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Protection and Control Sr Engineer (BGE)

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Location: BALTIMORE, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 228228
Date Posted: Dec 22, 2020

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Job 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!

Role Overview
Develops and/or leads teams in studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets, associated with the planning, design, licensing, construction, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of Exelon’s electric generation, transmission, distribution, gas and telecommunication facilities/systems. Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers as a result of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities. Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects. Provides technical expertise to strategic, legislative and operational decisions. Participates in creating, updating, and applying internal/industry standards and technology in a specialized area of expertise. Trains and mentors others.

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


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Leads and performs assignments in specialized areas requiring extensive engineering expertise. Requiring maintaining state of the art engineering credential in the specialized technical area.
  • Read and interpret complex electrical and mechanical drawings to include but not limited to protection, metering, controls, and communications associated with transmission and distribution substations. 
  • Develop, review, and approve engineering documents to include drawings (panel layouts, functional drawings for protection, controls, metering, alarms, etc.), equipment specifications, and material list for construction.
  • Perform modeling using system analysis software such as ASPEN, develop studies to establish zones of protection, calculate device settings for microprocessor and electro-mechanical relays, and conduct device coordinate study. Develop protective relay steady state and dynamic test plans.
  • Prepare settings in the relay manufacturers’ software; code/program intelligent electronic devices (IEDs)/PLCs/RTUs, develop alarm and SCADA communication point lists, and prepare test plans.  Familiarity with communication protocols such as DNP3 and programming language C/C++.
  • Leads and performs engineering tasks and projects associated with a critical or analytical engineering project or a small number of complex projects that require specialized knowledge in many areas, may include field testing troubleshooting, and peer review. 
  • Evaluates, develops, implements and leads projects that have significant financial and operational impact, may also develop initial commissioning plans. Plans, writes and performs tasks for documentation deliverables and projects 
  • Participates in department planning, through field/site walkdowns, attend meetings/conference calls, provide budget recommendations and monitor performance for the accomplishment of committed results. 
  • Performs assignments while acting independently, and may lead multi-discipline teams, may include providing direct oversight of contractors. 
  • Serves as an expert in specialized area.  
  • Acts as an expert witness or provide expert opinions as required. 
  • Provides recommendations to management and implements action plans to improve performance and cost effectiveness. 
  • Provides detailed technical training, mentorship, peer review, and/or guidance to others. 
  • Participates in technical and industry societies and committees to enhance knowledge of new technologies or issues in areas of company interest, make recommendations for business decisions regarding strategy for new technologies and/or engineering techniques and tools. 





Education and/or Experience Qualifications


Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Licensed Professional Engineer

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

      • Eight or more years of professional engineering experience
      • Thorough knowledge and experience in unique areas of engineering expertise
      • Detailed knowledge of applicable standards, codes methods, and practices unique to areas of expertise
      • Ability to apply advanced engineering principles to identify and resolve complex issues




        Preferred Qualifications


        • Graduate degree or Graduate level work in Power Systems
        • Experience with substation SCADA and communications interfaces (RTU, IED, PLC, HMI)
        • Familiarity with applicable NERC CIP, FAC, and PRC standards
        • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all management levels 
        • Strong written and oral communication skills 
        • Ability to analyze industry wide trends and implement enhancements 



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