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Southern California Edison Senior Relay Protection Engineer in Rosemead, California

Job Description

Are you looking for a diverse team of inventors, pioneers, and dreamers working together? Look no further.

We want team members who want to invest their skills and intellect into something that matters—like solving one of the most important issues of our time. It's what we do. Power the planet while drastically reducing carbon emissions and building cleaner air for everyone. You’re a critical piece of the solution.

The Job…

As a Senior Relay Protection Engineer in the Asset Management & Generation Strategy (AMGS) division in Edison’s Generation department that manages a portfolio of generating technologies ranging from century old hydro generation to cutting-edge hybrid enhanced gas turbines, you will be part of a team responsible for a range of Generation’s business functions including condition assessment, equipment reliability, asset optimization, plant engineering, performance reporting, and work management.

You will be the go-to person for protection engineering leading or partnering with external consultants in performing assignments and making decisions associated with electrical and protection systems associated with a diverse portfolio of generating assets.

You will have validated experience with electric utility relay protection engineering practices and work closely with plant personnel, engineers and project teams to perform technical assessments and make recommendations.

You will be tasked to deliver high quality (accurate, reliable and complete) results. If you are someone who thrives in a collaborative, fast paced, team environment, possesses outstanding electrical engineering skills and interested in an environment where continuous improvement is a core value, we are looking for you!

A day in the life…

  • Generation electrical equipment and personnel.

  • Assess and resolve accurate protection devices and settings for various (e.g. hydro, gas and solar) generation assets.

  • Conduct protection failure analysis and make technical recommendations to mitigate the situation.

  • Collaborate with various internal authorities and partners to ensure Generation’s relay protection system is aligned with other organizations.

  • Crafting and maintaining a safety conscious work environment by leading and influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

Qualifications

Qualifications you need…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • Nine years of electrical engineering or related technical experience.

  • Five years of protection system engineering principles, tasks, and analyses.

Other stuff that will set you up for success…

  • Experience performing relay setting calculations and reviewing protection and metering system one-line diagrams, elementary diagrams, wiring diagrams, and three-line diagrams.

  • State of California Professional Engineer License.

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • Twelve years of protection system engineering principles, tasks, and analyses.

  • Experience performing protective relay system application, design, and setting determination for utility distribution, sub-transmission, transmission, generation, and generating station auxiliary systems.

  • Experience with the protection of synchronous generators and their related plant auxiliary equipment.

You should know…

  • The primary work location for this position is Rosemead, CA; however, the successful candidate will periodically travel to various generation locations within the SCE territory.

  • Relocation may apply to this position.

  • We require you to be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

SCE is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national original, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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. As a company, we have big dreams and we know nothing big is ever accomplished alone. Join one of the nation’s leading electric utilities in making sure California, and all of us who live here, shine bright.

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-JS1

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