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Southern California Edison Substation Construction and Maintenance Tech Spec Advisor in Pomona, California

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Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Substation Construction and Maintenance (SC&M) Tech Spec Advisor at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll work with a team of technical subject matter experts to provide solutions which helps ensure the safe and reliable operation of substation apparatus, transformers, circuit breakers, disconnects, battery systems, static VAR compensation (SVC), series capacitors, power cable and other miscellaneous substation equipment. You'll be a substation equipment subject matter expert providing advanced technical consultation to SCE stakeholders while delivering in-depth assessments and formal recommendations to help drive continuous improvement in grid safety and reliability. As aSubstation Construction and Maintenance (SC&M) Tech Spec Advisor, 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!

  • Helps coordinate the application and administration of advanced substation technologies such as digital sensing and machine learning of substation equipment operation in support of condition based maintenance programs.

  • Responsible for providing Subject Matter Expert consultation and business deliverables such as formal investigation write-ups and substation program documentation.

  • Provides on the job work direction and technical expertise to substation craft personnel performing maintenance, testing and repairs on substation apparatus with strict adherence to substation safety policies.

  • Performs in-depth root cause analysis of substation equipment failures.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects concurrently in a team environment.

  • Demonstrates effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.

  • Able to work extended hours in the field during inclement weather, weekends and hours outside of the regular work schedule in support of field crews to meet system requirements involving projects and emergency demands.


The Essentials

  • Seven years overall work experience in any of the following: high voltage electrical apparatus, electrical engineering, substation construction, electrical test or substation maintenance work.

The preferred

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

  • Experience with SAP transactions and data look up.

  • Good public speaker in front of large groups for training and consulting with Asset Engineering, equipment manufacturer representatives, and other external vendors with regard to substation apparatus design, maintenance, and issue resolution.

  • Working knowledge of company and department policies, substation work safety rules and requirements, applicable governmental laws and regulations.

  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

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  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access ourInformation Guides ( to reference test(s): 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 SCE

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.