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Southern California Edison Sr Advisor – Compliance & Coordination [HYBRID] – Pomona in Pomona, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Sr Advisor – Compliance & Coordination at Southern California Edison (SCE) and help shape building a reliable and resilient electric system of tomorrow. In this job, you’ll play a key role in leading the execution of complex engineering processes to meet regulatory and compliance requirements. As a Senior Advisor, your work will help the newly formed Compliance & Coordination team to ensure successful delivery of Transmission and Sub transmission compliance requirement that support critical system strategy, analyses, and planning (e.g. ATRA, TSP, TOT, WDAT, WECC path ratings, etc.). You will have an opportunity to work on forward looking initiatives to address current and potential challenges impacting the reliability and resiliency of the grid and designing the grid of the future. This position will interface with management at all levels, including senior and executive level management. 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 teams that perform program and project tracking, presentations, reporting, and training to the Engineers in the TSA and SSA groups. Develop Engineering objectives and plans for ensuring that collectively all Transmission Planning programs remain on schedule and that the appropriate resources and reminders are being sent to the affected groups.

  • Lead and oversee the creation of TSP, ATRA, and GIP master calendars to ensure visibility of deadlines and milestones are available and assist with overall prioritization of changing corporate priorities.

  • Interface with management at all levels, including senior and executive level management, in order to secure the necessary resource approvals at PLEC, PLSC, ASTRC, POC, and FRM as well as supporting the Op Plan, GRC and FERC rate case.

  • Lead benchmarking initiatives with major utilities on design, construction standards for identifying lessons learned, best practices for continuous improvement.

  • Provide technical leadership in writing, analyzing, and submitting regulatory compliance reports/proceedings, data requests, and industry partner.

  • Lead by example, maintain a safety conscious work environment by following Edison’s safety protocols and safe work practices in addition to providing support with all other duties assigned

  • Promote and support a culture of diversity & inclusion, personal development and continuous improvement and champion SCE’s values

  • Facilitate and coordinate Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), NERC, Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), and CAISO data requests and related activities.

  • Work with ISS SMEs in preparing for annual self-certifications and triennial audits, including development of Compliance Controls.


The essentials

  • Ten or more years of electric utility engineering experience, or related technical discipline.

  • Ten or more years’ leading cross-functional teams to address and solve business and engineering issues and problems.

  • Working experience with technical standards, regulatory policies, methods, or planning/engineering principles.

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

The preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in in Engineering with Electrical Background Engineering or related discipline.

  • Master’s Degree in engineering or related discipline.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License or project management certificate

  • Has a broad range of knowledge in project management, operational policies, procedures, programs, practices, criteria, and standards.

  • Understanding and good experience in Transmission and Sub transmission compliance requirements that support critical system strategy, analyses, and planning Transmission Substation Plan (TSP), Generation Interconnection Program (GIP > 50 kV) (covering TOT, WDAT, ISP, Fast Track and Rule 21 projects), Substation Equipment Replacement Program (SERP), Annual Transmission Reliability Assessment (ATRA), Western Electricity Coordination Council (WECC) path ratings, North American Electricity Reliability Corporation (NERC) , Stakeholder Review Process (SRP) and other related programs.

  • Has experience working on or coordinating Op Plans

  • Has experience with TOT, WDAT, and Rule 21 tariffs and know how to perform and administer the various SCE Planning programs.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to explain complex technical concepts and deliver technical presentations to both a technical and non-technical audience, including external settings

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

  • Consult with key stakeholders and maintain relationships with clients provide direction and make strategic decisions regarding changing project/product scope, policy development, implementation, and quality control.

  • Understanding of applicable industry and regulatory standards, safety codes, design standards and regulations pertinent to the electrical engineering discipline including those contained in the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers’ (IEEE) National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), CPUC requirements, and other appropriate local, state, and national standards.

  • Interpersonal skills to interface with all levels of employees including Senior Management and Executives within SCE and/or across company boundaries

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills to independently make sound judgments and develop imaginative solutions to extremely complex problems.

  • Detail oriented and competent in time management, organization, planning and record-keeping skills.

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 ourCandidate Resource ( page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, hiring process, and more!

  • 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.

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