Engineer / Support Engineer / Senior Engineer
PPL Corporation - Allentown, PA

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This position is responsible for performing, under supervision, challenging engineering work but with limited direct responsibility. Specific job positions may include planning, designing and/or overseeing construction, installation, operation and maintenance of components, systems and facilities used in the generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electrical energy.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assists in the work on smaller engineering projects or well-defined areas of larger projects. Uses existing procedures to investigate, evaluate and assist in producing technically correct and cost effective designs or recommendations that solve ongoing problems.
  • Builds relationships that will facilitate knowledge transfer, cross functional knowledge of related work groups, and ability to present work products effectively.
  • Works under supervision in the field and/or home office in a variety of functions and challenging but structured work that develops competencies in the function/discipline.
  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using well defined engineering procedures, which may include routine and diagnostic testing of components and systems, and engineering studies.
  • Continually expands and improves technical and business skill set under own initiative with instruction, guidance and direction from others.
  • Assists in a variety of topics including developing innovative procedures, improved design recommendations or new or better equipment purchase recommendations.

  • Candidate Qualifications

    Candidates must meet the basic qualifications to receive consideration.

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or engineering technology from a college or university accredited by ABET, or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent. Discipline required will vary by the specific job requirements.

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Internship/co-op in the energy industry preferred.
  • Engineer in Training Certificate.
  • Requirements for Support Engineer level:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering from a college or university accredited by ABET or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years related engineering experience.
  • Engineer in Training Certificate or minimum 5 years of experience specifically related to the position requirements.
  • Requirements for Sr. Engineer level:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or engineering technology. Discipline required will vary by the specific job requirements or PA Professional Engineer license in the specific position discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years related engineering experience.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards for the specific position.
  • Professional Engineer registered in Pennsylvania or a minimum of 7 years of engineering experience related to the position.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity

    PPL is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace - M/F/D/V

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