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Electric Quality Control Specialist, Expert (Transmission Field)

Company: PG&E Corporation
Location: Dublin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID -# 136094 - Job Category: Maintenance / Construction / Operations - Job Level: Individual Contributor Business Unit: Operations - Other Job Location: Dublin Department Overview The team of Electric Operations ensure the delivery of clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. 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. -This new position will report into the System Inspections Quality Control Transmission Field team. - Position Summary The Electric Quality Control (QC) Specialist conducts field assessments on PG&E's electric transmission facilities. These work assessments focus on verifying the quality of:

  • Overhead (OH) and underground (UG) inspections as required by GO 165.
  • Construction work performed by division construction crews in conjunction with emergency and planned Electric Corrective (EC) notifications to ensure facilities are repaired/constructed per the requirements of PG&E Construction Standards
  • PS&R and construction supervisors completed work verification of the inspectors and crews completed work.
  • Construction jobs, the associated documentation and proper order closure. - Position location is flexible to PG&E service territories. - PG&E is providing the hourly rate range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of -the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job. - The actual hourly rate paid to an individual -will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, -experience, market value, geographic location, and internal equity. -Although we estimate -the successful candidate hired -into this role will be placed towards the middle or entry point of the range, the decision -will be made on a case-by-case -basis related to these factors.--- The hourly rate for this position ranges from: Bay Area Minimum: $52.40 Bay Area Maximum: $84.13 &/OR California Minimum: $50.00 California Maximum: $79.80 This job is also eligible to participate in PG&E's discretionary incentive compensation programs. - Job Responsibilities
    • Works independently, utilizing advanced knowledge of electric utility regulatory general orders to complete deep reviews and analysis of the construction work, uncovers complex findings and root causes and prepare comprehensive recommendations for leadership.
    • Partners with division leaders on identifying root causes, trends, process improvements and in implementing solutions.
    • Provides assistance and coaching to lower level peers, including on the job training for new Senior Specialists. May handle questions regarding more complex verification situations. Acts as a technical resource for PS&R and construction field supervisors.
    • Validates quality of completed work by construction crews and compliance inspectors using advanced knowledge of construction standards and general orders. Leads cross-division special projects or initiatives. Is the go-to lead and subject-matter expert.
    • Facilitates post verification review meetings. Summarizes and presents complex findings to leaders. Uses advanced communication skills to determine appropriate content for target audience. Conveys findings and recommendations seeking buy in on recommendations. Develops new methods for communicating issues, concerns and best practices.
    • Performs additional audit, quality control and/or validation activities to support compliance with GO 165, 95 and 128 or to support other regulatory audit requirements.
    • Understands, demonstrates and coaches lower level peers on all company and regulatory safety practices and requirements.
    • Responsible for resolving gaps between external requirements and internal standards.
    • Establish new processes for emergent quality control audit requests
    • Lead tailboard discussions with Compliance Inspectors and Construction Crews within all divisions
    • Facilitates updates to Call book with new calls that requires research of General Orders and Construction Standards
    • Conduct quality control audits in work groups where a Specialist has vacated
      - Qualifications Minimum:
      • High School or GED-General Educational Development-GED Diploma
      • Utility industry experience
      • Job-related experience, 7 years
      • QEW-Qualified Electrical Worker certification
      • Record of Electric Utility Apprentice Program training completion
      • CA Class C License, or equivalent
      • Ability to travel up to 50 percent of working time Desired:
        • Bachelors Degree in job-related discipline or equivalent experience
        • Previous PG&E experience as a Compliance Inspector, Journey Lineman, Field Engineer Technician, M&C Coordinator, Quality Auditor.
        • Experience in compliance inspection, distribution maintenance & construction, quality assurance or quality control auditing.
        • Experience in conducting root cause investigations -
        • ASQ-American Society for Quality, Quality Improvement Specialist certification
        • ASQ-American Society for Quality, CQA-Certified Quality Auditor certification -

Keywords: PG&E Corporation, Dublin , Electric Quality Control Specialist, Expert (Transmission Field), Accounting, Auditing , Dublin, California

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