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Southern California Edison Outage Reliability Engineer 3 [HYBRID] in Pomona, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become an Outage Reliability Engineer 3 at Southern California Edison (SCE) and help shape a more reliable electric system of tomorrow. As an Engineer 3, you will be responsible for using your expertise to understand the technical issues impacting reliable delivery of power to SCE customers and support the evaluation and implementation of solutions to improve the customer outage experience. As an Outage Reliability Engineer 3, you will have an opportunity to work on large initiatives to address near-term improvement and you will serve as a catalyst to transform our reliability culture, how we measure reliability, and design reliability improvements into the grid. 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!

· Provides engineering analysis of circuitry, specific interruptions, and customer outage history to identify root causes, key trends, and other areas impacting customer reliability

· Supports the development and/or execution of large initiatives (e.g., Reliability Roadmap) and play a key role in enabling a more reliable clean energy future

· Performs outage technical deep dives to better understand the drivers and provide findings that can support the development of short- and long-term strategies to improve customer reliability and support achievement of reliability objectives and related goals.

· Analyzes reliability data, responds to data requests, and generates key reports (e.g., Annual Reliability Report) including the identification of circuits to be improved via the Worst Performing Circuit (WPC), other programs or activities

· Actively participates and contributes to relevant Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) societies and working groups to support and evolve reliability

· Participates in benchmarking efforts, aggregates information, and investigates best practices and/or uses of electrical equipment for improvement reliability

· Devises and/or supports the development of solutions to improve customer reliability


The essentials

· Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related Engineering discipline

· 5 or more years of Engineering Experience with background in outage reliability engineering, system planning, or distribution engineering.

The preferred

· Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Power Systems

· California P.E. License

· Knowledge of the electrical grid including areas such as Distribution, Substation, and Transmission

· Demonstrated experience reading electrical one lines, maps, and drawings

· Demonstrated experience reading and interpreting interruption or outage logs

· Experience developing solutions to improve reliability and understanding of impacts on IEEE 1366 metrics

· Familiarity with electrical system equipment, uses, and impacts on reliability

· Experience developing and delivering technical presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences

· Ability to gather, understand, integrate, and synthesize complex information to recommend short- and long-term strategies, standard changes, and action plans.

· Demonstrated experience communicating and collaborating effectively across multiple organizations to achieve desired outcomes

· Proficient with using excel spreadsheet (e.g., creating pivot tables)

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.

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


  • Position will require up to 20% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.


  • 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.


  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Reference our Information Guides ( for the following tests:Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles (Test #8203).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.