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Clinton Char is Manager of Transmission Structural Engineering at Southern California Edison (SCE). Prior to his role at SCE, Mr. Char worked for nearly two decades as Senior Civil/Structural Engineer for Hawaiian Electric Co where he was responsible for designing overhead transmission lines. Mr. Char was a graduate of University of Hawaii and Purdue University (MS, Civil Engineering) and has built a reputation for excellence in the utilities industry for nearly three decades.

In this episode, Clinton Char, P.E. sits down with host Zachary Oliphant to discuss:

  • Designing Tubular Steel Poles at Hawaiian Electric Co.
  • The “Project of My Career” – a 5 year, 2 billion dollar renewable project
  • Lessons learned from the Maui wildfires
  • Integrity for utility leaders
  • What personal integrity means to Mr. Char

Episode 009 – Clinton Char

Clinton Char is Manager of Transmission Structural Engineering at Southern California Edison (SCE). Prior to his role at SCE, Mr. Char worked for nearly two decades as Senior Civil/Structural Engineer for Hawaiian Electric Co where he was responsible for designing overhead transmission lines. Mr. Char was a graduate of University of Hawaii and Purdue University (MS, Civil Engineering) and has built a reputation for excellence in the utilities industry for nearly three decades.

In this episode, Clinton Char, P.E. sits down with host Zachary Oliphant to discuss:

  • Designing Tubular Steel Poles at Hawaiian Electric Co.
  • The “Project of My Career” – a 5 year, 2 billion dollar renewable project
  • Lessons learned from the Maui wildfires
  • Integrity for utility leaders
  • What personal integrity means to Mr. Char

"Being an engineer: when you stamp a drawing, your integrity is on that drawing."


— Clinton Char, PE

About Clinton Char:

Clinton is the Manage of Transmission Structural Engineering at Southern California Edison (SCE)

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About The Integrity Podcast host, Zachary Oliphant:

Zachary Oliphant is a husband, father, and serial entrepreneur with a nose for encouraging good people to do great things together in business and in life. Zachary has been involved in start-ups as a founder and advisor, and has overseen the development of a series of software applications, including The Exo Portal™ for real-time management of utility infrastructure. Zachary is Principal and CEO at Exo in Houston, Texas.

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