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Engineer 3 [HYBRID]

Company: Southern California Edison
Location: Rosemead
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Join the Clean Energy Revolution
Become an Engineer 3 at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow, by joining one of the global leaders in clean energy procurement. In this job, as part of the Contract Compliance and Technical Services team, you'll be responsible for a variety of technical reviews, advisory and inspection functions for SCE's contracted generation portfolio. You will get a chance to apply your skills by providing technical advice to the commercial contract management and origination teams for one of the nation's largest, and rapidly growing, contracted clean energy and energy storage portfolios (5+ GW energy storage, 11+ GW clean energy generation). The role includes time in the field representing SCE at site inspections, electric generator testing, and performance verifications compared to SCE's power purchase contract requirements. Additionally, the role requires review of power purchase contracts, settlement agreements, technical documents, single line diagrams, site plans, and forced outage & other lost output events for contract compliance and safety. The role performs analysis of generation unit input/output data to determine unit performance with respect to physical capabilities, emissions, and efficiencies.
As an Engineer 3 , 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!

  • Evaluate, witness, and document power plant testing and verify installed equipment through site visits according to power purchase agreement terms while also ensuring compliance with State and Federal requirements and optimization of customer costs and risks.

  • Develop and maintain site visit safety programs and personnel protective equipment inventories.

  • Provide support for various solicitations including: preparing and articulating technical requirements in Request for Offers ("RFO") documents and bidder's calls; reviewing technical aspects and documents of submitted offers; and analysis of contract terms and assisting RFO teams with technical requirements.

  • Participate on negotiation teams, when applicable, and provide technical advice and support for amendments, disputes, data requests and compliance filings.

  • Conduct, or manage appropriate contract resources, to develop complex studies related to power purchase contracts, renewable or conventional generation resources, or other technical related activities.

  • Serve as a corporate domain expert to provide support to integrated resource planning, production cost modeling and other SCE departments with cost and characteristics of generation.

  • Present and represent SCE, under general guidance, at conferences and internal and external meetings with respect to technical electrical generation or storage resource issues, such as the technical requirements around conventional, renewable or storage procurement and program or contract compliance.

    The essentials

    • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering field

    • Knowledge of power plant generation types and power plant operating protocols

    • Five (5) years of engineering related experience.

      The preferred

      • Electrical Engineering degree

      • Professional Engineer's (PE) license

      • Master's Degree or higher in engineering field

      • Advanced knowledge of power plant generation types and power plant operating protocols

      • Three (3) years of experience related to generation assets operated in an energy market or under a power purchase agreement.

      • Experience performing complex analysis, consulting, and providing recommendations regarding power plant operations or other business/market optimization activities.

      • High degree of understanding of power purchase agreements and interpretations of terms and conditions regarding testing and compliance

      • Power plant operations, power plant development, or commissioning experience

      • Experience with Power BI or other data analytical tools.

        You should know

        • This position's work mode is hybrid . The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.

        • Reporting schedule for this role is currently one day in the office per week, with the option to work remotely on the remaining days.

        • 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 20% traveling (predominantly being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory).

        • Relocation may apply to this position.


          • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. We invite you to visit our Candidate Resource page for further information and to access information guides. For Information Guide ( s, please reference test 8203- Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles. Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), 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. #L1-KH1

Keywords: Southern California Edison, Altadena , Engineer 3 [HYBRID], Engineering , Rosemead, California

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