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Southern California Edison Senior Engineer, Asset Engineering [HYBRID] in Pomona, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Senior Engineer, Asset Engineering at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll be responsible for providing technical leadership on Substation Asset Engineering such as transformers, circuit breakers, disconnects, DC systems, design standards, develop equipment specifications, support pilots for Wildfire Mitigation Plan (WMP). This position provides a critical role towards achieving our corporate goal on safety, reliability, and capital engineering designs, Asset Strategies. You will support strategic engineering activities related to capital projects. This position will report to the Manager of Asset Engineering organization. The successful candidate will be leading the strategic equipment specification development that will form the basis for new equipment and materials that will be used on the SCE grid for years into the future; leading the development, specification, and quality assurance of major electrical substation and distribution system equipment and material supply.

As a Senior Engineer, Asset Engineering , 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!

  • Lead the organizations responsible for operating and maintaining the grid receive adequate material and equipment support to maintain day-to-day operations of the grid

  • Review work scopes, timelines, and substantial risks as well as aligning effort, activities, and deliverables with departmental strategies

  • Provide technical engineering support to a range of equipment implementations of the substations systems

  • Lead teams working on testing new technologies, alternate products and alternate suppliers

  • Update/create SCE technical equipment specifications used by Procurement for purchasing equipment

  • Provide technical expertise for Design, Maintenance, Standards, and Claims Department for assigned product lines

  • Support device testing with field crews to verify devices meet specifications after installment

  • Work with manufactures to improve and develop equipment for use in the SCE system.

  • Support system data review for General Rate Case (GRC) testimony

  • Manage the evaluation, development, and implementation of new equipment

  • Serve as an expert for the organization in a specific area or responsibility

  • Provide training and direction to other engineers

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

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


The essentials

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Engineering

  • Seven or more years of combined technical/lead/supervisory experience in engineering, substation engineering, equipment commissioning, apparatus engineering

The preferred

  • Electrical Engineering, preferred

  • Technical experience in distribution, substation, and/or transmission engineering related to the application of electrical apparatus in substations and distribution systems

  • Experience performing and supports studies and field tests for resolution of malfunctions or field issues with an assigned equipment product line

  • Experience with industry standards (IEEE, IEC, ANSI, etc), codes and practices

  • Experience with automation control systems design

  • Experience leading the development, specification, and quality assurance of major electrical substation equipment and material supply

  • Experience identifying and resolving issues related to projects, equipment installation, and equipment maintenance

  • Experience with root cause analysis for malfunctions and device failures

  • Experience developing and presenting technical and business information in formal and informal settings

  • Experience providing customer service to both internal and external clients

  • Effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery

  • Strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning

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, and hiring process, and more!


  • 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: (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.