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Southern California Edison Principal Manager, Distribution Construction & Maintenance [ON-SITE] in Santa Ana, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Principal Manager, Distribution Construction & Maintenance at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll be responsible for covering the Orange region (Santa Ana, Saddleback, Fullerton & Huntington Districts) to ensure the safe, compliant, and efficient planning, installation, and maintenance of the electrical distribution system in support of strategic priorities. You will oversee 400 SCE employees with 6 or more direct reports responsible for the planning, directing, and leading activities to enhance reliability of the system. You will also ensure customer satisfaction through preventing electric service interruptions and minimizing outage times.

As a Principal Manager, Distribution Construction & Maintenance , 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!

  • Provides leadership, models behavior and sets expectations for the 3 core teams in the Orange Region: Local Planning, District & Regional Operations, Resource Planning & Performance team.

  • Manages, trains, and develops staff by providing timely feedback, coaching and support and embrace a diverse team of leaders passionate about innovation, change management, and employee development.

  • Develops and implements strategies, policies, business leadership, and oversight to ensure successful planning and safe execution of construction, maintenance and operations work for the overhead and underground electric distribution system for the region.

  • Provides leadership to local planning organization which includes customer requests, capital projects, and maintenance activities of the electrical distribution system in the region.

  • Leads team responsible for all Distribution Line work for construction personnel including the coordination, scheduling and/or supervision of staff. The work is both underground and overhead. The team is engaged in the inspection, construction, removal, maintenance, and emergency restoration of electric distribution facilities, customers’ service facilities, and equipment.

  • Leads resource planning and performance expectations and goals aligned with company objectives, policies, and procedures.

  • Responsible for Capital Overhead and O&M budget adherence and execution.

  • Leads, directs and/or engages with customers, local state and federal agencies and other departments to influence the Company’s positions, perspectives, and responses on regulatory changes and legislative policy.

  • Develops and improves collaborative business relationships with senior leaders in other organizational units to ensure excellent customer service, strong community acceptance and teamwork.

  • Provide leadership during Emergency Restoration activities within the region.


The essentials

  • Seven or more years of combined experience managing, and/or supervising an organization, unit, or group and project management.

  • Experience working in utility operations such as planning, inspection, design, engineering, and/or line construction.

The preferred

  • Effective written, verbal, and presentation skills with experience presenting and interacting with all levels of the organization, including executive leadership and various collaborators.

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • Performing and/or managing distribution design, construction, maintenance, and/or inspection functions.

  • Project management techniques used to make budget projections, identify, mitigate obstacles, and review and update the scope for interrelated projects.

  • Developing and implementing strategic business plans that have a large impact across organizations and prioritizing pivotal initiatives.

  • Demonstrable experience in employee & public safety oversight.

  • Ensuring compliance with all safety, training and auditable guidelines, policies, practices, organization standards and governmental regulations.

  • Reviewing business forecasts and selecting and developing employees to fill talent gaps.

  • Managing bargaining unit employees including the application of union agreement, and handling labor relations.

You should know

  • This position work mode is on-site. The employee will report to our Santa Ana facility and will require regular travel across the Orange SCE territory and may include overnight stays. 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!

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page ( to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, hiring process, and more!


  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Reference ourInformation Guides ( , for the followingtest(s): 8201 - Leadership Profile Assessment. Candidates who have previously passed this assessment, in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are 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.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.