Southern California Edison Apprentice Substation Electrician in Boulder City, Nevada

Job Description

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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 14 million residents via SCE’s 5 million customer accounts.

Position Overview

This position will be in the SC&M (Substation Construction & Maintenance) Division within Southern California Edison's (SCE) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (T&D). The successful candidate will be responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing high voltage electrical substation apparatus. This is a three year apprenticeship program; candidates will be required to stay in the program for all three years.

Typical Responsibilities :

  • Under the direction of the Foreman, Journeyman, or other qualified person; installs, maintains and repairs high voltage electrical substation apparatus.

  • Utilizes various meters, testing, and diagnostic devices to perform routine testing and troubleshoots equipment problems.

  • Performs wiring of substation equipment; Dismantles and overhauls circuit breakers, transformers, regulators and associated substation equipment.

  • Performs primary electrical switching, as directed by the switching center, to de-energize equipment for routine and emergency responses.

  • Maintains a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practice.

  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • One or more years of experience inspecting or troubleshooting mechanical, electrical and electronic components or formal Electrical Training Certification or Diploma through an Electrical Apprenticeship, Trade School, University, Community College or equivalent.

  • Ability to obtain a Class A Driver’s License.

Desired Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Electronics or related discipline.

  • Experience as an Electrician or related field.

  • Prior Utility Industry experience.

  • Principles of electricity and characteristics of electrical AC and DC circuits; including basic ohms law and basic mechanical principals.

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions.

  • Learn by observation, instruction and direction.

  • Progressively learn the electrical and mechanical theory necessary for advancement to Journeyman Electrician.

  • Use basic computer programs that relate to installing and maintaining substation equipment.

Comments

  • 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.

  • Ability to pass physical abilities assessment.

  • Position will require up to 60% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

  • Must be able to work a Four-Ten Schedule from 6:00am – 4:30pm.

  • 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.

  • Applicants who are identified to continue in the selection process will be invited to test via-email and are encouraged to immediately begin preparing for any tests required in this job posting - Link to Study Guides at http://www.edison.com/home/careers/our-hiring-process/guides-for-pre-employment-tests.html

  • Please reference the Apprentice Electrician test (2100), the Substation Electrician Physical Performance Test (4022) and the EEI MASS Test (5105). Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s) may not need to retest again for this position.

  • Candidates must be available to test during the following time frame: 10/01/18 – 10/16/18.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is 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.