2022 Exelon Hiring Update
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(ComEd) Sr Engineering Tech Specialist-Testing & Commissioning Engineering (P)

Location: JOLIET, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 242785
Date Posted: Oct 28, 2022
Job: Engineering

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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 analytical support and 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 for budget and actual costs of projects. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Leads and performs engineering assignments associated with critical engineering projects or a number of small projects with many complex features require extensive company experience that may include leading employees or contractors in the commissioning of electrical systems and equipment to be placed On System. 
  • Performs assignments in areas where engineering precedents are incomplete, lacking or require broad experience. 
  • Evaluates, develops and implements projects that have significant financial and operational impact.
  • May serve as an expert for organization in a specific area or responsibility that may include the delivery of classroom instruction/training and/or OJT/OJE. 
  • Performs assignments while acting independently, and may lead multi-discipline teams.
  • Provides recommendations and implements action plans to improve performance and cost effectiveness. 
  • Participates in technical and industry societies and committees to enhance knowledge of new technologies or issues in areas of company interest. 


JOB SCOPE

  • Provides technical assistance in support of others.
  • Influence decisions that have a significant impact on the company.
  • Applies technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field (non-engineer) (1) or equivalent relevant education / experience (See Section Below) (2) AND 6 or more years of field experience in engineering, construction, or applicable utility 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.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply problem-solving approaches.
  • Knowledge of construction, operations or engineering principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of complex field test equipment.
  • Broad knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, and practices necessary to perform routine assignments for a specific discipline installations, or service.
  • Equivalent Relevant Education / Experience: Associate's degree in a technical field (1) AND 8 or more years of field experience in engineering, construction or applicable utility experience Non-degreed or non-technical degree and equivalent relevant education (2) AND 8 or more years relevant utility experience
  • Equivalent Relevant Education / Experience: Non-degreed or non-technical degree and equivalent relevant education (2) AND 8 or more years relevant utility experience


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Clearly demonstrated team leadership abilities on critical projects.

 

 

 

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