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Equipment Mechanic (IBEW)- Bay Area Locations

Requisition ID # 14345 

Job Category : Transportation 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Belmont; Concord; Daly City; Fremont; Hayward; Oakland; Palo Alto; San Carlos; San Francisco; San Francisco; South San Francisco

 

 

Company

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 information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

 

Department Overview

The Transportation Services Fleet Department at PG&E is the premier provider of service and repair of light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment throughout the PG&E service territory.

 

Position Summary

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.

 

An Equipment Mechanic is a journey-level position.  Equipment Mechanics are professional mechanics with a solid knowledge and background in a wide variety of mechanical skills. Skills include, but are not limited to, equipment service and repair of mobile hydraulics, aerial hydraulics, OSHA boom inspections, CHP BIT Inspections, air brakes, electrical and electronic systems, diesel and gasoline powered vehicles and equipment. Equipment Mechanics are responsible for the maintenance, inspection and repair of company owned utility-related equipment.

 

This position is a DOT (Department of Transportation) covered classification and is subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening.

 

Available positions may be located in any of the following cities and may be subject to change due to business need: San Franciso, Daly City, Belmont, San Carlos, Colma, Oakland, Hayward, Concord and Fremont.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Diagnostics: Conducts visual, auditory and operational inspection of vehicles and equipment to identify and troubleshoot problems for repair; identifies problem causes; researches problems via repair manuals, schematics, OEM's, service bulletins and other mechanics as needed
  • Repairs/Rebuilds Vehicles & Components: Uses hand tools and power tools to disassemble, access and re-assemble equipment or components; removes and replaces broken or worn parts (such as cylinders, brakes and gaskets); performs tune-ups and electrical repairs
  • Maintenance: Perform preventative maintenance and inspections as required on all types of mobile equipment

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
  • 4 or more years’ experience as a certified Journey-level Mechanic working with light, medium and/or heavy-duty equipment service and repair
  • Ability to work in all types of weather extremes
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions
  • Ability to work flexible schedules, extended hours, nights, weekends, and/or overtime (scheduled or ad hoc)
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds a minimum of one time a day
  • Must be capable of climbing on, under and around equipment.
  • Must be capable of bending and twisting using proper safety techniques.
  • Must be physically able to kneel, squat or crawl as needed.
  • Must have own tools and tool box.

 

Internal PG&E Employees:

  • Must have qualified on Physical Test Battery (PTB) exam and Work Orientation Inventory Driving (WOIPT_D) prior to applying.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License (or higher) by Day 1 of hire

External and Hiring Hall Candidates:

  • Must qualify on Physical Test Battery (PTB) exam and Work Orientation Inventory Driving (WOIPT_D) prior to interviewing.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class A California Driver's License Permit by Day 1 of hire
  • Must possess and maintain a valid DMV Medical Card by Day 1 of hire

 

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