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Mgr. Engineering - (Gas) DPL

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Location: Wilmington, DE, United States
Organization: Delmarva Power & Light Co
Job ID: 246294
Date Posted: May 13, 2023

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Job Description

Description

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

At Exelon, 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 a Fortune 200 company 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 empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow -- whether that's in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

This job is responsible for managing, organizing, and controlling various gas engineering, project management, and reliability activities within designated function of accountability. This includes managing and insuring compliance and adherence to accepted standard engineering and design practices for public improvement, system reliability, and system capacity projects across the distribution system while managing and controlling the scope of work, maintaining focus on accuracy, and ensuring constructability at the least cost. This position may be required to work extended hours for coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Manage a specialized department within the gas engineering function that performs planning and provides support to associations and industry groups with consideration for company needs and regulatory requirements. Provide staff with technical guidance, engineering expertise and training in all facets of planning. Hire, coach, counsel, evaluate, and manage staff, both directly and indirectly reporting to this position. 
  • Manage the performance and development of assigned gas engineering personnel relative to site and corporate objectives and provide focus on the attainment of high-quality engineering results. Manage Business Planning, Budget, and Business Performance review regarding assigned staff. 
  • Directly and through subordinates, fulfill engineering and technical leadership accountability by driving the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic initiatives and programs that impact company operations, assure highest levels of customer services, and achieve Exelon's safety, reliability, and performance goals. 
  • Assure the development, collection, preparation, verification and/or maintenance of company data for inclusion in various reports to government, industry, and regulatory bodies. 
  • Directs and/or performs technical evaluation and/or testimony in preparation for rate cases, DOT, or FERC filings. 
  • Participate as senior resource to companywide programs and initiatives regarding standardized and enhanced engineering systems and processes.


JOB SCOPE

Manages staff reporting directly or indirectly this position. Accountable for assigned budget as well as staffing, development, compensation, and related human resource needs of assigned employees. Ensures all plans are coordinated with all pertinent areas across the company. Determines the effect of various actions and policies on the reliability, economics and operability of the distribution systems. Coordinate, monitor, and evaluate outside contractors as required. Develop, manage and continuously evaluate outsourcing strategy that optimizes staffing and utilization of internal and external resources. This job has regular interaction with senior management, managers, and government officials to support distribution engineering and reliability practices.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical degree
  • 7-10 years Professional-Level Engineering experience, including at least 5 years utility related experience (gas, electric, distribution, transmission, reliability, maintenance, design, standards, etc)
  • Experience in providing leadership in a high performance culture
  • Knowledge, understanding, and experience of distribution engineering practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Ability to independently represent the Company in various industry and regulatory forums
  • Ability to perform highly complex analysis; formulate recommendations to improve current processes; make sound decisions; understand industry and regulatory trends; evaluate impact of new developments and information involving market conditions
  • Business acumen, customer awareness and ability to create value / eliminate non-value activity


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Professional Engineering Registration
  • Advanced technical degree, MBA
  • 3-5 years of people management experience
  • Experience with Gas

 

 

 

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