This is a Journey-level engineer position that requires mastery of the Associate level engineer skills and duties and is responsible for leading the engineering and design of more complex projects. The Journey engineer uses independent judgment in applying engineering principles and works with minimal supervision. This person works closely with engineers, project managers, construction personnel, and other business partners in assessing project needs. Responsibilities beyond those of the Associate project engineer include, but are not limited to, the following: Developing technical studies and reports, and providing guidance to contractors and outside vendors. Travel to/from various project-related function is required approximately 20% of the time.
- Develops, evaluates, and recommends alternative project proposals.
- Conducts walkdowns and design review meetings.
- Participates in the development of effective restoration plans. Assists in root cause analysis.
- May perform functions of Associate level Engineer and in addition:
- Solicits, prepares, and evaluates contracts and proposals from engineering consultants.
- In emergencies, promptly responds to facility failures.
- Represents PG&E to government bodies as required for assigned projects.
- Presents findings to internal organizations, contractors and outside vendors.
- Prepares written technical documents such as design criteria, scope documents, specifications, and reports.
- Approves reports, new drawings, and revisions to existing drawings for projects.
- Interprets and applies applicable codes and regulations.
- Resolves problems of moderate scope. Assignments typically require standard solutions. Under general direction, independently plans work to meet assigned objectives; progress is reviewed periodically for technical accuracy and adequacy in process and upon completion.
- Reviews consultant contracts for technical compliance.
- conceptual designs.
- Provides technical expertise and performs engineering analyses, studies, and develops
- Demonstrates informed judgment when making decisions and recommendations.
- Able to manage resource loaded schedules for all projects
- Strong familiarity with G.O 95, NESC, and PG&E transmission line standards and construction practices
- Able to understand and implement the technical requirements of interfacing engineering disciplines.
- Current and active California PE license
- Can provide thorough analysis of issues and justification of recommendations.
- 3 years of cumulative experience in engineering and design
- BS Degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited curriculum in the US or the equivalent from outside the US
- Able to work with internal and external customers and suppliers
- Strong familiarity with Transmission Line Engineering tools, i.e. PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, etc.
- Capable of leading project teams and providing solid guidance
- Able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- Interprets applicable codes, industry standards and regulations and educates others.
- Uses judgment in applying engineering principles and techniques to determine cost effective and practical solutions.
- Able to manage scope, schedule and cost of multiple projects concurrently
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: San Ramon, California, USA
Application Deadline: N/A