Southern California Edison Engineering Manager- Apparatus & Standards in Pomona, 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 5 million customer accounts.

Position Overview

The Manager will provide technical leadership on major substation equipment such as power transformers, shunt reactors, circuit breakers, disconnect switches, substation batteries and control building auxiliary equipment. The Manager of Transformation and Switching Devices is responsible for managing a group of about 7 electrical engineers. This position will report to the Senior Manager of Transmission/Substation Apparatus and Standards Engineering organization.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Creating a clear vision for the Transformation and Switching Devices group and operationalize this vision into an actionable roadmap for the group to bring high values to the company.

  • Functioning as a strategic technical leader for T&D Engineering to advise, consult T&D Leadership on major equipment issues, leading highly technical team to solve field issues, presenting to leadership and gaining support.

  • Managing performance, coaching, providing feedback and improvement engineers to become more effective and efficient in delivering solutions and results.

  • Managing workload, resources, constraints, leveraging external consulting resources to optimize output to support T&D capital projects.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, or STEM discipline.

  • Five or more years of combined experience performing or supervising function.

  • Seven or more years of technical experience in distribution, substation, and/or transmission engineering related to the application of electrical utility apparatus in substations.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Science or related technical discipline.

  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, project personnel, and all levels of management enterprise-wide to develop solutions and ensure stakeholder buy-in.

  • Effectively interface with external equipment suppliers.

  • Ability to accurately analyze information, make strategic decisions/recommendations, and guide others’ decision making by identifying the anticipated benefits, consequences, and impacts of alternatives.

  • Takes the initiative and accountability for the accuracy of information and for achieving results.

  • Drives strategic standards development that will form the basis for new equipment and materials.

  • Experience managing, coaching, and developing direct supervisory staff and their subordinates.

  • Integrates work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks and safety appropriately, develop and execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.

  • Effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation


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

  • Position will require 20% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory and occasional international travel.

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-MB1