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Mechanical Engineer

Company Name:
PPL Corporation
Mechanical Engineer
Job Opening ID:
20140342
Location:
MT-Colstrip
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
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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 the United States and abroad. Be sure to follow us on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn .
Position Summary
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 mechanical engineering, or will attain Bachelor's Degree prior to 01/01/2015, from a college or university accredited by ABET, or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications
Internship/co-op in the energy industry preferred.
EIT (Engineer in Training) or FE Certificate.
Equal Employment Opportunity
PPL 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, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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