Supervisor-Yard 20130003
PPL Corporation 22 reviews - United States

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Corporation Summary

Tracing its roots to Thomas Edison himself, PPL Corporation has been empowering economic vitality and the quality of life for the communities it serves for nearly a century. The people of PPL Corporation provide reliable, safe, competitively priced energy to our customers and competitive returns to our shareowners. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse, super-regional energy company with more than 10 million customers in the United States and the United Kingdom, as well as about 19,000 megawatts of generating capacity from the East Coast to the Pacific Northwest. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around theUnited States and abroad. Be sure to follow us on Facebook at and Twitter

Position Summary

The main purpose of this position is to coordinate the operation of the coal yard with the daily needs of the plant to ensure that the proper amount and quality of fuel is supplied to the plant in a safe manner by a fully competent crew.

Primary Responsibilities

Communicate with the Shift Supervisor and the MWF to coordinate the coal yard operation to supply the daily needs of the plant.

Oversee the inspection, repair and maintenance of all coal yard equipment so that it is safe and operable at all times. Oversee the lubrication of coal yard equipment.

Train and motivate employees to maintain high levels of competency and safety.

Maintain a safe working environment by conducting tailboards, ensuring adherence to P&T system, promoting good housekeeping, conducting safety meetings, etc.

Communicate with the Shift Supervisor, immediate supervisor and the Superintendent of Plant regarding daily information on coal yard operations.

Oversee the sampling of delivered coal according to ASTM standards and PPL quality specs.

Manage the coal supply and provide the proper receipt by dumper scale and consumption scale operation, along with as-fired coal sampling.

Use computers and other assistive technologies in coal yard operations including communications within the PPL system, submission of work requests, scale reporting, cross checking the car dump and plant scales and other related responsibilities. Maintain daily fuel, equipment, rail and operations logs.

Basic Qualifications

Knowledge of coal handling equipment and machinery, i.e. crushers, conveyors, dumpers, scales, mobile equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum requirement of high school diploma is recommended. The education required for this position is gained by on-the-job experience in specified positions within coal yard operations.

Working knowledge of fuel processing/blending to ensure fuel quality meets plant and regulatory requirements, i.e. moisture, ash and sulfur.

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About this company
22 reviews
PPL Corporation (PPL) is an energy and utility holding company, which through its subsidiaries, generates electricity from power plants in...