Southern California Edison Underground Civil Construction Inspector in San Dimas, California


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About Transmission and Distribution

Southern California Edison’s (SCE's) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (T & D) is responsible for planning, engineering, constructing, operating, and maintaining transmission and distribution facilities throughout the 50,000-square-mile territory. T&D is the steward of roughly $19 billion in assets that safely and reliably deliver electricity to 14 million residents via SCE’s 5 million customer accounts.

Position Overview

This position will be in the Civil/Construction Support division within Southern California Edison's (SCE) Transmission and Distribution (T&D) division. The successful candidate will report to the Underground Construction Supervisor for tract/developer inspections and will support the Covina District.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Performing on-site inspections of new residential tract and developer substructure installations

  • Verifying compliance with Edison standards, applicable construction requirements, industry standards and local governing agency standards

  • Measuring and recording the location of Edison facilities, accounting for deviations, creating as-built drawings and communicating status of construction and inspection activities as required.

  • Utilizing database systems to access and input information.

  • Recognizing dangerous conditions and working in a safe manner that is in compliance with the Edison Accident Prevention Manual.

  • Working with confidential and/or sensitive information.

  • Driving frequently within the Edison territories.

  • Performing other underground inspection duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two or more years’ of experience performing surveillance and inspections, or civil construction, or civil engineering, or civil drafting.

  • Must have a valid U.S. Driver’s License.

Desired Qualifications

  • Typically possesses two or more years performing surveillance and inspections.

  • Demonstrated basic computer skills including experience with Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience with SAP, AutoCAD, and Autodesk Review.

  • Experience with utility underground construction practices, specifications and requirements, including the Underground Structures (UGS) Manual, GO128 and related industry standards. (if they’re a contractor and has installed) the UGS Manual is available to the general public that can be downloaded from our website.

  • Experience reading and understanding work order drawings, surveys and utility substructure maps.

  • Experience managing multiple tasks with conflicting schedules and limited time lines.

  • Experience drawing as-built maps.

  • Experience giving functional direction to contractor and support personnel.

  • Ability to accurately analyze information and make sound decisions.

  • Experience working with confidential and/or sensitive information.

  • Ability to motivate one-self and others to overcome obstacles and set and achieve goals.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with diverse audiences.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and collaborate with internal and external personnel.

  • Must be able to drive within the Edison territories.

  • Must be willing to work overtime on an as needed basis.

  • Ability to follow 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 appropriately, develop and execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision-making, team-building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovations.

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

  • Project Management experience.


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

  • Position will require 60% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

  • Work Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Must be able to work overtime as needed.

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Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 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

Job Transmission / Distribution

Title: Underground Civil Construction Inspector

Location: US-CA-San Dimas

Requisition ID: 71021344