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Field Engineering Technician-ESC (Cupertino)

Cupertino, CA, US, 95014

Requisition ID # 50983 

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : Cupertino

Department Overview


Gas Operations is focused on ensuring the safe and reliable 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 emergency response.


Position Summary


This job is represented by Engineers and Scientists of California (ESC) and is subject to collective bargaining.


The Field Engineering Technician inspects, and evaluates various maintenance and construction documentation for quality and compliance with PG&E’s  requirements. The FET must be able to interpret documentation which is evidence of compliance with company work procedures. The FET prepares, conducts and documents quality assessments in accordance with established quality review processes. The FET monitors quality, identifies issues, reports findings and may recommend process improvements.


This position is a DOT (Department of Transportation) covered classification and is subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening.


May vary from 20% - 50% office to office travel, with minimum overnight travel.


Job Responsibilities


• Evaluates compliance with PG&E guidance documents for maintenance and construction documentation per established quality review processes.

• 50% ensures submitted documentation is complete and accurate; 50% ensures field work is preformed correctly; safety standards and procedures have been followed and work was completed in a timely manner and per company requirements.

• Follows established corrective action process for quality findings, leveraging the Corrective Action Program when appropriate

• Collaborates with appropriate stakeholders to inform, initiate, and ensure correction when discrepancies are found.

• Communicates with field personnel and supervisors to ensure resolution of issues in an appropriate and timely manner.

• Communicates with peers inside and outside of the department providing information and exchanging ideas and data.

• Works independently and uses various methods, approaches and tactics to resolve problems and obtain solutions.

• Adheres to data and record management as required

• Work Procedures and Standards & Policies pertaining to assigned QA/QC work.  

• Ability to learn new concepts quickly and adapt to changing business conditions and ambiguity.

• Organizational skills.

• Ability to work in a team environment.

• Verbal and written communication skills.

• Conflict resolution skills including listening and persuasion to obtain compliance.






• Must be at least 18 years of age

• Must possess a High School diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience

• Must have a valid California Driver's License

• 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

• 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.


• Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

• Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds a minimum of one time a day




• Experience in field work, gas

• Ability to demonstrate basic to intermediate Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, and Office skills

• Ability to demonstrate strong math and computer skills, strong written and verbal communication and an attention to detail


Pre-Employment Testing


  • Physical Test Battery

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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto