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Southern California Edison Environmental Services Senior Manager in Rosemead, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Senior Manager of Operating Units, Environmental Services at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll you will play a key role in managing staff who support environmental programs and projects performed across the service territory throughout the project lifecycle (planning, permitting, construction, and maintenance). You will be responsible and accountable for ensuring projects adhere to SCE’s work management system and internal processes for environmental compliance.

You will be tasked with establishing and implementing robust and comprehensive environmental controls in key program/ project phases and engage with peer managers and partners in operations, regulatory affairs, transmission and distribution, generation, corporate real estate, law, risk, and agency relations. The Senior Manager will be an integral part of embedding environmental stewardship into company operations while providing oversight and accountability in accordance with requirements of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), California Coastal Act, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and/or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

We are looking for a leader who focuses on the development of their staff, supports an inclusive work environment, and upholds SCE’s core values of Safety, Integrity, Excellence, Respect, Continuous Improvement, and Teamwork. Our culture promotes innovation to solve complex problems and furthers the development of effective partnerships to achieve successful outcomes .

As a Senior Manager of Operating Units, Environmental Services , 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!

  • Lead a team of environmental professionals. Make hiring decisions, evaluate performance, delineate areas of responsibility, and assign work. Mentor, develop, and empower team, manage workload and assignments, address personal and teamwork challenges.

  • Identify and implement improvements to the environmental processes that govern your team’s areas of responsibilities. Provide strategy in permitting, communications, risk management and compliance, and support your staff with program management, contract management, permitting, and technical issues.

  • Direct staff across programs such as renewable energy interconnections (i.e., solar, small geothermal, or energy storage), large business customer interconnections (i.e., industrial, agricultural, or commercial), generation assets (i.e., peakers or hydroelectric plants), and SCE’s non-electric facilities (i.e., water and gas on Catalina, corporate real estate assets, or construction laydown yards).

  • Direct staff who manage hundreds of projects annually, help develop general and site-specific environmental requirements, support risk-based permitting approaches, and provide guidance on controls to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations. Develop new capabilities and continuous improvement of existing content.

  • Develop strategic and operating plans for environmental review and compliance for major programs.

  • Collaborate with peers across Transmission and Distribution, Generation, Corporate Real Estate, Law, and Agency Relations organizations, and senior management across the organizational unit and ESD, and external customers to provide consultation and recommendations for ensuring environmental compliance and driving the resolution of regulatory challenges.


The essentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in biology, geology, engineering, environmental science, environmental policy, or other related environmental field

  • Five or more years of experience managing or supervising an organization with the ability to lead a staff of technical professionals to provide strategic focus in professional development, performance management, or possesses five or more years with experience in leading technical programs

  • Five or more years of experience managing or supervising projects subject to environmental compliance regulations such as CEQA, California Coastal Act, FERC, NEPA as well as projects under the jurisdiction of the California Public Utilities Commission

  • Experience in budgeting, planning, and critical thinking

  • Experience in building business relationships with internal and external customers

  • Experience handling data within a work management system or application with a continuous improvement mentality

The preferred

  • Seven or more years leading an organization or possesses seven or more years with demonstrated experience in managing environmental programs

  • Seven or more years of experience managing or supervising electric, generation, and/or utility projects subject to CEQA, California Coastal Act, FERC, NEPA, as well as projects under the jurisdiction of the California Public Utilities Commission

  • Five or more years of experience in regulatory analysis and permitting

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and experience delivering technical presentations to senior company leaders

  • Experience as an inclusive, forward-thinking leader who mentors and motivates a team

  • Experience working with technical and non-technical audiences, including peers, clients, management, and contractors to implement solutions to environmental challenges

You should know…

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

  • Relocation may apply to this position.

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.