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Southern California Edison Pre-Construction Inspector - Antelope Valley in Lancaster, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become Pre-Construction Inspector at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll focus on activities conducted during the Planning phase of the work order IPSEC lifecycle: Initiate, Plan, Schedule, Execute, and Close. These activities include duct and trench inspections, mandrelling, and structure inspections.

As a Pre-Construction Inspector , 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!

  • Coordinates and executes all activities related to inspections in a timely manner that allows for high productivity without sacrificing customer satisfaction by effectively prioritizing and managing assignments to completion.

  • Ensure that all district designs meet customers’ electrical service needs, while adhering to Distribution Design Standards, Electrical Service Requirements, and Construction/Maintenance standards.

  • Proactively identify constructability issues when inspecting projects, propose solutions, and take corrective action so work orders are 100% executable when they are ready to be scheduled.

  • Coordinates and executes jobsite visits during construction to explore opportunities for improvement with foreman and keep planners informed of progress and status of projects to ensure completion of project by customer commitment data.

  • Respond in a timely manner to address and resolve customer concerns related to Inspection activities such as duct, trench, and structure inspection.

  • Serve as a resource to crews, foremen, and supervisors by identifying potential safety hazards with work order designs during inspection activities and propose solutions to alleviate such concerns and maintaining technical knowledge and expertise needed to safely and effectively prep jobs and support IPSEC process.

  • Create and maintain a safety conscious work environment by leading and influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


The essentials

  • Three years of experience in Distribution Line Construction, Planning, or Civil Construction.

  • Possess and be able to maintain a valid Driver’s License.

The preferred

  • Associate’s Degree in applicable profession, business, or technical discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Experience applying time management skills to planning and organizing a heavy workload.

  • Basic knowledge and experience with safe work practices, basic electrical theory, construction/maintenance standards (i.e., GO95 and GO128), and the electric distribution system.

  • Experience working both independently and in a team environment to meet shared goals and objectives.

  • Experience interfacing and collaborating with internal and external customers.

  • Ability to create and maintain a safety conscious work environment.

  • Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.

You should know

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

  • 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 our Candidate Resource page for further information and to access information guides. For information guides, please reference test (Test 8201). Candidates who have previously passed this assessment, in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

  • Position will require up to 80% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

About Southern California Edison

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.