Section Engineer - DPL Engineering

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Location: Millsboro, DE, United States
Organization: Delmarva Power & Light Co
Job ID: 240084
Date Posted: Jun 25, 2022
Job: Engineering

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

At Exelon, we are 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 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 empowered to evolve and advance our careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come and stay. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives and health and retirement benefits.
 

New challenging position in Delaware created to coordinate and manage a high volume of State and Municipal Highway facility relocation projects for Delmarva Power. Represents Delmarva Power as the single point of contact with the State of Delaware and other Delaware Municipalities for Distribution engineering design and project management. These duties span across all three Delaware counties and involves engineering and construction resources from three Delmarva Power Districts Christiana, Harrington, and Millsboro. Strong Technical and leadership skills are required of this position to respond to and interface with several levels of the state’s highway traffic and engineering departments.

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Develops and/or leads teams of employees or contractors in studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, integrated systems analysis, associated with the testing, commissioning, planning, design, licensing, construction, operation, and maintenance of DPL/Exelon's electric distribution facilities/systems. Provides consultation and recommendations to the Company within and to other business units and/or customers as a result of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, or facilities. Acts as recognized technical authority in a specialized engineering area which may involve witnessing of Factory Acceptance Tests. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Leads highly technical consultation and training through OJT/OJE (may include some class room instruction as well) on highly complex and unique technical areas requiring the application of advanced engineering principles and may require advanced knowledge of complex analog and digital field test equipment. (25%)
  • Evaluates complex technical issues that require highly specialized knowledge in very specific areas and recommends actions or programs for their resolution which may necessitate the review/evaluation of engineering design documents. (25%)
  • Leads the work activities of project teams and others on the implementation of large specialized technical projects and/or programs in order to develop studies, proposals, commissioning plans to support safely energizing and placing major utility and customer systems and equipment On System. There will be at least one Engineer in each District specifically dedicated to this work and three Field Engineering Technicians (FETs) that also support these facility relocation projects across New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. The Section Engineer would be expected to lead these engineers and technicians in support of these relocation projects. (25%)
  • Participates in technical and industry societies and committees to enhance knowledge of new technologies or issues in area of company interest. (10%)
  • Participates in department/project management planning, and monitor performance for the accomplishment of committed results. (10%)
  • Acts as an expert witness and provide expert opinions for internal committees. (5%)


JOB SCOPE

  • Highly influential on strategic management decisions that can have a major impact on the company.
  • Support/Lead employees and or contractors in the execution of plans developed to initially energize utility or customer equipment/systems and placed On System.
  • Set direction for the organization in regards to technical issues.
  • Applies technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Develop and monitor budget and forecast for financial funding of facility relocation projects.
  • Provide specialized training to distribution engineers, technicians.
  • Create opportunities for specialized training for the crews and peers based on the needs of broader organization. This need can range from providing detailed analysis of facility relocations requiring an in-depth study of the equipment/materials, engaging with peers from DelDOT or external utilities to benchmark certain design standards/practices and/or seeking support from research organizations in power systems industry such as EPRI, NATF, IEEE, CEATI, ASCE etc.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline with at least 9 years of professional engineering experience. (1) (3) (See Note)
  • Completed Assignments and Projects showing evidence of:
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex electrical systems.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
  • Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, practices, and advanced engineering principles.
  • Advanced knowledge of latest technologies necessary to perform a variety of specialized unique or complex assignments for various installation types of services.
  • *Note: there are a limited number of personnel available in the industry with the required knowledge, ability and experience. (1) Master's degree in Engineering reduces the OJT experience requirement by 1 year. (2) License must be issued by the state in which you are practicing. (3) PE License reduces the OJT experience requirement by 1 year.
  • Note: Items (1) and (3) are mutually inclusive, whereby the maximum experience requirement reduction is one (1) year (e.g., in the case of an employee with both a master's degree in Engineering AND a PE license, the minimum experience requirement would be reduced by one (1) year.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all management levels.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the work activity of others.
  • Master of Science degree in Engineering (1) or Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3) Industry expert who participtes or leads industry committee or working groups or has published technical documents.

 

 

 

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