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Southern California Edison Catalina Utilityman, 9562 [ONSITE] in Avalon, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Catalina Utilityman at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll be in the Generation Organizational Unit based on Catalina Island. The Generation Organizational Unit is responsible for the safe and reliable operation of Southern California Edison's Generation assets which includes hydro, solar, potable water, gas, combined cycle, and fuel cells.

As a Catalina Utilityman , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions, and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • As instructed and directed, performs a variety of routine and miscellaneous unskilled construction or maintenance laboring tasks, including, but not limited to:

  • Digs holes and trenches with pick, shovel, bar, and jackhammer; clears brush and hoes weeds; mixes and places concrete; reads electric, gas, and water meters; replaces water and gas meters or regulators; uncrates and stores material and supplies; loads and unloads truck; hauls trash and material; runs errands; cleans building and grounds and performs minor rough carpentry, painting and plumbing or unskilled tasks.

  • Operates equipment such as light truck, automobile, tractor, forklift, air compressor, jackhammer, winch, hoist, chain, saw, weed burner, or power hand saw and drill.

  • Performs similar and incidental duties as required in all phases of the Catalina operations electric, gas, water or generating plant.


The essentials

  • Knowledge of territory and locations of streets within the district, and traffic laws and proper operation of a motor vehicle.

  • Valid California Driver License, with clean abstract.

  • Experience performing heavy physical work in a shop or field environment.

  • Ability to work overtime on short notice.

  • Ability to work a set work schedule of 6:00AM – 4:30PM (4/10 work schedule, 1 day off per week plus weekends off).

  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job are at a level comparable with those normally acquired through courses taken in obtaining a high school education.

  • Please Note: Daily commuting from the mainland to Catalina Island is not a viable option. All successful candidates must reside on Catalina.

The preferred

  • Ability to learn tools, material, and methods for construction and maintenance labor tasks; perform heavy manual labor; accurately determine registration of meters; learn and follow pertinent safety precautions.

You should know

  • This position’s work mode is on-site. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.

  • Visit ourCandidate Resource page ( to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, the hiring process, and more!

  • This position is located on Catalina Island. If selected, you will be required to be located on Catalina Island and work at the Catalina Location. Please Note: Daily commuting from the mainland to Catalina Island is not a viable option.

  • Relocation assistance does not apply to this position.


  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access ourInformation Guides ( to reference test(s): EEI Mass (Test 5105), and Catalina Physical Test (4029). Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.