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Southern California Edison Engineer 3 - Substation Projects [HYBRID] in Pomona, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Substation Projects Engineer 3 , at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will be developing engineering scope for substation projects and distribution system upgrades. You will also be responsible for providing technical mentorship to planning and operations personnel, perform generation interconnection studies, and provide customer support. As a Substation Projects Engineer 3 , 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!

  • Engineering and Design of substation electrical facilities while acting as the Responsible Engineer for all voltage levels (up to 500kV) substation projects and resolving technical issues associated with substation engineering.

  • Develops preliminary scope of work based on project summary/description provided from sponsors.

  • Schedules/Conducts pre-engineering job walk meetings with stakeholders (Construction, Maintenance, Operations, IT, Telecomm, Field Engineering, Test, etc.)

  • Creates/Reviews/Approves/Publishes pre-engineering job walk meeting minutes.

  • Creates/Reviews/Approves/Publishes design specification documents.

  • Ensures assigned projects are meeting scope, schedule, cost and CDM issue dates.

  • Orders major equipment in a timely manner to meet material want dates.

  • Manage various in-house design projects by providing technical engineering and design support to the design team as well as providing training and directions.

  • Manages various engineering contractors and working with those contractors to ensure consistency and quality of design, delivery milestone dates, and cost.

  • Reviews/Evaluates/Approves engineering contractor design cost estimates on direct award and/or competitive bidding projects.

  • Participate in the mentoring and training of new engineers as required to help develop the technical expertise of the Substation Projects group..

  • Reviews/Approve Purchase requisitions, change orders and service sheets through Ariba.

  • Provides technical support to field personnel and other internal/external stakeholders and project related team members as required.

  • Provides engineering support for on-ongoing operational needs to support service reliability and meet other related compliance requirements, such as emergent projects and/or stakeholder’s request and emergencies as well as North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) compliance and reporting.

  • Coordinating with multiple disciplines to determine scope and cost for interconnecting generators and large customer load to the SCE grid.

  • Providing scope for substation elements of interconnection and method of service studies

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

  • Working with AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Design Manager, and Issuing Design Specification(s) & Design packages thru SCE internal electronic process


The essentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or Bachelor’s Degree in a Scientific/Technical/Math field

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in substation engineering and design

The preferred

  • General knowledge and experience with guides, standards, codes, and methods to perform complex assignments

  • Five (5) years or more years of engineering experience

  • General knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, and practices necessary to perform complex assignments for a specific discipline, various installations, or services

  • Professional Engineer License (P.E.) in State of California

  • Project Management Certification

  • Experience and strong understanding of SCE’s substation design standards and specification

You should know

This position’s work mode is *hybrid. * The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days.  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.

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.

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.