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Southern California Edison Overview

Rosemead, CA
10000+ employees
1879
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Utilities
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Southern California Edison (SCE), an Edison International company, is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned utilities.

Our service territory includes about 430 cities and communities with a total customer base of about 5 million residential ... Read more

Mission: To safely provide reliable, clean and affordable energy to our customers.

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    Seven Things You Should Know About the Solar Decathlon

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Southern California Edison – Why Work For Us?



Energy for What's Ahead℠

At Edison, we are transforming the energy industry. It is our goal to be the foundation for energy progress that better serves our customers, communities and environments. We're modernizing the power grid to enhance safety and reliability, meet the changing needs of customers, reduce carbon emissions, support clean energy growth and deploy emerging technologies that can create new businesses and jobs. Join us on this exciting journey.

Southern California Edison (SCE), an Edison International company, is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned utilities. Our service territory includes about 430 cities and communities with a total customer base of about 5 million residential and business accounts. The company serves nearly 15 million people in a 50,000 square-mile service area with Central, Coastal and Southern California. SCE is regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The company maintains more than 115,000 miles of transmission lines and approximately 1.5 million electricity poles. We’re committed to keeping electricity safe, reliable, affordable and clean today and for the future.

Safe, Reliable, Affordable and Clean Power for Southern California

Electricity powers our homes, our businesses, and our communities. We’ve delivered it to Southern and Central California for more than 125 years. As one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, we’re committed to keeping electricity safe, reliable, affordable and clean today and for the future.

In the Community

We’re committed to helping the region thrive. That’s why we invest millions of dollars and lots of manpower every year in local non-profits that help educate young people and protect the environment.


Sustainability

Protecting the environment is part of everything we do. From preserving local ecosystems to embracing renewable power, we take special care every step of the way.

A Culture of Diversity, Inclusion, Ethics & Values

At Edison, we build teams that are collaborative, strategic, and agile. Not to mention competitive for the future. For 125+ years, our business has succeeded because of values like integrity, excellence, respect, continuous improvement and teamwork, and these values still guide our business today.

Extracurriculars at Edison

Many of us at Edison meet new people, find new experiences, and expand our skills and opportunities through Employee Resource Groups. These employee-led organizations represent a range of cultures, traditions, ethnicities, sexual orientation, gender, generations, and life experiences and outlooks, and offer opportunities to get involved and give back. Everyone is encouraged to participate.

  • Asian Society for Cultural Exchange Networking and Diversity (Asian American and Pacific Islander focus)
  • Eco IQ (green focus)
  • Edison Roundtable (women in workplace focus)
  • NextGen (next generation of people and business focus)
  • Latinos for Engagement, Advancement & Development (Hispanic/Latino focus)
  • Lighthouse (LGBTQ focus)
  • Native American Alliance (Tribal focus)
  • Networkers (African-American focus)
  • Safety Ambassadors for Edison (safety focus)
  • Valor (military and veterans focus)
 

We’re Committed to Diversity & Inclusion

We're big believers that diversity leads to innovation, creativity, and collaboration. From our entry-level analysts to our senior leaders and everyone in between, our teams reflect a broad array of cultures, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, generations, and life experiences.

So we're particularly proud each time our utility, Southern California Edison, is recognized for diversity or inclusiveness. Most recently, we earned a top score of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2016 Corporate Equality Index.

Pedro J. Pizarro

President and Chief Executive Officer

 
Pedro Pizarro is president and chief executive officer of Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, and Edison Energy Group, a portfolio of competitive businesses engaged in renewable generation, energy services for commercial and industrial customers, and delivery or use of electricity. He is a member of Edison International’s board of directors.

Pizarro served as president of SCE from October 2014 through May 2016, when he was elected president of Edison International. He was elected chief executive officer in October 2016. Previously, Pizarro was president of Edison Mission Energy (EME) and chaired its board of directors from 2011 until the sale of substantially all of its assets to NRG Energy in April 2014. EME was a subsidiary of Edison International at the time. EME was an independent power producer that owned, leased, operated and sold energy and capacity from electric power generation facilities, and engaged in hedging and energy-trading activities in competitive power markets.


Kevin M. Payne

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin M. Payne is chief executive officer of Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric utilities, delivering power to approximately 15 million people in a 50,000-square-mile service area spanning Central, Coastal and Southern California. He is a member of SCE’s board of directors.

Prior to his current role, Payne was senior vice president of Customer Service for SCE. In that role, he was responsible for SCE’s customer products and services, customer engagement and call center operations, demand-side management programs, field services, account management and advanced metering.

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    Pros

    Great place to work. Lots of opportunities to learn, grow, and contribute to a slowly, but surely evolving business.

    Cons

    The utility is seeing a bit more competition these days, and I think the company is going through some growing pains to re-position themselves in the future. Unfortunately this means organization changes (moving/change roles & locations, loss of jobs sometimes, etc.). It's still quite a stable place to work if you're willing to adapt with them, but this may not be for everyone.

    Advice to Management

    Continue working hard to develop & integrate new technology into the mix to make power distribution more affordable and greener.

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Southern California Edison Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Southern California Edison.

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    The interview process took several months. I submitted my application online and an interview was schedule several weeks later. The interview was conducted via Skype, with two interviewers. The interview was about an hour long.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked about my pervious experience, about a time a lead a group, and about a time I persuaded someone. There was also a short case component, as well as a chance for me to ask anything for myself.   Answer Question
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Southern California Edison Awards & Accolades

  • Top Companies for Compensation & Benefits, Glassdoor, 2014
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2015
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
  • Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2009
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