November 19, 2004
ROSEMEAD, Calif., Nov. 19, 2004 – The Southern California Edison (SCE) Board of Directors has elected Raymond W. Waldo vice president of nuclear generation of its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) effective Jan. 1, 2005. He will be responsible for plant operations, maintenance, and security. He replaces Joseph J. Wambold, who announced his retirement effective Feb. 1, 2005.
Waldo is currently SONGS station manager. He joined SCE in 1980, beginning his career as a station engineer assigned to SONGS. Waldo has held progressively more responsible engineering and supervisory positions until 1990 when he became the operations manager. In May 2002, he became station manager.
Commenting on Waldo’s promotion, Wambold said, “Ray is extremely well qualified for this promotion and has demonstrated excellent leadership abilities throughout his career at San Onofre.”
Waldo is a member of the American Nuclear Society and earned an Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Senior Reactor Operator License in 1983. Before joining SCE, Waldo served in the Peace Corps and was a supervisor at the Livermore pool type reactor at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, CA.
Waldo earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from Caltech and his master’s and doctorate in nuclear engineering from Georgia Tech. He and his family reside in San Clemente.
For a photo of Mr. Waldo, please contact Southern California Edison's Corporate Communications department at 626-302-2255.
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