Land Planning Analyst - ESC (San Ramon)

San Ramon, California
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

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. Based in San Francisco, with 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to 15 million people in Northern and Central California.

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

Shared Services is focused on engaging our employees to better understand our clients' businesses and provide superior customer service. Aligning our operations and our people with the client organizations we serve facilitates better planning, execution and overall service delivery. We have once again set lofty goals for 2011, and we intend to achieve them. Some of these goals, such as environmental compliance and leadership, require the collective effort of employees across the company. Together, we will become the leading corporate services organization and the leading utility in U.S.

Position Summary

This job is represented by Engineers and Scientists of California (ESC) and is subject to collective bargaining.

The Land Planning Analyst position supports programs of environmental compliance and project permitting where environmental guidelines are established between PG&E and various state and federal agencies. The primary role is one of project screening, environmental permitting, support and documentation. Project screening utilizes PG&E computerized information management systems (MapGuide GIS, HCP Portals, SAP) and other standard office communication formats (e-mail, teleconferencing). Program/Project screening and documentation may include daily data entries and assessment of standard permitting requirements. Program data will support development of programmatic reports and audits. Project screening determines project permitting requirements. Communicating with other Land team members and LOB project teams verbally and in writing is another key requirement of this job.
The Land Planning Analyst will solely support the Community Pipeline Safety initiative (CPSI) from 2016-2017. Some CPSI work may carry over into 2018. The CPSI team ensures that the areas above and around the natural gas transmission lines are free from vegetation and structures that could prevent inspection, maintenance, and emergency response. The Land Planning Analyst will support other gas transmission workstreams after CPSI concludes.



- Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
- Must possess a valid California driver's license or ability to obtain by first day of employment
- Experience with standard office computer applications including Excel, Word, or SAP


- 2 years of experience with environmental regulations
- Demonstrated organizational skills
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment with excellent time management
- Experience with GIS
- Experience with Sharepoint


- Perform all work in accordance with PG&E safety goals and practices;
- Completes all required safety training
- Promotes safety awareness

Project Screening and Documentation/Research & Review:
- Review new projects received through the various portals and SAP
- Forward projects that may require additional field review to the appropriate environmental technical specialist
- Uses the appropriate SAP portal (HCP, E-Screen) to record project-specific information
- Responsible for maintaining the project databases and updating them frequently
- Research through GIS, PG&E records, public records, etc. to determine ownerships, land rights, land uses, constraints, regulatory jurisdictions, local, state, and federal regulatory requirements on gas and electric projects

Support to Audits and Other Business Processes:
- Provide project data to appropriate project managers for use in development of scheduled reports and/or audits
- May communicate with project managers to identify dependencies and schedules for completion of pre-activity surveys, planning and permitting
- May assist in tracking and documenting project related costs

Technical Quality Assurance: - Annually ensure that complete and technically accurate information is provided in the project database for each project completed
- Continuously update project information
Cost/ Schedule Management:
- May be asked to keep summary cost data for contracted work
- Use the SAP portal to document environmental compliance requirements for project leads