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Gas Qualification Specialist (Flexible Location)

San Ramon, CA, US, 94583

Requisition ID # 26076 

Job Category : Human Resources 

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

This position is located within the Gas Compliance and Qualifications department supporting the company's Gas Operations. Gas Operations activities include engineering, construction, maintenance and safe operation of approximately 5,700 miles of gas transmission pipelines and 42,000 miles of gas distribution pipelines serving 4.4 million gas customers located throughout northern and central California.

 

Position Summary

The Gas Qualification Specialist performs evaluations in certain technical or craft roles to ensure and promote skill, competence, and overall public and employee safety. This position facilitates written and performance assessments to determine if operations employees in Gas Operations are performing their job functions correctly and safely. Qualification evaluations will focus on a specific area of skill/knowledge including, but not limited to, gas construction and maintenance, leak survey and mark & locate, welding, plastic pipe joining, or measurement and regulation tasks. This role collaborates with subject matter experts in other organizations such as PG&E Academy, Codes & Standards, and Engineering. This position contributes toward Gas Safety Excellence goals by improving safety, reliability and affordability for one or more asset families and one or more life cycles.

 

Position headquarters are flexible.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs and administers initial and subsequent evaluations, written or computer-based qualification tests and field observations of knowledge and skills including new and/or difficult skills and techniques, with general guidance on new assignments.
  • Prepares employees for the qualification process, both written/computer testing and field observation, through effective communication and tailboarding. Ensures employees understand the purpose and process.
  • Documents and communicates results to first line supervision, using standardized templates and forms.
  • Provides coaching report and feedback to participants upon completion of the series of tests and observations.
  • May provide recommendations and input to improve evaluation, test, observation and coaching tools and processes.
  • Maintains and calibrates equipment and props.
  • Qualification evaluations will focus on a specific area of skill/knowledge including, but not limited to, leak survey and mark & locate, welding, plastic, or measurement and regulation.
  • Work may involve cutting, grinding, and use of hydraulic press to perform destructive testing of welds or plastic fusion coupons.

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • 3 years of experience in respective technical trade
  • Travel may be required up to 80% of time
  • May be required to lift 80 pounds.
  • High School Diploma or GED.

 

Desired

  • BA/BS degree in engineering or other technical discipline  
  • CompTIA CTT, Certified Welder Inspector (CWI) or other certification may be required depending on area of specialization
  • 5 years of experience (journeyman level) in respective technical trade.
  • Strong knowledge in technical discipline for which incumbent is performing evaluations
  • Good understanding of specific work methods and procedures, including all safety practices.
  • Knowledge of testing and certification concepts, methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of state or federal regulatory requirements that affect the nature in which work is performed. Knowledge of 49 CFR Part 192, GO-112F, ASME B-31Q.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to effectively coach and provide feedback
  • Basic leadership and collaboration skills
  • Customer service skills

 

Additional:

  • Travel to testing locations throughout PG&E territory (90%); work in Bishop Ranch or other PG&E office location (10-20%)
  • May be required to lift up to 80 pounds. Work may involve cutting, grinding, and use of hydraulic press to perform destructive testing of welds or plastic fusion coupons

 

 

Employment Type: Management

Schedule: Full-time

City: San Ramon, Winters, Tracy, Other

Zip Code: 94583

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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