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Gas Service Representative-IBEW (San Carlos)

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: San Carlos, CA, US, 94070

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 17802 

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : San Carlos

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 we deliver 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 know that 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 their quality 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 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.

 

Department Overview

 

Gas Service is a department within Customer Field Service that is responsible for the establishment of gas and electric service for PG&E's residential and small commercial customers.

 

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

Position Summary

 

This is an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E.  This job is subject to collective bargaining.

 

We are seeking a highly motivated, capable individual with excellent safety and customer focus skills, as well as mechanical skills, for our Gas Service Representative (GSR) position.  GSRs respond to gas emergencies and provide safety check and adjustment service on customer-owned gas appliances.

 

The work environment may include working in confined spaces. Shift work, weekends and overtime may be required.  This position is subject to union dues.

 

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

 

Job Responsibilities

 

-Affixes approved dead end fittings to squeezed-off plastic services.

-Conducts leak survey work.

-Connects and disconnects services at the weather head on new business accounts, including panel upgrades.

-Performs installation and alteration of all domestic and commercial gas meter and regulator sets and equipment.

-Squeezes off (pinch-off) ruptured plastic services which are visible (and which can be accessed safely) to protect life and property.

-Grades leaks for customer-generated tags.

-Handles single-phase complete outs and voltage complaints high or low, and flickering lights.

-Performs gas appliance parts replacement in conjunction with their regular work.

-Performs turn-ons or shut-offs up to 2 lbs.

-DOT-Operations/Maintenance AND Emergency

 

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’s License

-Must pass a Post Offer Physical Assessment

-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 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

-Record of Residence within 30 minutes of job or headquarters

-Ability to work shift schedule

-Internal PG&E Employees: Must have qualified on the Physical Test Battery (PTB), Industrial Skills Test (IST), and Work Orientation Inventory (WOI) exams prior to applying

-External and Hiring Hall Candidates: Must have qualified on the Physical Test Battery (PTB), Industrial Skills Test (IST), and Work Orientation Inventory (WOI) exams prior to interview

 

Desired Qualifications:

 

-Experience in construction, plumbing, or basic electrical skills

-Graduate from the Bridge to Utility Worker Power Pathway Program

-Current or previous PG&E employee

-Current or previous Hiring Hall employee


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland