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Southern California Edison Project Manager, Grid Design & Performance in Valencia, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Project Manager, Grid Design & Performance , at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll be in the North Coast Design & Performance division within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (TDOU). You’ll be responsible for supporting/managing line construction and related program/project activities through contracted resources, while ensuring that all contract managed work is completed safely, on-time, on-budget, and on-scope. You’ll report to the Transmission Grid Design & Performance Manager within the Grid. As a Project Manager, Grid Design & Performance , 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!

  • Responsible for the overall technical management of Grid construction contracts (OH, UG and civil) and contractors performing assigned work activities within the Grid.

  • Acts as the single point of contact to the contractors for in-Grid contractor activities.

  • Ensure safe and timely completion of work while managing to compliance/operating dates, budget objectives, and SCE construction standards.

  • Ensure all contractor work is completed in an acceptable manner prior to acceptance.

  • Review contractor daily logs and progress reports.

  • Manage the work order process, outages/switching, material process, material lay down areas, invoicing/accounting processes, and approvals for contractor performed work.

  • Resolve contractor and customer issues in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Work with the Grid Management to provide additional contractor resource support when requested for emergent and storm related activities as well as managing operational components of all assigned contracts.

  • Responsible to collaborate with Transmission RPPM to gather data for the resource plan and scorecard relative to contractor managed work and performance.

  • Collaborate with RPPM, Grid management, and other relevant stakeholders on contracted scheduling activities and utilization of contractors while maintaining accurate reporting of work statuses, performance, and cost/budget information.

  • Support the RFP process, bid process, job walks, bidder conferences, contractor qualification process meetings, and reviews.

  • Attend and support planned contractor performance meetings at regularly scheduled intervals with relevant stakeholders to keep contractors on-focus and on-track relative to scope, schedule, cost, and performance.

  • Work closely with Grid management and internal Grid resources, Transmission RPPM, Transmission Construction Support and Supply Chain Management on an on-going basis to support the development of productive and efficient work processes.

  • Act as a liaison to ensure contractor safety, quality, and environmental compliance by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Work with cities, other local government organizations, and customers in conjunction with SCE internal compliance or permitting groups to obtain permits, negotiate terms of work, and maintain positive SCE relations with all external entities.

  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


The essentials

  • Seven (7) or more years of experience in project, program, operations, and/or contract management.

  • Three (3) years of experience in any of the following: Transmission and/or Distribution Electrical Planning/Design, Construction, or Engineering.

The preferred

  • Knowledge of construction management and project management principles.

  • Experience in transmission work methods, equipment, tools, materials, and vehicles.

  • Experience with rules, regulations and regulatory requirements governing transmission line construction, maintenance, and operations (such as G.O. 95, 128, 165, 131D, Rule 20).

  • Experience in transmission power systems and operations, transmission design/planning policies and procedures, construction/maintenance/operations methods, and understanding of safe work practices.

  • Thorough knowledge of SCE policies, procedures, goals, objectives, and the SCE Supplier Portal.

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and communication skills.

  • Experience analyzing information and data, developing recommendations and solutions, and effectively communicating recommendations to management.

  • Experience facilitating meetings, developing, and engaging in discussions with a variety of audiences and levels across the organization.

  • Ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop and execute business plans, manage risks, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.

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

  • Construction Management/Project Management Certification.

  • Experience using SAP.

You should know…

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

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. We invite you to visit our Candidate Resource page for further information and to access information guides. For information guides, please reference test #8203. Candidates who have previously passed this assessment, in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

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.