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PPL Corporation
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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
A Machinist operates equipment such as milling machines, revolving lathes, and drill presses to produce parts and tools for the industry. They must have a thorough knowledge of many kinds of machine tools, including the use of computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines. The Machinist must have the ability to review blueprints and specifications, and know the sequence of steps to follow in producing the part or tool. A machinist should have the ability to perform any mechanical task assigned, such as those tasks assigned to a Journeyman Mechanic.
Primary Responsibilities
Have experience and knowledge to use many different kinds of tools, and machine tools.
Read and used technical manuals to troubleshoot and overhaul equipment.
Know and understand the system and equipment to be able to troubleshoot problems.
Read blueprints and drawings to fabricate or repair equipment, tools and/or parts.
Use precision tools.
Document completed work to maintain accurate equipment history, machined parts/tools.
Preventative maintenance. Checking equip., adding/changing oil, greasing with lubricants.
Candidate Qualifications
Candidates must meet the basic qualifications to receive consideration.
Candidates must be able to successfuly pass the PPL Skilled Trades Testing, as well as the associated practical testing for the position.
Basic Qualifications
Minimum 3 years heavy industrial machinist experience; or,
Completion of a formal technical education/degree from an accredited program for Machinist or completion of a formal accredited apprenticeship program for Machinist, with at least 6000 hours of on the job training.
Valid Driver's License.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Applicants must be able to pass a practical examination to demonstrate skills and proficiency as a machinist.
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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