Sunday , January 29 2023

PGE Careers – Power Generation Project Engineer, Senior

Website PG&E

Job Description:

This is a senior-level project engineer job that requires mastery of the Journey Project Engineer job duties and is responsible for leading, as assigned, engineering & design, project management, program management, and/or water rights management, and technical support to O&M staff for a wide range of complex issues and multiple large capital and expense improvements to power generation and infrastructure facilities. Project duration is generally multi-year, requires significant risk management, and may include formal partnering agreements with outside firms. The position requires an extensive knowledge of the power generation or heavy industry; extensive project management skills; extensive contract management skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and sound judgment to independently resolve complex problems with only general direction. Provides leadership, coaching, technical direction, knowledge transfer and assistance to technical employees and teams. Job duties will vary by assignment. Responsibilities may include Privileged and Confidential work

Job Responsibilities:

  • Approves, leads, and/or performs extensive complex risk management and engineering analyses & studies of generation assets, including dynamic and static modeling of structural, hydraulic, and electrical systems and as assigned, water rights.
  • Provides extensive knowledge and guidance to others in start-up testing, inspections, and condition assessment; actively supports complex and/or large project start-up tests and field inspections, and as assigned, water rights.
  • Develops and/or evolves standards and specifications.
  • Interprets, applies, and educates others in applicable industry standards, and regulatory codes and regulations.
  • Leads the development and/or presentation of findings to both internal and external organizations, including regulatory bodies, contractors and outside vendors.
  • As assigned, may perform water rights management, including interpreting, preserving, investigating, tracking, records management, permitting, licensing, filing and responding to protests and complaints, reviewing and responding to water right applications and other filings by entities other than PG&E, providing expertise, representing PG&E in regulatory and other proceedings, providing internal expert counsel and direction, reviewing and payment of water right fees, and other tasks related to water rights. Duties include:
  • Works with supervisor and others to manage relationships with external stakeholders; develop regulatory and facility safety strategies; and negotiate with regulatory agencies and third parties on complex project and facility safety issues and as assigned, water rights.
  • Proactively controls scope, schedule, cost, and quality of a large portfolio of projects throughout project life cycle; may oversee the work of other project managers and engineers.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead design of a broad scope of multiple medium to large scale complex projects; provide resolution of complex technical and/or contractual issues; and/or provide project management on multiple projects with complex scope requiring non-standard approaches; without supervision.
  • Experienced in integrating industry knowledge and best practices into everyday business practices and decision making; provides others with interpretation and guidance on industry standards and regulations.
    savvy in applying and adapting traditional project management techniques.
  • Demonstrates application of extensive project management skills, including seasoned and experience-based judgment and organizational
  • Fully understands PG&E’s financial and business policies & practices, and provides guidance and oversight to incorporate into day-to-day activities.
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of the generation industry, including extensive understanding, as applicable, of design, construction, and/or operation of rotating machines, dams, and water conveyance and experience interpreting applicable codes, standards, regulations, and practices.
  • Track record of ensuring high quality work by self and others on project team and overseeing work of less experienced team members.
  • PMI certification
  • As applicable, demonstrates extensive knowledge and abilities related to water rights and ability to apply to PG&E’s water rights.
  • Demonstrates extensive contracting knowledge and contract negotiation and management skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and abilities required for the Associate and Journey level Project Engineer and also:
  • Provides technical leadership within licensed discipline and demonstrates extensive knowledge of the generation industry, including extensive calculation, modeling, and analysis capabilities.
  • Builds consensus around complex and controversial project & technical issues and successfully persuades others to act on agreements reached.
  • MS Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or MBA
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills; utilizes a variety of styles to connect with the intended audience; able to present complex information to upper management on a variety of topics.

Job Details:

Company: PG&E

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Auburn, California, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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