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PPL Corporation Facilities Technician I in Lancaster, Pennsylvania



Facilities Technician I

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Performs all of the direct duties of the Facilities Management Worker (to include such tasks as janitorial, grounds maintenance, moving furniture and equipment, etc.).

  2. Performs routine skilled work requiring a basic working knowledge of all building related electrical and communication cabling (voice, data and video), mechanical, and instrumentation and control systems such as running conduit and wiring from prints or verbal instructions, replacement or repair of electrical and mechanical equipment components, running piping/plumbing from prints or verbal instructions, installing ceiling grid from prints or verbal instructions, and routine preventive maintenance. Also performs operating functions, carpentry, basic plumbing and pipe fitting, and non-certified welding work as they apply to building operations, maintenance and renovations in accordance with recognized codes and regulations.

  3. Performs maintenance duties on office furniture and related equipment. Arranges and assembles furniture, its components and office equipment.

  4. Performs inspection, tests, and recharges portable fire extinguishers and eye wash stations.

  5. Performs routine maintenance for elevators.

  6. Performs stocking functions related to the handling of materials, supplies and tools, including the requisition of routine materials, receiving, unpacking, checking, stocking and retrieval, and maintaining and updating the computerized inventory system.

  7. Works aloft up to 75 feet using bucket trucks, personnel lifts, scaffolds or ladders.

  8. Operates power driven tools and equipment such as forklift trucks, tractors, buffer sanders, chipping tools, electric drills, saws, jackhammer, backfill tamper, vibrator, etc., for performance of above tasks.

  9. Takes and records readings of equipment.

  10. Performs routine diagnostic testing and utilizes standard test equipment to analyze and interpret results.

  11. Performs other related duties as assigned or necessary.

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Position Summary:

We've got an electric future. The energy industry is an exciting place, full of developing technology and new customer service possibilities. PPL Electric Utilities is looking for employees who can help us provide strong, reliable, affordable electric service to more than a million customers in Pennsylvania, while adapting to new opportunities that are changing our industry. People depend on us and we deliver. We'd love to have you on board as we tackle that challenge, in new ways, everyday.

Under limited supervision, the Facilities Technician I performs routine skilled work in performing operation, maintenance, and renovation of building structures, equipment and systems. Assists higher classifications of other Facilities Department personnel when needed.

Candidate Qualifications:

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.

Experience Level:

Skilled Worker

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Basic Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent.

  • Passing EEI CAST test at Level 5 or its replacement.

  • Satisfactory performance as a PPL Facilities Management Worker or equivalent work experience.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications.

  • Ability to learn methods including basic computer-based applications pertaining to the job and follow instructions.

  • Satisfactory physical condition to perform job duties indoor and outdoor in all weather conditions.

  • Valid driver’s license (non-CDL).

  • Ability to obtain Forklift Truck Operator permit.

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.

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Corporate Summary:

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. Follow PPL Corporation on social mediaTwitter: @PPLCorporation (https://twitter.com/PPLCorporation)LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation)Follow PPL Electric Utilities on social mediaTwitter: @PPLElectric (https://twitter.com/PPLElectric)Facebook (www.facebook.com/PPLElectric)