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Assistant Mechanic Operator SCD

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Location: Wilmington, DE, United States
Organization: Delmarva Power & Light Co
Job ID: 253311
Remote Work: No Remote
Date Posted: May 28, 2024

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Job Description


Be a part of something powerful at America's leading energy provider!

At Exelon, our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are a Fortune 200 company united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities -- 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). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow -- whether that's in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.

Job Duties

1.     Regularly and customarily performs a variety of manual or physical work

2.     Under close direction of any of the higher classifications uses hand and power tools for installation, operation, & maintenance of electric and gas facilities, and may be assigned to assist any departmental classification.

3.     Under close direction of any higher classification assists in the installation, operation, maintenance, and removal of gas or electric meters.

4.     Under close direction of any higher classification performs pavement breaking, excavation, backfill, and restoration work.

5.     Perform gas leak survey duties in accordance with DOT Regulations.

6.     Load and unload materials, make deliveries and pickups, replenish departmental materials and supplies.

7.     Read residential and commercial gas and electric meters.

8.     Assist with traffic control by performing flagging duties.  (certification as needed)

9.     Perform housekeeping duties (platform, shop area, parking areas, job site, vehicles, etc).

10.  Performs other related or less-skilled work, as required or directed.

11.  Operates CMV and other vehicles, applicable data systems, or other Company equipment. (vehicle radio system, RM, Itron, etc).

12.  Reads, writes and communicates effectively in the English language.



The Assistant Mechanic Operator will be eligible to bid on an available Mechanic Operator position, providing all qualifications, including testing, are met.  All Mechanic Operator job vacancies shall be first offered to qualified Assistant Mechanic Operators, in order of departmental seniority, before going to bid.

  • Assistant Mechanic Operator (6 mos)
  •            Assistant Mechanic Operator (thereafter)


Qualifications Required:

  • High school diploma or vocational school education or equivalent.
  • Must have proper temperament for meeting the public and dealing with customers.
  • Willing and able to work a rotating shift and/or scheduled hours.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime on a regular basis and must be available for callout overtime.
  • Must be able to work from a ladder, both above and below ground.  Must be able to work in close spaces.
  • Must have or be qualified to obtain promptly the required vehicle operator’s license, including CDL.
  • Must be available for overtime or standby as needed.
  • Must wear appropriate safety clothing.  (i.e., Hard hat, Safety glasses, Personal Protective Clothing, etc.).
  • Must comply with DOT Regulations.
  • Position is a scheduled position.
  • Employee must pass qualification test prior to Company awarding the job

Physical Requirements:

  • Strenuous physical effort, including reaching, working in abnormal positions, walking, stooping, and climbing.
  • Must be able to lift up to 90 lbs.
  • Pass back X-ray and hernia exam.
  • 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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