PPL Corporation Ops Trans/Substation Scheduler in Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Ops Trans/Substation Scheduler
Directly responsible for the transmission and substation schedule and ensure all work is planned and ready for field implementation.
Schedule all PPL long range transmission & substation large project work for current and future years.
Makes resource determination of PL versus contractor crews for short and long range transmission & substation work.
Conduct weekly work plan meetings to communicate priorities to foremen and planning coordinators and assure understanding of the status of current week and future weeks work.
Conduct weekly work plan meetings with Contractors and Planning Coordinators to communicate priorities and assure understanding of the status of current week.
Places long range TCC/SO permit requests for current and future years
Participate in weekly switching call to define T-1 switching schedule.
Monitor transmission and substation budget for BI and large projects.
Position is responsible for the scheduling and resourcing of T-0 through transmission and substation long range schedule for both PL and contractor work. Responsible for scheduling all transmission and substation PES and failed equipment type work. Responsible for communicating / coordinating with customers the plans and expectations for the completion of PES work. Key competencies for this position include a good working knowledge of transmission and substation systems and excellent communication and people skills.
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.
This position is a safety-sensitive role. Upon acceptance of a conditional offer, all individuals in safety-sensitive roles are obligated report the use of any medication that may impair their ability to perform the job in a safe manner.
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.
Five years of industry experience in engineering, construction/operating assignments or design OR a four year degree in business with a minimum of two years of field operations or resource scheduling experience.
High school diploma or equivalent
Valid driver’s license.
Work experience using corporate computer software systems.
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.
Regular or Temporary:
Minimum two years transmission & substation or utility line construction experience, work management and job planning experience and/or transmission & substation experience required.
Two year technical degree or four year degree in business or planning.
Knowledge of the resource management, scheduling tools and reporting.
Knowledge of collective bargaining agreements.
Full-time or Part-time:
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.
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