Technical Senior Planning Specialist at Southern California Edison

Role: Technical Senior Planning Specialist
Location: Santa Ana, California
Industry: Industry
Salary range: $97,700 - $154,200
Company: Southern California Edison Edison International's subsidiary, Southern California Edison, is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States and a longtime leader in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Three or more years of experience performing electrical utility distribution service planning.
Possess a valid U.S. driver’s license.


Employee contribution

Job description:

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Senior Planning Specialist at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll support the regulatory requirements of Southern California Edison’s (SCE’s) electrical distribution system by developing and designing plans, identifying necessary resources and providing cost estimates and options for the construction of distribution facilities. This position interacts with a diverse customer base on meeting electrical design needs and is responsible for providing successful outcomes for the customer and SCE on assigned or requested projects.

As a Senior Planning Specialist, 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!

Coordinate activities with other internal personnel and/or organizations to ensure compliance and appropriate follow-through of policies, procedures, rules, rates, and completion dates applicable to his/her assigned projects.
Manage work orders through the entire process and taking accountability for customer satisfaction.
Acquire permits and easements, identifying environmental requirements and coordinating required project components with other departments, customers, governmental bodies, and various external sources.
Manage numerous less complex design projects from inception to construction completion.
Act as a mentor to Planner and Designer classifications, while providing assistance, guidance and instruction to other team members.
Supporting system emergencies as they arise.
Performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Qualifications – External
The essentials

Three or more years of experience performing electrical utility distribution service planning.
Possess a valid U.S. driver’s license.
The preferred

Experience with engineering principles, construction standards, and industry practices.
Experience using database systems for planning, ordering materials and scheduling work orders.
Experience using tariffs and resource books. Demonstrated experience determining scope of work, method of service, and construction methods for overhead and underground facilities.
Experience preparing work orders or construction plans on projects.
Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to clients’ business needs.
Ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, management, and other work units.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Able to drive, traverse on uneven surfaces, occasionally lift up to 40 lbs., sit/stand for extended periods of time, work in various weather conditions, and possibly be in remote regions (coast, desert, and mountain) for extended periods of time.
You should know

This position’s work mode is hybrid. The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
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Time in a “Trainee” role is excluded from the amount of experience required of this position. Employee’s in a “Trainee” role, are training for the position and not executing the work required of the position nor performing in the full-time capacity of the role.

This position requires testing. Applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Reference our Information Guides for the following test9s): EEI Tech ((Test 5107). Candidates who have previously passed this assessment, 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.

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