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Duquesne Light Company Supervisor, Facilities in Pittsburgh, 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 Duties

  • Responsible for maintenance repair, construction, and alteration work involving company and customer properties and grounds. This includes both field and shop work, along with strict adherence to workmanship, accuracy and safety.

  • Manage and lead a team consisting of Carpenters and Maintenance Technicians while managing the contracts for outside service vendors (landscaping and snow removal).

  • Lead and facilitate a strong safety culture within the department.

  • Develop and implement a program of preventive maintenance for assets at all properties in order to minimize deterioration and breakdowns resulting in costly repairs. Recommends major repairs when appropriate.

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions of building equipment. Provides technical advice and information as required. Acts on complaints received from various sources relating to building equipment performance.

  • Plans and implements programs for reducing facilities costs, particularly with respect to space utilization, energy use and staffing. Prepares and maintains records of maintenance service and replacement of building components, including reports of unusually high incidence of problems.

  • Provides assistance for work or services performed by outside contractors, entertains bids for the same either directly or according to verbal or written specifications. Makes recommendations in preferred bids for contract negotiations. Coordinates the work and services performed by outside contractors with the work and services of Company personnel. (as necessary)

  • Coordinate, plan and manage for capital projects by calculating the materials, labor, and time required.

  • Position requires being on-call 24x7.


  • Proficient computers skills and experience working with a Work & Asset Management System.

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for interacting with employees, senior leadership and vendors.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Knowledge of Company-Union Labor Agreement, OSHA regulations and building codes.

Education Preferred : Bachelor Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and seven (7) years experience in facilities management

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.