(ComEd) Associate Engineering Tech - Testing and Commissioning Engineering (P)
Company: Exelon Services, Inc.
Posted on: May 28, 2023
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At Exelon, we are 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 utilitiesAtlantic 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 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 empowered to evolve and advance our careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come and stay. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives and health and retirement benefits.
If you enjoy working in the field and troubleshooting substation equipment, then this is the job for you.The position involves work in one of ComEd's four regions (Chicago, North, South, and West), includes a take home vehicle, and the opportunity for overtime pay. Testing and Commissioning engineers are a front-line field engineering workforce that commissions, maintains, and troubleshoots transmission and distribution level protection and control systems inside ComEd substations.System and equipment types include protective relays, SCADA, substation automation, power and control equipment, fiber-optic, power line carrier, and revenue metering. Commissioning new equipment includes creating commissioning plans, writing livening procedures, creating and running test plans, and analyzing test results compared to expected values.The engineers also troubleshoot and perform field investigations for malfunctioning power equipment, system events and protective relay miss-operations. They then support corrective maintenance to repair any identified equipment issues.Lastly, the Testing and Commissioning engineers perform preventive maintenance on protection system components and SCADA. Testing and Commissioning engineers are the technical authority in the field.They provide leadership by directing and supporting substation maintenance and contractor crews on work associated with these systems.The Testing and Commissioning organization also plays a critical role in substation outage / work planning, maintaining engineering drawings, relay/SCADA database data entry, NERC/CIP audit support, supporting the engineering PM & CM maintenance programs, and is a strong advocate of the ComEd Safety culture
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
Works on smaller jobs, basic routines; under the guidance of an experienced engineer, on electrical power distribution equipment and associated control circuits to ensure proper electrical operation.Work for this position will primarily be on distribution substation equipment.Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Conduct corrective maintenance, preventative maintenance, and project installation testing activities on electrical power, relaying, SCADA, and/or communication equipment.
1. 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. Testing and Commissioning Engineering 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.
1. Technical experience related to electrical power, relaying, SCADA, and/or communication equipment.
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