Supervisor, Gas Estimating – San Francisco

San Francisco, California
23 Aug 2016
30 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

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 we deliver 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 know that 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 their quality 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 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.

Department Overview

The Gas Distribution Engineering & Design (GDE&D) organization is comprised of a geographically diverse engineering and design staff responsible for the engineering and design of gas distribution facilities throughout the service territory.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for leading a high performance team assigned to produce gas reconstruction design drawings and cost estimates at the San Francisco RMC.

You should have a strong background in gas distribution estimating and be a goal oriented individual who would like to be part of an innovative team. The work will require good analytical and organizational skills as well as the ability to motivate and lead employees.

You must be able to travel at least 10% of the time.


• 5 years of relevant experience to include experience in Gas or Electric utility industry

• BS Engineering degree or other technical discipline
• PE (Professional Engineer) License
• Knowledge of 49 CFR Part 192, CPUC GO 112-E
• Expertise in SAP technology
• Experience in a leadership role
• Knowledge of job estimate - preparation and approval process
• Project Management skills
• Gas technical skills
• Knowledge of gas system operations


Safety: Create and foster a safety first work environment. Demonstrate by personal action and commitment to employee and public safety. Ensure that employees are given proper safety training and equipment. Ensure that all safety requirements are met, and that employees are held accountable for their safety performance. Ensure public and employee safety by ensuring that all job designs are prepared according to standards and meet compliance requirements.

Leadership and Supervision: Provide vision and direction to the design team. Manage performance through evaluations and frequent feedback to improve production and work products, and to acknowledge improvement and success. Set expectations and priorities so employees understand their role in meeting department objectives and have the appropriate training and skills to succeed in their jobs. Select, attract, and retain talented team members.

Operational Excellence/Compliance: Ensure job estimates are designed in accordance with Company standards and that job costs accurately reflect the work to be performed. Make certain all work is scheduled and completed to meet operational needs and defined backlog goals.

Customer Satisfaction/Communication: Ensure that committed dates are met for all types of work. View all processes and identify potential improvements through the customer's eyes (both internal and external customers) in order to meet our goal of improving customer satisfaction. Promote a flow of information and communication throughout the organization and encourage open expression of ideas and opinions.