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Pacific Gas & Electric Company Gas Transmission Contract Specialist, Expert in San Ramon, California

Requisition ID # 23352

Job Category : Legal

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : San Ramon


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 Operations is focused on ensuring the safe and reliable flow of natural gas to our customers. Gas Operations is responsible for all aspects of PG&E's gas distribution and transmission operations including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, restoration and emergency response.

Position Summary

Responsible for the development of maintenance and construction contracts in Gas Operations. Works closely with key gas operations departments and key functions including project management, engineering, legal, sourcing and others to ensure that all contracts for projects are complete, enforceable, and accurately reflect all general and project-specific conditions. Engaged in project needs scoping and the selection of contract strategy and vendor. Develops contract scopes of work, bid forms and bid packages. Negotiates and prepares quality procurement requests for the issuance of contracts.

Job Responsibilities

•Acts as a subject matter expert in area of field and applies extensive knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices.

•Identifies the developmental needs of others, and coaches and mentor’s others to improve their knowledge or skills.

•Develops contract documents with a focus on compliance with contract terms and conditions and corporate standard practices, policies, and procedures.

•Oversees contract development including scope, pricing, contract structure, vendor negotiation, and incentives, in partnership with key stakeholders.

•Works closely with key stakeholders in developing technical scope, planning, pricing, contract structure and incentives, contractor performance, and quality control.

•Acts as primary liaison between various departments and lines of businesses.

•Leads implementation of process improvements and efficiencies.

•Collaborates with LOB partners and subject matter experts to develop and write contracts through negotiation.



Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, engineering or related degree or equivalent work experience.

Minimum of 6 years of related work experience


•Master’s Degree in Engineering or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

•Job-related experience, 9 years

•Experience in process improvement

•Experience in project controls

•Experience in quality assurance, contracts

•Experience in quality control, contracts

•PMP-Project Management Professional certification

•CCE-Certified Cost Engineer certification

•LSS-Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification

•PgMP-Program Management Professional certification