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Southern California Edison Senior Engineer 1, Regulatory and Scenario Strategy [HYBRID] in Pomona, California

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Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Senior Engineer 1 in the Regulatory and Scenario Strategy group within the Asset, Strategy & Planning (ASP) unit at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will lead engineering activities to translate electric system regulatory policies and SCE’s long-term vision into generation resource and transmission actionable strategies. The Senior Engineer 1 will be responsible for supporting the implementation of key new capabilities/technologies to support transmission-grid policy reforms (e.g., FERC Order 881), managing cross-functional teams, leading the justification of transmission, subtransmission, generation, and other customer capital and service investments, and regularly communicating status updates to senior leaders, all helping to lead the transformation of the electric power industry and ensuring reliability and resilience of the grid.

As a Senior Engineer 1 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!

  • Collaborate with all SCE system planning organizations and technical grid assessments to inform policy advocacy around Transmission, Subtransmission, Distribution, and resource needs.

  • Lead and perform scenario analysis, considering multiple forecasts and sensitivities, to identify potential grid performance risks and opportunities for SCE transmission and subtransmission upgrades.

  • Scope potential transmission and subtransmission project alternatives, considering existing solutions as well as opportunities for upcoming newer technologies (i.e., Reimagining the Grid).

  • Lead and conduct grid assessments in collaboration with Corporate Strategy to support SCE’s strategic path forward, including location identification, forecasting, analysis, and solution optimization (i.e., Pathway 2045).

  • Perform steady state and stability analyses on SCE’s Transmission system using GE PSLF and/or PowerWorld simulation software.

  • Develop new methodologies and tools to perform scenario analysis and recommend ones that could enhance SCE’s in-house transmission and subtransmission planning process capabilities.

  • Follow regulatory forecasting and planning processes driving California’s transition to carbon free resources and electrification (CEC IEPR Demand Forecast, CPUC Integrated Resource Plan, and CAISO Transmission Planning Process) and inform upcoming transmission and subtransmission needs.

  • Collaborate with Strategy, Forecasting, and other stakeholders within the company to achieve common goals and objectives and inform strategic initiatives and roadmaps.


The essentials

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical engineering or a related technical discipline.

  • Seven (7) or more years of engineering experience.

  • Engineering experience with utility transmission and/or distribution planning studies and processes.

The preferred

  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering or a related technical discipline.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License.

  • Experience developing and delivering technical presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Experience supporting the development of testimony for regulatory proceedings and environmental licensing.

  • Familiarity with industry committees, subcommittees, working groups, and task forces as it pertains to Transmission and Distribution planning.

  • Experience using GE PSLF and/or PowerWorld simulation software.

  • Engineering experience related to modeling and performing power system analyses on transmission systems (i.e., typically 220 kV and 500 kV).

  • Experience using electromagnetic (EMT) transient studies and modeling.

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.

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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.