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Vegetation Program Manager-Sonoma County

Santa Rosa, CA, US, 95401

Requisition ID # 52062 

Job Category : Project / Program Management 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Santa Rosa

 

Department Overview

The men and women of Electric Operations ensure the delivery of clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. Electric Operations is responsible for every aspect of PG&E's electric distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, asset management, business planning, restoration and emergency response.

 

Position Summary

Oversees Vegetation Management operations to ensure electric system safety, reliability and regulatory compliance with state and federal rules. Serves as a subject matter expert and provides guidance and education or influence leaders in the industry on regulatory issues and program strategies. Collaborates with customers and public entities to monitor and manage vegetation proximity to PG&E assets to contribute to system reliability and safety objectives.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Works with some guidance to complete assignments and solves problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Works with some guidance on moderately complex issues.
  • Participates on and may lead project teams.
  • Communicates with peers, exchanging ideas or gathering information on overall program plan and goals within a specific functional area of operations.
  • Assists in implementing and creating new concepts, processes and ideas to serve the VM program.
  • May participate in public hearings, legal proceedings or similar in support of the subject matter expert, may be the subject matter expert
  • Contributes to the development of budget forecasts and the development of business cases.
  • Delivers on the program implementation plan.
  • Contributes to implementation and creation of new concepts, processes and ideas to further VM program advancement.

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelors Degree in Forestry or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Job-related experience, 3 year

 

Desired:

  • ISA-International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist Utility Specialist certification
  •  Knowledge of forestry and/or utility vegetation management concepts, methods and techniques.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Excellent negotiation and collaboration skill, diplomacy and tact.
  • Good organizational, time management, prioritization and planning skills.
  • Team collaboration skills.
  • Good project and program management skills.
  • Ability to assess and recommend based on strong technical knowledge.
  • Adaptable to changing and evolving business processes
  • Knowledge of current utility and energy industry. issues, trends and political, economic and social issues affecting the program.
  • Ability to work within an environment that is heavily dependent on laws and regulations and knowledge of how to interpret and apply them.
  • Understands the basic organizational structure and how to utilize available resources.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

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.

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