Dist Service Tech – Trainee Jobs in PPL Corporation Scranton, PA

Full Time

Website PPL Corporation

This Job Listing is about PPL Corporation in Scranton, PA 2022

About the job

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.


This is a union position within PPL. The successful candidate will become a member of IBEW Local 1600. The starting hourly rate for this position is $36.751 with the potential for overtime.

Conducts field surveys and performs assignments associated with the design and engineering of overhead and underground facilities of various voltage levels. Assists in coordinating maintenance, operation and construction of all such facilities. This opening is located at our Scranton Service Center.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Specifies design for single phase and three phase overhead and underground facilities according to specifications and defined compatible units.
  • Prepares corrective maintenance, failed equipment and pole replacement work orders for overhead and underground facilities.
  • Works with other utility companies, municipalities, corporations and authorities regarding joint use of distribution facilities.
  • Prepares work orders, sketches, right-of-way requests, permit requests and estimates. Generates work orders in appropriate company systems and computer tools.
  • Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to meet with customers to satisfy project needs and service complaints.
  • Determines customer obligations from Standard Practice Instructions for contracts, costs, billing and accounting purposes.
  • Performs such other related duties as assigned or as necessary.


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 identitiy and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

Basic Qualifications

  • Graduate of a two-year Engineering or Engineering Technology degree program from a school/program which has been accredited by a nationally recognized accreditation agency.
  • Successful completion of the company’s Training and Development Program for Distribuiton Service Technicians.
  • Licensed to operate a motor vehicle.

Preferred Qualifications

Company: PPL Corporation

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Internship 

Job Location: Scranton, PA

Application Deadline: N/A

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