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Southern California Edison New Development Planning Manager - Santa Ana [REMOTE] in Santa Ana, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a New Development Planning Manager with the Distribution Design Team at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll be responsible for supervising the activities of the team by providing direction and support, assessing and managing the workload and performance of the team, mentoring, and providing training and development. The New Development Planning Manager is accountable for providing accurate reporting on department projects status and managing resource needs. This position will interface with departmental, company-wide, governmental, and various external organizations to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

As a New Development Planning Manager , 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!

  • Overseeing complex designs for commercial/residential developers and governmental agencies.

  • Supporting and monitoring the implementation of new work processes and methods, technology and automation (e.g., proactive scheduling of design tasks), while meeting ongoing project demands.

  • Responsible for work order reviews and approvals, monitoring various reports to ensure accuracy, and developing/revising business plans as appropriate.

  • Attaining customer satisfaction goals and addressing elevated and sensitive customer issues.

  • Managing the selection, training and development, performance management, compensation, and discipline of subordinate personnel.

  • Supporting the implementation of change in a change resistant environmental.

  • Establishing and managing consistent work practices including enforcing safety standards/protocols to ensure a safe work environment.

  • Performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


The essentials

  • Five or more years of supervisor and/or leadership experience.

  • Five or more years of experience in electrical utility distribution service planning or equivalent position in substation, transmission, or generation.

  • Valid US Driver’s License.

The preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Experienced in construction standards, transmission and distribution design standards, or G.O.95/128 standards.

  • Prepared and reviewed work orders or construction plans on projects using construction, engineering, and design practices and procedures.

  • Developed strategic plans to support customer satisfaction, workflow processes, allocation of resources, and department operations.

  • Selected and developed employees to fill talent gaps including knowledge of human resource policies, procedures, principles, and laws including discipline, training and development, salary administration, selection of personnel, affirmative action, and equal opportunity.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook 365, and programs such as DSRP, CSS and Click Schedule.

You should know

  • This position’s work mode is remote . 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.

  • Travel to a designated SCE facility may be required 1-2 times per month, or as directed by management.

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page ( to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • 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 up to 50% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

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.