Section Engineer - Hybrid

Location: BALTIMORE, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 245938
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2023
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.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

T&S Regional Substation Projects is a newly created unit responsible for the execution of engineering and design (D&E) deliverables for system performance (SP) projects.  The SP programs improve reliability performance through modifications to existing substation designs and application of new equipment and technology.  These programs include power transformers, breakers, system protection and control, grounding, substation monitoring, capacitors, switches, and instrument transformers.  The unit provides oversight of D&E personnel representing civil, substation/high voltage (HV), and protection and controls (P&C) disciplines as well as lead responsible engineer (LRE).   Other objectives include the following:
•    Evaluate all planned and active projects/programs identified at BGE substations.
•    Provide recommendation on how to optimize the execution of the technical design and engineering deliverables of all the identified projects at the site, as part of a larger unified project(s), to be completed within a pre-determined schedule.

The section engineer will serve as the team subject matter expert (SME) to provide guidance and direction to both internal staff, external D&E consulting engineers (EOCs and SEOCs), and Owner’s Engineer.  The section engineer will be a facilitator/decision maker in resolving complex issues in several technical areas requiring advance knowledge and experience.  For new technologies or special projects such as a battery energy storage systems and smart substations, the section engineer may serve as the project lead.  Other responsibilities include assisting the team in providing estimates on required resources and costs, operational D&E planning, developing P6 schedules, outage sequencing, and managing technical challenge sessions.     The BGE area of operations will be split into 4 regions (NE, NW, SE, & SW).  The section engineer will be responsible for substations in either the North or South territory.
 

Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Leads highly technical consultation and training through OJT/OJE (may include some classroom instruction as well) on highly complex and unique technical areas requiring the application of advanced engineering principles and may require advanced knowledge of complex analog and digital field test equipment. (25%)
  • Evaluates complex technical issues that require highly specialized knowledge in very specific areas and recommends actions or programs for their resolution which may necessitate the review/evaluation of engineering design documents. (25%)
  • Leads the work activities of project teams and others on the implementation of large specialized technical projects and/or programs in order to develop studies, proposals, commissioning plans to support safely energizing and placing major utility and customer systems and equipment On System. (25%)
  • Participates in technical and industry societies and committees to enhance knowledge of new technologies or issues in area of company interest. (10%)
  • Participates in department/project management planning and monitor performance for the accomplishment of committed results. (10%)
  • Acts as an expert witness and provide expert opinions for internal committees. (5%)


JOB SCOPE

  • Highly influential on strategic management decisions that can have a major impact on the company.
  • Support/Lead employees and or contractors in the execution of plans developed to initially energize utility or customer equipment/systems and placed On System.
  • Set direction for the organization in regards to technical issues.
  • Applies technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline with at least 9 years of professional engineering experience. (1) (3) (See Note)
  • Completed Assignments and Projects showing evidence of:
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
  • Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, practices, and advanced engineering principles.
  • Advanced knowledge of latest technologies necessary to perform a variety of specialized unique or complex assignments for various installation types of services.
  • *Note: there are a limited number of personnel available in the industry with the required knowledge, ability and experience. (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.
  • 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.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all management levels.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the work activity of others.
  • Master of Science degree in Engineering (1) or Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3) Industry expert who participates or leads industry committee or working groups or has published technical documents.
  • Experience in substation and/or protection and control engineering, at voltage classes 13.8 kV through kV.  
  • Preparation of specifications and request for proposal for technical services, material, and equipment   
  • Design of electrical substation facilities including site and high voltage bus layouts, ground grids
  • Design of control and protection facilities for substations, including protective relaying, SCADA and telecommunication facilities
  • Project engineering experience in transmission and distribution substations

 

 

 

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