General Engineer-(ComEd Distribution Project Engineer)

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Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 236532
Date Posted: Feb 4, 2022
Job: Engineering

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Job Description


Special Posting Notes:


Project Engineer, Regional Distribution Engineering

This position supports the Distribution Operations, and Reliability Engineering goals of pushing the performance frontier of grid safety, reliability and resiliency
Candidates with the following knowledge and experience preferred:  Electric Utility Equipment, Electric Utility Applications, or Analytics Tools, ie. Power BI, Python, etc.


Engineer Work

Provide reliable and resilient engineering solutions by collaborating with Operations, Engineering Strategy, Smart Grid and Project &Contract Management leveraging new technology

Creation of work down across programs of work designed by Regional Engineering internal resources to create visibility


Analyze Trends

Identify engineering solutions that reduce safety hazards in the field, as the frontline of engineering

Deliver analytic results to enable decision making related to regional reliability, resilience and sustainability



Develop and drive innovative solutions on distribution engineering challenges to improve customer experience for internal and external customers

Support/lead reliability improvement teams to identify new programs to enhance system performance


Diversity Equity & Inclusion

Be at the frontline of engineering to improve reliability and resiliency in the communities we serve

Demonstrate advocacy leadership in climate change, social and educational justice



Develops and/or leads in studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets, associated with the planning, design, licensing, construction, operation, and maintenance of Exelon’s electric generation, transmission, distribution, gas and telecommunication 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, vehicles or facilities. Reviews financial data from budget and actual costs of projects. Operates independently and seeks guidance when appropriate.

Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.




  • Performs engineering tasks associated with critical engineering projects or a number of small projects with many complex features.


  • Performs assignments in areas where engineering precedents are incomplete, lacking or require broad experience.


  • Evaluates, develops and implements projects that have moderate financial and operational impact.


  • May serve as an expert for organization in a specific area or responsibility.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3)

  • 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.

  • Five or more years of professional engineering experience (1) (3) (See Note).

  • Broad knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes methods, practices, and advanced engineering principles necessary to perform very complex or unique assignments for a specific discipline, various installations or services.

  • Minimum of two related career experiences (4) (i. e. , changes in technical job responsibilities, which may or may not include a change in department) OR

  • Engineer in Training OR

  • 50% complete (by hours) with advanced technical degree, M. B. A. or Project Management Certification

  • Graduate degree (1) or Graduate level work in Engineering, Business Administration or Project Management Certification

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (2) (3)

  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all management levels.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  1. Masters 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.

  4. Career related experiences is defined as changes in technical job responsibilities and does not have to include a change in department
  • 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 masters degree in Engineering AND a PE license, the minimum experience requirement would be reduced by one (1) year).

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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