Pacific Gas & Electric Company Work Plan Portfolio Specialist in San Ramon, California

Work Plan Portfolio Specialist

Date: Feb 22, 2018

Location: San Ramon, CA, US, 94583

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 12381

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy; Maintenance / Construction / Operations

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric 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 information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Position Summary

Plans and monitors work plan portfolio of jobs. Collaborates with stakeholders to plan and track the execution of work related to the overall portfolio. Establishes methods to collect data from leadership, finance, project management, operations and other stakeholders for analysis. Utilizes customized software and systems to manage portfolio/data and drives the adoption of new systems and related processes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Applies advanced knowledge to various planning processes and challenges. Works primarily independently on projects and issues of larger scope or complexity, requiring evaluation of several variables.

  • Partners with peers and stakeholders to develop integrated work plans, technology updates and presentation materials for regular department meeting. Assists stakeholders in preparing regular presentations regarding program status and PM Tool adoption utilization.

  • Recommends resource changes to ensure work completion.

  • Diagnoses data issues outside of plan. Determines how and where to obtain further information from systems or stakeholders to investigate and determine cause of variance. May independently reach out to stakeholders to explore performance variances and causes.

  • May develop recommendations regarding new or better reports based on assessment of stakeholder needs, resource trends and to provide better clarity and quality data for effective leadership decision making.

  • Presents program updates, analysis of resource plans and actuals to stakeholders throughout the assigned department. Discusses the trends and implications.

  • Participates on special initiatives project teams. May assist with some IT related enhancement discussions. Collaborates with team members on most effective field rollout of process, tool and/or reporting changes.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

  • 3 years of relative working experience


  • Knowledge of SharePoint, Unifer, and Project Delivery Systemsworkforce planninganalytics theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques as needed to perform at the job level

  • Competency in using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products - for example Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access - as needed to perform at the job level

  • Competency in making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems

  • Competency in interpreting and applying understanding of key technical indicators to make better business decisions

  • Knowledge of construction and maintenance terminology, processes, and procedures.

  • Competency in developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

  • Competency in building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

  • Knowledge of database and information systems - as needed to perform at the job level

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco

Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland