Southern California Edison Manager of Protection Standards & Innovation in Pomona, California
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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.
The Manager of Protection Standards & Innovation reports directly to the Principal Manager of Protection & Automation and provides both strategic direction and day-to-day operational leadership to a team of 6 engineers and technical specialists. This position provides technical leadership and managerial oversight to ensure that SCE’s protection and automation-related design standards, training and reference materials, work processes and procedures, and tools and databases are constantly evolving to meet the needs of the Protection & Automation team and key stakeholders.
Provide day-to-day operational leadership for a team of 6 engineers and technical specialists, which includes monitoring and forecasting the group’s workload, conducting employee performance appraisals, making hiring decisions, coaching and mentoring employees, and providing work force training and development.
Develop annual performance goals and long-term strategic goals in partnership with the Protection & Automation management team.
Oversee the creation and maintenance of protection and automation-related design standards, training and reference materials, work processes and procedures, and tools and databases.
Oversee the development of automation-related settings in electronic relay setting files in support of T&D’s capital project plan.
Oversee the development of relay settings and logic designs for SCE’s Remedial Action Schemes (RAS).
Represent Protection & Automation on various standards teams and internal technical committees.
Collaborate with peer managers inside and outside of Protection & Automation in support of process improvement and operational excellence initiatives.
Five years of experience in the engineering, design, planning, operations, or maintenance of the electric system.
Bachelor’s degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)
Licensed Professional Engineer
Project Management certification
Familiarity with SCE substation design standards
Experience with protection and/or automation equipment, systems, and applications
Demonstrated experience implementing process improvements to enhance the quality and timeliness of engineering deliverables
Excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills
Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
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.
Relocation may apply to this position.
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.