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Senior Technical Training Instructor

Livermore, CA, US, 94550

Requisition ID # 123945 

Job Category : Human Resources 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: OPERATIONS

Job Location : Livermore




Department Overview

The PG&E Academy - Substation Training Team is a dynamic group that focuses on strategically aligning itself with Electric Operations Substation M&C toward a goal of creating the safest most reliable electric system in the industry. It is our job to increase employee safety and productivity by designing, developing, and delivering best in industry training and on the job support solutions. We are seeking team members who can thrive autonomously in a fast-paced and changing environment.  To be successful you must, possess a passion for learning and innovation, be able to build strong internal and external relationships, be open to change, and have a strong propensity for action, results, and continuous improvement.


Position Summary

Prepares and delivers technical training, evaluates, and reports on student progress and success. Maintains subject matter expertise and industry knowledge and participates in curriculum design to deliver the best training possible. Conducts technical instruction, student evaluation & record keeping, and research & continuous improvement.



Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate all job responsibilities of a career instructor.
  • Act as safety role model.
  • Manage classroom environment including technology and/or behavioral issues.
  • Effectively transfer knowledge as measured by survey results and supervisor observation.
  • Consistently deliver instruction to achieve modular course objectives per facilitator guide.
  • Deliver course curriculum to students and provide feedback to curriculum development team to improve training.
  • Lead moderately complex training courses in technical discipline and facilitate them independently, effectively and credibly.
  • Review course feedback and partner with curriculum development to implement change where needed.
  • Share outcomes, observations, trends, gaps and student issues with employee leadership that contribute to the remediation plan.
  • Adopt and integrate new work methods and procedures into training delivery methods.
  • Promote a respectful and collaborative relationship with all stakeholders.
  • Adjust delivery method to accommodate various learner styles.
  • Proctor and administers exams per HR-7202S




  • High School or GED-General Educational Development-GED Diploma
  • Must obtain PG&E internal training certification requirement within 12 months of job start date
  • 3 years of related job experience in respective trade (Substation/Generation)
  • Mastery of skillset in which training will be delivered



  • Completion of Electrician and/or Electrical Technician Apprenticeship
  • College degree in engineering or technical discipline preferred
  • Technical Training Certification
  • 7 years’ experience in respective journey-level trade
  • 3 years previous adult teaching experience
  • Experience in developing training process
  • Experience collaborating with committees
  • Served at the Academy as rotational or guest instructor


Purpose, Virtues and Stands

Our Purpose explains "why" we exist:

  • Delivering for our hometowns
  • Serving our planet
  • Leading with love

Our Virtues capture "who" we need to be:

  • Trustworthy
  • Empathetic
  • Curious
  • Tenacious
  • Nimble
  • Owners

Our Stands are "what" we will achieve together:

  • Everyone and everything is always safe
  • Catastrophic wildfires shall stop
  • It is enjoyable to work with and for PG&E
  • A healthy environment and carbon-neutral energy system shall be the reality for all Californians
  • Our work shall create prosperity for all customers and investors

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 Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland