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Associate Engineering Tech

Company: Exelon Corporation
Location: Joliet
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionBe a part of something powerful at America's leading energy provider!

At Exelon, our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are a Fortune 200 company united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities -- Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow -- whether that's in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITIONWorks on smaller jobs, basic 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 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

  • [Distribution Testing] Performs well-defined testing assignments under the guidance of an experienced engineer / technician (e.g., cable fault locating, generator deployments, power quality investigations). (65%)
  • [Distribution Testing] Assist experienced engineers/technicians in the evaluation on the effectiveness of the current distribution system design (e.g., analyze and interpret field data gathered from well defined field tests). (20%)
  • [Distribution Testing] Participate in training (e.g., attend vendor and university classes; conduct training). (10%)
  • [Distribution Testing] Evaluate effectiveness of current technical systems and processes. Participate on teams (e.g., works with distribution engineering and manufacturers to implement new designs). (5%)
  • [Testing Group] Perform preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance of distribution relays, communications equipment, power reclosers etc., using the guidelines listed in the Field Reference and the Maintenance Procedures manuals. (30%)
  • [Testing Group] Conduct basic hands-on acceptance and in-service testing of 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. (20%)
  • [Testing Group] Assist with the restoration of malfunctioning distribution equipment, under emergency conditions, by performing the necessary hands-on testing as outlined in the Field Reference and Maintenance Procedures manuals. (20%)
  • [Testing Group] Complete required paperwork (reports, test data, blueprint corrections, relay settings, etc) as necessary to document work performed. (5%)
  • [Testing Group] Receive and participate with on-the-job and formal classroom training. (25%)
    JOB SCOPEConduct CMs, PMs, and project installation testing activities on power equipment.QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS1. Successful completion of the Technician Occupations Selection Systems (TECH) test.* 2. Associate's degree in a technical field and 0 to 3 years of relevant technical experience OR non-degreed or non-technical degree and 2 - 5 years of relevant technical experience 3. Limited knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, and practices necessary to perform routine assignments for a specific discipline for maintenance, testing, installation or service 4. Testing Group positions require the ability to read blueprints and schematics and use basic test instruments 5. Distribution Testing positions require demonstrated ability to grasp technical assignments 6. Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills 7. Valid driver's license 8. Requires frequent travel to various company substations or other locations within the service territory 9. Must be available to work shifts and respond to emergency situations (7 days per week / 24 hours per day) equipment * (A Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited university exempts the TECH Test requirement. Note: Engineering Technology degrees do not qualify for an exemption from the tech test). Examples of technical fields (non-engineer) include Engineering Technology, Electronics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, etc. 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 position's minimum experience requirements.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS1. Technical experience related to electrical power equipment 2. Electrical troubleshooting experience preferred for Distribution Testing positions
    Associated topics: cellular, diagram, dsp, electrical engineer, energy, kv, plc, renewable, rf, transmission

Keywords: Exelon Corporation, Joliet , Associate Engineering Tech, Other , Joliet, Illinois

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