Construction Field Forces Manager

Edison International   •  

Westminster, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 272 days ago

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 ENERGY FOR WHAT’S AHEAD Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.   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 Substation Construction and Maintenance (SC&M) Construction Field Forces Manager is responsible for managing Electric Field Services (EFS) and Transformer and Oil Filled Electrical Equipment (TOFEE) which includes overseeing the daily operations of (3) Sr. Supervisors, and approximately 40 represented personnel.   For EFS this includes assembly, testing, oil processing and maintenance activities on high voltage power transformers for over 900 substations across the 50,000 square miles of service territory, and work at SONGS and the companies Hydro and Customer facilities.   For TOFEE this includes the processing and salvaging of all retired oil filled equipment generated by construction projects each year at the LARS facility.  TOFEE also processes gas insulated CBs & equipment, capacitors, return ABB relays, retired relay panels, cubicle switchgear, and other equipment.  Additionally, TOFEE is now the SC&M hub for Sf6 gas management, responsible for handling, collecting, consolidating, transferring, purchasing, maintaining supply, delivering, and documenting every pound of gas handled within SC&M. The responsibility for several disciplines working on a large volume of equipment and capital construction projects both at the LARS facility and substations 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 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
  • Experienceworking with substation apparatus equipment with broad knowledge of related aspects such as the design, specification,  manufacturing, assembly, testing, and maintenance


  • 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.
  • Relocation may apply.