Principal Electrical Engineer
Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Location: San Ramon
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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 Provides engineering, testing and analysis
services and expertise across multiple disciplines to various
company organizations to identify, diagnose and solve technical
problems. Provides consultation to clients to proactively avoid
future problems. Conducts inspections, failure analysis,
performance assessments, and evaluations on a wide variety of
systems and components. Partners with management to create bid
proposals for requested client work. Job Responsibilities
- Exercises independent judgment in leading teams on the most
complex projects with high financial impact to PG&E and/or the
- Leads projects determining scope, schedule, budget and
preparing and presenting client bid proposals.
- Is the authority in on discipline or type of ATS service and
offers breadth of knowledge and performs analysis and projects
across several disciplines.
- Develops, prepares and presents findings, conclusions and
recommendations to senior leadership using broader perspective,
knowledge of business and understanding of longer term implications
to the client.
- Provides leadership and expertise in developing new standards,
codes, guidelines, polices, techniques, procedures in PG&E
technical services. Utilizes a broad business understanding to
solve the most complex problems in creative ways, ensuring
solutions consider both short and long term business impact.
- Leads project teams in the performance of tests and the
preparation of technical reports and specifications. Prepares and
delivers presentations and recommendations based on project
results/findings, advice and expertise, frequently to senior
- Identifies new technologies, innovations and cost-reduction
opportunities. Conceives and investigates new areas; contributes
new designs and techniques regarded as major advances in the
company or industry.
- Interfaces with clients, handling the more sensitive issues, to
understand expectations, concerns and ensure strong customer
- Represents PG&E and provides testimony or information
related to projects or other issues to external customers, agencies
or other parties.
- Recognized outside the company as an expert or authority on a
particular engineering/technical field or discipline. Represents
PG&E and speaks at conferences or seminars. May write articles
in trade journals. Influences industry developments.
- Provides leadership to lower level peers. May have one to two
direct reports. Qualifications Minimum:
- Bachelors' degree in Engineering with emphasis on
related/assigned discipline (i.e., mechanical, civil or electrical
- 10 years related experience
- Deep expertise in one or more specific areas of engineering
research and testing concepts, theories, practices, methods,
techniques. Breadth of knowledge in several other engineering
disciplines, or company business operations.
- Expertise in current and new technologies used in technical
testing in area of specialty.
- Depth and breadth of knowledge of quality assurance and control
concepts and practices.
- High level and effective project management and team leadership
skills to lead the most complex and high impact projects.
- Expertise in investigative and analytical problem solving
methods and techniques.
- Excellent organizational skills to effectively monitor and lead
- Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively
deliver findings and recommendations to senior leadership.
- Strong customer service orientation, adapting project plan and
team leadership to customer needs as appropriate. 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 follow
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.
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. EEO
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.
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