Duquesne Light Co. to Build Workforce of the Future

July 15, 2020
Immediate openings available for journey lineworkers and troubleshooters.

Duquesne Light Co. (DLC) is now hiring qualified journey lineworkers and troubleshooters to join its Field Operations team. The recruitment operation is intended to help the company build the workforce of tomorrow to lead the greater Pittsburgh region toward a more sustainable, dynamic future.

Qualified applicants will be journey lineworkers with five or more years of experience in construction, operating and maintenance work, supplemented by training in meter, service installation, and cable work. Successful applicants will handle all types of trouble calls on overhead or underground transmission, distribution, and street lighting systems.

The starting pay rate will be between US$48.28/hour and US$52.53/hour with a retention bonus of US$7500, after an employee successfully completes the 90-day probationary period. All successful applicants will enter the progression to the senior operator position based upon a pay-for-skills format with pay increases after skills are successfully demonstrated.

"As we expand our workforce, not only in size but also in skill, we're looking toward the demands of our future so we can provide safe, reliable, affordable, and excellent service to our 600,000 customers for many years to come," said Todd Faulk, vice president of human resources, DLC. "If you want to be part of the positive impact we're having on our communities and are looking to energize your career as a lineworker or troubleshooter, the DLC is the place for you."

The DLC is committed to fostering an inclusive and respectful workplace that values diversity and rewards performance. To deliver on this commitment, the company must attract and retain highly-skilled talent that is reflective of the communities it serves, while developing and leveraging the knowledge and unique skill sets of its current employees to create an environment where every team member feels included, respected, and valued.

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