Job Category : Project / Program Management
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Electric Operations
Job Location : San Ramon
The men and women of Electric Operations ensure the delivery of
clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy to nearly 16 million
people in Northern and Central California. Electric Operations is
responsible for every aspect of PG&E's electric distribution
and transmission operations, including planning, engineering,
maintenance and construction, asset management, business planning,
restoration and emergency response.
Liaison to Vegetation Management operations to ensure electric
system safety, reliability and regulatory compliance with state and
federal rules. Serves as a subject matter expert and provides
guidance and education or influence leaders in the industry on
regulatory issues and program strategies. Collaborates with
internal customers and staff to monitor and manage vegetation
proximity to PG&E assets to contribute to system reliability
and safety objectives.
Works independently to solve moderate to complex problems and
takes new perspectives on existing solutions, plans, and goals.
Leads project teams.
Provides direction on overall program plan and goals within a
specific functional area of operations. Delivers on the program
Develops new and ad-hoc reports, summarizes findings and
recommendations and provides business insight to various levels of
Works with managers and directors across lines of business to
influence decisions and meet goals.
Communicates complex ideas to diverse audiences (PG&E, other
utilities, public entities, community organizations, etc.), using a
variety of media. Provides guidance around complex industry
regulatory and compliance environment and considerations.
Contributes to implementation and creation of new concepts,
processes and ideas to further VM program advancement.
May participate in public hearings, legal proceedings or similar
in support of the subject matter expert; may be the subject matter
Develops budget forecasts and business cases.
Conducts analysis in support of identifying budget variances and
solutions to address.
Oversees work of contractors.
Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or job-related discipline or
Job-related experience, 5 years
ISA-International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist
Utility Specialist certification
Expert knowledge of forestry and/or utility vegetation
management concepts, methods and techniques.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent negotiation and collaboration skill, diplomacy and
Excellent organizational, time management, prioritization and
Ability to lead or manage teams.
Excellent project and program management skills.
Ability to communicate findings and recommendations to various
levels of management.
Adaptable to changing and evolving business processes
Knowledge of current utility and energy industry issues, trends
and political, economic and social issues affecting the
Ability to work within an environment that is heavily dependent
on laws and regulations and knowledge of how to interpret and apply
Knowledge and understanding of business drivers.
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Our Mission To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean
energy to our customers and communities every single day, while
building the energy network of tomorrow.
Our Vision With a sustainable energy future as our North Star,
we will meet the challenge of climate change while providing
affordable energy for all customers.
Our Culture We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary
of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the
largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United
States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe,
reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people
throughout our Northern and Central California service area,
stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to
the Sierra Nevada.
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.
Employee Privacy Notice The California Consumer Privacy Act
(CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and
far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law
also entitles job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to
be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for
what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through
the following link: Employee Privacy Notice
PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and
conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all
state and local laws.