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Supervisor, T-Line Engineering and Estimating North - Location Flexible

West Sacramento, CA, US, 95605

Requisition ID # 112361 

Job Category : Engineering / Science; Information Technology; Maintenance / Construction / Operations; Project / Program Management 

Job Level : Supervisor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : West Sacramento

Department Overview:


The Electric Transmission Engineering and Estimating team is responsible for transmission projects and maintenance design work for PG&E transmission lines. The team is responsible for the following:

Design of wood and steel pole structures

Engineering and design of overhead conductor and associated line equipment

Preparation and issuance of construction drawings and as-built

Technical coordination with Substation engineering and design

Technical consultation (project options); industry liaison (IEEE, equipment vendors, utilities)

Project scope; detailed estimates; material lists

Equipment specification; vendor production slots; bulk material pricing advantages

Construction support; training; follow-up; corrective action process

Technical assistance on feasibility projects


Position Summary

The Supervisor will be leading a group responsible for managing the design work both internally and outsourced. The job will be responsible for 1) the budget, schedule, scope and quality of design work 2) developing an effective long-term relationship with the contractors that will focus on a win-win situation for both PG&E and the contractor 3) developing, tracking and communicating key performance metrics such as design cycle time, quality, cost and schedule attainment 4) reaching out to stakeholders such as construction, maintenance and operation for their feedback and areas for improvement.


This position location is flexible. Travel of about 10-15% will be required.



Supervise a team of 12-14 engineers and designers

Provide open and honest communication of company objectives and initiatives. Foster team work, innovation, and embrace new approaches to accomplish our work more efficiently and effectively. Promote accountability and drive employee satisfaction through employee engagement, recognition, and coaching. Actively recruit to fill vacancies and administer the ESC labor contract.

Actively promote safe practices and conduct in accordance with the Corporate Safety policy. Ensure a safe work environment and manage overall safety for the group. Review safety topics at regular group meetings and complete all mandated safety training on time. Accomplish the department goal of zero injuries & avoidable auto incidents

Plan a visible, stable and long-term production schedule. Assign individual & team projects to balance project requirements with resource availability. Plan for internal workload and recommend workload to be contracted. Ensure delivery of high-quality design products on budget, on time and on purpose.

Provide leadership to assure the contractors develop and complete the project scope and the design and engineering work is completed the on schedule, within budget, and with high quality




5 years experience in electric transmission, distribution design or related comparable experience.

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent working experience



Transmission or Substation engineering, design or construction experience

Familiarity with PG&E standards and design processes

Familiarity with contracting process

Registered Civil or Electrical PE

Familiarity with ESC, Local 20 Labor contract

Experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project


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.

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: Sacramento