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Southern California Edison Overview

www.sce.com
Rosemead, CA
10000+ employees
1879
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$10+ billion (USD) per year
One of the Golden State's largest utilities, Southern California Edison (SCE) distributes power to a population of almost 14 million (4.9 million customers) in central, coastal, and Southern California (excluding Los Angeles and some other cities). The ... Read more

Mission: Safe, Reliable, Affordable 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 ... Read more

Company Updates

  • We're excited for this year's Solar Decathlon, which kicks off Thursday, Oct. 8! Check out seven things you should know about the U.S. Department of Energy’s biennial decathlon. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIpE2

    Seven Things You Should Know About the Solar Decathlon

    How much do you know about the solar decathlon? Here are a few helpful facts: The solar decathlon is not a sporting event. You won't find running, swimming or biking events. Instead, university students from across the world are challenged to build and operate an ultra energy-efficient, yet cost-effective, solar-powered home.

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    Edison International Invites High School Seniors to Apply for $40,000 College Scholarships

    Just the name Harvard University is daunting to an incoming freshman, but even more so for a student of modest means from California who is living away from home for the first time. That's the situation Javier Cuan-Martinez, a recipient of a $40,000 Edison Scholars award, found himself in last year when he started at the Ivy League school just outside Boston.

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Southern California Edison – Why Work For Us?



We’re Southern California Edison

We are also looking ahead to create a 21st century power network that can handle California's changing energy needs. Sophisticated technologies will be delivering electricity more reliably than ever, keeping outages to a minimum, and facilitating our customers' choices in adopting new technologies to generate their own energy and monitoring and controlling their overall usage.

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.

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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    Ambitious leadership that is positioning the company to be a top utility in a rapidly changing industry. Respectful culture. Good pay and benefits. Company will be changing rapidly and will have opportunities for people who can embrace change.

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    Can be bureaucratic. Long serving employees can be change resistant.

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Southern California Edison Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Southern California Edison (Rosemead, CA) in April 2017.

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    Emailed by the recruiter without a phone call to set up an in person interview. Interview is a panel interview with 3 individuals. Hiring manager and 2 other core managers. Very structured as each had a printed document with the question and section to write responses. During the interview I was told that all notes I wrote had to be handed over to the manager at the end of the interview.

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    • Explain the process of how you convinced a person or group of people to follow your recommendation or insights.   Answer Question
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Southern California Edison Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2015
  • Top Companies for Compensation & Benefits, Glassdoor, 2014
  • 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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