Southern California Edison Transmission General Superintendent in Farmersville, 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

The Transmission General Supervisor (Superintendent) position will be in the Transmission Construction and Maintenance division within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Transmission and Distribution (T&D) organization. The successful candidate will report to the Grid Manager (GM) of TC&M and supervise multiple electrical crews.

The Transmission General Supervisor (Superintendent), is a key resource to preparing and implementing detailed construction plans, providing technical support, inspecting in progress and completed work as well as establishing and coordinating schedules and outages on a number of diverse grid transmission projects.The Superintendentensures that all aspects directly related to Transmission construction and maintenance activities are optimized, including; resource utilization, workload scheduling, construction and patrol crew productivity and safe work practices for an assigned Grid area - TC&M organization and for achieving business unit goals and operational excellence.

The Superintendentsupports supervisory personnel in the execution of duties not directly related to the actual supervision of the crews, thus reducing upgrade and overtime expenses and increasing the safety and efficiencies of the crews.

This positionalso supports the Foremen’s efforts in the area of safe execution, performance evaluation, employee development, and training of the employees in the grid, which includes working closely with the Foremen to manage the progression of Groundmen and Apprentices into and through the apprentice program.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the preparation of construction documentation such as schedules, manpower estimates, outage requests, accident and incident investigations, inspection plans and reports, and personnel evaluations.

  • Oversees two Foreman with two 10-person crews.

  • Acts on behalf of the Grid Manager when that person is absent.

  • Conducts job walks and project updates on transmission construction projects with Foremen.

  • Gathers information, analyzing data and providing detailed recommendations on construction methods and strategies, long range schedules and/or training requirements.

  • Implements T&D safety policies and programs, as well as how to implement and enforce a safety program.

  • Ensures appropriate training of subordinates, including career development.

  • Administers recognition and discipline.

  • Interfaces with subordinates, peers, and management regarding daily work activities.

  • Facilitates the availability of proper resources, tools, vehicles, materials and other equipment and the necessary training conducive to providing a safe working environment.

  • Mentors Foremen, Patrolmen and crew members, and continues the practical education and development of personnel by exposing them to activities, tasks and duties that will enhance their skill level, as well as build upon those skills they already possess through crew assignments and scheduling of work.

  • Conducts performance reviews, develops performance expectations, and provides developmental feedback and training.

  • Interfaces, informs, negotiates and resolves issues and disputes with a number of diverse individuals and groups such as engineering, customers, clients, substation maintenance and test personnel, operations, outside suppliers, agencies and/or IBEW.

  • Assures accurate timekeeping/accounting (i.e., employee time off).

  • Performs frequent field operations and documenting safety information.

  • Assures all safety bulletin/issues are understood and creates full compliance.

  • Assures periodic safety meetings are timely and of quality content.

  • Verifies TC&M planning action accuracy and timely updates.

  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

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

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Five years combined experience performing and/or supervising activities related to the design, construction and maintenance, and/or scheduling associated with the electric distribution system.

  • Three years of supervisory experience.

  • Must have experience supervising bargaining unit employees.

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or a technical discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Demonstrated experience with Transmission and/or Distribution electrical construction and wiring.

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting and performing inspections to specifications and drawings.

  • Demonstrated experience in the construction and/or maintenance, design, operation of transmission facilities.

  • Demonstrated experience with environmental compliance, safe work practices, construction/ maintenance methods, techniques, tools and equipment.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of O& M accounting, including timekeeping and completion of work order packages.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Transmission & Distribution standards, Operations Manuals, IBEW Collective Bargaining Agreement and the Accident Prevention Manual safety rules.

  • Demonstrated experience with the application of the union agreement and the handling of labor relations and diversity issues.

  • Demonstrated experience accurately analyzing information, making sound decisions that have moderate to significant business impact and developing and implementing strategies.

  • Demonstrated ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects concurrently in a team environment and independently with minimum supervision.

  • Demonstrated the ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, develop and execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrated effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.

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

  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, and Project.

  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a safety conscious work environment.

Test Requirements

  • Applicants who are identified to continue in the selection process will be invited to test via-email and are encouraged to immediately begin preparing for any tests required in this job posting - Link to Study Guides at http://www.edison.com/home/careers/our-hiring-process/guides-for-pre-employment-tests.html

  • Please reference Leadership Profile Assessment (Test 8201). Candidates who have previously passed these assessments may not need to retest again for this position.

Comments

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

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.