Gas Technician (Stockton)

Job Posting Date: June 30, 2017
Requisition #: 54119789-E02
Job Category: Maintenance / Construction / Operations
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Employment Type: IBEW T300
Business Unit: Gas Operations
Schedule: Full-time
City: Stockton

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.

Department Overview

Gas Operations is focused on ensuring the safe andreliable flow of natural gas to our customers.
As a whole, Gas Operations is responsible for all aspects of PG&E’s gas distribution and
transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction,
restoration andemergency response.

Position Summary

This is an IBEW Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience
representing employees at PG&E. This job is subject to collective bargaining. The Gas Technician
is ajourneyman position involved in the installation of all types of measurements and control
equipment in PG&E’s gas department. Duties include, but are not limited to, installing conduit,
control piping, tubing, wiring, instruments, valves, and allrelated equipment. Position
responsibilities include preparation, excavation, and fitting of under/above ground electric and gas
Work is predominantly outdoors and in all weather conditions. The individual must be able to drive
safely,work extended hours, travel/transfer to new headquarter upon request at any time, and
wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment.
This position is a DOT covered classification and is subject to random drug screening.
Ability to travel andtransfer to a new headquarter upon request at anytime; throughout the entire
PG&E service territory with no guarantees as to how long you will be away from home


Minimum Qualifications:
* Must be at least 18 years of age
* Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
* Must possess a valid California Driver’s License
* Ability to work in all types of weather extremes
* Ability to drive in all weather and road conditions
* Ability towork extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays
* Ability to travel and transfer to a new headquarter upon request at any time; throughout the
entire PG&E service territory with no guarantees as to how long you will be away from home
* InternalPG&E Employees: Must have qualified on the Physical Test Battery (PTB) prior to applying.
* External and Hiring Hall Candidates: Must qualify on the Physical Test Battery (PTB) exam prior to interviewing.
* All Candidates: Must qualify on the AGTprior to interviewing.
* Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds a minimum of one time a day
Desired Qualifications:
* Completion of an apprenticeship in the instrumentation,controls, or electrical field
* Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a Journeyman Electrician or Instrumentation Technician


Uses hand tools and power tools to install, maintain and repair various types of gas and
electricalequipment and devices
* Supervises, monitors, and provides guidance to entry level Technicians, Gas Mechanics,
Utility Workers, and Apprentice Gas Technicians at job site
* Communicates verbally with crew members at start of shift to review daily workassignments,
potential safety issues, and changes in work
* Uses computer and hard-copy documents to receive and orient to job specific instructions,
standards, job packages, and scope-of-project documents
* Loads and unloads tools, materials andequipment to vehicle or storage areas
* Attends daily tailboard meetings
* Uses computer and hard-copy documents to record changes to job estimates, prints, and
* Conducts visual and mechanical inspections of equipment to troubleshootand assure proper
operation; operates testing equipment to test electronic and mechanical components
* Drives company car, pick-up, or utility body truck to assigned worksites
* Cleans and maintains test instruments, equipment, tools and protectiveequipment
* Contribute toward Gas Safety Excellence goals by improving safety, reliability and
affordability for one or more asset families and one or more life cycles


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