Chief of Party-Concord

Concord, California
23 Nov 2016
02 Dec 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

The Land Surveying and Engineering Support (LS&ES) team is a group of 100 dedicated employees providing land surveying and mapping services in support of gas and electric transmission and distribution projects. These services include rights-of-way drawings, easement documents, engineering support drawings (plan & profile), topographic mapping and construction staking. We are located in 17 offices throughout the PG&E service territory.

Position Summary

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

This position will be with the LS&ES Central Division, based out of the San Ramon office.

LS&ES Central Division provides surveying support services primarily to PG&E Gas Transmission. Under the supervision of a Professional Land Surveyor, the Chief of Party plans and directs the work and activities of a survey crew to procure all field data necessary for the preparation of all types of land documents and for the preparation of drawings in connection with the Company's design, construction, maintenance and operating functions.



• Two years of civil engineering or survey technology training from a recognized college, or the equivalent in education and/or experience • Three year's field experience. Must have the personal qualifications and ability to meet the public and direct and plan the activities of a survey crew.
• Certification as a licensed California State Land Surveyor or a Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT).


(1) Specific surveys as required on existing or proposed road, canals, ditches, telephone lines, distribution lines, transmission lines, establishing horizontal and vertical control for construction projects, microwave installations, etc.,
(2) Hydrographic surveys, settlement surveys for dams, power plants and other major structures, property surveys and setting property corners for Company-owned land,
(3) Field and office work, obtaining field data and making computations,
(4) Recording in field notebooks, electronic data collectors or in manners designated by the Company,
(5) Maintaining and operating survey equipment and related computers and interfaces.