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Southern California Edison Manager of Vegetation Management Operations in Victorville, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Manager of Vegetation Management Operations at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll lead a team of approximately 8 Specialists and Senior Specialists and be responsible for ensuring compliance to all rules, regulations, and standards for SCE’s vegetation management programs including:

  • Annual Compliance

  • Dead, Dying, and Diseased

  • Bark Beetle

  • Weed abatement

  • Pole and Tower Clearing

  • Hazard Tree Management Program

  • Right-of-way clearing

  • Management of VM’s contribution to wildfire mitigation

Additionally, you will be responsible for assisting in the strategic direction, continuous improvement, benchmarking, risk management, and adaptation of the department to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and maintaining strong working relationships with Federal, State, local governmental agencies, and SCE’s customer base throughout theEdison’s Eastern and Rurals Districts.

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Lead the safe execution of all vegetation related activities in the areas of pre-inspection, pruning, felling, and post-work verification for the assigned work area.

  • Manage a direct staff of approximately 8 Specialists and Senior Specialists and a portion of the external contractor workforce.

  • Support T&D at the District and Region levels.

  • Establish and manage performance expectations and goals which align with Company objectives, values, and guiding behaviors.

  • Develop a diverse staff by engaging 1-on-1 with each team member and providing timely feedback, coaching, and support.

  • Responsible for the annual compliance pre-inspection and trim schedules.

  • Maintain interaction with local customers, agencies, and governmental representatives to address concerns and explain program details.

  • Manage public safety and reliability of the system associated with vegetation risks.

  • Manage, train and develop staff; provide timely feedback, mentor and support.

  • Travel to field locations with both internal employees and contractor crews.

Qualifications

The Essentials

  • Five years of combined experience leading an organization, unit, or group.

  • Experience directly performing or supervising vegetation management activities.

  • Valid US Driver’s License.

The Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Knowledge of CPUC GO 95 Rule 35, PRC 4292 & 4293 and environmental habitat areas.

  • Knowledge of NERC/WECC/ISO regulations.

  • Experience performing inspections or other compliance related activities.

  • Experience training and providing direction to junior/new team members.

  • Experience presenting to senior and executive level management.

  • Proficiency with MS Suite of products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to provide exceptional service to internal and external customers and partners.

  • Experience developing and implementing strategic plans and facilitating forums to capture the requirements of business strategy.

  • Demonstrated ability to create a positive high-performance work environment.

You should know

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page at https://www.edisoncareers.com/page/show/Candidate-Resources 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 8201 - Leadership Profile Assessment. Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for 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. #LI-LH1

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