Manager Transmission & Substation Engineering (Area Maintenance Engineering)

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Location: Greenway, DC, United States
Organization: PHI Service Company
Job ID: 228184
Date Posted: Nov 4, 2020

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At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!




Substation Area Maintenance Engineer (AME) is the Technical and Engineering owner of Electrical Substation equipment responsible in a geographical location of Substations in their assigned service territory




Substation AME duties include; reviews equipment test and diagnostic results, troubleshoots emergent issues in the field and/or office setting, identifies necessary replacement parts, executes corrective actions for extent of condition issues, performs field equipment assessments, single point of contact for emergency substation event response, perform field safety audits and engineering support of maintenance and construction activities, utilize predictive maintenance tools

Substation AME role includes a take home company vehicle, E-key and NERC Substation access, and provides opportunities to continually develop knowledge and expertise in substation equipment health and analysis through independent and company provided training opportunities    





This position is responsible for leading the activities of the Substation Area Maintenance Engineers across PHI. This position is a direct report to the Manager Equipment Standards and FP engineering. This role will be the substation engineering authority on substation preventive maintenance, material condition, and substation incident investigations.




Responsible for developing engineering documents. Lead, manage and provide leadership for the personnel and the activities of the electrical engineers of the T&S Engineering organization within the Company. Ensure compliance and adherence to accepted standard engineering and design practices.

Develop, update, issue design drawings for substation activities. Provide technical oversight to contracted engineering and design groups to ensure adherence to EED engineering standards.

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


1. Provide detailed engineering and design in support of ongoing engineering efforts for internal and external organizations.  Provides field technical support in the area of electric substation relay (testing) and/or mechanical systems to develop solutions for corrective and preventive maintenance, equipment replacement and new construction activities. Investigates, analyzes and reports on system operation events and develops corrective measures in coordination with T&S maintenance.

2. Drives and oversees the development and implementation of short and long term strategic and tactical business and labor initiatives designed to assure the highest levels of customer services and to achieve Exelon's safety, reliability and performance goals.

3. Manages the overall budget. Establishes and monitors business plans and business unit objectives. Balances cost control with appropriate capital and maintenance investments. Perform work prioritization, process adherence and resource utilization, assists with the prioritization of CM, PM and PdM tasks

4. Develop and maintain an environment that fosters a high performance culture and a learning organization. Foster an environment that respects and promotes diversity and inclusion. Serves as a change agent for business initiatives and assures the human element is understood and considered. Assure timely recognition of employee contributions. Develops methods to assess communication effectiveness and implement continuous improvement initiatives.

5. Provide leadership to and development of the Design team. Provide accurate and timely feedback regarding performance and operations. Conduct performance planning and appraisals. Identify opportunities for growth and learning. Facilitates open and honest communication with staff. Assures that upward communication is integrated into the process, including employee concerns and complaints. 






Education - Bachelor's degree in Engineering with 8 - 10 years design experience

Experience  Minimum of 8 years of related industry experience, or in lieu of bachelor's degree, at least 12 years of related industry experience

Certifications/Licenses  Valid driver's license

Knowledge  Understanding of transmission and substation components and systems


 Proven leadership ability in a high-performance culture, including coaching and facilitating business competency and performance management skills.

 Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, build consensus, establish trust, and foster culture change.

 Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and efficiencies including technology and performance.

 Demonstrated business and utility financial acumen, customer awareness, and ability to create value.


 Education- Advanced degree



 Previous experience as a T&S designer/engineer, familiar with Capital project process, ECA assessment, and preventative maintenance activities

Certifications/Licenses- Professional Engineer's (PE) License


 Systems knowledge including work management and CAD

 Understanding of utility collective bargaining agreements

At least 5 years Supervisory experience








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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