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Southern California Edison (SCE)

Protection Engineer 2 [HYBRID]

Ontario, CA

Job Description
Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Protection Engineer 2 at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. This position will collaborate with the Engineering department of Southern California Edison's (SCE) Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Organizational Unit. This person will work with the Senior Engineer in the Centralized Area of Protection Engineering to support, implement, evolve and innovate SCE's Centralized Remedial Action Schemes and Remedial Action Schemes (CRAS/RAS). As a Protection 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?

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A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Conduct engineering studies to determine protection requirements for RAS/CRAS facilities.
  • Design RAS/CRAS protective relaying systems to ensure the safety and reliability of the SCE grid by designing/reviewing relay AC/DC Schematics, Logic drawings and developing applicable relay settings and RTU point list.
  • Prepare RAS/CRAS documentation and present to WECC Remedial Action Scheme Reliability Subcommittee (RASRS) for approval.
  • Develop RAS/CRAS commissioning test procedures.
  • Provide support to the Grid Control Center (GCC) on daily system operations by monitoring and analyzing the performance of the CRAS/RAS protective relaying systems installed as well as providing valuable analysis to GCC and Substation Construction & Maintenance (SC&M) to facilitate problem resolutions.
  • Support capital program type projects (DSP, TSP, SUB IR, DSERP, etc.) and major capital projects that involve equipment associated to RAS/CRAS.

The essentials

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
  • Two or more years of electric utility industry engineering experience in Transmission and Distribution.

The preferred

  • Familiarity with transmission system operation (line-and-bus arrangements, reclosing practices, etc).
  • Familiarity with System One-Line Diagram and relay AC and DC Schematics as well as AC and DC wiring standards.
  • Familiarity with digital logic design principles (logic gates, latches, etc.) and experience in developing logic diagrams by using AutoCAD software.
  • Proven ability with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, and Project).
  • Experience in developing relay settings and familiarity with relay setting software (GE EnerVista UR Setup, SEL AcSELerator).
  • Knowledge of Telecommunications (system redundency, fiber, microwave, Ethernet, TDM, MPLS etc.).
  • Familiarity with use of IEC 61850 GOOSE communications.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

You should know ...

  • This position's work mode is hybrid.\u202f The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days.\u202f Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California.\u202f 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!
  • Position will require up to 10% travel for local visits between SCE facilities & substations.
  • 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.

About SCE

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.

Client-provided location(s): Pomona, CA, USA
Job ID: Edison-71047506
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Latinx founded/led