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Designer III (Hybrid)

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Location: BALTIMORE, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 253238
Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
Date Posted: May 21, 2024

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Job Description


We're powering a cleaner, brighter future.

Exelon is leading the energy transformation, and we're calling all problem solvers, innovators, community builders and change makers. Work with us to deliver solutions that make our diverse cities and communities stronger, healthier and more resilient.

We're powered by purpose-driven people like you who believe in being inclusive and creative, and value safety, innovation, integrity and community service. We are a Fortune 200 company, 19,000 colleagues strong serving more than 10 million customers at six energy companies -- 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).

In our relentless pursuit of excellence, we elevate diverse voices, fresh perspectives and bold thinking. And since we know transforming the future of energy is hard work, we provide competitive compensation, incentives, excellent benefits and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

Are you in?


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.



  • Experience with Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • AutoDesk Vault
  • Knowledge of Electrical Substation drawings & plans


Designer positions will focus on quality assurance of design deliverables produced by BGE Contractors of Choice (Engineers of Choice & Specialty Engineers of Choice)

 Candidate will gain experience in developing substation standard drawings, including physical layouts & equipment configurations. Experience will include developing 3D equipment models in coordination with BGE’s Intelligent CAD Design & Standards team.

 The position will require reporting to BGE’s Lord Baltimore Building three days a week (Tuesday-Thursday). Remaining working days within the week can be performed remotely.




  • 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.

BGE's Transmission and Substations Large Projects Engineering team is focused on the engineering, design, and execution of substation projects within the BGE service territory. The team's mission is to drive the execution of design and engineering deliverables associated with large capital expansion projects, including the construction of new 115kV and 230kV substations to support growing customer load, as well as supporting the rebuild of existing transmission and distribution infrastructure. 


  • Experience with Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • AutoDesk Vault
  • Knowledge of Electrical Substation drawings & plans

  • 401(k) match and annual company contribution
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, floating and fixed holidays and sick time
  • Maternity leave as well as paid bonding/primary caregiver leave or parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child or to care for an ill family member, as applicable (eligibility based on position)
  • Long Term Incentive Plan for eligible positions
  • Wellbeing programs such as tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and fitness reimbursement
  • Referral bonus program
  • And much more
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