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Southern California Edison Wildfire Program Project Manager [REMOTE] in Covina, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Wildfire Program Project Manager at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will be a Project Manager in the Wildfire Program Management (WPM) team within Southern California Edison (SCE)’s Distribution Business Line (DBL).

As a Wildfire Program Project Manager , 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!

The successful candidate will report to the Senior Manager of WPM Project Management and Execution and will be responsible for the overall project management of SCE’s Grid Resiliency (GR) projects within WPM for the Desert Region (Victorville, Foothill, Redlands & Palm Springs Districts). This position will manage SCE’s grid resiliency projects and programs including Covered Conductor, Vertical Switches, Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) mitigation projects, Targeted Undergrounding, and more. This position will be required to travel throughout the SCE service territory as needed.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Project Management oversight and direction for the project team and stakeholders throughout the IPSEC project lifecycle including scoping and project initiation, planning and design, permit and easement acquisition, civil and electrical construction, and project close-out activities.

  • Collaborate with internal project stakeholders and organizations, as well as external city/county/regulatory clients and customers to build and maintain positive relationships, remove roadblocks, and resolve design, permitting and construction issues, and resolving easement and property issues.

  • The successful completion of work to both project budget and schedule as well as WPM’s operational targets, performance metrics and annual budget targets.

  • Utilizing project controls in exercising budget and schedule management, forecasting, and performance monitoring such as variance analysis; maintaining schedules and project plans; identifying trends, forecasting costs-at-completion, and assess performance against budget targets.

  • Maintaining a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices; and performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


The essentials

  • Seven or more years of project management experience including managing project scope, budget and schedule forecasting.

The preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Project Management Certification.

  • Experience in any of the following areas: planning, engineering, construction, utilities, and/or substations.

  • Experience using project management tools such as P6.

  • Proficiency using Microsoft SharePoint, OneDrive, Excel.

  • Experience reviewing, updating & preparing reports, documents, or correspondence for internal and external customers to provide project updates and status with attention to detail.

  • Experience creating and maintaining records, logs, documents, files, or databases for use in monitoring, tracking, and trending program/project costs, budget and production variance, resources, schedules, and status for management with attention to detail.

  • Experience performing risk analysis, gathering documents, researching data on assigned topics, using databases, files, spreadsheets, or other sources.

  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects/assignments concurrently with minimal oversight under tight timelines.

  • Ability to integrate work across relevant areas, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.

You should know ...

  • Work Mode: The position’s work mode is remote . Employee is able to work primarily at home or remote however, the employee may be expected to come to an SCE facility on occasion. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Hiring organizations can add further requirements related to specific jobs. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.

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

  • Position may have up to 20% traveling and being out in the field throughout the Desert Region.


  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. ForInformation Guides ( , please reference test(s) (Test #8203). 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.