Sr Engineer - BGE Strategy

Location: BALTIMORE, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 244862
Date Posted: Nov 14, 2022
Job: Engineering

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Be 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.

Role Summary Statement: This exciting, dynamic role is specific to BGE’s Utility of the Future Strategy team. The Sr. Engineer will draw on his/her technical experiences to research, shape and lead new innovative programs and projects that will transform the organization to deliver premier customer experiences, advance sustainability and decarbonization as part of BGE’s Path to Clean climate commitment, and explore new clean technologies and business models that drive business results and support our communities. Specific focus areas may include, but are not limited to, Smart Grid, electric vehicles, battery storage, advanced fiber communications, community solar, DERs, etc. The Sr Engineer will drive the development of new processes and procedures, as well as support documentation to ensure the success of projects.
The Sr. Strategy Engineer will w
ork closely with operational units of the business to test, deploy and track the performance of technologies identified as critical to realizing the aims of the Utility of the Future strategic plan and to ensure strategic coordination and alignment. This role will require a high degree of autonomy, problem-solving, a design-thinking mindset, strong communication skills, as well as working collaboratively across internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Additionally, this role will be a high-impact, high-visibility role in terms of being part of BGE’s Strategic Planning team, with excellent growth potential.


Develops and/or leads teams in studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets, associated with the planning, design, licensing, construction, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of Exelon’s electric, transmission, distribution, gas and telecommunication facilities/systems. Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers as a result of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities. Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects. Provides technical expertise to strategic, legislative and operational decisions. Participates in creating, updating, and applying internal/industry standards and technology in a specialized area of expertise. Trains and mentors others. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.



  • Leads and performs Strategy assignments in specialized areas requiring the application of extensive engineering expertise to develop new, innovative programs, projects and/or processes. (25%)

  • Leads and performs engineering tasks and projects associated with a critical or analytical engineering project or a small number of complex projects that require specialized knowledge in many areas, may include field testing troubleshooting, and peer review. Will work across other operational functional areas within BGE and Exelon. (25%)

  • Evaluates, develops, implements and leads projects that have significant financial and operational impact, may also develop initial design specifications, recommendations and/or commissioning plans. Plans, writes and performs tasks for documentation deliverables and projects (10%)

  • Participates in department planning, through field/site walkdowns, attend meetings/conference calls, provide budget recommendations and monitor performance for the accomplishment of committed results. (10%)

  • Performs assignments while acting independently, and may lead multi-discipline teams, may include providing direct oversight of contractors. (5%)

  • Serves as an expert in specialized area. (5%)

  • Acts as an expert witness or provide expert opinions as required. (5%)

  • Provides recommendations to management and implements action plans to improve performance and cost effectiveness.(5%)

  • Provides detailed technical training, mentorship, peer review, and/or guidance to others. (5%)

  • Participates in technical and industry societies and committees to enhance knowledge of new technologies or issues in areas of company interest, make recommendations for business decisions regarding strategy for new technologies and/or engineering techniques and tools.(5%)




Demonstrated Results: 

Proven capability to drive significant, innovative programs and strategies from concept to conclusion with a positive impact on the business

Influences project decisions having a significant impact on the company.

Applies technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction



  • Continually learns and applies the latest financial techniques, capacity to think systematically and creatively

  • Understands complexities of business issues and draws logical conclusions from imperfect data

  • Ability to isolate and focus on significant factors, quickly identifies problem causes and works to find a successful resolution


Strategic & Operating Planning Skills: 

  • Ability to think in long-range terms to assess issues and the external and internal environment

  • Assist in defining future goals and objectives, assess requirements to achieve goals & develop tactical action plan


Risk Taker:

  • Courage to try new ideas and approaches


Champions Change:

  • Continually improves the quality, usefulness and timeliness of policies, processes and systems


Candid, Concise Communication:

  • Expresses ideas and presents information that is accurate and to the point



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3) Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices

  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex electrical and mechanical systems.

  • Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.

  • Detailed knowledge of applicable standards, codes methods, and practices unique to areas of expertise.

  • Eight or more years of professional engineering experience (1) (3) (See Note 3. Thorough knowledge and experience in unique areas of engineering expertise.

  • Ability to apply advanced engineering principles to identify and resolve complex issues.

  • Minimum of three related career experiences (4) (i.e., changes in technical job responsibilities, which may or may not include a change in department) OR

  • Lead Member of a recognized industry committee OR

  • Professional Engineer's License (2), advanced technical degree, MBA or Project Management Certification (1) Master's degree in Engineering reduces the OJT experience requirement by 1 year. (2) License must be issued by the state in which you are practicing. (3) PE License reduces the OJT experience requirement by 1 year. (4) Career related experiences is defined as changes in technical job responsibilities and does not have to include a change in department.

  • Note: Items (1) and (3) are mutually inclusive, whereby the maximum experience requirement reduction is one (1) year (e.g., in the case of an employee with both a master's degree in Engineering AND a PE license, the minimum experience requirement would be reduced by one (1) year).



Graduate degree (1) or Graduate level work in Engineering, Business Administration, Sustainability, Economics or Project Management Certification

Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3)

Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all management levels.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Ability to analyze industry wide trends and implement enhancements.

Expertise in data modeling and excel.


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