Southern California Edison Pre-Construction Inspector 2 in Valencia, California

Job Description


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About Transmission and Distribution

Southern California Edison’s (SCE's) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (T & D) is responsible for planning, engineering, constructing, operating, and maintaining transmission and distribution facilities throughout the 50,000-square-mile territory. T&D is the steward of roughly $19 billion in assets that safely and reliably deliver electricity to 14 million residents via SCE’s 5 million customer accounts.

Position Overview

This position is a Pre-Construction Inspector within Southern California Edison (SCE)’s Transmission & Distribution organization unit in Power Delivery’s Distribution Business Line. The successful candidate will 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. This position will report directly to the Local Planning Supervisor.

Typical Responsibilities :

  • 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 in an effort 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.


Minimum Qualifications

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

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

Desired Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree.

  • 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.


  • 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.

  • Position will require up to 40% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 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.

SCE is 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.