Construction Worker

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Location: OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 220733
Date Posted: Aug 3, 2019

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Job Description


Assigned to various departments, to perform the less-skilled tasks under direct supervision as a member of a crew in connection with the construction, repair and maintenance of the transmission and distribution systems; to assist crew members of a higher grade; and to perform related work as assigned.  Typical examples of the duties are:


1.   To perform such work as digging and backfilling via both mechanical and manual excavating, removing dirt and debris, mixing concrete, lifting manhole covers and concrete slabs, cutting cable and wire, rodding and cleaning ducts, and cleaning manholes and vaults.

2.   To drive trucks with or without trailers; and to operate trailer-mounted and portable

       power equipment.

3.   To perform assembling and dismantling operations such as installing pole and arm hardware (framing poles on the ground), installing anchors, and assembling such equipment as air pressure kits, and to install and remove hardware, equipment, bends risers, and accessories.

4.   To assist with the handling of de-energized cable or wire in preparation of work, not including operating wire stringing or cable pulling machinery, to load, unload, and hoist, lower or move materials and equipment with the use of a hand-line; and to assist in assembling and setting up equipment in preparation for operations at job-sites.

5.   To assist in such operations as installing and removing fire-proofing materials, corrosion preventatives, equipment enclosures and cable supports, and in boring or pipe-pushing operations.

6.   To deliver material and equipment to and from job sites as it relates to single job that the crew is currently working on.

7.   To act as an Attendant, defined as an employee who is prepared and trained to render assistance whether emergency or work related, for activities such as prevention of energizing of equipment or cables while work is in progress; to guard, but not operate, exposed energized equipment; and to protect Company property and personnel.

8.   To perform flagging and roadside protection.

9.   Other duties as assigned.


Note:  The Construction Worker position is intended to advance into one of the three

            construction workgroups while providing other career opportunities.



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Possession of Commercial Drivers Instruction permit
  • Successful completion of the Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) test
  • Successful completion of Company’s assessments


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a utility training program, such as the program offered at Dawson Technical  Institute
  • Military experience
  • Construction (residential, commercial or civil) or skilled trade experience


Please Note:

All communication for this position will be conducted through email. Applicants are encouraged to check email on a regular basis.


Successful candidates will work throughout the ComEd Service Territory.


By joining our innovative team, you will help us more efficiently operate our system and provide new products and services to our customers.


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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