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Gas Control Technician- San Francisco (IBEW)

San Francisco, CA, US, 94110

Requisition ID # 75781 

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview 

Gas Operations is focused on ensuring the safe and reliable flow of natural gas to our customers.  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 is an IBEW Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E. This job is subject to collective bargaining.


An employee who is a journeyman and without direct supervision is engaged in the technology associated with the installation, adjusting, testing, operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and electronic gas measurement, instrumentation and control systems and all other equipment appurtenant to the operation of gas facilities. Employee must be able to work at elevated heights. Employee may be required to act in a lead capacity, supervising the work of other employees in lower classifications engaged in this work. Employee’s background of apprenticeship and experience shall be such that these duties are performed with skill and efficiency.


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


Job Responsibilities 


  • Installs, adjusts, tests, operates, maintains and repairs of telecommunication equipment as an assistant to a Gas Transmission Technician.
  • Writes and holds pipeline and station clearances.
  • Engages in the technology associated with the installation, adjusting, testing, operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and electronic gas measurement, instrumentation and control systems and all other equipment appurtenant to the operation of gas facilities.
  • DOT-Operations/Maintenance AND Emergency
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
  • Experience as Measurement and Control Mechanic
  • Ability to work extended hours, nights and on weekends, and overtime based on business needs
  • Ability to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)                                                                         
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License or equivalent

Desired Qualifications: 

  • 5 or more years of instrumentation work experience desirable.
  • 3 years knowledge of electronics measurement and control experience; and equipment instrumentation/troubleshooting experience.
  • Class A permit
  • Experience with maintenance of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas)/LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) facilities a plus.
  • Completion of formal instrumentation education program.
  • Basic computer skills including use of MS Windows operating system, MS office suite. Knowledge and working experience with gas regulation, measurement, and basic data communication techniques is desirable.
  • Basic math understanding and use including applied knowledge of Ohm's Law.
  • Knowledge and working experience with electrical power systems and equipment.
  • To better represent the communities, we serve within a timely manner, applicants who live within 50 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
  • Industrial Skills Test
  • Work Orientation Inventory-Physical/Technical Driving
  • Gas Control Tech Test

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 Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland