2022 Exelon Hiring Update
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(ComEd) General Engineer-Testing & Commissioning Engineering (P)

Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 242786
Date Posted: Sep 18, 2022
Job: Engineering

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Generic Role Description

If you enjoy working in the field and troubleshooting substation equipment, then this is the job for you.  The position involves work in one of ComEd’s four regions (Chicago, North, South, and West), includes a take home vehicle, and the opportunity for overtime pay.

Testing and Commissioning engineers are a front-line field engineering workforce that commissions, maintains, and troubleshoots transmission and distribution level protection and control systems inside ComEd substations.  System and equipment types include protective relays, SCADA, substation automation, power and control equipment, fiber-optic, power line carrier, and revenue metering.

Commissioning new equipment includes creating commissioning plans, writing livening procedures, creating and running test plans, and analyzing test results compared to expected values.  The engineers also troubleshoot and perform field investigations for malfunctioning power equipment, system events and protective relay miss-operations. They then support corrective maintenance to repair any identified equipment issues.  Lastly, the Testing and Commissioning engineers perform preventive maintenance on protection system components and SCADA.

Testing and Commissioning engineers are the technical authority in the field.  They provide leadership by directing and supporting substation maintenance and contractor crews on work associated with these systems.  The Testing and Commissioning organization also plays a critical role in substation outage / work planning, maintaining engineering drawings, relay/SCADA database data entry, NERC/CIP audit support, supporting the engineering PM & CM maintenance programs, and is a strong advocate of the ComEd Safety culture.


PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Develops studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets, associated with the planning, design, licensing, construction, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of Exelon's  transmission and distribution systems. Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers as a result of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities. Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects. Operates independently and seeks guidance when appropriate. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Performs engineering tasks associated with critical engineering projects or a number of small projects with many complex
  • Performs assignments in areas where engineering precedents are incomplete, lacking or require broad experience. 
  • Evaluates, develops and implements projects that have moderate financial and operational impact. 
  • May serve as an expert for organization in a specific area or responsibility that may include the delivery of classroom training and/or OJT/OJE. 


JOB SCOPE

  • Influences project decisions having a moderate impact on the company that may include leading employees or contractors in the commissioning of electrical systems and equipment to be placed On System.
  • Applies technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3)
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory
  • Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of complex field test equipment.
  • Five or more years of professional engineering experience (1) (3) (See Note).
  • Broad knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes methods, practices, and advanced engineering principles necessary to perform very complex or unique assignments for a specific
  • Minimum of two related career experiences (4) (i.e., changes in technical job responsibilities, which may or may not include a change in department) OR
  • Engineer in Training OR
  • 50% complete (by hours) with advanced technical degree, M.B.A. or Project Management Certification
  • (1) Master's degree in Engineering reduces the OJT experience requirement by 1 year. (2) License must be issued by the state in which you are practicing. (3) PE License reduces the OJT experience requirement by 1 year. (4) Career related experiences is defined as changes in technical job responsibilities and does not have to include a change in department Note: Items (1) and (3) are mutually inclusive, whereby the maximum experience requirement reduction is one(1) year (e.g., in the case of an employee with both a master's degree in Engineering AND a PE license, the minimum experience requirement would be reduced by one (1) year).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduate degree (1) or Graduate level work in Engineering, Business Administration or Project Management Certification
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3)
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all management levels.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.


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