Mgr Design Engineering (DPL Engineering)

Location: Christiana, DE, United States
Organization: Delmarva Power & Light Co
Job ID: 227101
Date Posted: Jul 27, 2020

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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!

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Lead, manage and provide leadership for the personnel and the activities of the engineers, designers/drafters, field techs and service associates the Delmarva Power, an Exelon Company.

Responsible to lead, direct, organize and control the distribution design engineering activities within the Delmarva region, specifically the New Business Area within Delaware. Ensure compliance and adherence to accepted standard engineering and design practices for public relocation, system reliability, corrective maintenance, and system capacity projects across the distribution system while managing and controlling the scope of work, maintaining focus on accuracy, and ensuring constructability at the least cost. 

Responsible for performance measurements and design audits for all engineered plans. Communicate, execute, and supervise the process to ensure all work designs are appropriately scoped prior to construction issuance. 

Coordinate feedback on required design and standards application changes. Work with asset management to ensure, the design, coordination, and timely execution of the reliability programs. 

Lead and manage the design and execution  of all distribution reliability issues within the region, including development and oversight of programmatic work to meet Company SAIFI and CAIDI targets. Ensure all customer reliability issues are addressed in a timely fashion. 

Responsibilities also include management of contracted engineering services, joint utility work coordination and providing technical expertise of distribution facilities to the Region. Assure the development and effective implementation of strategic initiatives. Assure the focus and attainment of business goals and objectives. Develop and maintain an environment that promotes diversity and high productivity. 

Note: Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24x7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies. 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Accountability

- Drive and oversee the development and implementation of short and long term internally generated distribution engineering, design, and reliability activities to eliminate rework, assure the highest levels of customer services and to achieve Exelons safety, reliability and performance goals.

- Provide central and focused leadership and management of distribution engineering / design activities across Exelon by having key interface with Work Management to levelize engineering activities in conjunction with the work plan and to optimize crew utilization. Consistently monitor engineering activities to facilitate decision making that bundles work opportunities to maximize construction output.

- Manage the department budget. Establish and monitor engineering and design process to meet Asset Management and Operations objectives. Ensure scope control to contain costs and manage engineering estimates to within + / - 10% of actual project costs.

- Develop and maintain an environment that fosters a high performance culture and a learning organization. Lead management team in promoting diversity. Serve as a change agent for business initiatives and assure the human element is understood and considered. Assure timely recognition of employee contributions and develop technical capabilities in the organization.

Provide leadership to and development of the management team. Provide accurate and timely feedback regarding performance and operations. Conduct performance planning and appraisals. Identify opportunities for growth and learning.

- Establish, maintain and improve relationships with other departments in Exelon and outside.

-Facilitate open and honest communication with staff. Assure that upward communication is integrated into the process, including employee concerns and complaints. Develop methods to assess communication effectiveness and implement continuous improvement initiatives.


POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum: 

-Bachelors degree in Engineering or related field

-At least 8 years of relevant experience, including at least 5 years as a supervisor or manager, OR in lieu of Bachelors degree, a minimum of 12-14 years of relevant experience

- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of distribution engineering practices. 

- Proven leadership ability in a high performance culture. 

- Proven high level management skills in coaching and facilitating business competency. 

-Self-initiator and proven performance management skills. 

- Demonstrated ability to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change and ensure compliance to engineering processes and design procedures

- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and efficiencies including technology and performance. 

- Demonstrated business acumen, customer awareness and ability to create value / eliminate non-value activity. 

-Ability to work independently and as a team member, effectively managing conflicting priorities in a multi-tasking environment. 

-Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, motivational, negotiation, time management, and oral/written communication skills are required. 

- Create effective working relationships with employees, customers, other departments, and outside agencies. 

-Knowledge of company safety, regulatory and various operating policies and procedures. 


Preferred: 

-Graduate degree or Graduate Level work in Engineering, Business Administration or related field.


Qualifications


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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