Senior Substation Operations Supervisor

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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 15 million residents via SCE's 5 million customer accounts.
Position Overview
This position will be in Farmersville within Southern California Edison's (SCE) Transmission & Distribution Organizational Unit (T & D). The successful candidate will supervise a highly specialized workforce that performs routine and emergency operations of the SCE electrical system. This includes coaching, mentoring, development, responding to grievances, assigning training, supporting change initiatives, and ensuring safety compliance.
Typical Responsibilities:
Responsible for the administration of human resources policies and programs for the selection of personnel, performance management, and discipline of bargaining unit personnel.
Be accountable for the coordination and development of construction programs and detailed switching procedures to accommodate system configuration changes.
Supervise the inspection of substation properties/facilities for safety, system integrity and environmental compliance.
Participate in investigations of equipment failures and performance errors.
Ensure the monthly inspection of facilities to confirm appropriate operation of equipment that system requirements for all the mandated legal and environmental regulations are followed and all findings are properly communicated to the responsible party.
Review and monitor switching center budgets; ensure development and maintenance of all station documentation and required permits; and represent the organization during internal/external facility audits.
Creating and maintaining a safety conscious work environment by leading and influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Must have a minimum of five years of experience in grid or substation operations.
Must have four years supervisory and/or team leadership experience.
Must possess a valid U.S. Driver's License.
Desired Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience with substation computer applications, including EMS, OMS, DCMS, OMS, and SAP preferred.
Demonstrated experience with substation equipment and operation policies, practices, and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to coach, train, and mentor employees to achieve maximum performance.
Demonstrate strong leadership, problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills for building team relationships, resolving conflicts, and interacting with internal and external organizations.
Demonstrated ability to work on several projects concurrently in a team environment and independently with minimal supervision, as well as ability to research technical/operating data and perform sophisticated analyses.
Knowledge of SCE power system design and operation.
Knowledge of corporate/departmental policies and procedures, including safety/environmental rules and regulations, the IBEW contract, and in developing and administering function and capital budgets at the crew level.
Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a safety conscious work environment.
Must demonstrate 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.
Must demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.
Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.
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
Please reference Leadership Profile Assessment (Test 8201). Candidates who have previously passed these assessments may not need to retest again for this position.
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 30% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.
This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties.
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.

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