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Project Engineer (ESC), Transmission Line New


PG&E Corporation


West Sacramento, United States

United States





Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

Requisition ID # 112404

Job Category : Engineering / Science
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Electric Operations

Department Overview

The Electric Operations team ensures 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

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

This is a Journey-level engineer position that requires mastery of the Associate level engineer skills and duties and is responsible for leading the engineering and design of more complex projects. The Journey engineer uses independent judgment in applying engineering principles and works with minimal supervision. This person works closely with engineers, project managers, construction personnel, and other business partners in assessing project needs. Responsibilities beyond those of the Associate project engineer include, but are not limited to, the following: Developing technical studies and reports, and providing guidance to contractors and outside vendors. Travel to/from various project-related function is required approximately 20% of the time.

Job Responsibilities
Resolves problems of moderate scope. Assignments typically require standard solutions. Under general direction, independently plans work to meet assigned objectives; progress is reviewed periodically for technical accuracy and adequacy in process and upon completion.
May perform functions of Associate level Engineer and in addition:
Provides technical expertise and performs engineering analyses, studies, and develops
conceptual designs.
Presents findings to internal organizations, contractors and outside vendors.
Conducts walkdowns and design review meetings.
Prepares written technical documents such as design criteria, scope documents, specifications, and reports.
Develops, evaluates, and recommends alternative project proposals.
Solicits, prepares, and evaluates contracts and proposals from engineering consultants.
Reviews consultant contracts for technical compliance.
Interprets and applies applicable codes and regulations.
Participates in the development of effective restoration plans. Assists in root cause analysis.
Approves reports, new drawings, and revisions to existing drawings for projects.
In emergencies, promptly responds to facility failures.
Represents PG&E to government bodies as required for assigned projects.


BS Degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited curriculum in the US or the equivalent from outside the US
3 years of cumulative experience in engineering and design

Current and active California PE license
Strong familiarity with G.O 95, NESC, and PG&E transmission line standards and construction practices
Strong familiarity with Transmission Line Engineering tools, i.e. PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, etc.
Capable of leading project teams and providing solid guidance
Able to manage scope, schedule and cost of multiple projects concurrently
Able to manage resource loaded schedules for all projects
Able to work with internal and external customers and suppliers
Able to understand and implement the technical requirements of interfacing engineering disciplines.
Demonstrates informed judgment when making decisions and recommendations.
Uses judgment in applying engineering principles and techniques to determine cost effective and practical solutions.
Interprets applicable codes, industry standards and regulations and educates others.
Can provide thorough analysis of issues and justification of recommendations.
Able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

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