Field Engineer - ESC (Morgan Hill)

Requisition ID # 14601
Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Gas Operations
Job Location : Morgan Hill
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 informationor any other factor that is not related to the job.
Department Overview
Gas Construction Engineering is responsible for the safe completion of construction projects in accordance with the design, on time and within budget, primarily for gas Distribution. Gas Construction Engineering ensures projects are built to PG&E standards and regulatory requirements. Gas Construction Engineering also works with contractors to complete construction projects throughout the PG&E system and on various types of projects.
Position Summary
This position is represented by Engineers and Scientists of California (ESC) and is subject to collective bargaining.
This position is responsible for completing pre and post job reviews, pre-checking the work prior to construction, and reviewing all regional As-Built packages. This may involve attending pre-construction meetings with other PG&E departments and/or outside jurisdictional agencies. Also, this position may support crews during construction, such as coordinating shutdowns, ensuring material type is correct, and performing hydrostatic tests. When the work is completed this position will be responsible for closing out estimates, completing post construction checks, along with reviewing all Regional As-Built drawings for 100% accuracy. Some assistance is required to the Scheduling group when scheduling out the work.
This is a DOT covered classification and subject to random drug testing.
Travel is estimated to be about 60% of the time with some overnight stays.
Job Responsibilities
Provides technical and engineering services
Conduct job reviews, pre-check jobs, do USA markings & request, site surveys
Coordinate schedule customer shutdowns
Investigate customer/3rd party issues pertaining to General Construction projects
Support General Construction Supervisor with daily routine issues regarding construction of jobs
Close out estimates, complete post-construction checks, complete as-built and review contractor invoices
Work with Schedulers when planning out construction of projects
Uses computer to do research and to write proposals, correspondence and e-mail; compiles, copies, files and mails reports; uses phone, copier, scanner, fax machines; reproduces maps, plans, diagrams and drawings; specs out and orders supplies and materials; prepares service orders
Communicates with supervisors, public officials, general public and customers regarding project plans, designs, identified problems, proposed solutions & estimated time frames; Communicates with construction foremen, engineers, inspectors, estimators and mappers; communicates with other departments involved with project
Makes field sketches and prepares layouts for construction of gas or electric systems; uses handwriting and computer to record: locations, dimensions, identified problems, proposed layouts, construction plans, time frames, and as-built drawings
Makes field sketches and prepares layouts for construction of gas or electric systems
Visits sites to evaluate issues of access and existing facilities
Reviews all regional As-Built packages for 100% accuracy
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Construction disciplines; or 2 years experience and supplemental education which establishes the ability to perform the duties. Supplemental education is defined as coursework emphasizing science and engineering such as those listed with a mix of no less than three areas (transcripts needed for verification): Physics, Principles of Electricity, Chemistry, Statics, Surveying, Dynamics, Math -- including trigonometry and basic calculus
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
Construction or surveying experience
Experience in CAD or hand draft skills, preferably both
Certified Engineer-In-Training (EIT)
Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

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