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Hydrographic Survey Specialist, Applied Technology Services, Career (San Ramon)

San Ramon, CA, US, 94583

Requisition ID # 19559 

 

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

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

PG&E’s Applied Technologies Services (ATS) Materials & Bathymetry Support Services unit provides a range of services, including bathymetric surveys inshore and near shores of lakes and water ways throughout service territory in California.

 

Facility description: ATS has a several laboratories Chemistry, Metallurgical, Welding, Non-destructive testing facilities, Electrical testing (failure testing and smart grid), Calibration laboratory and Performance testing.  The bathymetric equipment includes multibeam echo sounders, single beam bottom sonar, side scan sonar, sub- bottom profiler, GPS survey, utility locating equipment and several boats of various sizes.

 

Position Summary

A successful candidate will have leadership skills and some supervisory experience. You will plan and direct bathymetric survey projects both major/minor in size as well as administer outside contract work.  You should have 3+ years hydrographic surveying experience; with an emphasis on Multibeam Echo Sounder and GPS survey techniques, and experience with data collection and processing software (e.g., HYPACK, CARIS, PDS, QINSY).

 

Strong oral and written communication skills with a customer focus and a can do attitude are required.  The candidate will have a BS degree in related field, (e.g. Hydrographic Science, Surveying, Oceanography, or Engineering).  Work experience in the gas pipeline or power generation industries a plus. Travel requirement: up to 50% of the time, throughout the PG&E territory.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Safety: Demonstrate safe working practices at all times. Advocate focus on customer, general public and employee safety in all work practices.
  • Lead the Bathymetric survey team to improve safety and reliability for PG&E. 
  • Client Management: Consulting experience is a plus, excellent communication skills (oral and written) are essential. Successful candidates should work well with others and have a client focus. Job requires developing and promoting strong client relationships, having a can do attitude and being sensitive to client issues.
  • Job Management:  Plan and direct bathymetric survey projects and administer outside contract work effectively. Experience with job development - including scope definition, schedule and cost estimates are crucial.

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Associates Degree, Non Engineering Bachelor's degree, Technical Trade/Military school or equivalent experience
  • Three (3) years of  related experience
  • Travel required, frequency depends on assignment (10% - 75%)

 

Desired:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hydrographic Science, Surveying, Oceanography, Engineering or related field
  • Supervisory experience and leading a Bathymetric survey team.
  • A working knowledge of IHO Standards
  • Professional Land Surveyors registration
  • Consulting experience a plus

 

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
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. 

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