Southern California Edison NERC-CIP Program Advisor in Rosemead, California

Job Description


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About Corporate Security:

The primary responsibility of Corporate Security is to protect worker safety, prevent crime on SCE property, and mitigate risks of physical attacks to critical infrastructure. Physical security operations within Corporate Security covers contract security officer services, the Edison Security Operations Center (ESOC), investigation of security incidents and threats, intelligence-gathering, the SCE Badging Office, NERC Physical Security compliance, and background investigations and PRAs.

Position Overview:

The NERC Program Advisor will work with the Principal Manager of Physical Security to provide compliance program leadership and quality assurance functions across North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) CIP-006, CIP 014, and other related NERC standards.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Develops and oversees regulatory compliance programs and projects, and their associated risks, mitigations, internal controls, and quality assurance assessment plans.

  • Conduct or lead quality assurance reviews for assessing the design and operational effectiveness of internal controls to ensure such regulatory compliance requirements are met.

  • Build a “Culture of Compliance” by leading formal education efforts, and providing informal education on regulatory requirements

  • Provide management with assurance of compliance with the applicable and relevant regulatory requirements; and, contribute to the development of strategic and business plans for the organization.

  • Reviews proposed and new regulations, identify new requirements in these regulations, and update programs to meet them


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in technical field

  • Three years of full-time NERC compliance experience

  • Seven years of project and/or program management experience

  • Quality Assurance Certification

  • Experience in a leadership role collaborating with teams across a variety of departments and disciplines

Desired Qualifications:

  • Five or more years of full-time NERC compliance experience

  • Ten years of project/program management

  • Three years Physical Security experience and expertise

  • Strong verbal and written Communication skills

  • Experience in influencing and negotiation

  • Experience writing regulatory reports and data request responses


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • The primary work location for this position is Rosemead, CA; however, the successful candidate may also be asked to work for at alternative locations within a reasonable distance from the Rosemead offices.

  • 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

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is 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.*LI-JS