Requisition ID # 14498
Job Category : Engineering / Science
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Electric Operations
Job Location : West Sacramento
Based in San Francisco, 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.And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan.It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services.They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.
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 informationor any other factor that is not related to the job.
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, system protection engineering, maintenance and construction, asset management, business planning, restoration and emergency response.
System Protection Engineering provides:
In this role as an entry level Associate Protection Engineer, you will provide support to projects, protection studies and perform protection job duties for transmission voltages 230 kV and below under direction of a more experience Protection Engineer or Protection Engineer Supervisor.
This position trains in all job duties in its respective discipline and requires a high level of training, direction and review of work. This job is responsible for providing technical protection engineering for routine projects and maintenance/operation support including but not limited to: issuing protection requirements, relay and automatics settings, processing clearances, and investigating relay operations.
Emphasis is placed on mastering power system modeling, databases, Distribution transformer protection, and non-pilot transmission line coordination.
This position is represented by Engineers and Scientists of California (ESC) and is subject to collective bargaining.
To implement various aspects of the above job requirements, the candidate will work with internal engineering, operations, substation construction and maintenance organizations. May attend meetings representing the group, to meet job duties. External contacts are occasional and limited to simple issues.
Current and active California EIT Certificate
1-2 years’ experience in engineering
Able to apply basic engineering principles and theory
Basic understanding of symmetrical component theory and ability to perform fault calculations
Basic knowledge of logic gate theory and control circuitry
Effectively communicates both written and orally
Approaches and plans work in an organized manner to meet project commitments
Able to read and understand Operating, Single line, SLM&R, and Schematic diagrams
Ability to quickly learn protection concepts and their application