Sr Engineer (Electric Distribution Engineering & Standards)

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Location: Baltimore, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 221218
Date Posted: Feb 23, 2020

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We have an immediate need for 1 Senior Engineer to act as a subject matter expert (SME) within BGE’s Electric Distribution Engineering and Standards Unit.  Electric distribution topics include but are not limited to Arc Flash Calculations, Lightning Arresters, Fuses, Reclosers, Regulators, Capacitors, Enclosures/Splice Boxes, Transformers, Manholes, Vaults, Switchgear, Cutouts, Insulators, Splices, Standards, Preventative Maintenance Inspection Programs, Asset Health, and Asset Tracking.

- The successful candidate will be a primary Engineering Technical Point of Contact for distribution equipment related topics.

- The successful candidate will work on assignments that include a wide variety of issues with the assigned distribution equipment.  This includes but is not limited to leading / supporting the following:

o Creation or updates to equipment specifications,

o Equipment sourcing efforts,

o Field issue troubleshooting,

o Developing / enhancing equipment inspection programs,

o Equipment innovation projects, and

o Resolution of internal / external customer issues, and

o New equipment introductions.

The successful candidate will also work on additional assignments that include the leading / supporting the following:

o Adhoc studies and analyses,

o Exelon Utility Peer Group initiatives,

o Industry Committee Projects,

o Regulatory filings,

o Electric Distribution Engineering Handbook updates,

o Meeting with vendors to review, evaluate, and approve new equipment for possible implementation,

o Vendor plant evaluations, and

o Development of future initiatives and activities that will improve the internal and external customer experience.

- The successful candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. and willing to learn / become proficient with other applications including Asset Suite 8, Hyperion, Power BI, SmallWorld, ArcMap, etc.

- The successful candidate will occasionally travel to attend industry conferences, perform factory acceptance testing, support Exelon Utility Peer Group initiatives, etc.

- The successful candidate will be required to work storm duty.



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, operation, and maintenance of Exelons electric generation, 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. 

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




- Leads and performs assignments in specialized areas requiring extensive engineering expertise. 

- Leads and performs engineering tasks associated with a critical or analytical engineering project or a small number of complex projects that require specialized knowledge in many areas. 

- Evaluates, develops, implements and leads projects that have significant financial and operational impact. 

- Participates in department planning, provide budget recommendations and monitor performance for the accomplishment of committed results. 

- Performs assignments while acting independently, and may lead multi-discipline teams. 

- Serves as an expert in specialized area. 

- Acts as an expert witness or provide expert opinions as required. 

- Provides recommendations and implements action plans to improve performance and cost effectiveness. 

- Provides training and/or guidance to others. 

- Participates in technical and industry societies and committees to enhance knowledge of new technologies or issues in areas of company interest. 




- Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3)

- 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. 

- Eight or more years of professional engineering experience (1) (3) (See Note). 

- Thorough knowledge and experience in unique areas of engineering expertise. 

- Detailed knowledge of applicable standards, codes methods, and practices unique to areas of 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 Engineers License (2), advanced technical degree, MBA or Project Management Certification

-(1) Masters 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 masters 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 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. 

- 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

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 

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