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PECO E03 General Engineer- Research and Development New Technologies and Innovation

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Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Organization: PECO Energy Company
Job ID: 227748
Date Posted: Sep 29, 2020

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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!



Responsible for enabling the effective adoption of emerging technologies that enhance PECO’s value to customers and further strategic objectives. The team receives guidance and steering from the PECO Leadership Team to align with business strategy and policy priorities. Current areas of interest include reliability enhancement, electrification, smart grid and meter applications, energy storage, microgrids, and grid modernization. The team measures success by its ability to effectively perform technology transfer and effectively scale new technologies into operations.

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



  • Manage R&D program and technology transfer across PECO
  • Scout, investigate, and scale new technologies into operational space
  • Identify and close technology gaps by leveraging new technologies
  • Develop and implement R&D Portfolio on a yearly basis
  • Participate in Exelon R&D Peer Group to align R&D activities across EU
  • Manage PECO R&D budget
  • Maintain and manage R&D performance indicators
  • Present new technology initiatives to leadership and key R&D stakeholders 
  • Maintain and enhance PECO R&D SharePoint site
  • Support innovation initiatives at PECO  
  • Performs engineering tasks associated with critical engineering projects or a number of small projects with many complex features.
  • Performs assignments in areas where engineering precedents are incomplete, lacking or require broad experience. 
  • May serve as an expert for organization in a specific area or responsibility.



• Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3)
• Ability to analyze and interpret complex electrical and mechanical systems.
• Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
• Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices.
• Five or more years of professional engineering experience (1) (3) (See Note).
• Broad knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes methods, practices, and advanced engineering principles necessary to perform very complex or unique assignments for a specific discipline, various installations or services.
• Minimum of two related career experiences (4) (i. e. , changes in technical job responsibilities, which may or may not include a change in department) OR
• Engineer in Training OR
• 50% complete (by hours) with advanced technical degree, M. B. A. or Project Management Certification

• Graduate degree (1) or Graduate level work in Engineering, Business Administration or Project Management Certification
• Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3)
• Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all management levels
• Strong written and oral communication skills.   
• 1.Master'sDegree in Engineering reduces the OJT  experience requirement by 1 year.              
• 2. License must be issued by the state in which you are practicing. 
• 3.PE License reduces the OJT experience requirement by 1 year.  
• 4.Career related experiences is defined as changes in technical job responsibilities and does not have to include a change in department
• Note: Items (1) and (3) are mutually inclusive, whereby the maximum experience requirement reduction is one(1) year (e. g. , in the case of an employee with both a masters degree in Engineering AND a PE license, the minimum experience requirement would be reduced by one (1) year).

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