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Utility Worker - Gas T&D (IBEW) Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa, CA, US, 95401

Requisition ID # 46430 

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : Santa Rosa

Department Overview

Gas Operations is focused on ensuring the safe and reliable flow of natural gas to our customers. As a whole, Gas Operations is responsible for all aspects of PG&E's gas distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, restoration and emergency response.

 

Position Summary

This is an IBEW Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 60 years of experience representing employees at PG&E and is subject to collective bargaining.

 

We are looking for an energetic and career oriented individual to join our Gas Transmission and Distribution team. The Utility Worker position is an entry level position in Gas Operations with advancement opportunities for motivated individuals who perform successfully. Work is predominantly outdoors and in all weather conditions. The individual must be able to work and drive safely, work extended hours, and wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment.

 

This position is a DOT (Department of Transportation) covered classification and is subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Must work safely at all times as defined by PG&E’s safety standards and procedures.
  • Follow the direction of their journeyman, crew lead and/or supervisor at all times.
  • Must be able to read and comply with all required company standards and procedures.
  • Must work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to obtain a Class A Driver’s License within 12 months.
  • Must be able to pass Post Offer Physical Assessment.
  • Contribute toward Gas Safety Excellence goals by improving safety, reliability and affordability for one or more asset families and one or more life cycles.

 

Gas Transmission and Distribution Workgroup:

 

In addition to the General Duties listed above, candidates selected to work in Gas T&D will be required to perform the following:

 

  • Assist in construction and maintenance and other miscellaneous semi-skilled work.
  • With adequate training and under direction of a Crew Leader, may be required to: use hand tools, portable power tools, pavement breakers, spaders, tampers or compactors for work not requiring precision; perform pipe wrapping duties.
  • When working alone, may be required to be Operator Qualified to perform routine production Locate and Mark duties, routine production Leak Survey duties, perform pipe to soil readings, and Atmospheric Corrosion Surveys, and complete all required documentations associated with referenced tasks.
  • May perform rechecks in conjunction with production leak survey duties.
  • May be required to perform traffic control functions under the direction of a Gas Crew Leader.
  • May be required to maintain a commercial driver's license with a tank endorsement.
  • This classification, when qualified, is expected to take the necessary action consistent with duties they are capable of performing to assess a situation and make a field condition safe for Gas Pipeline Operations and Maintenance Workgroup.
  • Use of hand tools or portable power tools for cleaning purposes under direction, or other work not requiring precision.
  • Operate light duty trucks and associated trailers.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a High School diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver up to 90 pounds
  • Must be able to pass to pass Post Offer Physical Assessment.
  • Must pass Utility Worker Training course, which takes place for approx. 15 business days, during the first three weeks of employment.
  • Ability to work extended hours to include nights, weekends and holidays when required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License (or higher) by Day 1 of hire
  • Ability to work in all types of weather extremes.
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions.
  • Ability to travel and transfer to a new headquarter upon request at any time; throughout the entire PG&E service territory with no guarantees on how long you will be assigned away from your base headquarters.

 

Desired Qualifications:

 

  • Previous experience in construction such as:  Underground Utility, Trenching Equipment, Welding, Carpentry, Plumbing, Pipefitting, Farm Ranch Hand and/or Landscaping.
  • Previous Military experience.
  • Previous Locate and Mark experience at PG&E
  • Graduation from a PowerPathway® Program is preferred.
  • Current or past work experience with PG&E and/or Hiring Hall.
  • To better represent the communities we serve within a timely manner, applicants who live within 50 miles of the headquarter location will be given preference

 

 

Pre-Employment Testing

PG&E Employees: You must have qualified on all prerequisite tests prior to submitting an application; and all secondary tests prior to interviewing. For more information on prerequisite and secondary exams, including study guides, please visit the Pre-employment testing program website.

  • Physical Test Battery
  • Work Orientation Inventory-Physical/Technical Driving
  • Post-Offer Phys Assessment Utulity Worker

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.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.


Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma