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Duquesne Light Company Sup, Transmission & Distribution in McKeesport, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion. We value and respect the unique differences and experiences of our employees. We believe that our differences lead to better collaboration, innovation and outcomes. We want you to join our team!

Job Family: Operations

Discipline: Lines-Overhead

Career Level: Supervisor

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Responsibilities:

Directs the construction and maintenance activities of field personnel to ensure maximum productivity, promote and enforce safety & achieve expected levels of performance.

Directs the scheduling & assignment of daily work to the Senior line workers and other crew members to ensure timely completion of the work assignments.

Directs the proper & safe utilization of tools and mechanized equipment to ensure employee & public safety while achieving maximum productivity.

Interface with contractors, other utilities, customers, government bodies and all Duquesne Light Company departments to ensure cost effectiveness and efficiency.

Provide timely field data to ensure accurate accounting of plant records. Directs timely ordering of materials and supplies to ensure maximum use of all resources.

Conducts training, development and counseling of personnel in the T&D Department to ensure the continuing development of individual skills for maximum job performance and to prepare the individuals for greater responsibilities.

Requires all personnel to follow all Company and Department procedures & regulations, including all safety requirements. (required)

The T&D Supervisor is required to be the "Duty Supervisor" on a rotating basis.


Typically the front line supervisor to union staff or support track staff. May manage a small group both staff and professional employees in a narrow focus area typically no more than 4 direct reports and typically used as first entry into leadership for employees without prior leadership experience.

Education/Experience Requirements:

Roles at this level require relevant electric utility specific experience.

Roles at this level typically require a university / college degree.

With 5+ years of relevant experience. In an operations or production environment typically has 0+ years of previous managerial experience.

Minimum Five years of overhead construction, maintenance or operating experience.


Must be able to work in all types of weather extremes.

Must be able to make clear, concise decisions under stressful conditions.

Must posses a valid driver's license.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to work extended periods in emergency situations.

Extensive driving (including off-road) during normal and emergency conditions.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.