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Southern California Edison Production Specialist 3 in Lancaster, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Production Specialist (P-Spec) at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll focus on construction activities, providing direction to crews on work order execution plans, and strategically structuring work activities within their work unit to optimize safety, productivity, and cost efficiency. This position will report directly to a Field Supervisor. As Production Specialist (P-Spec), 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!

  • Responsible for coordinating work, making sound decisions, and developing and implementing strategies to execute work on time and in the most productive and cost efficient manner possible.

  • Makes recommendations to Field Supervisor and advises E-crews in order to improve crew productivity and cost efficiency.

  • Combine field experience of construction methods and a detailed understanding of efficiency calculation to recommend resources required to complete each job.

  • Thorough understanding of productivity and the impact of fatigue, premium time, and resource allocation to work unit performance.

  • Ensure work order is executable and meets customer needs; and all designs align with the design and construction prioritizing construction activities and validating constructability and that crew has all required resources such as equipment, materials, and access to jobsite; and developing execution strategy, optimal scheduling, and job coordination to completion.

  • Assists Field Supervisor with the growth and development of E-crew foremen and linemen by: educating crews on throughput, cost efficiency, and other productivity metrics; provide coaching to crew related to the production of high quality work orders; working with Field Supervisor to identify areas of improvement for each project; and serving as an upgrade in the absence of the Field Supervisor.

  • Ensures optimal efficiency of large projects by visiting jobsite during construction to explore opportunities for improvement with foreman while integrating lessons learned and applying the most up-to-date construction processes, (including, but not limited to, distribution design standards, Electrical Service Requirements, Construction/Maintenance Standards and GO 95 and 128 regulations.).

  • Maintains thorough knowledge and understanding of updated processes, equipment, design and construction standards, and environmental and health regulations.

  • Establishes and maintains high standards of excellence, communicating frequently and openly, engaging others in the solution of electrical distribution system problems and responding professionally to personnel requirements.

  • Creating and maintaining a safety conscious work environment by leading and influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

Qualifications

The essentials

  • Four or more years in an electric utility performing or supervising in planning, design, construction, maintenance, standards & development, system operations, field operations, engineering, or construction project management.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

The preferred

  • Experience in a journeyman lineman, troubleman, and/or senior patrolman position.

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Supervisory and/or team leadership experience.

  • Client/customer management experience, providing exceptional customer service, customer satisfaction, building relationships with customers, identifying customer needs, and responding to issues.

  • Project management, analytical and administrative skills.

  • Operational vehicle fleet experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, SAP, and CMS.

  • Experience with SCE’s outage request process/system.

  • Experience with the application of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the handling of labor relations and diversity issues.

You should know …

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page (https://www.edisoncareers.com/page/show/Candidate-Resources) to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • Position will require up to 60% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory, overnight stays may be required.

  • This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties.

Testing

  • 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 (https://www.edison.com/home/careers/guides-for-pre-employment-tests.html) to reference test(s): (Test #8203). Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About SCE

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.

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