Trans System Operator I

Location: Baltimore, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 221856
Date Posted: Oct 10, 2019

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Job Description

Description

 

At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

 

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

 

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

 

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Operates the electric system, under the immediate supervision of the Shift Manager and Transmission System Operator II, using various computer systems (NMS, ECS, WMS, Mobile Maps, etc.)  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; analyzing faulted equipment, and load studies.


Works closely with TSO Procedures & Training to enhance personal knowledge of system operations.  Responsible for field visits with Substation Shift Technicians and generation plant operators to learn field equipment and processes.


Responsible for successful completion of classroom and on-line training on PJM, Transmission, Distribution, Substation Safety, Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO), and Operating Computer Systems.

Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
 
Operate the electric system under the immediate supervisor of the Shift Manager and Transmission System Operator II. 


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; analyzing faulted equipment and load studies.


Work closely with TSO Procedures & Training to enhance personal knowledge of system operations. 


Keep supervisors informed of abnormal system conditions, major customer outages and equipment related problems.


Maintain operating log, interruption reports and associated records to accurately record system status and sequence of events.


Responsible for field visits with Substation Shift Technicians and generation plant operators to learn field equipment/processes. 

 

Qualifications

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS


Minimum:

BS in Engineering or technical field AND at least 1 year professional experience.


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


Understanding of the electric transmission and distribution systems.  Ability to recognize system configuration, loading, and pressure issues.  Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge and understanding of proper 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. 


PREFERRED
Bachelors Degree Electrical or Mechanical Engineering


Associates Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
 
Minimum 2 years of job experience in the electrical field


POSITION SCOPE

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 System Operator II.  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.

 

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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