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Southern California Edison Civil Engineer 3, Transmission/Substation in Pomona, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Civil Engineer 3 at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. The Civil Engineer will direct or perform engineering tasks associated with critical engineering projects and smaller projects of varying complexities, and will manage the evaluation, development, and implementation of capital projects that have moderate financial and operational impact. As a Civil Engineer 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!

  • Work in areas of site development, grading, drainage, hydrology, structural analysis, structural design, and evaluation of new and existing SCE facilities

  • Be responsible for the preparation of documents by in-house and contract resources and provide support to field personnel and other internal and external customers

  • Gather data, perform engineering analysis and prepare reports, designs, drawings, recommendations and specifications

  • Provide field support for job walks, design verification, and construction support as necessary

  • Civil engineering subject matter expert working with a wide range of individuals from client organizations, operations, maintenance, and management to define work requirements and deliverables, carry out engineering design activities, engineering construction support and provide reporting and status updates

  • Represent SCE with external agencies for required project and initiative related permits and approvals

  • Lead and direct multi-functional teams in civil/structural engineering analysis, design, detailing, and Computer Aided Design (CAD) work required for SCE facility installation, improvements, and repair

  • Provide training and direction to less experienced engineering staff

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested


The essentials

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering or STEM field

  • Five (5) or more years of Civil/Structural Engineering experience

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License in Civil and/or Structural in the State of California

  • Proven experience working with a variety of Civil/Structural Engineering principles, including building codes, industry standards and regulations

The preferred

  • Civil/Structural Engineering experience supporting electrical utility substation and transmission system facilities

  • Demonstrated experience working with teams on technical/construction projects

  • Experience providing technical consultation, plan development and recommendations

  • Ability to facilitate the presentation of recommendations, effectively present technical information, collaborate and guide discussions toward the attainment of mutually acceptable goals and outcomes with clients, peers, project personnel and jurisdictional agencies

  • Proven ability to gather and analyze information, make recommendations, and influence decision making by identifying the anticipated benefits, consequences, & impacts of alternatives

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, be accountable for individual results, to motivate self to set and achieve high performance standards and be an engaged team member in a sometimes-remote work environment

  • Experience managing contractors and providing quality assurance of contractor deliverables

  • Functional experience creating and modifying engineering drawings using computer aided drafting

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Bluebeam, hydrology programs, structural analysis programs or other computer-based design programs

You should know …

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page at to get important information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Position will require up to 60% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

  • This position may require helicopter or ferry travel as deemed necessary

  • Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties.

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • The primary work location for this position is PIV however, the successful candidate may also be asked to work for an extended amount of time at (alternate work location).

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. We invite you to visit our Candidate Resource page for further information and to access information guides. For information guides, please 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.