Working at PPL | Glassdoor

PPL Overview

Allentown, PA
10000+ employees
1920
Company - Public (PPL)
Energy
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
PPL packs a powerful punch in Pennsylvania, Kentucky and the UK, where it distributes electricity to about 5.3 million customers through regulated subsidiaries PPL Electric Utilities (1.4 million customers), two utilities in Kentucky (1.3 million), and Western Power Distribution ... Read more

PPL – Why Work For Us?


Essential Energy, Extraordinary Service

At PPL, we are driven by a determination to ensure that every single one of our customers has the electricity they count on. That’s why, as each new day begins and ends, we are there, providing the essential energy that powers our customers’ lives.

PPL Corporation and our family of companies provide essential energy services to more than 10 million customers in the United States and the United Kingdom. We provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best utilities in the U.S. and the U.K.

As one of the largest purely regulated utility companies in the United States, we understand the electricity we provide is vital to our customers and communities.

As the energy grid evolves, so do we. Our companies are addressing new challenges head-on and are finding ways to accommodate new technologies, distributed generation and renewable power sources on our grid. We are also taking steps to reduce our environmental impact and advance a cleaner, more balanced energy mix.

We are a positive force in the cities and towns where we do business, and the 
spirit of volunteerism and philanthropy runs deep at PPL. Our more than 12,000 employees generously volunteer their time and energy to help others. We also partner with hundreds of nonprofit organizations to enhance educational programs, help develop the workforce and revitalize our communities.

PPL is committed to providing essential energy in extraordinary ways, and 
we deliver.

Our Vision

Empowering economic vitality and quality of life.

Our Values

  • Safety and Health - We do not compromise on safety and health.
  • Customer Focus - We deliver customer service that is second to none.
  • Diversity and Engagement - We value each other and appreciate our differences.
  • Performance Excellence - We get the job done right, and we are always improving.
  • Integrity and Openness - We do the right thing.
  • Corporate Citizenship - We are invested in the communities we serve.

A switch flips. A computer powers on. A TV clicks on. As each new day begins and ends, PPL is there, powering people’s lives – all day, every day. Our people understand the vital role they play in our customers’ lives is anything but average.

POWERED BY PEOPLE

We are driven by the mission of providing safe, reliable service to our customers – all day, every day. That wouldn’t be possible without our team of dedicated, innovative, highly-skilled employees. We’re always looking for new talent to help us unlock the business and technology breakthroughs of tomorrow.

Our employees fuel our innovation and growth. At PPL, we are committed to providing a work environment that fosters progress. We value differences in thinking that arise from a multitude of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. These differences strengthen our culture and create opportunities for employees to come together and work toward new solutions. We offer an inclusive, empowering environment for all employees.

Experience what makes PPL unique.

LIFE AT PPL

Live Your Best Life
PPL companies couple challenging and rewarding careers with the tools and resources you need to live your best life at work and at home. We provide comprehensive benefit programs, competitive total rewards and opportunities to grow professionally and personally.

INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

We Are Together
At PPL, we have a broad perspective of diversity: We define diversity as the state of understanding and appreciating each person’s differences — regardless of age, race, gender, ethnicity, disability, veteran status or whom you love. It is this inclusive culture and the state of being together makes our company stronger.




PPL Reviews

3.3
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
PPL Chairman, President and CEO William H. Spence
William H. Spence
48 Ratings
  • Featured Review

    "Great Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Allentown, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Allentown, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PPL full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    PPL is a great company to work for. I have been with the company for many years and would highly recommend it. They provide me with excellent benefits, opportunities for growth, and a fun atmosphere.

    Cons

    There are not any cons for me.

See All 209 Reviews

PPL Interviews

Experience

Experience
66%
26%
8%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
59%
12%
12%
8
5
2
2

Difficulty

2.9
Average

Difficulty

Hard
Average
Easy
  1. Featured Interview

     

    Human Resources Generalist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Allentown, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at PPL (Allentown, PA) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Initial 30 minute phone screen, then asked to interview a week later. Onsite interview consisted of meeting with three others in the department. Two peers and the hiring manager. All three used prepared behavioral event interview questions Everyone was open and honest when asked about the number of candidates being considered and the next steps and timing of the process.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a time when you had to make a difficult decision.   Answer Question
See All 47 Interviews

PPL Awards & Accolades

  • America's Best Employers, Forbes, 2018
  • America's Best Employers, Forbes, 2017
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2018
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2017
  • Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction, J.D. Power and Associates, 2017
See More

Work at PPL? Share Your Experiences

PPL
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
 
Click to Rate
or