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Southern California Edison Local Planning Supervisor in Valencia, 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 15 million residents via SCE’s 5 million customer accounts.

Position Overview

This position will be a Planning Supervisor within Southern California Edison’s (SCE’s) Transmission & Distribution Business Line. The successful candidate will be responsible for supervising the activities of the staff by providing direction and support, assessing and managing the workload and performance of the employees, mentoring, and providing training and development to employees. The Planning Supervisor will be 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.

Typical Responsibilities Include:

  • Resolving complex design issues from 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.

  • Participating in various teams to assist in improvements within the Design Organization.

  • Providing future load projections to various departments within SCE.

  • Monitoring various reports to ensure accuracy and developing/revising business plans as appropriate.

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

  • Establishing and maintaining consistent work practices.

  • Managing projects effectively to meet agreed upon expectations.

  • Responsible for work order review and approval.

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

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

  • Managing and enforcing safety standards and protocols to ensure a safe work environment.

  • Performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have two or more years of supervisory and/or leadership experience.

  • Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Driver’s License.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Typically possesses five or more years of combined experience performing and/or supervising activities related to the design, construction and maintenance, and/or scheduling associated with the Electric Distribution System.

  • Worked as a Planner in Local, Technical, or NDPD (New Development Project Design) Planning groups.

  • Experienced in construction standards, Transmission & Distribution design standards, or G.O.95/128 standards.

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

  • Maintained schedules, records, and reports and allocating resources to meet project operating dates.

  • Developed strategic plans to support customer satisfaction, work flow processes, and department operations.

  • Enforced standards and protocols to provide a safe work environment.

  • 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 and company specific programs such as DSRP, CSS and Click Schedule, in addition to company intranet and Email.

Test Requirements

  • Applicants who are identified to continue in the selection process will be invited to test via email and are encouraged to immediately begin preparing for any tests required in this job posting - Link to Information Guides at

  • Please reference Leadership Profile Assessment (Test 8201). Candidates who have previously passed these assessments may not need to retest again for this position.


  • 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.

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.