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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.
The Reliability Engineer will mainly focus on activities that impact customer and equipment reliability as well as establishing an asset management based approach to equipment failures.
- Analyzing customer reliability metrics (SAIDI, SAIFI, and MAIFI) from an engineering perspective to inform and influence other engineering groups, i.e. substation and distribution apparatus, grid modernization, etc.
- Participating in Grid Modernization project development which impacts customer reliability, i.e. future distribution automation equipment and schemes.
- Managing SCE's Material Performance/Failure Report (MPFR) process to align with an asset management model with includes expanding and improving the process.
- Develop and manage an updated Root Cause Evaluation Process and Database.
- Expand on what manage is, i.e. interface with the ROC, MPR, Field Personnel, Grid Ops.
- Champion/Bridge Apparatus Engineering projects with Grid Resiliency and Modernization.
- Perform quarterly engineering reliability assessments of apparatus equipment.
- Evaluate system level impacts (reliability, operational, maintenance) by proposed distribution and substation design standard changes.
- Bachelor's degree.
- Five or more years of engineering experience.
- Knowledge of electrical distribution system configuration and operation.
- Knowledge of customer reliability metrics, i.e. SAIDI, SAIFI, and MAIFI.
- Experience with risk-informed asset management, i.e. FMEA.
- California P.E. License.
- Five or more years of electric utility experience.
- Knowledge of distribution system apparatus and standards.
- Knowledge of Asset Management Standards, i.e. ISO 55000
- Experience applying engineering principles in an analytical setting.
- Experience interfacing and/or collaborating with internal/external clients, governmental agencies, all levels of employees, managers within and across business units
- Experience with risk-informed asset management, e.g. FMEA.
- Experience developing and delivering technical presentations to both technical and non-technical audiences.
- Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
- Relocation does not apply to this position.
- 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.