Share this Job

Senior Business Analyst - Vegetation Management

Angels Camp, CA, US, 95222

Requisition ID # 51646 

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Angels Camp; Fresno

Department Overview

The men and women of Electric Operations ensure the delivery of clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. Electric Operations is responsible for every aspect of PG&E's electric distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, asset management, business planning, restoration and emergency response.


Position Summary

The position is a member of the Vegetation Management Operations Team within the Vegetation Management (VM) program in the Community Wildfire Safety Program.

The Vegetation Specialist position requires significant coordination with several stakeholders across the organization, as well as other lines of business. The position requires a strong ability to work effectively across organizational boundaries and engage with a diverse set of stakeholders. This position often requires thorough analysis on complex data models, and creation of customized reports which depict findings and recommendations in clear concise presentations. 


Position Flexible in the following areas: Angels Camp or Fresno


Job Responsibilities

  • The Business Analyst is responsible for managing the VMDB used with PG&E’s Vegetation Management program including receiving downloads of data from field personnel, transferring data in various computer programs, generating and closing out Work Requests, creating pre-load files, tracking refusals and FACT tags/Help tickets, EC notifications/cases, trouble-shooting the database, printing reports, copying, distributing data, filing reports and performing analyses. 
  • The Business Analyst must be able to effectively communicate procedures for use of hand-held computers to field personnel, resolve user problems.
  • Maintain the Project Management Data Base as directed by the PG&E Representative,
  • Maintain an area equipment inventory and facilitate the completion of timely and accurate reports. 
  • Electric Incident Report and Escalated Customer Complaint Lead: Facilitates incident investigations, including research and collection of data needed to support responses to CPUC Incidents and escalated complaints.  Performs research, compiles findings, and prepares responses on behalf of the VM Department.
  • VM Data Requests and Miscellaneous Activities: Collects and links data from various sources including databases and data sets provided by analysts outside of VM and LOBs. Validates data integrity, and creates custom reports based on business needs.
  • Be able to pull reports from Arc GIS Online, analyze the report for important data points, compare against previous data points for delta reporting and make this information available for staff
  • Be able to pull and issue work packets and information necessary for field staff from Arc GIS Online
  • Conduct business in a safe and ethical manner in accordance with company standard practices
  • Meet all Safety, Compliance and Ethics, and other training requirements
  • Conduct work consistent with all Employee Core Competencies



  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent work experience required
  • 4 years job-related experience



  • MBA or graduate degree
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills
  • Adaptable to changing business conditions and ambiguity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Project, Visio or similar software Intermediate to advanced proficiency with MS Office tools.
  • Experience with MS SQL and Access; including ability to extract and summarize data for reporting purposes. Requires understanding of VM databases, table relationships, and ability to mine data.
  • Typically receives general instructions on new assignments or projects. Receives little instruction on recurring assignments.
  • Ability to quickly learn the mechanics of the VM Applications and become VM’s subject matter expert on the VM Applications’ reports and functions
  • Basic knowledge of vegetation management concepts, practices, and methods.
  • Creative problem skills to develop solutions
  • Qualitative and quantitative analytical skills to justify any business changes
  • Strong presentation and communication skills to deliver findings and recommendations to various levels of management
  • Knowledge and understanding of key drivers affecting business results
  • Strong project management knowledge and skills to lead project teams
  • Background in ArcCollector, ESRI software, GIS and Vegetation Management and Project Management databases

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climate change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that 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, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Stockton