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PG&E Expert Electrical Engineer in San Ramon, California

Requisition ID # 72431

Job Category : Engineering / Science

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : San Ramon

Department Overview

Applied Technology Services (ATS) has been providing technology-based, innovative, high-value services to the company for over 40 years. ATS is a multidisciplinary team of over 120 engineers, scientists, and technicians. The ATS vision is to be a forward-thinking, technological leader providing high-value solutions and services needed across the Company. ATS high value services also help proactively avoid future problems through solutions and methods that are best practices in the industry.

Position Summary

This position is for an Expert Electrical Engineer that performs electrical testing and engineering analysis in the field and at ATS labs. Work duties may include grounding safety studies, facility arc-flash hazard analysis, underground cable testing, EMF Program Support, equipment failure analysis, engineering support for safety investigations, and general electrical engineering analysis. This work supports Company goals for enhanced Public Safety, Employee Safety, Risk Reduction, and Wildfire Safety and Compliance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops, evaluates and deploys new technologies. Identifies innovations and cost-reduction potential of new and existing technologies.

  • Exercises independent judgment in leading and resolving problems of large impact, scope and complexity with few precedents or standards requiring integration of information from a variety of sources. Leads team determining scope, schedule, budget and preparing client bid proposals.

  • Interfaces with clients to understand expectations, concerns and ensure strong customer satisfaction.

  • Is recognized as a subject matter expert in one discipline or type of ATS service and provides breadth of knowledge and performs analysis and projects across several disciplines.

  • Leads project teams performing tests to identify, define, solve problems and prepare technical reports and specifications. Prepares and delivers presentations and recommendations to clients based on project results/findings.

  • May provide expert opinion or information related to projects or other issues to external customers, agencies or other parties.

  • May represent PG&E at industry association meetings or seminars.

  • Modifies prototypes, parts, assemblies, and systems to correct functional deviations. Continually identifies testing or process improvements.

  • Oversees assembly of technical systems and prototypes according to engineering standards and knowledge of related principles.

  • Searches for new practical solutions to highly complex problems. Assesses business conditions, identifies opportunities and develops projects & solutions from a multifunctional or multidisciplinary perspective.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Job-related experience, 7 years

Desired:

  • Masters Degree or equivalent experience

  • PE-Professional Engineer license

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.

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