Power Generation Maintenance Planner (Esc) - Rodger's Flat

Pacific Gas And Electric Company Storrie , CA 95980

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition ID# 31698

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Power Generation

Job Location: Storrie

Department Overview

PG&E's Power Generation Department manages and operates the largest privately-owned hydroelectric system in the nation. These renewable electric generation resources, located mostly at high elevation in California mountain ranges including the Sierra Nevada and southern Cascade mountains include 68 powerhouses, 184 miles of canals, 41 miles of flumes, 135 miles of tunnels, 19 miles of penstocks, 99 reservoirs, and 142,000 acres of watershed lands all covered by 26 operating licenses issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Position Summary

This is a journey level position that supports multiple Supervisors, in a Hydro Area or Fossil power plant, in managing O&M and Construction work, coordinating outages and planning future work. The job is responsible for providing maintenance planning support associated with SAP Work Management, Cost Tracking on O&M orders, Updating Maintenance Plans, maintaining equipment record, and interfacing with the Work Management database.



  • 10 years' experience maintenance or operations and planning.

  • Mastery of job duties or equivalent and demonstrated knowledge and ability to perform the basic duties of the Journey Level Planner. Meets specific technical requirements gained through a minimum of 10 years of cumulative experience in maintenance or operations and planning.

  • Valid driver's license.


  • A 2-year AA Degree or higher in a technical discipline from an accredited curriculum in the US or the equivalent from outside the US

  • SAP PM module experience

  • Experience in planning work/line budget

  • Business Understanding

  • Able to apply basic planning principles and theory.

Prioritizes, plans, and recommends solutions for routine projects.

Effectively communicates both written and orally.

Approaches and plans work in an organized manner to meet area commitments.

Demonstrates good judgment when making decisions and recommendations.

Frequently shows initiative and takes action proactively.

Work with limited supervision and guidance to meet project commitment

Knowledge of hydroelectric power plant operations and plant systems.


Manage SAP Work Management system for multiple supervisors in a geographic area for all O&M work. Assures that all notifications and orders are accurate and are opened, prioritized and closed out punctually.

Assists Supervisors with cost tracking on O&M orders. Reviews with the Supervisors all Compliance and Corrective Action notifications and orders. Updates all Maintenance Plans to reflect current work required by standards and guidelines and to insure recurring orders are created at the appropriate intervals.

Close or delete old data from the WM database and maintain it in a current condition. Work with other planners to achieve consistency in the WM system across all Hydro Areas, and coordination with fossil plants. Assure that equipment records are maintained accurately and appropriate data, drawings and standards are included in database.

Assures that the Long Term Plan accurately reflects the work required in future years and that the costs for engineering, material procurement, construction, etc., are phased appropriately. Insures that newly identified work is included in the LTP.

Plans future work based on utilizing data and findings from the Condition Assessment program. Coordinates with other planners, outage coordinators and supervisors across multiple locations to optimize outages. Works with the Power Generation Outage Coordinator to identify opportunities to coordinate outages across Business Lines.

Identifies and acts on any opportunities for consolidating outage work to minimize outage durations and improve productivity. Coordinates outage plans with projects from the Long Term Plan.

Performs trend analysis on work backlog to improve planning process and inform supervision about past due work. Report maintenance indicators on schedule attainment, past due work, etc.

Work with supervisors to develop potential improvement opportunities. Review and assist Supervisors in identifying and preparing outage scope work packages and compile report for post outage work completed report.

Monitor and provide Supervisors with their Safety Notification backlog report.

Create and updates preventive maintenance schedules as appropriate.

Provides SAP WM training to field personnel who have the need to use the WM system.

Manage all aspects of procurement process, as assigned.

Will work with Supervisors and Principals for some duties. Other duties as assigned.

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.

Supports multiple Supervisors, Business Planners, Engineering and Project Management in Hydro/Fossil, in managing O&M and Construction work, coordinating outages and planning future work. Internal contacts are with clients and project team members and typically include discussing and reporting progress, exchanging and coordinating information, managing meetings and providing scope documents.

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