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ComEd - Project Manager - Hybrid - Oakbrook Terrace, IL (P)

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Location: OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 249016
Date Posted: Nov 1, 2023

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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.

Are you in?


Manage (or support a Principal or Senior Project Manager with the management of) transmission, substation, distribution, gas, and/or information technology projects consisting of cross-functional teams that can involve multiple disciplines and multiple operating areas including contract resources. Responsible for managing or supporting the management of project's scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance of multiple projects and programs. Leads or supports project teams through business case / capital approval process, development and execution of project plans and project closeout. These projects have budgets that will typically range from $250K to $5 million.

Position may be required to work extended hours for coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.

  • Transmission Project and Program: Management “In Transmission Projects and Program, we manage projects that expand, reinforce, and add resiliency to the transmission system. We also manage the initial service connection for large Commercial and Industrial customers to the high voltage Transmission and Distribution system.”


  • Distribution Projects & Programs: Grid Resiliency, Grid Automation and Enhancements, System Communications (Fiber Deployment) and Facility Relocation “In the Distribution System Performance and Facility Relocation Projects & Programs, we manage projects focused on reliability and resiliency improvements of the ComEd grid. This includes deployment of the advanced communications (fiber) network and distribution automation devices to improve system performance. We also relocate overhead and underground facilities in the public right of way.” 


  • Distribution Projects & Programs: Grid Optimization, System Cable & Capacity Expansion teams “In Distribution Projects & Programs, we manage projects that expand energy capacity of distribution infrastructure for future growth, save customers energy, and improve reliability through replacement of existing facilities.”


  • Responsible and accountable for leading or supporting overall project and program performance for projects / programs including transmission, substation, distribution, gas, information technology, and organizational initiatives. 
  • Ensures project / program costs, schedule, scope and risks are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits schedule and spending. 
  • Interface with external and internal stakeholders to coordinate project requirements.
  • Interface effectively forming good working relationships with team members, line managers, internal interfacing organizations and contract service providers as applicable.
  • When leading projects, is the primary communicator with the sponsor and key stakeholders on project issues, including executive level and interdepartmental presentations. When supporting larger projects, provides project lead with information required for effective communication with key stakeholders. 
  • Coaches and leads team members to ensure project team members understand their respective responsibilities and complete assigned tasks. 
  • When leading projects, identify and obtain project team resources with the assistance of Manager, Project Management. When supporting larger projects, helps ensure all team resources are identified and obtained.


The Project Manager is an individual contributor accountable for leading projects for various organizations. In this role, the Project Manager will actively manage or support a Principal or Senior Project Manager with management of performance, scope, budget and schedule within approved parameters and providing structured and detailed reports to the appropriate Management team. Tasks may include but are not limited to, ensuring the completion of business cases, budgetary approvals, project scheduling, requirements engineering, design and engineering tasks, vegetation management reviews, project reporting, project financial analysis, major equipment procurement, environmental analysis, obtaining real estate and relationship management with external customers, vendors, state and local agencies, and regulatory agencies. Interacts routinely with key internal and external stakeholders including senior management, the Utility's customers, and governmental and regulatory officials.



  • For construction project management: Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field and 2 - 4 years relevant project management or related experience, OR in lieu of degree, High School Diploma and 3 - 6 years of relevant project management or related experience
  • For non-construction project management: Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or related field and 2 - 4 years relevant project management or related experience, OR in lieu of degree, High School Diploma and 3 - 6 years relevant project management or related experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team leader including the ability to handle conflicting priorities in a multi-task environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership, communications and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and efficiencies including technology and performance.
  • Demonstrated strong judgment and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, writing skills and PC skills including Work, Excel, Access, Power Point, Project, Passport.
  • Valid driver's license and access to an automobile.


  • Experience or knowledge of the specific functional area or discipline (e.g., Utility design/planning/ construction or Information Technology experience).
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience managing projects.
  • Understanding of job budgeting, costing and performance metrics reporting.

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