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Mgr Const & Maint (Pepco Overhead Construction and Maintenance)

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Location: Potomac, MD, United States
Organization: Potomac Electric Power Co
Job ID: 234410
Date Posted: Nov 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!


Responsible for the financial budget, construction, operation, and maintenance of the electrical distribution infrastructure while providing safe and reliable electric service throughout the Companys service territory. Responsible for upholding customer satisfaction as it relates to service quality, workmanship and reliability. Oversees the activities of the C & M personnel in order to ensure safe and efficient construction and maintenance of distribution facilities. Additional responsibilities include providing business recommendations for the strategic use of contractors and integration with the supply organization. Assures the development and effective implementation of strategic initiatives. Assures the focus and attainment of the C & M organizations business goals and objectives. #CD# Develops and maintains an environment that promotes safety, environmental compliance, diversity, innovation and high productivity. #CD# Overall, is responsible for employee development, safety, reliability, customer satisfaction and the achievement of financial targets within the Region. Manage and maintain working relationship with local union(s) (e. g. , IBEW Local 15 and Local 614). Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


- Implement regional strategic objectives.

- Provide direction and leadership and apply benchmark learnings to focus efforts on achieving company and business unit goals.

- Monitor, review and provide guidance to meet scorecard metrics around safety, productivity, reliability and customer service.

- Direct the construction and maintenance of all electric distribution new business, facility relocation, system reinforcement, repair/replace and preventative maintenance inspection activities.

- Includes providing assistance in outage response and restoration, distribution switching and the implementation of distribution operating contingency plans in order to support the operating system.

- Provide leadership to and development of the Construction and Maintenance team.

- Provide accurate and timely feedback regarding performance and operations.

- Conduct performance reviews and identify opportunities for growth and learning for construction personnel.

- Develop and execute labor strategies involving employees covered under the CBA.

- Regularly interface with key leadership while representing the Construction and Maintenance organization on issues and initiatives related to the electric distribution system, reliability, preventative maintenance and regulatory compliance.

- Interface with customers
(internal and external) in order to resolve construction related issues.

- Develop and maintain an environment that fosters a high performance safety culture and an innovative organization.

- Lead Construction and Maintenance team in promoting diversity.

- Serve as a change agent for business initiatives and assures that the human element is understood and considered.

- Assure timely recognition of employee contributions.

- Develop methods to assess communication effectiveness and implement continuous improvement initiatives.

- Support preparation and manage the overall Regional Construction and Maintenance budget.

- Establish and monitor business plans and Construction and Maintenance financial objectives.

- Balance cost control with expenditures necessary for emergency response.



- Bachelors Degree and 10 or more years of related experience, including at least 4 years of managerial or supervisory experience, or in lieu of bachelors degree, 14 or more years of related experience is required.

- Demonstrated knowledge of collective bargaining agreements.

- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of electric distribution systems.

- Demonstrated knowledge of environmental and regulatory compliance.

- Proven leadership ability in a high performance results driven culture.

- Proven high-level management skills in coaching and development of business skills.

- Proven performance management skills including decisiveness, judgment, negotiation, motivation, innovation and development of people.

- Demonstrated ability to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change.

- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and efficiencies including new technology.

- Demonstrated business acumen, customer awareness and ability to create value.

- Graduate Degree or Graduate level work in Engineering, Business Administration or related field is desirable.

- Demonstrated ability to achieve results for performance improvement in safety, productivity, customer relations and reliability consistent with the annual - Utility/Department/Region scorecard metrics.

- Demonstrated experience in negotiations and providing strategic input on labor relation strategies.

- Demonstrated commitment to harness the strengths of individual differences for the common good of the corporation and its employees.


Scope of work:

- Total Number of Direct Reports: 6 to 14 Management

- Total Number of Reports: 6 to 14 Management and 70 - 150 Bargaining Unit

- Financial Scope (Budget, Expenditures, Funding, Revenue, etc. ) Construction and Maintenance of $25-$50 Million

- Degree of Responsibility: Responsible for the day-to-day leadership, direction, and administration of 6 to 14 direct reports who lead Construction & Maintenance teams for the electrical distribution system. These field construction teams are responsible for the safe construction and maintenance of distribution facilities in the service territory. Includes budget oversight and cost control while maximizing productivity within the field teams.

- Financial accountability is demonstrated through managing $25-50 million in capital and O&M expenditures per region, with significant impacts on company earnings

- Support initiatives to reduce the duration and frequency of Customer Outages (CAIDI/SAIFI) and manage the field force response rate for emergent callouts.

- Internal and external contacts include in-depth contact and collaboration with employees, union leadership, contractors, senior and executive management, customers, governmental and community organizations, regulatory agencies
(iCC, PUC, or BPU, DOT, OSHA, etc. ), and other utilities. Generally operates with wide latitude for un-reviewed action and decision-making.

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