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Southern California Edison Production Specialist 3 – Transmission Telecom [On-site] in Alhambra, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Production Specialist at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll support the utility network and provide transmission line protection, monitoring and remote operation capabilities of telecom equipment inside and outside SCE’s service territory. Trans Telecom also provides support to Edison Carrier Solutions (ECS) by servicing 3rd party non-utility customers. As a Production Specialist , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions, and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Responsible for coordinating work, making sound decisions, and developing and implementing strategies to execute the department maintenance & inspection (M&I) program on time and in the most productive and cost-efficient manner.

  • Combines field experience of construction methods and a detailed understanding of fatigue time, premium time, and prioritization towards efficiency calculations to recommend manpower required to complete each job/inspection.

  • Develops execution strategy, efficient scheduling, outage scheduling, bundling, and job coordination to completion, including, but not limited to the following: receiving material deliveries, arranging for pole deliveries, securing traffic control and vital permits to execute jobs, arranging necessary meetings with appropriate external agencies, ensuring environmental compliance, presenting changes made to any dates to all planning/scheduling departments and internal/external customers, managing dates in available scheduling tools.

  • Integrates lessons learned and applies the most up-to-date construction processes, environmental and health regulations, and telecom/distribution/transmission design and construction standards such as: General Order 95, General Order 128, General Order 131D.

  • Assists General Supervisor with the growth and development of crew foremen and linemen by: educating crews on throughput, cost efficiency, and other productivity metrics, providing feedback and mentoring to crew foremen and linemen related to the production of high quality work orders, working with General Supervisor to identify areas of improvement for each project, serving as an upgrade in the absence of the General Supervisor as needed.

  • Collaborates with department Production Specialists & General Supervisors for crew movement, scheduling M&I resources, and continued development and effective implementation of the M&I program.

  • Frequently utilizes MS Office, Excel, Word & PowerPoint to review metrics, develop reports, and present M&I data to Grid Manager and organization leadership.

  • Available for on-call duty and during a storm for damage assessment.

  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


The essentials

  • Four years in an electric utility performing or supervising in planning, design, construction, maintenance, standards & development, system operations, field operations, engineering, or construction project management.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

The preferred

  • Experience as a journeyman lineman, journeyman cable splicer, foreman, troubleman, senior patrolman and/or equipment operator.

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Supervisory and/or team leadership experience.

  • Experience with client/customer management providing outstanding customer service, building relationships with customers, identifying customer needs, and responding to customer issues.

  • Experience with field design and construction standards.

  • Project management, analytical and administrative skills.

  • Experience with operational vehicle fleet.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, SAP, and CMS.

  • Experience with SCE’s GCC outage request process/system.

  • Experience with the application of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the handling of labor relations and diversity issues.

You should know …

  • This position’s work mode is On-site . The employee will report to an SCE facility or in the field location. Further details of this work mode will be discussedat the interview stage.

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page ( to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • Position will require up to 60% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory, overnight stays may be required.

  • 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.


  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access our Information Guides ( to reference test(s): Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles (Test 8203). Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About SCE

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are 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.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.