Designer III

Location: BALTIMORE, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 241814
Date Posted: Aug 4, 2022
Job: Design Technician

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Job Description

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Be a part of something powerful at America's premier energy provider!

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 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 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.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Applies knowledge of engineering practices, and mathematics to prepare construction details involving electric substation, transmission, and/or the gas/electric/outdoor lighting distribution system design in accordance with the latest construction, safety, and environmental standards and cost control measures. Ascertains load requirements, performs necessary engineering required to determine project cost and required construction resources. Negotiates the construction schedule and service dates. Determines requirements to accommodate joint use with other utilities such as cable TV and telephone. Initiates estimates for residential, industrial and commercial extensions and relocations and executes contracts as appropriate. Reviews and quotes customer charges. Utilizes various computer systems including the Computer Aided Design and ATLAS Expert Designer Reviews plans of proposed construction by customers and outside agencies to determine the extent of interference with our existing or proposed facilities. Alerts and advises concerned parties of design options and special construction techniques to protect our facilities and avoid conflicts. Coordinates the design options with engineering personnel and consults with field forces prior to and during construction.Performs job site walk down to obtain preliminary information, to develop details of design and to discuss design problems with engineers and construction personnel. Maintains customer contact throughout job to ensure mutually agreed upon commitments are met. Coordinates with customers, property owners, attorneys, architects, Realtors, contractors, builders, developers, governmental agencies and other utilities. Selects and executes related documents such as contracts, permissions, rights-of-way, charge orders, etc. Obtains authority to bill customers for amounts receivable. Reviews joint ownership requests, construction notices and bills resulting from Company work from other utility companies. Performs field survey work to describe location of present and proposed facilities, obstructions and required geographic features. Interprets designs, coordinates and/or approves minor field changes. Job duties may be electric transmission only, electric substation only, electric distribution only, gas only, outdoor lighting only or combination gas, electric, and outdoor lighting. Work assignments and prerequisite skills depend upon the specific unit in which this position resides. Subject to overtime.  May be required to respond to emergency events.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

JOB SCOPE

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge: Knowledge of mathematics and experience in the application of engineering and construction standards, surveying, and electrical and gas theory necessary to determine design requirements. Familiarity with environmental permitting, rights-of-way requirements, and Company safety standards and practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, manage, and coordinate multiple work assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to make accurate field surveys; to produce legible, accurate and technically acceptable construction related documents; to develop and produce job drawings using CADD.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, and to negotiate effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to meet Company driving standards.
  • Ability to use personal vehicle on a regular basis for Company business.
  • Satisfactory completion of the Technicians Occupations Selection System Test.
  • May be required to become Notary Public in the State of Maryland, depending on specific assignment.
  • Education/Experience: High School Diploma and over six years of job related work experience, including at least three years' experience in the design and drafting gas and/or electric utility systems; or the equivalent combination of formal education/training and experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


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