Quality Control Inspector, Senior Specialist [HYBRID]

Southern California Edison



Compton, CA (Remote)


Position summary

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Quality Control Inspector, Senior Specialist at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will work in our Underground Civil Construction & Inspection Division within Southern California Edison’s T&D (Transmission & Distribution) Organizational Unit. You will inspect the installation of conduit, structures, and related components for compliance with Edison, State, County, and Local standards and administer contracts at the field level in our Metro West Region. In addition, you may be assigned to work in any district within the Metro West Region depending on department needs.

As a Quality Control Inspector, Senior 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 life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Assigning work to SCE’s contractors and reviewing contractor daily reports for accuracy, resolves issues and approves changes.
  • Documenting the location of installed facilities on as-built drawings and preparing required supporting documents in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Coordinating changes to projects in accordance with contract documents and/or department policies and procedures with both internal and external customers.
  • Collaboratively tasking projects with contractors and providing technical support to Local and Tech Planning.
  • Documenting status of work as required and providing notification to appropriate customers.
  • Preparing and delivering reports to management as required.
  • Interfacing with internal personnel and outside agencies; making decisions in the field which may impact the efficiency of field crews and work order closings.
  • Administering purchase orders/contracts at the field level.
  • Remaining On-Call and providing support as needed.
  • Field monitoring in accordance with Safety Observation program requirements for Safety Tier 1 Contractors.
  • Performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


The Essentials

  • Five or more years of experience performing surveillance and inspections, or in civil construction, civil engineering, or civil drafting.

  • Valid https://U.S. driver’s license.

The Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field.

  • Experience evaluating the effectiveness of projects, including monitoring progress, reallocating resources, reporting on status, and implementing changes as needed.

  • Experience performing inspections, including providing technical support, identifying compliance issues, and providing corrective recommendations.

  • Experience coordinating activities between the Company and contractors, including assigning work, and reviewing field dailies for accuracy.

  • Two or more years of experience managing multiple tasks with conflicting schedules and limited timelines.

  • Experience with utility underground construction practices, specifications, and requirements, including the Underground Structures (UGS) Manual, GO128 and related industry standards.

  • Experience documenting installed facilities locations on as-built drawings and preparing supporting documentation.

  • Experience preparing and delivering reports to subordinates, peers, and/or management.

  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Experience managing risks and safety appropriately and providing exceptional service to internal and external customers.

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.

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

  • Position will require up to 75% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

About SCE

The people at SCE do not just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We are fueling the kind of innovation that is 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 will 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 accommodation at (833) 343-0727.

Why you should apply for a job to Southern California Edison:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management

  • 71% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 82% would recommend this company to other women

  • 89% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Up to 100% of base rate of pay for up to six weeks for parental bonding for the birth, adoption or foster care placement of a new child.

  • Philanthropy and matching contribution program, along with wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, and competitive PTO program.

  • WorkLife Services through Optum offers referrals for Caregiver support groups, housekeeping, meal services, child and elder care.