Sr. Manager of Environmental Management

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Location: OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 243010
Date Posted: Oct 6, 2022
Job: Environmental

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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.


This job has direct responsibility for managing all environmental activities, including ensuring regulatory compliance and driving environmental performance; associated with an electric and/or gas utility as well as the management of all elements of an Exelon Utility (EU) Operational Company's Environmental Management System (EMS). The position is also responsible for full oversight of environmental permitting associated with centrally managed projects, environmental compliance during construction and management and oversight of all environmental liabilities associated with one or multiple operating companies. Lastly, the position is also responsible for managing all staff that report to the environmental services department in one or multiple utility operating companies. This position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


  • Performs the leadership duties of a Supervisor. Functions as the environmental program manager within the EU Operating Company that supervises environmental staff to directly support line organization. Manage and oversee work performed by consultants, contractors, vendors associated with environmental duties and projects. 
  • Maintains the EU Operating Company's written environmental standards and associated environmental communications to ensure ISO 14001 EMS certification. Conducts internal environmental assessments and audits. Supports development of standards-related environmental training as well as provides guidance on environmental matters to operating areas. Maintains the repository of environmental documents for the EU Operating Company. Develops, tracks, and reports on environmental metrics and targets for the EU Operating Company to improve environmental performance. 
  • Manages all budgetary issues related to environmental spending. 
  • Directly interfaces with Federal, State, and local environmental regulators in support of environmental projects, remediation efforts, and routine operations on behalf of EU Operating Company. 
  • Directs execution of environmental remediation projects, including former Manufactured Gas Plant remediation efforts and contaminated legacy sites. 
  • Oversees and directs involvement in EU Operating Company's and Exelon Corporate Environmental technical committees. Represents the EU Operating Company by serving on industry trade associations and professional/technical groups, such as AGA, EPRI, GTI, EEI and others, to influence regulatory outcomes and gain information related to critical Company environmental issues. 
  • Makes recommendations and presentations to Management as required. 


Reports to the Vice President of Support Services and is responsible for all environmental activities that affect the business with a strong emphasis on environmental compliance and performance. Position is also responsible for oversight of large centrally managed projects to ensure that all required environmental permits are received and to monitor environmental compliance during construction. Position is responsible for working with Government and Legislative affairs to understand new federal and/or state policies or regulations that have the potential to affect the business and communicate these impacts to affected business units as appropriate. Lastly, the position participates in developing or implementing environmental strategy/policy for one or multiple operating companies.


  • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering, environmental science, physical science discipline, or related field and 10 years' experience in environmental program management, utility operations, and engineering.
  • Availability to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
  • In depth knowledge of the environmental requirements and regulations associated with the EU Operating Company's line organization activities, operations, and processes to ensure compliance obligations are met.
  • Skills/Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to direct the activities of others.
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to senior leaders.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and assignments for staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge and working experience with applicable local, state and federal environmental regulatory and interacting with regulatory agencies.
  • Understanding of budgeting, costing and performance metrics reporting
  • Completion of Leadership Assessment required.


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