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PPL Overview

Allentown, PA
10000+ employees
Company - Public (PPL)
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, PPL is a Fortune 500 company that employs more than 12,000 people in the U.S. and United Kingdom. We provide an outstanding service experience for our more than 10 million customers, consistently ranking among the best utilities in our ... Read more

PPL – Why Work For Us?

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PPL is an extraordinary company, built by extraordinary people. We power people’s lives 24 hours a day, seven days a week. That wouldn’t be possible without our team of dedicated, innovative, highly skilled employees. We seek individuals with a passion for excellence and a history of teamwork, leadership and integrity. Our commitment to you is to provide dynamic opportunities that enrich your skill set and broaden your impact.

Delivering Today for a Brighter Tomorrow

We understand the decisions we make today can help shape our energy future for generations to come. That’s why we are committed to growing and innovating in responsible, reliable ways that benefits customers, shareowners, employees and society as a whole. This commitment comes to life through efforts across our business lines to build a smarter energy grid while advancing a cleaner energy future. In addition, PPL has established a goal to cut the company's carbon dioxide emissions 70 percent from 2010 levels by 2050.

Dedicated to our Communities

Our employees share PPL’s commitment to go beyond just keeping the lights on. Employees from the PPL family of companies around the world volunteered more than 50,000 hours last year – mentoring budding engineers, tutoring school children, cleaning up neighborhood parks and assisting veterans, among other efforts.

Our communities depend on us, and we deliver.

Inclusion and Diversity at PPL

We understand that differences make us stronger. We believe those differences can fuel innovation and growth by providing opportunities for employees with diverse perspectives and experiences to come together and work toward new solutions. At PPL, you’ll find a workplace that ensures you feel welcomed and valued so you can realize your fullest potential.

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    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Allentown, PA
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    I have been working at PPL full-time (More than 5 years)


    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.


    There are not any cons for me.

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PPL Interviews



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


    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.

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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
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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