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Prin Proj Outage Coordinator

Posted by: Exelon Business Services on October 12, 2018 at 03:17:01.

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Bethesda
State: Maryland
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 20817

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Responsible for optimizing the practices, policies, procedures and programs to operate the 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 managements 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.


Collect and analyze system data to determine the feasibility of switching requests for transmission, substation and distribution equipment. , Ensure the safe, efficient and secure operation of the electric system and manage the impact on system reliability.

Work with project managers to determine required zones of protection and outage sequencing to execute planned project work.

Review and follow the progression of project diagram work on the transmission, sub transmission and distribution system.

Support the project manager in work bundling activities to minimize the impact to the system.

Work with the OCC, TSO and project managers to resolve conflicts between outage requests and system operating constraints.



Bachelors 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#CD# (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.


Bachelors 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.

The Principal Arranger supports project managers in determining the required zones of protection and outage sequencing required to execute planned transmission and substation project work. The individual must submit outage requests to the OCC and TSO in accordance withcompany and PJM requirements. ; The individual will also work with the PM, TSO & OCC to optimize project outage schedules to minimize the impact to the system. ; The individual must be able to work independently to avoid unplanned interruptions to customers and verify that all scheduled work does not place our customers or electric system at undue risk.

; The consequences of operating errors or improper system operation could cost the company millions of dollars in direct, indirect and intangible costs such as the loss of customer good will, damaged company equipment, damaged customer equipment and damage to the companys public image. ; The individual must be able to analyze issues, prioritize and provide direction under extreme stress and conflicting demands for attention. ; The impact on the corporate initiatives for O & M would be severely impacted without the Principal Arrangers ability to minimize risk during planned outages.

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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