Supervisor, Project Controls Analysis

Clovis, California
30 Aug 2016
19 Oct 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 men and women of Electric Operations ensure the delivery 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

Engineering Services Leadership initiates and engineers PG&E's capital projects for electric substations. The Leadership may oversee teams of Project Managers, Project Control Analysts and/or Engineers. The work groups they oversee may consist of all regular employees, contractors or both and is responsible for managing electric capital construction and/or maintenance projects throughout service territory. The Leadership works with clients and Asset
Strategy to identify projects annually and may oversee the project engineering groups that generate the scope of work and the design engineering groups that prepare detailed design engineering instructions to install equipment. Incumbents are typically assigned to a region or area with an annual project portfolio budget. The Leadership promotes a safety culture and ensures staff adheres to all company and regulatory safety practices and policies.


• A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance or equivalent. Candidate must possess nine years of relevant experience, if no degree has been achieved.
• 5 years of relevant experience
• 3 years supervisory experience

• P.E. License, Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI)
• Leadership skills in driving work progress and improving work processes.
• Electric transmission and distribution network and substation system knowledge.
• Strong project control analyst skills; knowledge of project control concepts, methods and techniques.
• Strong project scoping and cost estimating skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Collaboration and interpersonal skills. • Strong MS Office skills
• Knowledge of Engineers and Scientists of California (ESC) Union Contract.
• Financial acumen, understanding of contingency cost estimating and its use.
• Skilled in negotiating and managing contracts for engineering, procurement and construction services


• Leads a team of Project Control Analysts that provides support for scheduling, control and analysis of transmission and Distribution Substation projects.
• Manages and forecasts accurate project portfolio costs that are aligned with annual and project budget targets.
• Works with the project team to assist in determining the cost and schedule impacts of issues as they occur on the project. Ensures consistency across the organization.
• Works directly with client/sponsor organizations to understand scopes of projects and make appropriate project control analyst assignments. Establishes specific project control analyst expectations, metrics, and tracking tools to measure performance.
• Develops workload plans and strategies to establish balanced levels of internal and external resources to support five year plans.
• Regularly meets with project management supervisor to review status of assigned projects with emphasis on the larger, more complex or higher impact projects.
• Works with technical Project Management teams in other departments or lines of business to effectively manage and improve the overall groups operations and processes.
• Keeps abreast of best practices in project control and scheduling concepts, methods and techniques. Regularly assesses current processes and develops recommendations for continuous
process improvement.
• Supervises staff to accomplish results through recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management, and rewards and recognition.
• 6-12 direct reports which may include, Project Management Analysts, Project Coordinators or Assistants, Project Controls Analysts, Contractors. May supervise union or non-union employees.