2022 Exelon Hiring Update
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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.

Trans System Operator I

Location: LOMBARD, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 246397
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2023
Job: Production/Operations

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Job Description


We're powering a cleaner, brighter future.

Exelon is leading the energy transformation, and we're calling all problem solvers, innovators, community builders and change makers. Work with us to deliver solutions that make our diverse cities and communities stronger, healthier and more resilient.

We're powered by purpose-driven people like you who believe in being inclusive and creative, and value safety, innovation, integrity and community service. We are a Fortune 200 company, 19,000 colleagues strong serving more than 10 million customers at six energy companies -- 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).

In our relentless pursuit of excellence, we elevate diverse voices, fresh perspectives and bold thinking. And since we know transforming the future of energy is hard work, we provide competitive compensation, incentives, excellent benefits and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

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Operates the electric system, under the immediate supervision of the Shift Manager, Sr. Transmission System Operator and Transmission System Operator II, using various computer systems. Utilizes processes and procedures under immediate supervisor to perform routing work, switching, logging, analysis of data and determining priority of work on electrical and computer systems. Performs assigned tasks as directed such as initiating work requests. Works closely with Transmission Operations Training and others to enhance personal knowledge of system operations. Responsible for field visits with operating company field personnel to learn field equipment and processes. Responsible for successful completion of NERC and PJM certification examinations and all applicable classroom and on-line training on PJM and Exelon policies and procedures. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


  • Complete assigned coursework and obtain NERC and PJM system operator certifications. (30%)

  • Work with TSO Training and others to enhance knowledge of system operations and demonstrate proficiency necessary to progress to TSO II. Topics include Communications, Switching, Lock-Out Tag-Out, Voltage Control, System Protection, System Configuration & Equipment, Energy Management System, Clearance Order Writing. (30%)

  • Support routing work, switching, logging, analysis of data, etc. (10%)

  • Perform assigned tasks as directed such as initiating work requests for equipment problems, tracking customer outages, updating control room maps, etc. (10%)

  • Maintain operating log, interruption reports and associated records to accurately record system status and sequence of events. (10%)

  • Participate in field visits with operating company field personnel to learn field equipment/processes. (10%)


  • Functional control over various operating, construction, testing, customer and contractor groups in the performance of limited electrical switching, repair, testing and related work activities involving lines, transformers, and other equipment under the jurisdiction of the Shift Manager and Sr. Transmission System Operator. The different groups include overhead operating, overhead and underground maintenance and distribution testing, substation construction and maintenance.

  • The consequences of operating errors or improper system operation could cost the company millions of dollars in direct, indirect and intangible costs such as the loss of customer good will, damaged company equipment, damaged customer equipment and damage to the company's public image.

  • Independent judgment is essential in making the real time decisions necessary to maintain the integrity, reliability and security of the electric transmission and distribution system.



  • BS in Engineering or technical field; OR

  • Associates in technical field: OR

  • High School diploma AND a minimum of 2 years of job experience, preferably in the electrical field.

  • Basic awareness of the electric transmission and distribution systems. Ability to recognize system configuration, loading, and pressure issues. Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of operating procedures.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills and judgment.

  • Demonstrated ability to respond to emergencies and manage stressful situations.

  • Candidate must be 'Recommended' on the System Operator / Power Dispatch (SOPD) test to be eligible for consideration.

  • Candidate must successfully complete all necessary training and successfully pass all applicable tests required to fill this role including the NERC and PJM certifications. Candidates are provided one opportunity to retest before being classified as unsuccessful in the program and unable to perform the required functions of this position.


  • Bachelors Degree Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

  • Associates Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering


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