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Southern California Edison Test Supervising Technician (9825) - White Water [ON-SITE] in Whitewater, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Test Supervising Technician at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll will be in the SC&M (Substation Construction & Maintenance) Division within Southern California Edison's (SCE) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (T&D). The person for the installation, maintenance and repair of substation relay protection systems along with any control, monitoring or measuring equipment and any three phase high voltage equipment associated to it. The position will be responsible for setting up and operating test instruments/equipment to perform function testing, adjustment and calibration of substation protection relays and associated equipment as well as supervise, instruct and train assigned test technician for testing and in-service testing of system equipment.As a Test Supervising Technician , 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!

  • Plans, programs and lays out the crew’s test work and coordinates work with other work groups.

  • Assist in testing, inspecting, repairing, Installing, and adjusting relays, instrumentation equipment, local controller, pilot wire equipment, battery chargers, and associated devices for the protection, control, and indication of protective relaying equipment within electrical utility substations.

  • Use software programs utilized in programming, testing, commissioning, inspecting, repairing and adjusting system equipment such as “Doble ProTest” or “Protection Suite” software.

  • Load and modify relays, PLCs, HMIs or other electronic devices and instrumentation with programs, firmware and settings.

  • Conduct various electrical tests of high voltage electrical equipment in accordance with test criteria established by policies and procedures or written test plans and maintain accurate records of test results and report results to the development and testing group.

  • Determine, diagnose, and isolate electrical trouble and detect electrical faults in equipment and make necessary repairs.

  • Test the phase relation of overhead and underground lines, transformers, and relays.

  • Perform wire-checks (point to point), power-up and commissioning of industrial Control Panels to integrate them to new or existing systems as required.

  • Maintain electrical drawings/schematics and required documentation.

  • Redline electrical schematics.

  • Act as a Substation Operator and Qualified Electrical Worker when required


The essentials

  • Two or more years of experience setting up and operating test instruments and equipment to perform operational testing, adjustment and calibration of protective relaying equipment.

  • Experience as a Qualified Substation Operator and electrical worker in a high voltage utility Substation.

  • Two or more years of experience working as a relay Test Technician.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

The preferred

  • Associates Degree or higher level of education in Electrical Engineering or a related field.

  • Ability to read electrical schematics, drawings and symbols used in prints and manufacturer’s documentations.

  • Formal training in electrical engineering, or experience in jobs requiring extensive comprehension of electrical theory and use of principals of electrical theory in actual performance.

  • Experience Installing, testing, repairing and maintaining electrical, electronic, and digital instrumentation and protective equipment for three phase high voltage power systems.

  • Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Knowledge and experience in setting up communication protocols with equipment to interface with computer.

You should know …

  • Visit ourCandidate Resource page ( to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • 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.


  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access ourInformation Guides ( to reference test(s): 2884 - Supervising Test Tech Knowledge Tests, 4023 - Test Tech Physical Performance Test. 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.