2022 Exelon Hiring Update
Our hiring process looks a bit different today as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with virtual interviewing and other solutions in place to facilitate proper social distancing, we remain focused on powering possibilities for new talent who are ready to join us in making a difference.

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Journey Line Mechanic SCD NERC

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Location: Christiana, DE, United States
Organization: Delmarva Power & Light Co
Job ID: 234849
Date Posted: Jun 9, 2022

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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 150 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!


  • Under direction, performs and is responsible for the most complicated construction and maintenance work on overhead and underground systems. 
  • Directs and coordinates the activities of all personnel assisting him/her. Responsible for the effective operation of assigned personnel and the safety of himself/herself, the crew, and the public. 
  • Operates all types of heavy equipment, hot sticks and has appropriate valid license. 
  • Must be able to: 
    • Safely and effectively completes assigned work with proper use and care of all equipment, tools and material. 
    • Make appropriate recommendations regarding fitness and abilities of employees under his/her direction. 
    • Under his/her direction, oversees and verifies documentation of energized primary work of lower-classified employees. 
    • Required to glove 25KV nominal. Hot sticks up to 34.5KV. 
    • Reads, understands, and carries out provisions of the job orders and associated drawings and sketches. 
    • Communicates effectively with the public in the best interest of the Company. 
    • May be required to act as a Patrolman or Troubleman. 
    • Performs other related or less-skilled work, as required or directed. Performs all tasks in Line Mechanic progression. 
    • Must be able to work on all energized and de-energized Distribution voltages. 
    • Takes necessary training for advancement to Lead Line Mechanic. 
    • Reads, writes and communicates effectively in the English language. 
    • After six (6) months in grade, leads a two (2) man bucket crew. 
    • Must be willing and able to work overtime on a regular basis and must be available for callout overtime.


  • Experience demonstrating skill performing construction and maintenance work on overhead and underground dead or energized conductors, structures and equipment. 
  • Experience demonstrating skill installing, testing and maintaining electrical equipment (for example, regulators, reclosures, capacitors, transformers, electric meters). 
  • Experience demonstrating skill performing load and voltage tests on conductors and equipment. 
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of electricity related to the construction, maintenance and operation of distribution and transmission lines and equipment. 
  • Experience demonstrating skill installing and maintaining underground and overhead electrical systems. 
  • Experience demonstrating skill performing switching, grounding and tagging procedures. 
  • Experience demonstrating skill operating construction equipment such as, but not limited to, aerial lifts, digger derricks, cranes, trenchers, backhoes, shovels, puller tensioners, tracked vehicles and forklifts; cable locating and electrical test equipment; and hand and power tools. 
  • Experience demonstrating skill directing/training others (for example, linemen apprentices). 
  • Ability and willingness to work in a variety of work environments including outdoors in all weather conditions, on or around energized electrical equipment, in confined spaces, underground and in noisy and dirty environments with proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 
  • Ability and willingness to perform physically challenging tasks for extended periods of time (for example, entering/exiting manholes, climbing poles and structures, scaffolding, bending, twisting, kneeling, crawling, pulling/pushing, standing, walking, and squatting). 
  • Ability and willingness to work at various locations as required. 
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, alternative/various shifts, holidays and weekends as required. 
  • Ability and willingness to comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (for example, substance abuse testing, satisfactory driving record). 
  • Ability and willingness to adhere to federal, state, local and company safety regulations in addition to Pepco Holdings policies and values. 
  • Ability and willingness to apply resuscitation on or off ground, and be able to render practical first aid as required. 
  • Must be able to report to the District Office within one hour of notification. 
  • Must pass qualification tests. 
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Must possess a Class A CDL and DOT medical card. 
  • Must have completed a Lineman Apprenticeship or currently be at the level of a 1st Class Journeyman Lineman/Journey Line Mechanic OR possess a Journeyman card. 
  • Must successfully pass Criminal History Records Check.
  • Must successfully pass a medical screening to include a drug test. 
  • This position is a NERC Regulated position. As such, a background check will be conducted on the incumbent every seven years. 
  • Additionally, the incumbent will be required to complete annual NERC compliance training. 


  • Experience demonstrating skill performing excavation, conduit installation, simple concrete work (e.g., break up concrete) and/or painting of electrical equipment.
  • Experience demonstrating skill trimming trees and/or brush from right of ways.


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