Southern California Edison Technical Specialist/Scientist 1 in Irwindale, California

Job Description


Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.

About Customer & Operational Services

Southern California Edison’s (SCE’s) Customer Service Organizational Unit (CS) shares the responsibility to safely deliver reliable, affordable electricity to our customers. We support this effort by working to meet customer expectations. Customer Service is dedicated to operational excellence and innovative thinking through our workforce in our call center, field operations, billing and payment center, outage and demand-side management and other service offerings.

Position Overview

This position will report to the Integrated Demand Side Management (IDSM) Manager at the Irwindale Business Center (IBC) location within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Customer Service Operations Division, Customer Contact Center. The Technical Specialist will review and analyze applications, invoices, and supporting documents such as manufacturer specification sheets and contractor submittals to determine program eligibility and incentives for IDSM Energy Efficiency programs for our commercial customers.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reviewing applications and invoices to determine if project meets program eligibility.

  • Reviews equipment and specifications for program eligibility.

  • Ensures supporting documents from customers and third parties in compliance with program terms and conditions as part of the review process to determine incentive amounts and approvals.

  • Processes applications in stages, on time, and within Service Level Agreements.

  • Ensures customers and program requirements are met and within deadlines.

  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A combination of education, training, and experience in the professional, business, or technical discipline equivalent to those typically possessed by a high school graduate.

  • Must have one or more years of knowledge working with Energy Efficiency measures such as, but not limited to lighting, refrigeration, or food service equipment.

  • Experience working in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, i.e. Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint.

Desired Qualifications

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a professional, business, or technical discipline or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Self –managed and works well individually and in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with CRM and SMART.

  • Demonstrated experience meeting performance expectations.

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve problems, questions, or situations in compliance with defined procedures.

  • Ability to prioritize work.

  • Strong attention to detail and quality of work.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.


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

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • There are currently two (2) positions available.

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.

Southern California Edison is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Southern California Edison, please call Human Resources at (800) 500-4723, and choose option 3 for the Employee Information Center. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pacific time, except Wednesdays when the center closes at 2:30 p.m., and holidays, or (800) 352-8580 (Telecommunications device for the hearing impaired - TTY).