Responsible to lead, manage and provide leadership and supervision of the employees and the activities of designers. Key responsibility and relationship will be to manage the design activities under the technical guidance of the design manager and to provide evaluation of employee performance in a joint effort. Ensure compliance and adherence to accepted standard engineering and design practices for facility relocation, capacity expansion and reliability programs for Utility assets. Responsibility includes design activities located throughout the Utility’s service territory. Responsible to ensure that all designs meet the design basis for equipment and systems on the Utility’s system. Identify training requirements and ensure compliance. Define and initiate continuous improvement processes to ensure projects are designed and built to established standards. Responsible for performance measurements and design audits for all engineered plans. Oversee design completion, resource coordination and timely execution of the reliability and capacity expansion programs defined by Asset Performance and Investment Strategy. Communicate, execute and supervise the process to ensure all design packages are properly prepared and appropriately scoped prior to construction issuance. Ensure consistent application of design practices across the system, and coordinate feedback on required design and standards application changes. Responsible for the development and training of the internal design staff and management of the design department budget. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
Minimum:5 - 8 years design experience in the Utility industry or equivalent external experience4 or more years internal supervisory experience or receive acceptable rating on Supervisory Assessment Demonstrated leadership abilities. Broad knowledge of company, department policies, objectives, strategies, and goals; applicable governmental laws and regulations. Demonstrated effectiveness in the following areas: oral and written communication skills (at levels of the organization), consensus building, establishing and maintaining trust, driving execution and multi-tasking, fostering culture change. Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to supervise, influence and execute with a sense of urgency and in an environment of constant change and competing priorities. Preferred: Associate’s or Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field
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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