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*** Successful candidate will have strong understanding and technical background working with gas distribution and transmission pipelines, pipeline construction and regulations, leadership and effective interpersonal and communication skills - PE required - 10 yrs of exp in gas transmission, operations, maintenance - B.S. in Engineering (Mechanical, Civil or Metallurgical***
PG&E DIRECT HIRE OPPORTUNITY
Location - Walnut Creek/San Ramon, California
DIRECT HIRE POSTION OPPORTUNITY WITH PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC (PG&E)
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States and is a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG). The Utility provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 15 million customers throughout a 70,000 square-mile territory in northern and central California. The company was founded in 1905 and has approximately 20,000 employees. In 2009, PG&E generated operating revenues of over $13 billion.
PG&E’s power comes from a diverse mix of generating sources, both conventional and renewable, and both small and large. In addition to buying power from other power suppliers, the company generates power from a large network of hydroelectric powerhouses, a nuclear power plant and natural gas-fired power plants. PG&E is committed to environmental stewardship and developing innovative renewable energy programs. PG&E is the nation’s largest solar utility with over 12,000 solar-generating customers; it has the largest alternative energy fleet in the utility industry with over 1,100 alternative fueled cars and trucks; and it has one of the lowest rates of greenhouse gas emissions in the nation (58% below the national average).
Safety is a core company value at PG&E. Our Vision and Values statement outlines that, “We are accountable for all of our own actions: these include safety, protecting the environment, and supporting our communities.” The company drives the priority and awareness of safety in daily communication, weekly reporting throughout the organization, as well as in major programs, events and initiatives. Protecting the safety of employees and the public is a value lived both at work and at home for PG&E.
Our energy flows through you! We recognize that our employees are the backbone of our success. It's the mix of talent, skill, enthusiasm, drive and team spirit that empowers our employees to deliver your energy, today and tomorrow. This is your opportunity to join our team and make your contributions in an industry that is rapidly changing.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Gas Transmission organization operates approximately 6,000 miles of pipelines, nearly 200,000 hp of compression and three storage facilities. We are looking for new talent to support compression, storage and/or auxiliary pipeline facilities.
Pipeline Engineering is responsible for providing design & engineering expertise, project & construction management, maintenance & operations support, technical on-call support and asset management for over 6,000 miles of gas transmission pipeline throughout the PG&E Service Territory. Currently, this position leads a work group of 22 employees, comprised of 4 supervisor and 18 engineers at this time. The most qualified candidates for this position shall have a strong understanding and technical background working with gas distribution and transmission pipelines, pipeline construction and regulations, leadership and effective interpersonal and communication skills.