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Mgr Regional Capacity Planning (Capacity Planning Regional Manager)

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Location: OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 231627
Date Posted: Jun 1, 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!


Manage the personnel and activities of a section of the Planning Department, including preparation of area capacity reinforcement plans, customer capacity planning strategy and planning support to others including the Distribution Dispatch, Operations, Pricing, Legal and Regulatory areas. Assure the development and effective implementation of strategic initiatives. Assure the focus and attainment of business goals and objectives. Develop and maintain an environment that promotes diversity and inclusion, and high productivity.

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


  • Drives and oversees the development and implementation of short and long term strategic initiatives designed to assure the highest levels of customer services and to achieve Exelon’s safety, reliability and performance goals.
  • Functionally focused balancing a mix of day-to-day operations and policy with strategic planning. Provides direction on core philosophies to the Company. Makes decisions on key business activities, which have a direct impact on the department or operations, indirect impact on other departments and/or the Company. Miscalculation might have long recovery period.
  • Establish and monitor business plans and objectives. Balance cost control with appropriate capital investments.
  • Develop and maintain an environment that fosters a high performance culture and a learning organization. Part of the management team in promoting safety and diversity. Serves as a change agent for business initiatives and assures the human element is understood and considered. Assure timely recognition of employee contributions.
  • Provide leadership to and development of the team. Provide accurate and timely feedback regarding performance and operations. Conduct performance planning and appraisals. Identify opportunities for growth and learning.
  • Establish, maintain and improve relationships with other departments in Exelon.
  • Facilitates open and honest communication with staff. Assures that upward communication is integrated into the process, including employee concerns and complaints. Develop methods to assess communication effectiveness and implement continuous improvement initiatives.



  • Manage a workforce of seven to nine professionals composed of degreed engineers.
  • Responsible for initiating capacity expansion and or system reconfiguration projects for approximately 1,000 distribution feeders operated at 4, 12 and 34 kV; and substations supplied at 12 kV, 34 kV, 69 kV and 138 kV that serve the customers in northern Illinois. The Planning Managers are accountable for both short term and long term load forecasts for their areas and reconciling this forecast and its impact on the system with Transmission Planning.
  • The Planning Managers act as change agents for consolidation and implementation of a common set of processes and procedures to ensure a standard methodology across EU.
  • Provide support for voltage analysis, reliability studies, operating issues, storm restoration, and customer response. Provide active support to the operations center(s) during extreme weather conditions or system contingency situations.
  • Actions have a significant impact on reliability and customer satisfaction goals and the level of capital expenditures required to meet customer load addition needs.
  • Regular contact with senior management, directors and managers in Transmission Planning, Distribution Operations, DER Interconnection, Smart Grid, External Affairs, Regulatory, and Legal.


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering
  • At least 8 years of industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of regulatory issues.
  • Proven leadership ability in a high performance culture.
  • Demonstrated business acumen, customer awareness and ability to create value.

  • At least three years of experience as supervisor or manager
  • Graduate degree or Graduate level work in Engineering, Business Administration or related field.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all management levels.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and efficiencies including technology and performance.

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