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Southern California Edison Heavy Transportation Driver in Irwindale, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Heavy Transportation Driver at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll serve as a Heavy Transportation Drive within the Supply Logistics organization. As a Heavy Transportation Driver , 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 brightly!

Drives any size or type of heavy truck and tows any size or type of trailer with an unlimited combination of axles and/or maximum weight and/or height, width or length allowed by state or local regulations, to transport material, tools, equipment, and supplies. Loads and unloads all types of freight and construction equipment from truck and/or trailer. Operates or directs others in operation of truck and trailer auxiliaries, and all types of material handling equipment to load and unload freight. Performs duties of Construction Equipment Operator IV, as qualified, or helper when not hauling freight. Loads truck and trailer to assure proper distribution of load. Secures loads to prevent shifting and covers load as required to prevent damage. Performs vehicle inspections and makes minor or emergency repairs and adjustments. Attaches coupling, safety chains, lights, brake connections and warning flags. Signs paper for receipt and delivery of freight. Prepares vehicle operator reports.


The essentials

  • Experience as a Heavy Transportation Driver.

  • Valid California Class A Driver's License with a clean abstract.

  • Five years of flatbed and/or trailer experience.

  • Must have a valid Class A Driver license with the ability to drive Interstate. Must be able to obtain the following endorsements within 6 weeks from report date: hazmat endorsement, tanker endorsement, doubles/triples endorsement, and air brake endorsement. Must be able to operate a manual transmission, perform a Department of Transportation Pre-trip Inspection on a combination vehicle, and successfully pass a behind the wheel road test.

  • Ability or willingness to travel 25% of the time (3-4 overnight stays per month).

The preferred

Knowledge of: Operation and maintenance of heavy truck and trailer equipment; Company policies and practices and Accident Prevention Rules for vehicle operation; traffic laws, permits and routes for trucking activities; trucker rigging methods and hand signals for material excavation and earth moving construction equipment for loading or unloading or work as qualified as Construction Equipment Operator IV; First Aid Procedures; and Safe Work Practices.

Ability to: Skillfully operate and maneuver truck and trailer equipment under a variety of traffic and terrain conditions; comply with traffic laws; follow authorized truck routes; make minor repairs and adjustments to trucking equipment; understand and follow oral and written instructions; perform heavy physical work; write legibly; give and interpret signals for operating material handling equipment; operate light construction equipment for on or off loading as required; and maintain a Class 1 Driver's License.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are of a level comparable with those normally acquired through courses taken in achieving a high school education; specialized training.

You should know

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

  • This position will require overnight stays.

  • Work Hours: 5am-1:30AM M-F.

  • This position may require additional testing as part of the selection process.

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. We invite you to visit ourCandidate Resource ( page for further information and to access information guides. Please access ourInformation Guides ( ,to referenceEdison Individual Contributor Workstylestest 8203 andEEI BCAB test 5206. Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

  • Email Monitoring . Applicants who are identified to continue in the selection process may be invited to test. Invitations to test will be sent to the email address used during your application. Please monitor your email account daily to ensure no important communications regarding your application status or invitation to test will be missed. Email communications for testing will come from “” and “”.

  • Self-Scheduling . You will be given the opportunity to self-schedule your testing time so please monitor your email for this invitation. These invitations to self-schedule will need to be completed within 3 days from the date of the email invitation. There is limited availability, so we encourage you to schedule your session immediately.

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.