Construction Field Forces Manager

Edison International   •  

Etiwanda, CA

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 119 days ago

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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 Construction Field Forces (CFF) Manager  is responsible for managing the Substation Construction & Maintenance (SC&M) Electrical Construction Crews by overseeing the daily operations of (4) Sr. Supervisors, (8) Supervisors and approximately 65 craft personnel. This includes electrical construction responsibilities on substation construction capital projects across the 50,000 square miles of service territory.


The CFF Manager (Electrical), is responsible for managing an organization with specialized disciplines such as: Construction Electricians, Construction Apprentices, Construction Helpers, and Welders.


The responsibility for a large organization of resources working on a high volume of construction projects across the service territory requires the manager to continually assess and make improvements in planning, scheduling, and resource utilization, while ensuring to maintain core business objectives such as safety, reliability, quality, and timely completion of construction projects.


The CFF Manager must implement strategies to increase efficiency and productivity while maintaining high quality and safe work practices.


Responsibilities may include:

  • Provides Safety leadership, coaching, and direction in the execution of programs and processes.
  • Provide leadership in the investigation of safety incidents, then develop and implement corrective actions.
  • Develop compliance and action plans including both preventive maintenance and infrastructure replacements.
  • Develop long term strategy for staffing, training, employee development, resource deployment, and budget.
  • Accountable for compliance, schedule and budget.
  • Develop and execute annual work plans for the crews defining work locations and actions.
  • Work closely with project stakeholders to define appropriate schedule and plan for capital work.
  • Supports Grid Operations by responding to issues that impact system reliability related to batteries, cable, and wiring or civil or in times of emergencies.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Five or more years combined experience performing or supervising functions related to electrical utility construction and or electrical equipment.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience managing or supervising a construction organization or unit with broad knowledge or construction requirements.
  • Experience in the construction of Substation facilitates
  • Experience Managing or supervising bargaining unit employees


  • 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.
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