Join the Clean Energy Revolution
Distribution Automation Engineer 2
at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll responsible for the growth, testing, and deployment of automation devices and systems throughout SCE’s territory. The Automation Engineer
supports work streams developing new and existing automation technology
as well as evaluates the performance to improve the reliability and operation of the distribution
Automation works directly with Grid Operations
and Field Crews to support real time operations
for testing and troubleshooting automated devices and systems.
Distribution Automation Engineer 2
, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?
A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!
Perform and support studies and field tests for automation projects and device evaluations.
Manage project from pilot to small-scale deployment and large-scale deployment.
Partner with stakeholders to support with scoping criteria, design
, and training.
Support the implementation and maintenance of FLISR, LVM, DERMS as part of GMS/ADMS project.
Perform root cause analysis for malfunctions and device failures.
Program and evaluate device testing with field crews to verify device capabilities and health.
Serve as a Subject Matter Expert on Distribution
Automation internally and externally.
Perform in a leadership function by mentoring and training other engineers within the organization.
Collaborate with key personnel and vendors to develop and improve automated devices.
Experience with power system transmission or distribution
analysis tools such as OMS, DMS, EMS, and CYME or other similar software.
Power system engineering
analysis including knowledge of applicable laws, standards, codes, and analysis software such as CYME.
Developing and delivering technical presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences.
California EIT certificate.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly excel.
Microsoft Power Apps.
You should know
Work Mode: When a return-to-office date has been determined, this position’s work mode is
hybrid. The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
Visit our Candidate Resource page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!
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.
This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. We invite you to visit our Candidate Resource page for further information and to access information guides. For information guides, please reference test(s): Edison Individual Workstyles (Test #8203). Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.
About Southern California Edison
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