Principle Project Outage Coordinator
Location:
Bethesda , Maryland
Posted:
January 20, 2017
Reference:
16380

Position Description

Responsible for optimizing the practices, policies, procedures and programs to operate the electric T&D systems (e.g. PEPCO 4kV, 13kV, 34kV, 69kV, 138kV, 230kV, and 500kV electric transmission, sub-transmission, and distribution systems) in a safe, reliable and efficient manner with the welfare of employees, customers, the public and shareholders in mind. Submits outage requests for planned project work in support of the project management department. Analyze project diagram related work and coordinate the addition of new equipment to the system. Create electrical zones of protection for field personnel to work within, satisfying all safety tagging procedures. Works with the OCC, TSO and project managers to resolve conflicts between outage requests and system operating constraints. Maintain and apply a working knowledge of the Exelon Management Model for business controls and meet management's expectation for conducting effective business.

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

Position Requirements

Minimum:
Bachelor's degree in engineering or closely related discipline and 8 - 10 years experience in the planning, design, operation or maintenance of high voltage electrical equipment on the electrical / gas distribution system OR high school diploma and 12 or more years experience in the planning, design, operation or maintenance of high voltage electrical equipment on the electrical / gas distribution system.
Combined 3-5 years experience as Sr Dist Sys Dispatcher (Load Dispatching) and operating/construction/engineering or equivalent background.
Working knowledge is required of the transmission & sub- transmission systems and associated substation equipment to include loading limitations, operating procedures, contingency consequences, protective relaying, emergency operating procedures and protective card requirements.
Independent decision-making and judgment is absolutely necessary to maintain the integrity and security of the system, insuring electrical switching activities are performed in a safe, efficient and timely manner.

Preferred:
Bachelor's degree in engineering or closely related discipline
5 years experience as Sr Dist Sys Dispatcher (Load Dispatching) and equivalent background in operating, construction or engineering.
Working knowledge of the transmission, sub- transmission and distribution system and related substation equipment. Working knowledge of the 4kV & 12kV distribution systems external to substations.

Pepco Holdings, an Exelon Company, is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of characteristics protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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