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Southern California Edison ICE Technician, Catalina Island 9661 [ON-SITE] in Avalon, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become an Instrumentation Controls Technician (ICE Tech) 966 1 at Southern California Edison(SCE) and build a better tomorrow. As an Instrumentation Controls Technician (ICE Tech) 9661 , you will maintain, repair, and install hardware and software components of computerized control systems; locates cause of malfunctioning digital and analog control systems and replaces or repairs electronic, pneumatic, or mechanical components as required; inspect, test, service, repair, and install associated equipment. 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!

  • Installs and maintains electrical equipment; tests for and locates faults on AC and DC circuits using associated equipment; performs preventive maintenance; replaces defective electrical and pneumatic parts and wiring, installs and repairs tubing, adjusts and calibrates instruments, maintains breakers, motor control centers, protective relays, metering devices, and low and medium voltage switchgear, and aligns stages; recognize and react properly to any abnormal operating condition that may be expected to be encountered; performs general cleaning and housekeeping duties; works on energized electrical equipment using required personal protective equipment. Conduct work while maintaining compliance with all environmental, health and safety rules and regulations as required by external agencies and corporate policies. Conduct assigned work while following all company policies, rules and procedures. Conduct other related duties as required

  • Read, interpret, and work from electrical plans, test reports, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications; understand and carry out written and oral instructions relative to the testing and inspection of equipment; exercise a high degree of skill and precision in performing tests and recommend electrical and mechanical repairs; work safely on and around high voltage energized equipment

  • Effectively uses the computerized work management system (WMS) to complete work tasks; revise and/or update system drawings; and as directed, exchanges information with personnel from federal, state, and local government/regulatory agencies

  • *Primary responsibility to maintain the Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS). Back up to Water/Gas ICE Foreman

  • **Primary responsibility to maintain the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA). Back up to Plant ICE Foreman


The essentials

  • Valid California driver’s license

  • Must pass all required tests

  • Must have the ability to read, interpret and work from electrical plans, test reports, wiring diagrams, drawings and specifications

  • Must have 2 years experience as a Journeyman Instrument Technician or Journeyman Electrician

  • Acquire and maintain the required State certifications to monitor water utility operations within 18 months

  • Residency on Catalina Island is required

The perferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • The knowledge and abilities required for this job are of a level comparable with those normally acquired through courses taken in obtaining a high school education, experience normally attained as a journeyman instrument technician, test technician or journeyman electrician, and additional technical study of complex digital and analog control systems

  • Industrial safety policies, procedures, and practices; fundamentals of electricity as applied to electric circuitry and operation of electrical and process instrumentation and final control elements as used in analog and digital control systems and functions of their component parts; tools, methods, materials and techniques used in repair, adjustment, and testing of these systems, including computerized tooling and interface hardware and software; advanced electrical print reading; programming and troubleshooting of programmable logic control (PLC), human machine interface (HMI) systems; data communication devices; National Electrical Code; commercial or industrial wiring; proper and safe use of chemicals; first aid procedures; environmental regulations and procedures as they apply to the work site

  • *Extensive knowledge of generating station operations and continuous emissions monitoring systems. Some knowledge of the variability of chemical, physical, and bacteriological characteristics of source water; causes, effects, and control of corrosion; knowledge of water disinfection methods, characteristics of chlorine and chlorine compounds, residual chlorine measurement methods, chlorine demand, and disinfection byproducts

  • ** Extensive knowledge of the variability of chemical, physical and bacteriological characteristics of chlorine and chlorine compounds, residual chlorine measurement methods, chlorine demand, and disinfection byproducts. Some knowledge of generating station operations and continuous emissions monitoring systems

You should know…

  • Work Mode: This position’s work mode is on-site . The employee will report to an SCE facility or in the field location. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.

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  • California Department of Health Services Grade 2 Water Treatment License preferred, required within 18 months of hire date.

  • California Department of Health Services Grade 2 Water Distribution License preferred, required within 18 months of hire date.

  • During a normal work period, able to perform activities requiring standing, climbing, walking, lifting, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, sitting, typing, walking, reading, writing, speaking, listening and working on towers, ladders, scaffolds and/or platforms and racks as necessary. After completing proper training, utilizing safe work practices, and while wearing appropriate protective equipment, move hazardous materials, work in confined spaces and environments with dust, fumes, and noise.

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


This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access our information guides ( to reference test(s): Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles (Test 8203), 2178 and 5105. Candidates who have previously passed these tests and 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. #li-hy1