Requisition ID# 42283
Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Electric Operations
Job Location: Bakersfield
The men and women of Electric Operations ensure 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.
This is an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E. This job is subject to collective bargaining.
We are looking for individuals with basic experience or training in any or all of the following: electrical and/or mechanical work, high voltage, electrical construction, lineman, carpentry, equipment operations, welding work, general construction knowledge and/or physical labor work experience. Duties will vary, but could include operation of hand and power tools, assisting apprentice electricians, journeyman electricians and station mechanics, pulling cable, working with large rotating equipment and loading and unloading material/equipment. Utility Worker-GC could also assist journeyman carpenters, welders and heavy equipment operators with the following duties: digging trenches, tying rebar, grinding, concrete pours, brushing (trim trees and bushes) for access, jackhammer operation, drilling, loading and unloading material/equipment and various construction maintenance type activities. The Utility Worker-GC works in variety of environments including remote locations, elevated heights, confined spaces and around bodies of water. Workers may be exposed to poison oak, snakes, spiders, bees, mosquitoes, ticks and rodents.
The Utility Worker- GC is a General Construction position and individuals must be able to travel and transfer to a new headquarters upon request at any time; throughout the entire PG&E service territory with no guarantees as to how long you will be away from home.
Dig trenches and holes in an ergonomically safe manner
Load and unload equipment, material, job site debris and maintain housekeeping according to PG&E's safety standards and procedures
Perform construction work in powerhouses and switch yards throughout the service territory.
Use and maintain various hand and power tools and equipment
Follow the direction of their journeyman and/or supervisor at all times
Must be able to read and comply with all required company standards and procedures
Must work in a team environment
Must work safely at all times as defined by PG&E's safety standards and procedures
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must possess a High School diploma or GED
Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License (or higher) by Day 1 of hire
Must possess and maintain a valid Class A California Driver's License Permit by within 3 months of hire
Ability to work in all types of weather extremes
Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions
Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays, and various work schedules
Ability to travel and transfer to a new headquarter upon request at any time; throughout the entire PG&E service territory with no guarantees as to how long you will be away from home
Ability to work in remote work locations with possible exposure to poison oak, snakes, spiders, bees, mosquitoes, ticks and rodents
Must be able to maneuver on steep and/or uneven terrain
Ability to work around high voltage, energized and/or large mechanical rotating equipment
Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds over mountainous terrain, dams, canals and/or up stairways and ladders
Must be able to work in a confined space and in elevated areas
Must be able to perform work tasks from ladders, platforms, metal grating, scaffolds and/or ropes
Must be able to work with and/or around bodies of water
Must be able to work with and/or around helicopters
1 year relevant construction experience
Digging/installing conduit above/below ground
Must have a good attitude and to be able to work in a team environment.
Must be able to receive and understand written and verbal instruction.
To better represent the communities we serve, applicants who live within 50 miles of the headquarter location will be given preference
Demonstrated experience with basic hand and power tools used in the commercial construction industry
Graduate from an approved PowerPathway Program
Demonstrated experience with mechanical type work such as installation, fabrication, cabling, and/or assembly of equipment or machinery
Relevant PG&E experience
Relevant Hiring Hall or Canus experience
Physical Test Battery
Work Orientation Inventory-Physical/Technical Driving
Post-Offer Physical Assessment Utility Worker
Pacific Gas And Electric Company