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Design Engineer (ESC), T-Line - San Ramon

San Ramon, CA, US, 94583

Requisition ID # 20806 

 

Job Category : Engineering / Science 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : San Ramon

 

 

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

 

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.

 

The Engineering and Design team of Transmission Operations Transmission Line Engineering is responsible for electrical and civil engineering work for all of PG&E’s transmission lines. Transmission Line design includes structure design, line design, hardware design, and all components on transmission line assets.

 

 

Position Summary

 

This position is represented by Engineers and Scientist of California (ESC) subject to collective bargaining.

 

As a Transmission Line Design Engineer, you will be the vital link between the Company and widespread interconnection of generation; increase in capacity demand (residential, commercial and industrial); and system reliability improvements in California. Your role will be to ensure that the Company provides excellent service for these projects. We are looking for motivated, self-driven individuals who enjoy hands-on engineering, have excellent communications skills, high energy, and enjoy working in a team environment. If this describes you, then Transmission Line Engineering Services Department can offer you a challenging and rewarding career.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Actively promote safe practices and conduct in accordance with the Corporate Safety policy.
  • Accomplish the department goal of zero injuries & avoidable auto incidents.
  • Foster team work, innovation and embrace new approaches to accomplish our work more efficiently and effectively.
  • Coordinate project information (studies, sketches, computations, other complex data) for the engineering and construction of electric transmission facilities including equipment relocations and replacements, capacity additions, reliability and automation improvements. This involves interfacing with other disciplines (such as civil, substation and protection engineers), and reviewing existing facilities and developing conceptual designs.
  • Prepare Electrical Transmission design drawings using MiscroStation & PLS-CADD software. Drawings include structure requirement drawings, structure data sheets, plan and profile drawings, stringing drawings, arrangement drawings, hardware drawings, phasing drawings, etc.
  • Prepare bill of materials, conductor studies, reports, and presentations using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and other applications.
  • Conduct design review meetings with project teams.
  • Provide Construction Administration assistance to the Responsible Engineer, including review of shop drawings, RFIs and submittals.
  • Ensure delivery of high-quality design products on budget, on time, and on purpose.
  • Foster team work and innovation and embrace new approaches to accomplish our work more efficiently and effectively.
  • Travel 10% of the time.

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or its equivalent in education and experience, to include education and design drafting experience totaling six years, or education and experience totaling four years including two years at PG&E as a Design Drafter or Senior Design Drafter
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License (or higher) by Day 1 of hire

 

Desired:

  • Strong communication, organizational and leadership skills
  • Familiarity with PG&E standards and processes
  • PE/EIT certification
  • Experience in electrical transmission design using MicroStation or AutoCAD or PLS-CADD.
  • Fluent with Microsoft office, outlook, word, excel, PowerPoint and access programs

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 climage 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.

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.

More About Our Company

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.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland