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Engineer/Support Engineer/Senior Engineer

Company: PPL Corporation
Location: Allentown
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Company Summary Statement : As one of the largest investor-owned utility companies in the United States, PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), is committed to creating long-term, sustainable value for our 3.5 million customers, our shareowners and the communities we serve. Our high-performing regulated utilities - PPL Electric Utilities, Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and Rhode Island Energy - provide an outstanding experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best utilities in the nation. PPL's companies are also addressing challenges head-on by investing in new infrastructure and technology that is creating a smarter, more reliable and resilient energy grid. We are committed to doing our part to advance a cleaner energy future and drive innovation that enables us to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 while maintaining energy reliability and affordability for the customers and communities we serve. PPL is a positive force in the cities and towns where we do business, providing support for programs and organizations that empower the success of future generations by helping to build and maintain strong, diverse communities today. Overview:PPL Electric Utilities is seeking all levels of engineering personnel to join our growing team and help us power energy forward. Opportunities are available throughout the Transmission, Substation and Distribution teams, ranging from system planning through commissioning. We are committed to fostering a workplace that values employee engagement, while enabling new technology and ideas to remain a leader in grid reliability and customer service.These positions offer opportunities to perform, under supervision, challenging engineering work in a constructive team environment within the energy industry. Specific job responsibilities will depend on the position.Asset Management/Standards Engineering is responsible for the future strategy of our grid, one of the most complex systems in the world. The group analyzes, strategizes, standardizes and develops the components and projects that improve the safety and reliability of the grid.Design/Project Engineering is responsible for the delivery of high-quality design packages, completed both internally and by contractors, for our construction teams. They are responsible for designing Transmission Lines and Substations of the future.Reliability Engineering is responsible for our customers' reliability and power quality of electric service. They achieve these goals by investigating circuit improvements, troubleshooting problems, and managing our failed equipment while providing customers and crews with technical support. The departments' tasks have them work in the office analyzing and collaborating as well as in the field diagnosing issues, reviewing circuits and providing onsite guidance.This position has the option to be hybrid or full time in-office , with at least 2 days/week in the office required. PPL Electric Utilities has multiple locations across northeast and central Pennsylvania. Why PPL?At PPL Electric Utilities, our people make a difference. We are driven by the mission of providing safe, reliable service to our customers - all day, every day. That wouldn't be possible without our team of dedicated, innovative, highly-skilled employees. From our cutting-edge power grid to our customer focus, we're committed to delivering a brighter future. We're looking for new talent with a passion for unlocking the business and technology breakthroughs of tomorrow.Responsibilities:Assist with the work on engineering projects using existing procedures to investigate, evaluate and assist in producing technically correct and cost-effective designs and solutions.Build relationships to facilitate knowledge transfer, build cross functional knowledge of related work groups, and present work products effectively.Gather and correlate basic data using engineering procedures, which may include routine and diagnostic testing of components and systems, and engineering studies.Take initiative to continually expand and improve technical and business skill sets with instruction, guidance, and direction from others.Assist in a variety of engineering and business initiatives, including developing innovative procedures, improved design recommendations or new or better equipment purchase recommendations.Qualifications:As an EngineerA bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology from a college or university. The discipline required will vary by the specific job requirements.It is preferred the college or university be accredited by ABET or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent and you have an internship/co-op in the energy industry and Engineer in Training certification.As a Support Engineer- All engineer requirements with a minimum of two years related experience. In lieu of degree, applicants who have PE license in the state of Pennsylvania will be considered. Experience in the energy industry and a - Professional Engineer licensed in the state of Pennsylvania are preferred.As a Senior Engineer- All engineer and support engineer requirements with a minimum of five years related experience and working knowledge of utility industry and regulations. In lieu of degree, applicants who have PE license in the state of Pennsylvania will be considered. - A Professional Engineer licensed in the state of Pennsylvania are preferred.*PpSe*

Keywords: PPL Corporation, Allentown , Engineer/Support Engineer/Senior Engineer, Engineering , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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