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T-Line Portfolio Manager, Principal

San Ramon, CA, US, 94583

Requisition ID # 43246 

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : San Ramon


The work group is responsible for managing Transmission Line and Substation Project Portfolio and program work in Transmission Operations.

The position location is flexible and is responsible for managing the Transmission Line Capital and Expense Portfolio.  The T&S capital project portfolio is about $1.6 billion annually and the annual expense budget is approximately $200 million.  This position will report to the Manager of Transmission Line and Substation Portfolio Management in Transmission Operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for all Transmission Line project portfolio management activities including but not limited to safety, forecasting, portfolio resource management, work attainment tracking and key unit targets. The successful candidate will work closely with the Transmission line equivalent of this position and will routinely interface with Transmission Operations Senior Leadership. The successful candidate must be forward thinking and able to manage and create change effectively.


Responsibilities: Provide oversight, governance, communication training and reporting for the Transmission Line Capital and Expense work portfolio.  This includes management and portfolio oversight of electric maintenance, construction, capacity and reliability capital projects. Monitors costs, safety, quality, schedule, scope and client/customer satisfaction and works closely with both Project Management Managers and Supervisors to track and manage work execution from a portfolio perspective.

  • Work with Project Management Leadership to ensure compliance with Enterprise Project Management Standards
  • Recognized subject matter expert in Substation or Transmissions Line project, program and/or and portfolio management.
  • Seeks process improvement opportunities to reduce duplication of effort and improve work quality.  Take actions to improve how Transmission Line work portfolio is managed.
  • Responsible for utilizing other departments and teams to meet overall portfolio goals.  Works closely with Electric Business operations to report progression of Transmission Line portfolio work plan.
  • Works cross-functionally with peers and leaders across Electric Operations to promote teamwork, streamline processes and improve efficiency.
  • Effectively manages the capital project portfolio, works with peers to develop and implement industry-leading project control policies, practices and procedures to ensure high-level quality and transparency in communications.
  • Leads development of tools and processes to continuously improve management and financial performance.
  • Regularly presents to leaders and stakeholders on project portfolio performance, variance analysis and cost and risk management information.
  • Develops and delivers recommendations to improve processes, schedules and/or cost performance of the T&S project. portfolio
  • Continuously strives to move the department toward a more mature project management model to improve effectiveness.
  • Manage Line of Business input and coordination to support FERC and CPUC Rate Case filings
  • May participate as a member of the Incident Command structure during times of significant events, such as storms, earth quakes, PSPS events, etc.




A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.

8+ years of total related experience in project management experience with a minimum of 3+ years project, program or portfolio management of electric utility projects



  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • Certified Cost Professional through the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE)
  • Project and Scheduling Professional through the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE)
  • Earned Value Professional through the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE)

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.

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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland