Manager Testing (Relay Protection & Control)

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Location: Baltimore, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 221466
Date Posted: Oct 16, 2019

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At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!


BGE T&S System Protection and Control

Directs the Exempt, Non-Exempt and Craft personnel and activities associated with the Relay and SCADA equipment maintenance and construction.  Assures the development and implementation of strategic and tactical business and labor initiatives.  Assures the focus and attainment of business goals and objectives.  Develops and maintains an environment that promotes safety, diversity, and high productivity of the Exempt, Non-Exempt and Craft personnel


Departmental activities include the commissioning, testing, maintenance, repair, and emergent response of Transmission and Distribution substation relays, SCADA, automation and communication systems and ancillary equipment.


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




Drives and oversees the development and implementation of short and long term strategic and tactical business and labor initiatives designed to assure the highest levels of customer services and to achieve Exelon’s safety, reliability and performance goals.  Assures timely response to storms and other system emergencies.


Manages the overall Testing budget.  Monitors business plans and business unit objectives.  Balances cost control with appropriate capital and maintenance investments.


Develops and maintains an environment that fosters a high performance culture and a learning organization.  Leads the  Testing team in promoting diversity and inclusion. Serves as a change agent for business initiatives and assures the human element is understood and considered.  Assures timely recognition of employee contributions.  Develops methods to assess communication effectiveness and implement continuous improvement initiatives.


Provides leadership to and development of the Testing Team.  Provides accurate and timely feedback regarding performance and operations.  Conducts performance planning and appraisals.  Identifies opportunities for growth and learning.  Facilitates open and honest communication with staff.  Assures that upward communication is integrated into the process, including employee concerns and complaints. 

Establishes, maintains and improves relationships with other departments in Exelon, the regional operating companies and the local communities.



Education – Bachelor’s degree in engineering or other technical discipline


Experience – 8 – 10 years of industry experience in transmission and substation systems (for T&S Testing) or distribution system equipment (for Dist Testing)

Certifications/Licenses –
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Successful completion of Supervisory Assessment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/expertise in substation and transmission systems (for T&S Testing) or distribution equipment and systems (for Dist Testing); leadership ability in a high-performance culture, including coaching and facilitating business competency and performance management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, build consensus, establish trust, and foster culture change
  • Demonstrated ability to support and enforce safe work behaviors; this requires working knowledge of safety rules and work practices.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including the abilities to manage personnel and carry out multiple tasks and processes; influence and direct others necessary to achieve results in support of company/department objective, work effectively with a variety of situations, individuals and groups; vision and implement new and innovative efficiency improvements.




Education – Master degree in Engineering or advanced system protection courses.



  • Electric industry background in the construction, maintenance and troubleshooting of transmission & substation equipment and systems (for T&S Testing) or distribution equipment and systems (for Distribution Testing).
  • Substation power equipment & protective relaying & controls testing experience
  • Previous supervisory experience



  • Ability to pass necessary Nuclear badging criteria (for T&S Testing) or O’Hare and Midway Airport badging criteria (for Distribution Testing).
  • Professional Engineering License



  • Technical understanding of transmission and substation components and system protection devices and schemes (for T&S Testing) or distribution components (for Distribution Testing).
  • Familiarity with local collective bargaining agreements.



  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and efficiencies including technology and performance.
  • Demonstrated business and utility financial acumen, customer awareness, and ability to create value.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in a high-performance culture, including coaching and facilitating business competency and performance management skills.



BGE Relay Protection & Control

  • Reports to the Director – Transmission and Substations and is responsible for directing the safe work performance of an average workforce of 35-45 testing employees, including field engineers and technicians

  • Directs the employees engaged in the safe execution of testing activities for the construction, operation and maintenance of company substation electric facilities.  These responsibilities include preventative/corrective maintenance, capacity expansion, and system reinforcement within the assigned regional operating area.

  • Provides input into the planning, implementation and execution of the operations, maintenance and reliability programs.

  • Determines labor and equipment requirements necessary for scheduled and emergent work to ensure maximum utilization of testing personnel.

  • Must be able to maintain effective internal business controls. Performs safety audits, meetings, investigations, and employee performance reviews.

  • Provides coaching and on the job technical training.
  • Regular contact with Distribution System Operations, Transmission System Operations, Construction & Maintenance, Transmission and Substation, Work Management, Engineering, and Asset Management.  Other contacts include municipal leaders and major industrial customers and various municipality organizations (fire, police etc).

  • Responsible for the relaying and communication equipment maintenance associated with Exelon Nuclear Power Plant Switchyards.


Direct Reports: 3-4                                       Indirect Reports:  30-40


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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