2022 Exelon Hiring Update
Our hiring process looks a bit different today as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with virtual interviewing and other solutions in place to facilitate proper social distancing, we remain focused on powering possibilities for new talent who are ready to join us in making a difference.

Exelon was recently separated into two publicly traded companies, Exelon and Constellation. Exelon is the parent company for our fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities, delivering electricity and natural gas to more than 10 million customers. Constellation is the largest supplier of clean energy and sustainable solutions to homes, businesses and public-sector customers across the continental U.S., backed by more than 31,000 megawatts of generating capacity consisting of nuclear, wind, solar, natural gas and hydro assets. If you are looking for career opportunities in commercial, generation or home services, please visit jobs.constellationenergy.com for more information.

ComEd - Engineering Tech - Elgin, IL

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Location: ROCKFORD, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 242933
Date Posted: Oct 13, 2022
Job: Engineering

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Be a part of something powerful at America's premier energy provider!

At Exelon, we are united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities:  Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities, or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are empowered to evolve and advance our careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come and stay. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives and health and retirement benefits.


Works under the guidance of an experienced engineer in the performance of commissioning, testing, planning, designing, operation, and maintenance of Exelon's electric generation, transmission, distribution, data networking, telecommuncation, P&C (Protection & Control) communcation, facilities/systems.  Apply engineering principles to assist with development of commissioning documents such as livening procedures, installation and testing strategies, and equipment outage startegies for the safe and efficient installation of new and replacement primary equipment, SCADA systems, Protective relaying and control schemes, with minimal impact to system reliability.  This can include provididng calculations, evaluations, plans, criteria, specifications, integrated systems analysis, field design documents.  Performs specialized engineering tasks that may involve witnessing of Factory Assistance Tests, troubleshooting systems, commissioning, and maintaining system equipment to industry standards and regulartory compliance.  Provides guidance to other work groups.


  • Perform perventative maintenance (PM) and corrective maintenance (CM) on distribution and transmission relays, communication equipment, power reclosers etc., using the company specific guidelines
  • Conduct basic hands-on acceptance and in-service testing of transmission and distribution equipment (e.g., transformers, circuit breakers, control and relay panels, SCADA, power ling carrier, audio tone, etc.)  Testing is performed per the company guidelines.
  • Assist with the restoration of malfunctioning transmission and distribution equipment, under emergency conditions, by performing the necessary hands-on testing
  • Receive, participate, and provide some on-the-job (OJT) and formal classroom training
  • Complete required paperwork (reports, test data, bluepring corrections, relay settings, etc.) as necessary to document work performed.


  • Conduct CMs, PMs, and project installation testing activities on power equipment
  • Support execution of maintenance and commissioning activities of devices and equipment scheduled or emergent due to system abnormalities of a 24/7 availability in addition to storm response roles.
  • Applies technical expertise & knowledge to help promote a safe work environment, enhance customer satisfaction and support existing or developing business models.




  • Successful completion of tech test*
  • Associate degree in a technical field (1) or equivalent relevant education / experience (See Section Below) (2) AND 2 - 5 years of relevant technical experience
  • Good knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, and practices necessary to perform assignments for a specific discipline for maintenance, testing, installation or service
  • Positions require the ability to read blueprints and schematics and use basic test instruments
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • Valid driver's license
  • Requires frequent travel to various company substations or other locations within the service territory
  • Must be available to work shifts and respond to emergency situations (7 days per week / 24 hours per day)
  • *(A Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited university exempts the TECH Test requirement. Note: Engineering Technology degrees do not qualify for an exemption from the tech test)
  • Equivalent Relevant Education / Experience.  Bachelor's degree (technical field) (1) AND zero to 3 years of relevant technical experience.  Non-degreed or non-technical degreeequivalent relevant education (2) AND 5 to 7 years of relevant technical experience (1) Examples of technical fields (non-engineer) include Engineering Technology, Electronics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, etc. (2) Relevant education / experience is knowledge and skills that may be acquired through job experiences or education programs related to those acquired through a formal technical degree program. Examples include experience gained in a military role applicable to electric power distribution, completion of a journey-level electrician program (e.g., overhead / underground electrician, electrical mechanic), or completion of a company-sponsored technical education program (e.g., Elements of Electrical Engineering (E3) series). The equivalent relevant education / experience is in addition to the position's minimum experience requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering Technology
  • Technical experience related to electrical power equipment.
  • Electrical troubleshooting experience preferred 




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