Shift Substation Tech Trainees

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Location: DUNDALK, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 222426
Date Posted: Nov 10, 2019

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Job Description


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!


Reports To:

Supervisor – Substation Operations




Approximately 18 months of instruction leading to a Substation Shift Technician in an electric transmission/distribution-oriented discipline responsible for field operation, mechanical maintenance and high voltage testing tasks in company substations, and mechanical maintenance and high voltage testing tasks in customer substations. On the job and classroom training to learn and understand substation operations, including the various substation groups.  Demonstrates an understanding of all standards, safety practices, and regulations to safely perform tasks associated with the job. Performs basic planned switching and applies and removes grounds to high and low voltage equipment as directed by System Operations to isolate or return equipment to service. Applies the Lockout and Tagout procedures to outage electrical equipment. Performs alarm and trouble response.  Performs live phasing acceptance testing of new substation equipment, only under guidance of a Lead Substation Technician.  Performs minor diagnostic and troubleshooting tests on in or out-of-service substation equipment.  Assists Senior Shift Substation Technicians in troubleshooting equipment and circuit problems, maintaining, testing and repairing high voltage equipment, up to 500 kV.  Performs monthly inspections of substation equipment (recording data, equipment inspections, battery checks, and testing alarm systems), correcting unsatisfactory conditions, and referring problems as required. Assures that work conforms to specifications, drawings, safety practices and regulations. Assists in the installation of mobile substations.  Is required to work various shifts, overtime, and during emergencies. May perform other duties as assigned.  May be required to respond to emergency events.











Familiarity with basic electricity.




-Ability to interpret and accurately follow technical instructions.

-Ability to handle changing shifts (night/day work).

-Ability to use hand tools, electrical measuring instruments, operating tools, and test equipment.

-Physical ability to perform assigned job duties, (e.g., ability to lift 25 lbs. or greater, trench work, climbing, and work from aerial lift and auxiliary equipment).

-Willingness to work under adverse working conditions (e.g., weather, heights, vehicular traffic, and mandatory overtime).

-Satisfactory completion of the Technical Occupations Test (TECH).


-Valid driver’s license and ability to meet Company driving standards.


-Ability to pass background check to obtain access to various customer substations.


-Demonstrated ability to write, speak, read, comprehend, and communicate clearly and accurately in the English language.


-Must be willing and able to work overtime on a regular basis and must be available for callout overtime if, and when required, consistent with the Labor Agreement.





-Training, education and/or experience in a technical or vocational field; or equivalent combination of education/training and experience.

-1 year minimum construction or electrical related experience



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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