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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.
This Specialist position will assist the Vegetation Management Senior Specialists and Managers in the oversight of C&OS contract vegetation operations. This position will be based out of the Tehachapi Service Center and may perform work in the Big Creek, San Joaquin Valley, Bishop/Mammoth, Tehachapi, Kernville, and Ridgecrest Districts. The Specialist will help to ensure compliance to all rules, regulations, and standards for SCE's vegetation management programs including:
Dead, Dying, and Diseased
Pole and Tower Clearing
Hazard Tree Management Program
Management of VM's contribution to wildfire mitigation
Other vegetation management activities as requested and assigned
Assist the Vegetation Management Senior Specialists and Managers in:
Oversight of contract tree crews for work management
Interaction with governmental agencies and industry trade organizations
Providing technical support to SCE contractors
Performing QA/QC reviews of contract work
Responding to County, City and homeowner requests and inquiries
Supporting district work order assignments
Performing contractor field safety reviews
Performing tree caused circuit interruption reviews for validation
Supporting storm restoration and contract coordination activities
Tracking and monitoring contract progress operations
Three or more years of experience working in Utility Vegetation Management
Valid Driver's License.
Certification as an arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture
Experience in directly performing or supervising Vegetation Management activities
Knowledge of CPUC GO 95 Rule 35, PRC 4292 & 4293 and environmental habitat areas
Experience performing tree risk assessments
Proficient with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point and Work Management Systems
Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
Position will require up to 75% traveling out in the field throughout multiple districts within the SCE service territory.
Relocation does not apply to this position
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.