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Utility Construction Inspector-Bay Area (IBEW)

Walnut Creek, CA, US, 94598

Requisition ID # 20564 

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : Walnut Creek

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.

 

Job Posting Title

Utility Construction Inspector -location

 

 

Department Overview

Gas Operations is focused on ensuring the safe and reliable flow of natural gas to our customers. 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 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E.

 

The Utility Construction Inspector is a qualified Company representative who performs direct oversight of Applicant or Contractor installed facilities limited to plastic distribution systems and smaller underground projects to ensure compliance with job drawings and specifications; and PG&E standards and specifications over the entire PG&E service territory. This is a DOT covered classification and subject to random drug/and /or alcohol screening.

 

This position will be used to fill vacancies in the Bay Area region. Headquarter locations may vary.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Communicates scheduling and scope changes with Company management and Contractors as required.
  • Acts as a liaison between the customer, contractor and all other workgroups that are involved in the construction project.
  • Completes all documentation for associated inspection work.
  • Maintains public and employee safety on site always by promoting a positive safety culture, exhibiting an absolute commitment to safety for self and others, and by ensuring all applicable safety rules, regulations and standards are followed.
  • Participates in all Contractor safety and pre-construction tailboard meetings to ensure compliance with Company safety, standards and work procedures.
  • Performs oversight and inspection of construction projects, Integrity Management digs, potholing and other work as required.
  • Performs direct oversight of Applicant or Contractor installed facilities limited to plastic distribution systems and smaller underground projects to ensure compliance with job drawings and specifications; and Company standards and specifications over the entire Company territory.
  • Monitors and inspects construction activities during: clearing of Right of Way, installation of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan and other environmental protection measures, erection of temporary facilities such as fences and other public safety items, site work, excavation, backfill, site restoration, lowering of pipe, unloading and handling of piping materials, pre-excavation, Ground Penetrating Radar and electromagnetic utility location, Electrolysis test station installation, compaction testing, and line markers.
  • Maintains all required Quality Assurance/Quality Control and as-built documentation on site as per Company Standards.
  • Turns over timely, legible, complete, and error-free to the as-built mapping team at the end of the project.
  • Considers, documents, and communicates compliance requirements of project.
  • DOT-Operations/Maintenance AND Emergency

 

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience.
  • Must possess a valid California Driver's License.
  • Ability to work in all types of weather extremes.
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions.
  • Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Ability to pass federally mandated random drug and alcohol testing
  • API-American Petroleum Institute 1169 Certificate
  • Ability to apply quality management systems and quality assurance and control theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques - for example ISO 91 system - as needed to perform at the job level

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year of utility, military, or related experience.
  • Graduation from a PowerPathway® Program.
  • Relevant current or past work experience with PG&E and/or Hiring Hall.
  • Experience with computer data entry
  • NACE certification.
  • 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.

 

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