Southern California Edison Joint PoleTechnical Specialist 2 in Pomona, 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 position will be in the Joint Point Organization (JPO). This person provides regional and district presence and support to internal and external stakeholders while helping to ensure JPO goals and objectives are met, with a focus on continuous improvement and education. The Joint Pole Technical Specialist position plays an important role in assisting with the change management and stabilization of these changes.

Typical Responsibilities :

  • Interacting with SCE and Contractor design groups and construction resources.

  • Provides support by reviewing and ensuring documents are complete and accurate to meet required timeline to avoid penalties.

  • Performs analysis of data related to the issuing and processing of documents and builds action plans that will support SCE and Contractors ability to meet conformance standards, and mitigate penalties imposed against SCE for failure to follow policy and procedure with members of the Southern California Joint Pole Committee (SCJPC).

  • Responsible for resolving conflicts and disputes for use of SCE’s Overhead/Aerial and Underground facilities on jointly owned structures with guidance and technical expertise.

  • Assists in building rapport with other member owners by responding to their needs in a professional and expeditious manner.

  • Establishes and maintains member owner relations reducing customer complaints, enforcing the contractual agreement between the SCE and Contractors and the SCJPC member owners.

  • Support the creation of Joint pole authorization forms as it relates to the Southern California Joint Pole Committee Routine Handbook.

  • Ability to obtain, organize, or develop training procedure manuals, guides, or course materials, such as handouts or visual materials.

  • Ability to present information using a variety of instructional techniques or formats.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two or more years of experience working with Overhead Pole attachments and the Southern California Joint Pole Committee (SCJPC) handbook and related joint pole conformance process requirements (i.e. JPA).

  • Two or more years of experience researching information and performing data analysis using software tools such as Excel, and Enterprise Resource databases to generate and edit reports, graphs, and databases.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in business or related field.

  • Two or more years of experience with General Orders 95 for Overhead pole attachments.

  • Extensive knowledge of current SCJPC handbook procedures and GO 95.

  • Experience identifying customer and business problems related to Joint pole attachments.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Access.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with an ability to be customer focused in order to understand and appropriately respond to internal and external clients’ business needs.

  • Knowledge and experience using SAP or SCJPC applications.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

  • Strong Interpersonal skills and ability to deliver training programs to internal and external partners.

  • Experience developing alternative training methods if expected improvements are not seen.

  • Ability to attend off site meetings to obtain information to inform management of training program status.


  • 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.