Journeyman in Training (Instruments)

Company Name:
PPL Corporation
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 the United States and abroad. Be sure to follow us on Facebook at Twitter at and LinkedIn at .
Position Summary
A Journeyman in Training (Instrument) must be able to complete any task assigned with the assistance of a qualified Journeyman. This will consist of being able to install, maintain and calibrate all pneumatic and electronic instruments associated with the trade. They must possess a good working knowledge of schematics, logic drawings, location drawings, vendor drawings and manuals and piping and instrument diagrams. Must have the ability to utilize all the test equipment associated with the craft. The Journeyman in Training (Instrument) will be required to meet all requirements of the Journeyman in Training (JIT) Program within eighteen months of date of hire.
Primary Responsibilities
1. Troubleshoot, calibrate and maintain electronic and pneumatic equipment.
2. Utilize all available resources (drawings, manuals) in problem solving.
3. Good knowledge of electronics (solid state).
4. Ability to troubleshoot controls to Printed Circuit Board (PCB) level.
5. Good understanding of test equipment used in the trade.
6. Basic knowledge of computers and programmable logic controllers.
7. Troubleshoot, calibrate and maintain electronic and pneumatic equipment.
8. Utilize all available resources (drawings, manuals) in problem solving.
9. Ability to complete the Journeyman in Training Program required for the trade.
Candidate Qualifications
Candidates must meet the basic qualifications to receive consideration.
Basic Qualifications
1. Must have completed an accredited technical school in instrumentation, or equivalent education and experience (such as a completed apprenticeship program).
2. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
3. Must have a valid driver's license.
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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Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

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