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Southern California Edison Habitat Restoration Advisor [HYBRID] in Rosemead, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Are you a creative problem solver, one who enjoys the challenge of developing innovative ways to restore impacts to habitat? Become a Habitat Restoration Advisor at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will possess strong project and contractor management skills allowing you to coordinate with internal technical departments and external resource professionals to implement habitat restoration projects. You will apply a healthy skepticism of existing assumptions to uncover better solutions to some of the challenges we face in our efforts to restore California’s native habitats. What’s more, you’ll bring your ability to communicate clearly, even to non-technical business partners, which is essential to our success.

The Coastal and Mitigation Projects (CAMP) team develops and implements creative solutions to restore habitat, including that which supports threatened and endangered species, temporarily impacted by SCE’s projects, and finds high-quality mitigation lands to offset permanent habitat impacts. CAMP is a highly productive, collaborative, open, and creative team who value quality in their work. The team members bring unique and diverse skills to the table and enjoy the camaraderie associated with working together and collaborating to resolve challenges.

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Lead all aspects of habitat restoration projects that range from smaller sites to larger, more complex sites throughout southern California

  • Procure, lead and oversee contractors who assist with project work

  • Establish project objectives, timelines, risks, milestones, deliverables and budgets

  • Responsible for measuring restoration site progress and making necessary adjustments to successfully achieve established performance criteria

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with internal client organizations and external regulatory agencies

  • Collaborate with internal partners, external environmental resource and land management agencies to develop the habitat restoration strategies

  • Provide thought-provoking ideas, perspectives, and research around methods and techniques to improve decision-making. Identify creative solutions for the restoration projects in accordance with agency regulations to improve environmental compliance.

  • Contribute to developing processes, tools, or operational plans based on business strategies

Qualifications

The essentials

  • Seven (7) or more years of experience with environmental services-oriented work.

  • Three (3) or more years of experience with regulatory compliance and permitting such as CEQA/NEPA, Environmentally Sensitive Areas and Contractor/Consultant Work Assignments, for a variety of development, restoration, and/or mitigation projects.

  • Two (2) or more years of project support or management activities such as tracking project details, schedules, budgets, invoices, and interacting with internal/external clients.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

The preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in environmental studies, environmental sciences, natural sciences, land use planning, public policy, or other related field.

  • Strong background in ecology.

  • Experience leading project teams.

  • Demonstrate effective resource and project planning, critical decision-making, results delivery, and team building.

  • Demonstrate strong ethics, influencing and negotiation skills, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to handle stress and engage in continuous learning.

  • Excellent written and oral communication and organizational 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 our Candidate Resource page (https://www.edisoncareers.com/page/show/Candidate-Resources) to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • Position will require up to 30% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • 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.

Testing

  • 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 (https://www.edisoncareers.com/page/show/SCE-Pre-Employment-Study-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.

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