Pacific Gas & Electric Company Land Agent-San Jose in San Jose, California

Land Agent-San Jose

Date: Mar 13, 2018

Location: San Jose, CA, US, 95113-2098

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 12409

Job Category : Real Estate / Facilities

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: General Counsel

Job Location : San Jose


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.

Department Overview

The Land Rights Services team (LRS) is a part of the Land Management (LM) organization which is responsible for the oversight and management of PG&E land assets which include fee properties and various land entitlements. PG&E owns and manages nearly 200,000 acres of land spread across 49 California counties and 243 cities, from Shasta County on the north to Kern County on the south. The company is one of the largest private property owners in the state, and in addition manages thousands of acres of right-of-way easements for electric and gas facilities.

Position Summary

The LRS team provides relocation support, encroachment abatement and determination of land rights for company facilities. We provide property management services to our business partners which includes leasing/licensing of company property. We provide support by identifying unauthorized uses of company lands and abating those uses. We also process permits and easements to formally allow others to use company property for specific purposes.

Travel: 10% of the time

Job Responsibilities

·Responsible for land matters, including discussing them with private, public, or governmental bodies and agencies to obtain necessary rights-of-way, contracts, agreements or concurrence within established Company policies. This work includes such duties as coordinating relocation projects, review of encroachments, and gathering material and preparing reports/data for use in leasing and licensing.

·Responsible for handling requests for uses of PG&E facilities, easements and fee property for the installation of cellular antennas and appurtenances.

·Prepares documents necessary for the acquisition of easements by the Company; and processes necessary forms for the granting and procuring of permits, quitclaims, leases and consents.

This position is represented by the Engineers and Scientists of California (ESC) union.



· Bachelor’s degree or four (4) years’ experience in land rights, land agreements, California land regulations or other related land/environmental policies or a combination of education and work experience.


·7 years of experience in land rights, contracts, California land regulations and other related land and environmental policies

·Must be able to make effective oral and written presentations; strong communication skills

·Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite software with above average mastery of Microsoft Excel

·Utility industry experience is a plus

·Ability to work in a fast paced team environment; with focus on diversity and inclusions

·Strong interpersonal skills

·Demonstrated excellence in customer service and possess a customer centric vision

·Plays well with colleague teams and individual members alike

·Willing to have fun and at the same time meet and exceed customer expectations