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RAS Operations Engineer, Senior

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 52226 

Job Category : Engineering / Science; Information Technology; Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview


The mission of the Operations Systems Department within the Electric Grid Operations is to provide comprehensive engineering solutions to improve transmission system reliability and enable future growth of the Electric Transmission Grid. In addition, Operations Systems provide outstanding engineering support to Operations by resolving complex issues via implementation of state-of-the-art technology. 


RAS Operations is broken up into two primary support structures: 1) A group of individuals providing operational and project management support for the San Francisco RAS (SF RAS) and 500kV Pacific AC Intertie RAS (PACI RAS) systems, and 2) A group of individuals providing central oversight for all of PG&E’s local RASs / SPSs (Special Protection Scheme) and UVLSs (Undervoltage Load Shedding Schemes). This position is with the Remedial Action Scheme (RAS) Operations group of Operations Systems and will focus on supporting the more the local RASs / SPSs and UVLSs. 


Position Summary

The successful candidate will report to the Manager of RAS Operations and will be responsible for identifying and addressing gaps in the RAS/SPS and UVLS processes at PG&E. The successful candidate will work closely with engineers in other departments to enhance reliability and reduce risks associated with these local schemes throughout the PG&E transmission system.



  • Work with various RAS/SPS and UVLS Stakeholders to identify and address gaps in the RAS/SPS and UVLS processes.
  • Develop and implement new processes for RASs from inception through retirement.
  • Evaluate and quantify risks associated with each scheme.
  • Work with various RAS/SPS Stakeholders to risk rank all RAS/SPS
  • Support other departments involved in RAS/SPS and UVLS processes. 
  • Provide training and mentorship to associate and journey level positions within the group.
  • Provide support to RAS Operations as needed.




  • 5 or more years in a RAS systems or power systems or control systems environment.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.



  • Working knowledge of Remedial Action Schemes, Under Voltage Load Shedding Schemes, data communications, and network communications.
  • Works well in teams of diverse technical backgrounds
  • P.E.
  • Competitive candidates must have strong technical and analytical skills.
  • Competitive candidates should demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to take initiative.
  • Extensive knowledge of Remedial Action Schemes and Special Protection Systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of WECC/NERC Standards including the compliance aspect of the standards.
  • Operational, planning, and/or protection experience.
  • Proficient with electrical or telecommunication protection.

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