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***Responsible for developing and maintaining effective gas manuals, standards, procedures, and bulletins that enable PG&E to meet or exceed compliance with all applicable codes and regulations, and ensure public and employee safety - 0 years of pipeline engineering or relevant experience - Bachelor’s degree in engineering - PE (Professional Engineer) License Knowledge of 49 CFR Part 192, CPUC GO 112-E preferred***
PG&E DIRECT HIRE OPPORTUNITY
Location - 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.
This position is located within the Codes and Standards department within a larger Standards and Policy group supporting all of the company’s Gas Operations. Gas Operations activities include engineering, construction, maintenance and safe operation of approximately 5,700 miles of gas transmission pipelines and 42,000 miles of gas distribution pipelines serving 4.4 million gas customers located throughout northern and central California.
This position reports to the Manager, Codes and Standards and is a critical role responsible for developing and maintaining effective gas manuals, standards, procedures, and bulletins that enable PG&E to meet or exceed compliance with all applicable codes and regulations, and ensure public and employee safety. The role requires an individual to have both strong utility experience and the ability to work and communicate effectively. The expectations for the work products are to provide clear and easily understood manuals, standards and procedures that are in alignment with the company’s guidance document initiative. They are the foundation for employee training and support and guide work practices on a daily basis. Excellence in execution of this role is essential for PG&E to become the leading utility in the United States.