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Gas IM Engineer, Senior

San Ramon, CA, US, 94583

Requisition ID # 25359 

Job Category : Engineering / Science 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas 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 Gas Integrity Management Engineering staff provides engineering, testing and analysis services and expertise across multiple disciplines to various company organizations to identify, diagnose and solve technical problems. Designs and scales up manufacturing processes, instruments and equipment, and tests manufactured products to maintain quality. Analyzes and develops solutions to engineering problems related to manufacturing equipment and systems or the causes of component failures. Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures, and provides advice on issues within the engineering field. Provides consultation and advice to clients proactively to avoid future problems by specifying equipment, materials and methods that are best practices in the industry. Services include inspections, failure analysis, performance assessments, and evaluations on a wide variety of systems and components ranging from steel materials to polyethylene pipelines.

 

Position Summary

Provides engineering, testing and analysis services and expertise across multiple disciplines to various company organizations to identify, diagnose and solve technical problems. Designs manufacturing processes, instruments and equipment, and tests manufactured products. Analyzes and develops solutions to engineering problems. Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures, and provides advice. Specifies equipment, materials and methods that are best practices in the industry. Conducts inspections, failure analysis, performance assessments, and evaluations.

 

Job Responsibilities

• Exercises independent judgment in leading and resolving problems of large impact, scope and complexity with few precedents or standards requiring integration of information from a variety of sources. Leads team determining scope, schedule, budget and preparing client bid proposals.
• Is recognized as a subject matter expert in one discipline or type of gas asset and provides breadth of knowledge and performs analysis and projects across several disciplines.
• Searches for new practical solutions to highly complex problems. Assesses business conditions, identifies opportunities and develops projects & solutions from a multifunctional or multidisciplinary perspective.
• Develops and presents recommendations and business cases for new and innovative programs, processes and solutions to leaders across Gas Operations gaining buy-in and approval.
• Leads project teams performing tests to identify, define, solve problems and prepare technical reports and specifications. Prepares and delivers presentations and recommendations to clients based on project results/findings.
• Oversees assembly of technical systems and prototypes according to engineering standards and knowledge of related principles.
• Modifies prototypes, parts, assemblies, and systems to correct functional deviations. Continually identifies testing or process improvements.
• Develops, evaluates and deploys new technologies. Identifies innovations and cost-reduction potential of new and existing technologies.
• May provide expert opinion or information related to projects or other issues to external customers, agencies or other parties.
• Interfaces with clients to understand expectations, concerns and ensure strong customer satisfaction.
• May represent PG&E at industry association meetings or seminars.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

• Bachelors’ degree in Engineering with emphasis on related/assigned discipline (i.e., mechanical, civil or electrical engineering, etc.)
• 5 years’ experience in gas transmission or distribution design, operations, and/or maintenance environment
• Willingness to travel throughout PG&E service territory

 

Desired:

 


  • • Experience in natural gas, or related, 3 years
    • PE-Professional Engineer license
    • Strong knowledge of gas distribution and transmission engineering, operations, construction, and maintenance aspects of the gas utility business
    • Significant experience in Risk and/or Integrity Management
    • Significant operations/field experience
    • Significant experience in pipeline construction
    • Strong knowledge of material properties, performance characteristics, and fabrication
    • Strong knowledge of welding practices
    • Strong knowledge of corrosion mechanisms and corrosion control
    • Strong knowledge of 49 CFR Part 192, CPUC GO 112E
    • Strong knowledge of ASTM D638, D2513, F1055, and ISO 13956
    • Strong budget and Project Management experience
    • Expertise in engineering research and testing concepts, theories, practices, methods, techniques in area of specialty. May have thorough understanding of other engineering specialties.
    • Expertise in investigative and analytical problem-solving methods and techniques.
    • Excellent organizational skills to effectively monitor and lead technical tests.
    • Thorough understanding of quality assurance and control concepts and practices.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills to effectively deliver findings and recommendations to clients of various levels.
    • Project management and team leadership skills.
    • Strong customer service orientation, adapting project plan and team leadership to customer needs as appropriate.

 

 

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