Southern California Edison Resource Scheduler 2 in Santa Ana, California

Job Description


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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

The Scheduler will be responsible for scheduling work and ensuring labor resources are available based upon the magnitude and type of work, available resources, and adding additional resources to accommodate requests. The Scheduler will interface with various levels of supervision and management across Grid Operations, Substation Construction & Maintenance (SC&M), Distribution Construction & Maintenance (DC&M), Transmission and contractors throughout the scheduling process.

Typical Responsibilities :

  • Interact with Grid Operations Supervisor to assist in deciding if Substation and System operators are needed to perform switching outside normal hours to reduce crew stand-by time.

  • Forecasting workload to allow Grid Operations Supervisors to prepare for the increased number of programs (e.g., staffing an additional system operator desk, bring in additional resources or hold substation operators, system operators and/or Troublemen)

  • Performing in-depth analysis, developing recommendations, and providing consulting to address customer and/or Company problems/issues which cross organizational boundaries and require thorough technical knowledge to resolve issues.

  • Providing technical analysis and recommendations, after considering various alternatives, which typically impact Grid Operations resources and requesting department’s needs. Performing prescribed analysis and developing recommendations and providing consulting services to address broad technical and project schedule issues.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two or more years of Work Scheduling experience within the Electric Utility, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas or Chemical industries.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Access.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Experience with switching procedures, program writing, Grid Operations processes and procedures.

  • Experience using Substation Outage Request Log (SORL).

  • Two years of experience scheduling or involvement with transmission work or distribution work or related activities.

  • Two or more years of experience demonstrating effective resource and project planning.

  • Experience analyzing work schedules.

  • Strong Communication skills both written and oral.

  • Experience working with program requestors and supervisors to ensure planned programs are scheduled appropriately.


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

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • This position will be located in Santa Ana, however, may be subject to change in the future.

  • 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.