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Sr. Power Systems Operator 4 [ON-SITE] at Southern California Edison

Sr. Power Systems Operator 4 [ON-SITE]

Southern California Edison Alhambra/CA, CA Full-Time
Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

This Sr. Power Systems Operator 4 will be part of the Grid Operations Capital Integration organization located at the Grid Control Center within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (T & D). The Capital Integration organization supports Capital construction projects throughout the SCE territory. This position will provide strategic direction in addressing system reliability problems and include operating requirements prior to implementation of capital projects. This position will attend all pre-engineering job walks to identify and provide operating requirements and ensure all operating concerns are addressed by other departments. This position will work with many organizations within SCE including Engineering, MPO, SC&M management, Local Switching Centers, Transmission, and Telecommunications to develop a plan (Move program) that outlines the construction activities for assigned Capital projects. This position will also interface with outside organizations such as CISO, Customer connecting load or generation onto the SCE system. Thus, this position will require an individual to be able to communicate well between different parties that have competing priorities and come up with solutions that all parties can agree to. This position will primarily work on transmission related projects on the bulk power system. This position will interface with external customers, generating interconnections, neighboring utilities and SCE grid contracts that will require resolutions to changing priorities and to resolve technical issues with customers. 

As an SCE Sr. Advisor, your work will help power the planet, reduce 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 and assist with capital projects and develop “Move” programs to coordinate outages prior to energizing equipment as well as coordinate outages between competing projects.
  • Coordinates Capital projects and provides consulting to address system problems which may cross organizational boundaries which require a thorough operational knowledge to resolve.
  • Partner with SC&M Test Managers and Grid Operations Managers in developing a strategic short term and long term solution to operating challenges of substations.
  • Interface with Protection Engineering in developing protection requirements for Capital Projects to address operating issues. 
  •  Focus on short and long term needs of Grid Operations of all Capital projects and improve consistency of an area as to the operational needs.
  • Work with customers that are being interconnected to the SCE system to ensure that their equipment is energized in a safe and reliable manner and does not jeopardize the SCE system or load.
  • Update the system operating bulletins, work with power system control to ensure that the EMS computer screens (operating consoles) are updated, and update Grid Control Center one-line diagrams as needed to reflect the changes to the Grid caused by the Capital project.
  • Attend pre-engineering job walks and work with engineering in developing work scope on a Capital project and provide an operational insight as to the operating requirements and the best time to obtain the outages necessary for the projects.
  • Meet with operations, SC&M personnel and ensure all required work has been completed prior to energizing equipment.
  • Maintain a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Qualifications

The essentials

  • Experience with bulk power transmission, sub-transmission and/or distribution systems.
  • Ten years or more of experience in electric system operations or as test technician and/or electrical engineering.

The preferred

  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of Capital Projects.
  • Experience with Remedial Action Schemes and Special Protection Systems
  • California State Professional Engineering License or Engineer-in-Training Certification
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Experience working within a Transmission & Distribution division.
  • Demonstrated experience with bulk electric system relay protection schemes and methods for in-servicing equipment for the first time.
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of Capital Projects.
  • Demonstrated experience performing analysis, coordinating outages on the electric system, and developing recommendations. 
  • Demonstrated experience executing projects and leading cross-functional project teams

You should know ...

  • Work Mode: This position’s work mode is on-site. The employee will report to an SCE facility or in the field location. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
  • Visit our [ Link removed ] to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!
  • Position will require being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory and will require overnight stays periodically.

Testing

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email.  Please access our [ Link removed ]  to reference test(s): Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles (Test 8203). 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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