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Southern California Edison Quality Control Inspector (Menifee, Santa Ana and Valencia) in Valencia, California

Job Description

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About Transmission and Distribution

Southern California Edison’s (SCE's) Transmission and Distribution Organization (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 expertly deliver electricity to 14 million residents via SCE’s 5 million customer accounts.

Position Overview

The Quality Control Inspector will provide oversight activities related to the Quality Control (QC) inspection programs to include but not be limited to; Pole Loading Inspection, Work Order Planning & Closure, Intrusive Pole Inspection, Overhead Distribution Construction Inspections, Overhead Transmission Construction Inspections and Overhead Detailed Inspections of distribution circuits. Conduct and document final inspections and/or assessments to assure compliance with Southern California Edison (SCE) Construction & Design Standards as well as Regulatory requirements including CPUC, GO95, GO165; and verify that the construction and design requirements have been achieved by performance of independent inspections.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Perform critical measurements required to verify pole loading safety factors.

  • Operate unique measurement equipment and input findings into the program software including Spida Calc, MS Access and apps on iPad.

  • Act as the authority on industry standards related to pole loading & the planning of distribution work orders.

  • Perform independent and/or team assessments of work performed to assure results obtained by peers are valid.

  • Provide guidance and recommendations during the QC peer review and checkpoint process.

  • Identify, recommend and implement process improvement opportunities/enhancements.

  • When non-conformances /discrepancies are identified, provide feedback, recommendations and analysis (as applicable), to the responsible vendor and SCE departments.

  • Stay ahead of QC processes by participating in technical, safety, and program development training.

  • Maintaining a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information, both orally and in writing, to technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

  • Five or more years in inspections, electrical planning or related electrical utility field experience.

  • 2 years of experience collecting field measurements related to pole loading.

  • Valid CA Drivers License.

Desired qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, physical sciences, or other related technical field

  • Demonstrated experience planning and developing Distribution work orders.

  • Demonstrated experience performing close tolerance measurements with optical and/or laser measurements tools.

  • Experience with dimensional modeling software.

  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, as well as the Internet and Email.

  • Knowledge of Transmission & Distribution overhead design and construction standards.

  • Broad knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and civil construction.

  • Able to demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay up to date with relevant technology and innovation.

Comments

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

  • Travel up to 80% throughout SCE territory is required.

  • Three positions are open one for each of the following locations Menifee, Santa Ana and Valencia.

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.

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