Southern California Edison/Mira Loma, CA
This position has been posted as an anticipated vacancy and may become available in the future. If this position becomes available and you meet the requirements, you will be notified via email to apply to the new posting. Please note you will not be sent a communication if this position does not become available.
Highly-motivated; likes challenge; collaborative; committed to delivering high quality workâ€¦ Did we describe you? Read onâ€¦
Southern California Edison is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric utilities. We are an industry leader that is designing new and innovative ways to meet our customer’s needs. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who enjoy the challenge of working on key industry changing projects. We need your good ideas and your contributions to remain a leader in this industry.
Power Delivery is responsible for the delivery of electrical energy through SCE's transmission, substation and distribution system. PWRD has approximately 4,200 employees who provide services to more than four million customers throughout SCE's 50,000-square-mile service territory. Grid Operations is responsible for operating SCE's electric grid in a safe and reliable manner in conjunction with appropriate regulatory agencies. At this time, there are a total of 693 occupied positions throughout the numerous departments that make up Grid Ops. The organizational breakdown and asset details can be accessed through the links provided on this page. Additional resources, including the org chart, can be found in the Featured Links section on the right.
The location of the positions include: Orange County, Devers, and Mira Loma.
The successful candidate will:
â€¢Direct shift activities, including giving functional direction to operating personnel.
â€¢Operate equipment at a substation switching center with jurisdiction over assigned bulk transmission lines, sub-transmission lines, distribution lines and substations.
â€¢Determine operating status from previous shift personnel, station and equipment logs, dispatch board or automated system monitoring devices and inspection of station instruments and equipment.
â€¢Operate or direct the operation of station equipment through manual or automated systems.
â€¢Develop, issue, and verify step-by-step instructions to implement switching programs with consideration for impact on system status.
â€¢Issue, transfer or release work clearances.
â€¢Perform switching and logging to bring third party generation on and off line to the system.
â€¢Determine cause and nature of abnormal station, equipment or system conditions and take action to operate or direct operation of equipment to restore lines and equipment to normal operating conditions.
â€¢Maintain logs, records, report and pertinent information through manual and automated methods.
â€¢Operate telephone and radio equipment.
â€¢Perform multiple, concurrent assignments.
Typical Responsibilities include
â€¢Monitor the SCE electric system using the Energy Management System and various related applications.
â€¢Monitor interconnected system conditions, SCE and interconnected system line flows, voltages, Remedial Action Schemes, and equipment limits during normal and emergency conditions.
â€¢Facilitate and tracking system equipment outages adhering to established SCE and CISO criteria.
â€¢Review, comprehend, and apply operational policy and procedural changes in a time constrained atmosphere.
â€¢Perform internal and external notifications of system events in accordance with established requirements.
â€¢Maintain a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
â€¢Must have 5 years of experience working in a switching center as an Electrical System Operator and/or Dispatcher.
â€¢Must maintain a CA driver’s license
â€¢Must be willing to work overtime and/or rotating shifts schedule.
â€¢Must be able to obtain and maintain NERC certification.
â€¢A combination of education, training, and experience to gain knowledge, skills and abilities generally equivalent to those typically possessed by a high school graduate.
â€¢Experience with controlling, monitoring, or operating equipment that regulates or distributes electricity, using real-time data obtained from instruments or computers.
â€¢Experience writing operating procedure/programs to isolate electrical equipment, and dispatch coordinate work.
â€¢Experience with power system operation or distributing or regulating the flow of power on an electrical system involving transmission or distribution voltage lines, generating stations, substations and related equipment.
â€¢Experience working in a switching center.
â€¢Experience tracking conditions that could affect power needs, such as changes in the weather or system operating conditions and make adjustments to meet any anticipated changes.
â€¢Experience with analyzing data or information – Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
â€¢Ability to analyze power system conditions in a real-time operating environment and respond to changing conditions or emergencies to maintain system reliability.
â€¢Ability to coordinate with engineers, planners, field personnel, or other utility workers to provide information such as clearances, switching orders process changes.
â€¢Ability to respond to emergencies, such as transformer or transmission line failures, and route current around affected areas.
â€¢Ability to prepare switching orders that will isolate work areas without causing power outages, referring to drawings of power systems, operating procedures and safe work practices.
â€¢Ability to calculate load estimates or equipment requirements to determine required control settings.
â€¢Ability to communicate with Supervisors, Peers or Subordinates – Providing information to supervisors, co-workers and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
â€¢Strong multitasking with the ability to work independently, is self-motivated, takes responsibility and initiative, also works well as a team player.
â€¢Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word and Excel
â€¢Must demonstrate the ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, develop and execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.
â€¢Must demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.
â€¢Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.
â€¢2869 – System Operator Knowledge Test
â€¢4812- System Operator Performance Test
â€¢We encourage you to immediately begin preparing for any tests required in this job posting.
â€¢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.
â€¢There are multiple open positions for this requisition some of the locations include: Orange County, Devers, and Mira Loma.
â€¢This position required overtime, rotating shifts, and call out as system dictates.
â€¢This position has been posted as an anticipated vacancy and may become available in the future. If this position becomes available and you meet the requirements, you will be notified via email to apply to the new posting. Please note you will not be sent a communication if this position does not become available.
â€¢Edison International and Southern California Edison reserve the right to close or cancel a posting at any time.
â€¢If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume in confidence by visiting www.edisonjobs.com
â€¢Edison International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
â€¢SCE provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities; please let us know if you require an accommodation for this appointment.
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 4.9 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.
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