Engineering Tech (Chicago, West, Central, Southern and Northern Regions) Job
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Engineering Tech (Chicago, West, Central, Southern and Northern Regions) Job ID:
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At Exelon, we've got a place for you. Exelon is developing sustainable energy to provide for the communities of today and planning for a brighter tomorrow. Exelon knows the future of energy is you.
Exelon Corporation is one of the nation's largest electric utilities, with more than $32 billion in annual revenues. The company has one of the industry's largest portfolios of electricity generation capacity, with a nationwide reach and strong positions in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Exelon distributes electricity to approximately 6.6 million customers in northern Illinois, central Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania and natural gas to more than 1.1 million customers in the Baltimore and Philadelphia areas. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC.
We know that before we can generate more than 34,000 megawatts of electricity and deliver electric and gas service safely to millions of families and businesses, we need to recognize that each of our employees plays an integral part in the process. Join Exelon and you can share your ideas at a forward-thinking company and the next big idea could be yours. You've just found Exelon, a place where you can truly shine.
Business Unit Overview
ComEd and its nearly 6,000 employees are responsible for maintaining more than 78,000 miles of power lines that make up the electric transmission and distribution system in Northern Illinois. ComEd, headquartered in Chicago, serves approximately 70 percent of Illinois' population - about 9 million people - in a service territory that spans 11,400 square miles. Locations in Northern Illinois including Chicago and surrounding suburbs. Job Description
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
-Works on larger jobs, small projects; routines; under the guidance of an experienced engineer / technician, on electrical power distribution equipment and associated control circuits to ensure proper electrical operation.
-Testing Group work is on transmission & distribution substation equipment.
-Distribution Testing work is on distribution equipment, generally outside substations.
Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies. PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
-Performs well-defined testing assignments under the guidance of an experienced engineer / technician (e.g., preventive and corrective maintenance on ATOs, regulators, network protectors, cable fault locating, generator deployments, power quality investigations).
-Evaluates the effectiveness of the current distribution system design (e.g., analyze and interpret field data gathered from well defined field tests)
-Evaluate effectiveness of current technical systems and processes. Participate on teams (e.g., works with distribution engineering and manufacturers to implement new designs)
-Participate in training (e.g., attend ComEd, vendor and university classes; conduct training)
-Perform preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance on distribution and transmission relays, communications equipment, power reclosers etc., using the guidelines listed in the Field Reference and the Maintenance Procedures manuals.
-Conduct basic hands-on acceptance and in-service testing of transmission and distribution equipment (e.g., transformers, circuit breakers, control and relay panels, SCADA, power line carrier, audio tone, etc.) Testing is performed per the guidelines included in the Field Reference Manual and the Maintenance Procedures Manuals.
-Assist with the restoration of malfunctioning transmission and distribution equipment, under emergency conditions, by performing the necessary hands-on testing as outlined in the Field Reference and Maintenance Procedures manuals.
-Complete required paperwork (reports, test data, blueprint corrections, relay settings, etc) as necessary to document work performed.
-Receive, participate, and provide some on-the-job and formal classroom training
-Successful completion of tech test
-Associates degree in a technical field (1) or equivalent relevant education / experience (See Section Below) (2) AND 2 - 5 years of relevant technical experience
-Good knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, and practices necessary to perform assignments for a specific discipline for maintenance, testing, installation or service
-Testing Group positions require the ability to read blueprints and schematics and use basic test instruments
-Distribution Testing positions require demonstrated ability to investigate and solve power quality inquiries, capability to perform cable fault locating, ability to stage / start generators, limited knowledge on network centers and automatic throwovers
-Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills
-Valid drivers license
-Requires frequent travel to various company substations or other locations within the service territory
-Must be available to work shifts and respond to emergency situations (7 days per week / 24 hours per day) Preferred:
-Bachelors degree in Engineering Technology
-Technical experience related to electrical power equipment.
-Electrical troubleshooting experience preferred for Distribution Testing positions
-Equivalent Relevant Education / Experience
-Bachelor¿s degree (technical field) (1) AND zero to 3 years of relevant technical experience.
-Non-degreed or non-technical degree equivalent relevant education (2) AND 5 to 7 years of relevant technical experience
(1) Examples of technical fields (non-engineer) include Engineering Technology, Electronics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, etc.
-(2) Relevant education / experience is knowledge and skills that may be acquired through job experiences or education programs related to those acquired through a formal technical degree program. Examples include experience gained in a military role applicable to electric power distribution, completion of a journey-level electrician program (e.g., overhead / underground electrician, electrical mechanic), or completion of a company-sponsored technical education program (e.g., Elements of Electrical Engineering (E3) series). The equivalent relevant education / experience is in addition to the positions minimum experience requirements. *LI-CV1
Specific Location Information
Jobs available in the following locations and surrounding areas: Chicago Lombard Libertyville Joliet Elgin Rockford Oakbrook
Equal Employment Statement
Exelon is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Exelon Corporation is the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with approximately $33 billion in annual revenues. The Exelon family of companies participates in every stage of the energy value chain, from generation to competitive energy sales to transmission to delivery.
Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. The company is the largest competitive U.S. power generator, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. Its Constellation business unit provides energy products and services to approximately 100,000 business and public sector customers and approximately 1 million residential customers. Exelon’s utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to approximately 6.6 million customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO).