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Senior Work planner-Chicago, IL

Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 234387
Date Posted: Oct 14, 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!



Provide development and oversight of the work plan. Responsible for development and reporting of indicators to track the success of regional planners. Proactively monitors work planning, ensures quality and standard of work packages, daily communication with Work Management, ensures local planners make changes as needed to support the cycle plan and provide supervisors with standardized work packages. Provide analysis and assist in developing recommendations to senior management to enable fact-based strategic decision-making.


  • Leads, directs and provides motivation for regional planners. Responsible for the yearly performance review of the regional planners. Works directly with and assists the Regional Work Control Manager.
  • Develops and directs the planning model of Work Management Process for the region in alignment with the cycle plan (including coordination and input from the regionalized planners).
  • Assumes a lead role to provide support, analysis, and guidance to the work planners to ensure that proper timelines and standards are met.
  • Proactively monitors work plans and key initiatives, communicates on a daily basis with the Regional Work Control Manager and regionalized work planners to identify risks and plan for contingencies to maintain the cycle plan.
  • Accountable for ensuring effective financial task accounting. Responsible for monitoring operating and capital budget for areas, and ensuring safe work performance.
  • Provides accurate weekly, monthly and annual performance indicators for the Regional Director.


Maintain internal communication with the Work Control Coordinators, Work Week Managers and the Schedulers

Maintain external relationships with the First Line Supervisors, Area Maintenance Engineers and Design Engineers

Actions have direct impact on the utility company reliability and customer satisfaction goals, the revenue stream of utility company and Exelon, the public, political and regulatory opinion of utility company.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering AND 5 - 8 years experience in utility company business unit or equivalent external experience, or in lieu of bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 9 - 12 years experience in utility company business unit or equivalent external experience
  • Strong analytical skills in measurement frameworks, tools, approaches and techniques
  • Proficient in Access, Excel, Word, and Passport
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives and projects while maintaining proper focus on major tactical and strategic initiatives
  • Ability to perform under pressure and/or opposition
  • Advanced skills in problem solving, negotiation, and conflict management
  • Demonstrates proficiency in utility company competencies:
    • Drives for Accountability and Achieves Results
    • Fosters Teamwork and Collaboration
    • Applies Continuous Learning and Improvement
    • Sustains High Performance in Ambiguous Situations
    • Promotes Diversity
    • Creates Competitive Advantage

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering

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