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Electrician - GC (IBEW) Oroville

Oroville, CA, US, 95965

Requisition ID # 79584 

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Oroville

 

Department Overview

 

The men and women of Electric Operations ensure the delivery of safe and reliable electric service to our customers.

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

 

This classification is represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) local 1245, which has

over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E. This job is subject to collective bargaining.

This position may be subject to Joint Apprentice Training Committee (JATC) review and approval. Provisional hires will

be required to participate in targeted training to achieve journey-level knowledge of electrician roles and responsibilities.

This is an above-entry level position responsible for building substations, which includes installing high voltage

equipment, metering and monitoring equipment and control and protection systems.

Work may be outdoors and in varying 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. The Electrician – GC is a General Construction position and individuals must be able to travel and transfer to

a new headquarters 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.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Attends and participates in tailboards. Reviews, verifies and modifies prints and electric schematics. Lays out materials for installation, such as conduit, steel, wires, junction boxes, tools, etc. Places orders for supplies as needed.
  • Moves equipment to staging area. Performs safety preparation including performing high voltage protective grounding.
  • Uses power tools and hand tools to install equipment and systems, such as wire terminations, high voltage equipment, overhead and underground electrical and conduit systems, steel structures, control panels, metering and protection systems, air switches. Sets up rigging. Pulls wire.
  • May operate construction equipment, if qualified, such as crane truck, man lift, boom truck, bucket truck as part of installation, excavation, and compaction. Operates forklift to move and reposition equipment.
  • Uses hand and power tools, such as jackhammers, wackers and shovels to remove and replace soil. • Removes old high voltage equipment, structures and other impediments prior to installation using heavy equipment, rigging and other tools.
  • Drives equipment on the job site (substation). May drive equipment from one job site to another. May drive a company vehicle to pick up tools or other equipment away from the job site.
  • Maintains work area in a clean and safe condition. Removes trash, debris and excess materials. Picks up and reorganizes tools.
  • Overtime may be required. Qualifications

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum:

 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a High School diploma or GED
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver’s License
  • Successful completion of a Union Sanctioned  Apprentice Electrician program
  • Ability to work in all types of weather extremes
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions
  • Must be willing to travel/ transfer to new headquarters 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
  • Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays, and various work schedules
  • Ability to work in remote work locations with possible exposure to poison oak, snakes, spiders, bees, mosquitoes, ticks, rodents etc.
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • If hired as Provisional, must pass the provisional training plan within 12 months from hire date

 

Desired:

 

  • 3-5 years Journey level experience in commercial or industrial electrical construction
  • PG&E construction or utility experience
  • Experience with electronic or mechanical equipment
  • Instrumentation and Control experience
  • Motor Control experience
  • Electrical Substation or Power Generation experience
  • High voltage experience
  • Experience working with testing equipment and troubleshooting
  • To better represent the communities we serve, applicants who live within 30 miles of the headquarter location will be given preference

 

Pre-Employment Testing

PG&E Employees: You must have qualified on all prerequisite tests prior to submitting an application; and all secondary tests prior to interviewing. For more information on prerequisite and secondary exams, including study guides, please visit the Pre-employment testing program website.

  • Physical Test Battery
  • Work Orientation Inventory-Physical/Technical Driving

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.

Company
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.

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EEO
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: Chico