Construction Specialist [REMOTE]

at Edison International
Location Santa Ana, California
Date Posted July 31, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Construction Specialist REMOTE

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Job Family: Transmission / Distribution
Location: Santa Ana, CA US
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Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Construction Specialist at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you'll provide support to the Distribution Project Management (DPM) group, and directly support the DPM Project Manager and the Project Team. Support is provided for a multitude of project types; all related to the completion of critical Distribution Infrastructure Replacement work to replace aging infrastructure and improve the reliability of SCE's electrical system. The Construction Specialist also provides analytical support to review and process work order packages, and ensure the work is authorized to proceed for construction, acquires project status, updates and maintains the project data in P6, and works with the appropriate Project Team member to help remove obstacles and clear dependencies throughout the project's lifecycle. You will also support the project manager in tracking and reviewing in-flight projects with project team by participating in monthly tactical meetings, ad-hoc project status meetings, and job walks as needed.

As a Construction Specialist, 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!

Provide data on status of projects and their requirements, clarify issues and ensure that Region personnel receive the appropriate support for the successful completion of projects.
Research, analyze, interpret sophisticated data, and problem tackle.
Responsible for verifying, analyzing and updating information in P6 and Waterfall Report, SAP and DM systems as well as Excel.
Complete the monthly reporting activities, maintaining data integrity in P6 and Waterfall Report and reporting data for ad-hoc Data Requests.
Build and maintain records, logs, documents, files and other administrative duties as assigned.
Participate and influence industry initiatives that may affect the site and will need to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.
Maintain a safety conscious work environment, by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
Maintain a positive outlook and work well in a team environment.


The essentials

Two years of analytical or administrative support experience.
Two years of experience working with Microsoft Excel.

The preferred

Associate degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Electric distribution experience.
Project Management Certification.
Experience in project management theories and practices.
Experience crafting 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 reviewing, updating and preparing reports, documents, or correspondence for internal and external customers to provide project updates and status with attention to detail.
Experience performing risk analysis, capturing documents and 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.
Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and SAP.
Ability to integrate work across relevant areas, manage information, and provide outstanding 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. 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!
Relocation does not apply to this position.
Some travel may be required to attend off-site meetings and job within the SCE territory (Metro West Region from Santa Monica to Long Beach and cities inland from the coast).


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 guides, please reference test(s) (Test ). 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 .

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