Wireless Telecommunications Engineer

Southern California Edison
Rosemead, CA
United States


Are you looking to make a difference in your career? Were working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.

About IT

The role of IT goes beyond the traditional Information Technology service provider. Many of the innovative ideas and projects that shape the companys future and move SCE forward are dependent on technology. IT employees are at the heart of these projects, collaborating, designing and executing technology solutions that are transforming our industry.

The Job
This position will be in the Network & Telecommunications Services-Wireless Engineering group within Southern California Edisons (SCE) Information Technology (IT) Operating Unit. The successful candidate will create network designs to support various wireless networks including ISM-band mesh, VSAT satellite, Land Mobile Radio, unlicensed point-to-point unlicensed, and LTE. SCE leverages these systems for critical business systems including Grid Control, Field Voice Communication, Metering, Demand Management, and Wildfire Risk Mitigation. This position will also assist with the evaluation and introduction of new wireless platforms to meet emerging company use cases.

Day to day
Evaluate requirements of assigned projects within established telecom communication system standards to meet project and system objectives, considering a wide variety of complex factors such as accessibility, availability of power, and proximity to other SCE facilities.
Develop plan of service for projects, including elements such as required communications facilities, facility site location, required systems, etc.
Develop project cost and schedule estimates, incorporating complete scope, cost, and schedules conveyed to internal clients and external customers.
Create and issue design documentation for assigned projects and oversee execution of designs by implementation resources.
Track project delivery including scope, schedule and budget with internal Network & Telecommunication Services, construction service providers, and internal client operating units.
Coordinate with vendors, external utilities, governmental agencies, and external clients as required to complete.
Mentor junior engineers to foster understanding of wireless engineering principles.
Evaluate and operationalize alternative wireless technologies to meet current and future business requirements.
Maintain a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

You absolutely need to have
Must have a Bachelor Degree in Engineering
Must have five or more years of engineering experience.
Other stuff we believe would be helpful
Masters Degree in relevant Engineering Discipline
Telecommunications engineering experience
Eight years of engineering experience
Experience with designs ISM mesh radio networks, VSAT satellite networks, LTE networks, and land mobile radio systems.
Experience with large-scale wireless network deployment
Demonstrated understanding of electric utilities, telecommunications carriers, or a related field
You should know
We offer a fantastic Total Rewards Package that includes things like a wide selection of health plans, preventative health reimbursement, 401(k) savings plan with company match and automatic company contributions, tuition reimbursement, professional development, volunteer programs, employee assistance program, electric service discount, and many more perks.
This position requires you to be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
Why Edison?
The people here at Edison don't 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. Youll have a chance to grow your career and make a difference in the world.

SCE 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. As a company, we have big dreams and we know nothing big is ever accomplished alone. Join one of the nations leading electric utilities in making sure California, and all of us who live here, shine bright.

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. #LI-JM1