Utility Trainee

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Location: Baltimore, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 222557
Date Posted: Nov 12, 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!

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
 
Competencies:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:  (*essential job functions)

Approximately 18 months of instruction leading to an electric or gas, transmission, distribution or substation discipline.


During the first 6 to 12 months of the program assigned as a trainee to the Utility Learning Center for cognitive learning, as well as physical attainment of the skills of the trade.  Under the direction of qualified instructors learn how to interpret construction drawings, standards, safety practices, work procedures and regulations; and apply that knowledge to the construction, maintenance and service of both gas and electric utility infrastructure and limited customer equipment.


Interact and communicate with the public utilizing verbal communication skills in confrontational situations. 

Job Specifications:

Knowledge:


Skills/Abilities:

Ability to interpret and accurately follow technical instructions.

Physical ability to perform assigned job duties, (e.g., ability to lift 50 lbs. or greater; climb 90 ft utility poles; work from ladders and aerial lifts; work in manholes, underground utility vaults and excavated trenches; operate heavy duty construction equipment.)

Ability to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration weight restriction (275 lbs.) for bucket trucks and manhole entry when wearing required tools.

Willingness to work under adverse working conditions (e.g., inclement weather and vehicular traffic).

Willingness to work shift, weekend and mandatory overtime.

Satisfactory completion of the Construction and Skilled Trades Test Battery.

Valid driver’s license and the ability to meet Company driving standards.  Ability to obtain appropriate Commercial Driver’s License, Class A, where applicable.

Ability to operate in both Gas & Electric emergency situations.

Ability to operate and update a Mobile Data Terminal.

Ability to Diagnose, Analyze and Investigate illegal and unsafe hazards on all utility equipment.

Ability to comprehend training modules and successfully pass written and practical demonstration testing.

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.

 

Education/Experience:

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

Disclaimer:  May perform other duties as assigned. May be required to respond to emergency events.

Other (including physical requirements, working conditions, etc.)

Qualifications

Reports To:

Supervisor, Utility Training


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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