Job Posting Date: May 19, 2017 Requisition #: 54084814-E01 Job Category: Information Technology Job Level: Individual Contributor Employment Type: IBEW T300 Business Unit: Information Technology and Supply Chain Schedule: Full-time City: Antioch
Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And wedeliver some of the nation’s cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, ‘Together, Building a Better California’ is not just a slogan. It’s the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We knowthat the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve theirquality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employerthat actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protectedveteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.
Information Systems Technology Services is a unifiedorganization comprised of various departments which collaborate effectively in order to deliver high quality technology solutions. Telecom and Network Services (T&NS) Provides planning, engineering, documentation and third tier operational supportfor PG&E Communication systems. Our mission is to provide a high availability, cost- efficient Communication infrastructure that fuels PG&E’s vision to become leading utility in the United States and a working environment that enables and promotesPG&E’s goals to delight customers, energize employees, and enhance shareholder values.
The Apprentice Communication Technician is responsible for assisting qualified Journeyman Technicians in installing, testing,retiring or removing the following equipment: microwave radios with antennas and transmission lines; data, telemetry and supervisory systems, construct, enhance and maintain computer and telephone network systems by assembling parts and equipment and executing the job design package. These positions are system-wide, meaning you will be required to travel throughout our service area in order to perform certain aspects of the job and travel to remote locations independently. Travel may include accessvia helicopter, snow cat, snow mobile, snow shoes, boat or hiking.
Minimum * Internal PG&E employees: Must have FCC or Equivalent license, qualified on the Physical Test Battery (PTB), Industrial Skill Test (IST) examprior to applying for the position and for Apprentice Communication Technician Test (CTT) exam employees do not need to be qualified on the CTT test prior to applying but must be qualified prior to interview * External and hiring hall applicants: Must qualifyon the Physical Test Battery (PTB), Industrial Skill Test (IST) and Apprentice Communication Technician (CTT) exam prior to interviewing * Must have a valid California Class C driver’s License * Must obtain a General Radio Telephone Operator License(FCC or Naber) or company approved certificate on the report date (only apply for external candidates) * Must also have experience with Communication or radios, electronics and have basic computer knowledge * Must climb towers and work atheights
Desired: * Communication and construction experience
* Physical components of moves, adds and changes of computer and telecom equipment * Mobile Radio transfers and installs; cell phone transfers;cable and fiber pulling; cable and wire termination; installing of telecom equipment including ladder racks; DC power distribution and housekeeping duties * Will perform installation, field-testing and maintenance of Communication systems such as intercommunication systems, voice and data switching systems, major operations computers and clerical tasks. * Drives Company van and pickup to transport materials and equipment to job site, as assigned. Performs monthly vehicle inspections. Refuelsvehicle and checks oil, as needed. Cleans windows and maintains interior housekeeping to ensure a safe and organized environment. * Installs/maintains/repairs various types of communication equipment and devices in a variety of locations, including ontransmission towers. Adjusts and calibrates microwave systems. Construct and maintain electric and gas monitoring and protections systems. Provide emergency response to Fiber Optic Network. * Conducts visual and mechanical inspection of communicationsequipment. Performs tests and troubleshooting of multiplex, fiber optics, microwave, PBX and telephone equipment. Operates computerized testing equipment to test electronic and mechanical components