Troubleman (IBEW) Various Locations

Location
San Francisco, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2016
Closes
05 Mar 2017
Ref
53449291-E01
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Maintenance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company

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 wedeliver 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 knowthat 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 theirquality 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 employerthat 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, protectedveteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

The men and women of Electric Operations ensure thedelivery of safe and reliable electric service to our customers. 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.

Position Summary

Position Summary
We are hiring Troubleman to work throughout or service territory that will be responsible for providing, maintaining, and restoring overhead and undergroundelectrical service to customers. The Troubleman has the expertise and ability to analyze equipment trouble quickly and restore services promptly. Current Opportunities are within our Bay Area Regions; San Francisco, Colma and Fresno.

All Troublemanclassifications are represented by IBEW Local 1245.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
* Completion of a federal or state sanctioned line worker apprenticeship with approved supporting documentation (e.g. IBEW Journeyman Lineman A Ticket)and/or union or union-affiliated sponsored line worker apprenticeship
* Minimum of two years of experience as a Journeyman Lineman
* Must be 30 minutes within headquarters due to emergency and urgent requests
* Valid Class A California driver'slicense or the ability to obtain one by day one of employment
* Must be at least 18 years of age
* Must possess a High School diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience
* Ability to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
*Ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds
* Ability to work and drive in all types of weather and road conditions
* Capable to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays
* Must be 30 minutes within headquarters due to emergency and urgentrequests
* Internal PG&E Employees: Must have qualified on the Journeyman Lineman Knowledge Assessment (JLKA) prior to applying
* External candidates must qualify on the Journeyman Lineman Knowledge Assessment (JLKA) prior to interviewing
*Successful completion of Journeyman Assessment for Line-worker Progression (Physical Assessment) prior interviewing
* Must pass the following pre-employment requirements:
-Drug Screen
-Background Check
-Post Offer Physical (POPA)

Desired Qualifications
* PG&E Experience
* Effective team player with strong communication skills

Responsibilities

The Troubleman is responsible for providing, maintaining, and restoring
overhead and underground electricalservice to customers. The Troubleman has the expertise and
ability to analyze equipment trouble quickly and restore services promptly.
* Service and repair customer's service equipment while ensuring that the customer's
needs and expectation aremet and communicating with customers effectively
* Troubleshoot problems and determine extent of repairs needed for electric power
lines, connectors, meters, substation switching, streetlights while taking voltage
readings and working withhand and power tools
* Work with live circuits while in aerial lifts, climbing poles, in trenches, manholes, and/or
confined spaces
* May operate aerial lift on trouble truck, hydraulic equipment, and drive company car to
designated jobsite review work assignments using computerized Field Automation
System [FAS]
* Support and maintain a working relationship with other departments which include,
Distribution Operators, Service Operators, Engineering, Estimating and Constructionto
improve processes and ensure a high level of customer service
* Working knowledge of applicable safety rules, programs and safe work practices