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Southern California Edison Telecom Planning Advisor - Rialto in Rialto, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Telecom Planning Advisor at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’llserve as a lead on multiple projects that are highly technical, time critical, and engineering-sensitive.The successful candidate will plan, design, and oversee the installation of new telecom lines and facilities. As a Planning Advisor , 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!

  • Provide design engineering, cost estimates and project management activities for overhead and underground transmission telecom systems. Will manage these elements from project inception to project closing.

  • Coordinates activities externally and internally as needed to ensure project compliance in regards to both external and or SCE standards, policies, rates, rules, as well as ensuring project operating dates and or compliance due dates are actively monitored and met.

  • Communicates and interfaces on a regular and timely basis with customers, as well as internal SCE organizations, departments, and other groups with regards to assigned projects.

  • Serves in the role of assigned project lead and acts in the role of the primary point of contact to the Transmission Telecom Manager and/or other organizations as called upon in regards to assigned SCE projects status

  • Reviews projects involving relocation of Transmission Telecom facilities located on or within the Transmission and Distribution facilities and/or Right of Ways to enforce adherence to operational standards.

  • Act as a mentor to Planner and Designer classifications, while providing assistance, guidance, and instruction to other team members.

  • Serves in the role of assigned project lead and acts in the role of the primary point of contact to the Planning Manager and/or other organizations as called upon regarding assigned SCE project status.

  • Acts as 24 hour “On Call” duty supervisor for the assigned work base.

  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


  • Five or more years of experience in transmission line work or as a Planner or Engineer in substation, transmission, distribution, telecommunication, or generation facility.

  • A valid Driver's License.

  • Willing to work on-call for 24 hour basis for the assigned work base.

The preferred

  • Experience in field construction.

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with transmission line construction, maintenance, methods, procedures, tools and materials.

  • Broad knowledge of transmission rights-of-way practices and corporate/business line policies and practices, including safety and environmental rules and regulations and the IBEW contract.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience utilizing engineering principles, construction standards, and industry practices.

  • Gathered and analyzed information and made strategic decisions regarding project scope, impact, policy, development, and implementation.

  • Determined scope of work, method of service, technical design requirements, and construction methods for overhead and underground facilities.

  • Ability to serve as senior staff expert and provide leadership, direction, training, and mentoring to staff.

  • Gathered and analyze information and make strategic decisions regarding project scope, impact, policy, development, and implementation.

  • Supervised Transmission and/or Distribution Construction.

  • Interpreted design plans or technical drawings.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint.

  • Experience with AutoCAD, Auto Desk Utility Design (AUD), SPIDA (or other Pole Loading programs), Design Manager (DM).

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 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 8203 - 8203 Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles. 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.