Southern California Edison Senior Project Manager- Major Projects Organization in Pomona, California


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About Transmission andDistribution

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

The Senior Project Manager in Major Projects Organization (MPO) will lead multi-disciplined team responsible for managing complex major transmission and substation projects including all aspects of scope, cost, and schedule. This person will be responsible for following existing processes and establishing protocol for managing contingency, scope, and changes during the project lifecycle: development, licensing, pre-construction planning, procurement, execution, commissioning and closeout. In addition, this position will be responsible for establishing roles and responsibilities for the project team, integration of cost estimation, project controls, resource coordination, scheduling, and subject matter experts from the various supporting organizations. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with the applicable controls and procedures in conjunction with the various supporting organizations. Provides leadership and project management of major transmission and substation projects anywhere in the SCE service territory. These projects are generally high visibility, critical to operation of the SCE grid and vital to maintaining system reliability.

Responsibilities mayinclude:

  • Leading the developmentand execution of complex projects with potentially significant financial risks,customer risks, brand risks and/or significant regulatory complexity, includingscope development, siting, licensing, permitting, project execution strategy,procurement, engineering, construction, testing, and closeout

  • Independently leadingcross functional teams in various business units and contractors

  • Working closely withoutside regulators and regulatory consultants in licensing and/or execution ofthese projects

  • Managing scope, costsand project schedule autonomously:

  • Managing the projectdecision process

  • Managing the projectchange control process

  • Managing project risk

  • Establishing andimplementing project metrics and reporting

  • Independentcommunication with internal and external stakeholders, as well as managementand SCE executives

  • Acting as MPO keyconsultant to SCE management

  • Assists in developing orrefining MPO work processes

  • Represents SCE at openhouses, industry tradeshows and forums, conferences, regulatory proceedings,and working groups (travel required)

  • Assists in developmentof SCE's Project strategic plan and business case.

  • Determining long termproject management objectives for successful licensing or execution ofinfrastructure projects

  • Provides leadership toSCE and supervision for selected supplemental resources for the implementationof MPO projects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Tenor more years’ project management experience in engineering, projectdevelopment and/or construction management

  • Tenyears’ experience in managing, permitting and/or executing of complex infrastructureprojects

  • Tenyears’ experience structuring, negotiating and managing contracts for majorinfrastructure projects

  • Experiencemanaging major/complex infrastructure projects with a portfolio value of $100million dollars or more

  • Tenyears’ experience in budgeting, project cost estimating, scheduling andplanning

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Engineering, construction or related Technical discipline

  • Tenyears’ experience in Transmission and Distribution

  • Fiveyears’ experience in CA Permitting, including CEQA and NEPA

  • Workingknowledge of various contracting methods including: Design, Bid, Build (DBB),Engineer, Procure Construct (EPC) and Engineer, Procure, ConstructionManagement (EPCm)

  • Workingknowledge of functional level project and equipment specifications and use ofvalue engineering practices to optimize project capital and lifecycle costs

  • ProjectManagement degree or Certificate

  • Comprehensiveknowledge of project risk analysis and risk management through the entireproject life cycle

  • Experience providing exceptionalservice to internal and external senior leaders and customers

  • Significantexperience in the preparation and delivery of presentations for executive andsenior management

  • Strong business acumen, includingthe ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop and executebusiness plans, and manage information

  • Excellent management skills,including effective resource and project planning, decision making,results delivery, team building, and staying current with relevanttechnology and innovation

  • Strong leadership skills in theareas of ethics, influence and negotiation, interpersonal skills, writtenand oral communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress andengage in continuous learning.

  • Workingknowledge of Primavera and/or MS Project scheduling software


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

  • Positionwill require 30% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCEservice territory.

  • Thisposition has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to beinghired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) orBackground Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must completespecified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned worklocation and performing necessary job duties.

  • Relocation may apply.

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.

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.#LI-MB1

Job Transmission / Distribution

Title: Senior Project Manager- Major Projects Organization

Location: US-CA-Pomona

Requisition ID: 71021606