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Assoc Engineer - Smart Grid Emerging Technology (HYBRID ROLE)

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Location: OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 248950
Date Posted: Jun 25, 2023

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Job Description


We're powering a cleaner, brighter future.

Exelon is leading the energy transformation, and we're calling all problem solvers, innovators, community builders and change makers. Work with us to deliver solutions that make our diverse cities and communities stronger, healthier and more resilient.

We're powered by purpose-driven people like you who believe in being inclusive and creative, and value safety, innovation, integrity and community service. We are a Fortune 200 company, 19,000 colleagues strong serving more than 10 million customers at six energy companies -- 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).

In our relentless pursuit of excellence, we elevate diverse voices, fresh perspectives and bold thinking. And since we know transforming the future of energy is hard work, we provide competitive compensation, incentives, excellent benefits and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

Are you in?


The Smart Grid Emerging Technology department evaluates new, innovative technologies for the utility grid.  These pilot, proof-of-concept, and demonstration projects are deployed in a variety of different environments including a hardware-in-the-loop lab, a controlled power system laboratory, and the utility grid.  Projects can be in support of providing solutions to internal stakeholders or external stakeholders such as national laboratories or federal partners including the Department of Energy.  This position will contribute to engineering, testing, commissioning, and deploying these projects.   Field experience is preferred.  This position understands and coordinates financial data related to project budgets and actual costs. This position is also encouraged to bring in new ideas to support the mission of providing safer, cleaner, more reliable power for our customers and for our environment.  


  • Performs design calculations, studies, and research on highly complex and unique technical areas requiring the application of advanced engineering principles.  25%
  • Evaluates technical issues that require specialized knowledge and recommends actions or programs for their resolution.          25%
  • Supports the implementation of technical projects and/or teams in order to develop studies, proposals and designs while considering cost effectiveness.      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 planning, provide budget recommendations and monitor performance for the accomplishment of committed results.   10%
  • Learns and understands the regulatory environment that guides the department investment portfolio.    5%


  • Provides technical assistance in support of others.
  • Applies technical knowledge to help promote a safe work environment and to enhance customer satisfaction.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
  •  Ability to analyze and interpret complex electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
  • Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices.
  • Zero to two years of professional engineering experience
  • Limited knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, and practices necessary to perform routine assignments for a specific discipline installations, or service.


  • Written and oral communication/presentation skills, report generation & technical writing skills
  • Interpersonal skills & the ability to collaborate with peers
  • Ability to confer with customers and identify customer needs

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