Southern California Edison Plant Engineer in Avalon, California
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Generation is responsible for the safe and reliable operation of Southern California Edison's Generation assets. Which includes: hydro, solar, gas, combined cycle, and fuel cells
Working at our Catalina Island Generation Facility, the Plant Engineer will play a vital role in ensuring the safe and reliable operation of the Generation, Gas and Water assets by conducting inspections, acquiring data for trend analysis, and monitoring equipment health. The engineer will help identify emergent Generation, Gas and Water process issues and be responsible for managing small O&M projects. This individual will act as an interface between SCE Generation’s Eastern Operations, Project Engineering, Asset Management and Generation Strategy. The individual will be reporting to Engineering Manager of Plant Engineering Group, which is part of Asset Management and Generation Strategy work group of Generation Department.
Apply objective department wide criteria for project evaluation, using knowledge and experience
Coordinate with Project Engineering group on major projects and regular interface with Generation operations
Utilize engineering and generation plant knowledge, to analyze and assess projects to independently evaluate needs, justification and cost development
Support emergent equipment and generation process issues related to generation assets and online work management schedule development
Develop and support integrated capital work plans for the annual budget, three, five and ten year planning horizons
Support Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) functions for the Division
Manage small capital and O&M projects
Develop and support condition based monitoring and adverse condition monitoring plans and actions
Support the department’s corrective action program and lead the effort on behalf of Operations
Perform engineering economic analyses in order to prioritize and justify a total Generation Department Capital project budget
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Must have Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
Five years of experience managing, supervising, or leading an organization, unit, or teams.
Five years engineering experience
Five years of engineering experience related to a hydro or fossil fuel generation facility
MS Engineering, P. E. License preferred
Typically possesses 8 or more years working in progressing responsible plant engineering positions
Demonstrated experience of power generation reliability engineering
Excellent writing and presentation skills
Demonstrated experience in preparing/justification of capital projects
Demonstrated experience working with Power Generation facilities
Demonstrated experience working with Project Cost estimating
Demonstrated experience working in Asset Management program
Demonstrated ability to work as a project team member in a project matrix environment
Must be able to drive, fly, traverse on uneven surfaces (hiking), sit/stand for extended periods of time, and work in various weather conditions, for extended periods of time
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
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
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 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. *LI-JS1