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Southern California Edison Power Origination, Senior Specialist [HYBRID] in Rosemead, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Power Origination Senior Specialist at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll support various Energy Contract Origination functions, including energy procurement solicitations, originating, and negotiating mid-term, and long-term structured transactions and power purchase agreements on behalf of SCE customers while ensuring compliance with the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) approved Long Term Procurement Plan (LTPP), Renewables Portfolio Standard and other related regulatory targets. Products include: renewable and alternative energy, conventional power, capacity, energy storage, emissions, transmission, and natural gas . As a Power Origination Senior Specialist , 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 efforts, and project manage standard energy procurement solicitations, and/or programs

  • Maintain and negotiate standard contracts that contribute toward SCE’s Capacity, Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS), and Energy Storage goals

  • Support the origination and negotiation of Master Agreements (EEI, NAESB, ISDA) and confirmations to support SCE’s power, gas transmission, and emission trading functions.

  • Negotiate contract terms and conditions to maximize the benefits for SCEs customers

  • Lead various stakeholder teams during the various phases of procurement program design, development, and implementation.

  • Work closely with functional departments from planning, operations, risk, credit, law, and finance to ensure contract terms and conditions are captured to support the Company’s objectives.

  • Lead and manage projects and may act as the primary point-of-contact with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Identify, develop, and implement Continuous Improvement initiatives with the objective of increasing efficiencies and reducing costs

  • Identify and make strategic recommendations and decisions in support of SCEs corporate objectives.

  • Prepare reports and presentations for senior leadership, through the Finance and Risk Management, and External AffairsCommittees and other Senior Management reviews

  • Participate in external regulatory forums (Procurement Review Group and Cost Allocation Mechanism Group) and activities related to resource procurement activities

  • Participate in external market communication forums (Market Awareness, Bidders Conferences and Webinars) and activities related to energy resource solicitations

  • Respond to CPUC data requests, and staying informed of state, local and federal regulatory policies and actions that impact energy, emissions, and capacity procurement.

  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


The essentials

  • 5+ years of experience in functions related to contract origination, contract negotiation, contract management, and/or electricity trading/marketing.

The preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or related field of study.

  • Experience negotiating and managing energy and capacity contracts such as renewables, conventional power, combined heat and power, demand response, energy storage or natural gas.

  • Experience with energy, capacity, emissions, and/or Master Agreements (WSPP, EEI, NAESB, ISDA, Broker).

  • Experience interacting with state, local and federal regulatory agencies.

  • Experience analyzing complex financial, regulatory, and/or business problems.

  • Experience leading project teams and implementing multiple projects.

  • Experience and ability to apply project management principles, including project scoping and planning, project team mobilization, and driving projects to completion with sensitivity to competing business needs and resources.

  • Experience developing strategies for competitive solicitation situations involving multiple variables.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare reports and present complex technical information to a wide audience, in non-technical language.

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, and Project.

  • Ability to implement, maintain and support a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks and safety appropriately, develop and execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.

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

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

You should know…

  • Work Mode: When a return-to-office date has been determined, 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 Resources ( 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. We invite you to visit our Testing Information page for further information and to access information guides. For information guides, please reference test 8203. Candidates who have previously passed this assessment, in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

  • 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.

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.