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Manager Technical Resources (Transmission & Substations)

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Location: JOLIET, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 226657
Date Posted: Mar 3, 2021

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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!

This person will manage people but previous management experience is not required.



Substation construction and testing of Substation equipment and Commissioning of relay schemes.



The Manager, Technical Resources (MTR) is a technical content expert who manages employees and plans, coordinates, and directs the daily technical activities of the Testing and Commissioning Department (TCD) field engineers. The MTR is responsible for the development of TCD field engineers.


The MTRs are responsible for activities that include, but are not limited to the following: field testing for maintenance, construction, troubleshooting, and commissioning, of new or repaired power equipment, communication, and protection and control systems on the Transmission and Distribution system; performing troubleshooting and field engineering analysis on malfunctioning equipment and systems; recommending, developing, and implementing processes and procedures for maximizing equipment reliability and availability; maintaining a performance driven maintenance system for the power equipment and protection and control systems on the Transmission and Distribution system. The MTR will also be the main resource for technical advice and the technical reviewer of the equipment test and commissioning plans.


Additionally, the MTR is responsible to ensure that assigned regional field engineers are qualified to perform the work they are assigned, in accordance with the TCD On-Boarding and Qualification Matrix process. The MTR is responsible for maintaining and updating the TCD Operating Incident Mitigation (OIM) processes and practices based on best practice and lessons learned. The MTR is responsible to maintain an environment that promotes safety, environmental compliance, diversity, innovation and high productivity.


Position may be required to work extended hours, which may include 24x7 coverage during storms, equipment restoration efforts, or other Energy Delivery emergent work activities.



Manage a department of 8 – 12 employees including monitoring the performance of personnel in the department and perform performance reviews for direct reports. Additionally, coordinate training needs either directly or through other resources within the organization. Evaluate and qualify TCD field engineers to perform job tasks.


Plan, coordinate, and direct daily activities including technical support to the TCD field engineers responsible for activities, that include, but are not limited to the following: field testing for maintenance, construction, trouble shooting, and commissioning of newly installed or repaired power equipment, communication, and protection and control systems on the Transmission and Distribution system. Oversee field engineers in the troubleshooting, investigation, testing and analysis of electrical equipment failures or malfunctions and to assure the highest levels of customer service and to achieve safety, reliability and productivity goals. When required, provide direct oversight of complex, special, and critical testing evolutions or investigations as necessary. Attend technical conferences for the purpose of organizational and self-development.  

Review and approve evidence records for installation, preventive maintenance, and corrective maintenance reports and correspondence work with engineering standards to ensure NERC compliance and ICC agreements are met. Review the transmission and distribution operations reports. Interact with other departments, OCC, TSO and regional groups for the purpose of planning, scheduling and coordinating interrelated activities. Coordinate personnel and resources to adequately staff and support projects and work assignments per the annual work plan.


Demonstrate/discuss the importance of Safety & Human Performance Event prevention techniques on the job. Conduct required safety observations.


Oversee in the development and writing of technical guidelines and procedures for the Testing and Commissioning activities.


Responsible for periodic departmental call duty and assuming the responsibilities of the regional TCD Manager




- Bachelors degree in Engineering or related technical field

-10 or more years experience in the operation, planning, design or maintenance of high voltage electrical equipment, at least 5 of which must be in the Testing Group Field Engineer position.

- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

- Skilled in developing course syllabus, outlines, lesson plans, and training manuals.

- Demonstrated teamwork and strong interpersonal skills


    - Knowledge of Clearance and Tagging



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