Southern California Edison General Foreman in Ontario, California

Job Description


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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 14 million residents via SCE’s 4.9 million customer accounts.

Position Overview:

This position will be in the Distribution, Construction and Maintenance (DC&M) division within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Transmission and Distribution Business Unit (TDBU). The successful candidate will be responsible for the supervision of multiple crews performing construction and maintenance activities. The successful candidate is expected to ensure that all aspects directly related to the construction and maintenance activities are optimized, including: resource utilization, crew productivity, safe work practices and compliance to customer communications protocol. The position is also responsible for meeting established goals as they relate directly to Distribution Construction and Maintenance.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring appropriate training of subordinates, including career development.

  • Administering recognition and discipline.

  • Interfacing with subordinates, peers, and management regarding daily work activities.

  • Facilitating the availability of proper resources, tools, vehicles, materials and other equipment and the necessary training conducive to providing a safe working environment.

  • Conducting performance reviews, developing performance expectations, and providing developmental feedback and training-to Electrical Crew Foremen.

  • Assuring accurate timekeeping/accounting (i.e., employee time off).

  • Assuring quality and timeliness of completed work order packages.

  • Performing frequent crew visitations and documenting safety information.

  • Assuring all safety bulletin/issues are understood and complied with.

  • Assuring weekly safety meetings are timely and of quality content.

  • Meeting scheduled project and customer dates established through the Regional Resource Planning and the District Scheduling groups.

  • Approving switching procedures.

  • Verifying circuit map accuracy and timely updates.

  • Timely assignment of crews on outages through the SRO process.

  • Creating and maintaining a safety conscious work environment by leading and influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Supervisory and/or team leadership experience.

  • Experience in the operation and/or construction and maintenance of the electric system.

  • Valid U.S. driver’s license.

Desired Requirements:

  • Associate Degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Typically possesses five or more years combined experience performing and/or supervising activities related to the operation, construction and maintenance, and/or scheduling activities associated with the electric distribution system.

  • Understanding of the underground and overhead construction, maintenance and operation of the electrical distribution system and associated regulatory requirements, including environmental regulations, safety policies and procedures, and hazardous waste management.

  • Experience working with bargaining unit employees.

  • Experience with the application of union agreement and handling labor relations and diversity issues.

  • Experience with environmental compliance, safe work practices, construction/maintenance methods, techniques, tools and equipment.

  • Knowledge of distribution accounting, including timekeeping, accounting and completion of work order packages.

  • Knowledge of GO 95, 128 and Accident Prevention Manual safety rules.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications: such as Excel, Word and Lotus Notes and Document Libraries; Experience as a Planner in the Planning Organization

T est 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 at

  • Please reference Leadership Profile Assessment (Test 8201). Candidates who have previously passed these assessments may not need to retest again for this position.


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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.