Team Leader, T&D


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Under general guidance is responsible and accountable for the continuous safe and efficient operations and/or maintenance of an assigned functional area of responsibility. Provides supervision, leadership and training to others through day-to-day contact. Provides technical advice and counsel for difficult projects. Prioritizes, directs, monitors and evaluates performance of direct reports within the reporting organization. Prepares, controls and administers project budgets to achieve maximum business results relating to overall performance, cost efficiency and reliability.




  • Makes complex operating, engineering and economic decisions involving the restoration of customer’s service following system emergencies and coordinates the distribution system effort with the Load Dispatch Office and Electric Services

  • Maintains a work environment that promotes good customer service, striving to economically meet customer requests within the timeframe requested.

  • Maintains a safe, professional work environment that offers employees challenging and meaningful work and opportunities to develop their skills and talents

  • Directs the preparation and execution of contingency plans for operating the distribution system during natural disasters, civil disturbances and in other critical situations

  • Directs, plans and arranges work schedules to meet both unscheduled and regular work; participates in long-range Company planning with other departments and outside the Customer Operations

  • Directs departmental personnel regarding assignments; reviews records, reports and analyses related to the department’s work; participates in such work as may be required to meet normal and emergency conditions

  • Directs Service Dispatch office personnel representing the Company to the customer in all matters regarding Company business and operation of the customer’s service during those hours when the main offices are closed

  • Works closely with the Customer Service Team during regular working hours

  • Forecasts a significant portion of the operation and maintenance budget and subsequent control of those expenses




  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Five (5) years related experience

  • Available for all Distribution Operations shifts (24/7)




  • Post-secondary, vocational or technical training

  • Ability to work with people and have knowledge of industry practices relating to safe electric utility distribution system operations and the electric service restoration process

  • Knowledge of the job functions of a troubleman, lineman, switchman, service dispatcher, load dispatchers and line patrolman during normal and emergency conditions

  • Good problem solving and resource management skills

  • Excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Suite, Excel and Access

  • Self-starter willing to work in a team environment and operate with a minimum of supervision


Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 480,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. IPL is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: IPL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.


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Company Name:
Indianapolis Power & Light
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Indianapolis, Indiana
United States
Transmission & Distribution
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 -10 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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