Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison (SCE) is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned, regulated electric utilities, and the largest subsidiary of Edison International. On an average day, SCE provides power for 11 million individuals, 800 communities and cities, 5,000 large businesses, and 280,000 small businesses in central, coastal and Southern California. Delivering that power takes 16 utility interconnections, 4,900 transmission and distribution circuits, 365 transmission and distribution crews, the days and nights more than 14,000 employees, and over a century of experience.    Our heritage at SCE is based on reliability, and our history is defined by a proud tradition of service performed by generations of diverse, dedicated, inspired individuals.    Starting with the certainty that our greatest asset is the quality and capabilities of our employees, we strive to attract, retain, develop, nurture and advance a diverse and talented workforce.  

Southern California Edison Rialto, CA
Dec 10, 2018
Job Description ENERGY FOR WHAT’S AHEAD Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.  About Transmission and Distribution Southern California Edison’s (SCE's) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (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 reliably deliver electricity to 15 million residents via SCE’s 5 million customer accounts.  Position overview This position is in SCE’s Vegetation Management (VM) Compliance and Support Department and reports directly to the VM Compliance and Support Senior Manager. The primary purpose of this position is to manage the day-to-day VM “Operations Support” functions that ensure VM work such as pre-inspections, pruning, and hazard tree removals, are appropriately scheduled and implemented without delay to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and standards such as NERC Standard FAC-003-4, CPUC GO 95 Rule 35/37, Public Resource Codes 4292/4293 and other relevant California Fire regulations.  This position is responsible for ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of VM program operations, mitigating potentially complex operational deficiencies, providing recommendations regarding strategic focus to the department, and maintaining appropriate levels of staffing. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to reviewing and approving the annual VM work plan, ensuring VM work is performed accurately and timely to support commitments made in corporate and strategic efforts related to VM, such as Grid Resiliency & Public Safety.  This manager provides functional direction and guidance (as required) to analysts and advisors responsible for managing schedule, work interruptions, delays, and unplanned/emergent work.  Work interruptions may include such things as the inability to access areas scheduled for VM maintenance for conditions such as customer refusals, lack of permitting, environmental regulations etc. In addition, this position is responsible for the management of vegetation threat conditions such as imminent threats (tree line contact) conditions which pose an immediate threat to public safety.  This position is also responsible for overall VM records management and functionality of the VM work management system.  Typical Responsibilities: Managing and coordinating the day-to-day activities of Operations Support personnel. Ensuring direct reports comply with VM program requirements and ensuring that personnel document, produce, and store compliance evidence for audits and/or internal assessments. Overseeing and providing functional direction, when needed, and guidance for the scheduling of all VM field work, work interruptions, event management, records management and work management system(s). Contributing to the development of departmental business plans and corporate objectives regarding VM activities and providing recommendations regarding VM work activities relative to short- and long-range objectives. Developing business plans and directing the preparation of complex analysis, reviews and making recommendations and decisions that impact the work group and providing recommendations to senior management on process improvements and other critical items.  Making decisions on daily business/operational issues as required. Exercising judgment to determine when issue resolution requires escalation to the senior manager or higher levels of management.  Frequent contact with T&D management team regarding program status, contact with T&D Senior Management on occasion. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Five or more years of combined experience performing vegetation management or supervising an organization. Desired Qualifications Two or more years-experience working with, or implementing an electronic Work Management System. Two or more years-experience working with Vegetation Management Codes and Standards such as NERC Standard FAC-003, GO95 Rule 35/37, Public Resource Codes 4292 & 4293 Experience working in a highly demanding and fast paced work environment Experience working under a heavily regulated and audited environment Experience working under a Quality Management System Ability to lead a diverse team focused on innovation, change management and employee development. Proficient with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Power Point Ability to achieve results through others by prioritizing activities, delegating and monitoring the progress of assignments, and holding employees accountable for results. Ability to create a positive high performance work environment Experience managing budgets Bachelor Degree Test Requirements Applicants who are identified to continue in the selection process will be invited to test via-email and are encouraged to immediately begin preparing for any tests required in this job posting -  Link to Study Guides Please reference Leadership Profile Assessment (Test 8201).  Candidates who have previously passed these assessments may not need to retest again for this position. Comments Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship. Relocation may apply to this position. 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com