Journey Electrician/Locate and Mark (Bay Area)

Job Posting Date: July 12, 2017
Requisition #: 53946267-E08
Job Category: Maintenance / Construction / Operations
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Employment Type: IBEW T200
Business Unit: Gas Operations
Schedule: Full-time
City: San Jose
Company

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 and emergencyresponse.

Position Summary

The Journey Electrician/Locate and Mark works alone and without direct supervision to perform correct, safe and efficient locate and mark of underground electric and gas utilities. When required, the Electric Locator willaccess electric enclosures in order to properly locate electric underground facilities.

This is an IBEW Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E. This is a DOT covered classificationand is subject to random drug screening.

Qualifications

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’sLicense.
* Ability to work in all types of weather extremes.
* Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions.
* Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays.
* Must be able to wear company provided PersonalProtective Equipment (PPE).
* Internal PG&E employees: Must have qualified on the Physical Test Battery (PTB) exam, and the Work Orientation Inventory* (WOI) prior to interviewing.prior to applying for the position.
* External and Hiring HallCandidates: Must qualify on the Physical Test Battery (PTB) exam, and the Work Orientation Inventory* (WOI) prior to interviewing.
* Minimum of 1 year of journey Electrician experience.

Desired Qualifications:

* Previous experience inlocate and mark and/or leak surveying; and construction.
* Must attend and pass Utility Worker Training course, provided by PG&E, during the initial weeks of employment.
* To better represent the communities we serve within a timely manner, applicantswho live within 50 miles of the headquarter location will be given preference
* Previous Military experience.
* Graduation from a PowerPathway® Program is preferred.
* Current or past work experience with PG&E and/or Hiring Hall.
* Must beable to present copy of Certified General Electrician Card.

Responsibilities

The Journey Electrician/Locate and Mark works alone and without direct supervision performing the following gas compliance related work duties on a daily basis:

* Larger Scale/Complex Locate and Mark projects
* Provide oversight to third-party problematic excavator worksites
* Atmospheric Corrosion Inspections
* Pipeline Patrolling
* Standby of Transmission and Critical Distribution facilities
* Pilot and operate new leak survey tools and equipment and locate and mark tools and equipment
* Below ground leak rechecks outside of routine leak surveys
* Shall utilize specialized tools and equipment to perform difficult-to-locate gas facilitiesduties
* Locate & Mark, Delineate work area, and call USA for grade one immediate response work
* Complete required paperwork to make corrections/updates to Gas Mapping when discrepancies are found in the field
* Initiate Gas Corrective forms forAOC (abnormal operating conditions) found in field
* Shall be familiar with all tools and equipment, work procedures, work methods and standards
* Shall have the skills necessary to perform the full scope of these duties in an efficient and safe manner
* These assignments shall be the primary duties of the classification; however, due to operational needs, may be required to perform work assigned to lower classifications
* Acts as liaison to 3rd party contractors, customers and private land owners.

Complete all required paperwork for the above tasks.

Will be required to successfully complete all required training and maintain the necessary operator qualifications to perform these duties.

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