion of all administrative processes, such as mandated annual reviews, Labor Agreement, crew audits, Time & Labor, etc.
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.
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.
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.
5 years’ experience in electrical or mechanical operations and maintenance.
Demonstrated expertise/knowledge of energized and deenergized facilities; switching and tagging procedures; knowledge of training, clearances and working space requirements.
A valid driver's license and satisfactory driving recrod.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree
3-5 years’ experience as a journeyman in the linesman trade or 10 years’ experience in the transmission and distribution line facilities.
Basic electric theory, identify and analyze trouble in electrical circuits, print reading and moderate computer skills used in the linemen trade and office applications software.
Thorough knowledge of safety rules/regulations, energy control process, company policies, work practices and the labor agreement.
Supervisory experience with leadership and teamwork skills, communication skills both oral and written.
Possess valid Pennsylvania Commercial Driver’s License.