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Senior New Business Representative (ESC) - San Carlos

Requisition ID # 15499 

Job Category : Project / Program Management 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : San Carlos



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.


Department Overview 


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.


Position Summary


This position is charged with coordinating the installation of new gas and/or electric facilities, WRO projects, overhead and/or underground line extensions and services associated with large residential, commercial and agricultural projects. The position also handles street lighting, traffic controllers, un-metered load and State Highway lighting projects. Assigned SNBRs also act as coordinators for city and county relocation projects, street widening and street repaving that have conflicts with PG&E facilities.


Travel is estimated to be about 10% of the time with some overnight stays. You must have a valid driver's license and insurance coverage if using a personal car. This position includes office work and site visits. You may be required to attend after hours meetings related to projects.


Additional consideration may be given to candidates who reside within 50 miles of the headquarters.


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


Job Responsibilities



  • Maximize public and employee safety by ensuring that job designs are performed to Company &

    State standards and meet all compliance requirements.

  • Follow USP 22 guidelines.



  • Manages scope, schedule and cost for all assigned projects, from initiation to meter set.
  • Scope and schedule is adjusted as appropriate to accommodate change (e.g., new customer needs, competition, and new regulation).
  • Coordinates all other departments or individuals who are involved with the project and works to define the project’s background, objective, design scope, schedule, roles and responsibilities.
  • Coordinates with others, such as Planning, Estimating, Construction and Metering, etc., in completing the project in a timely manner. Includes understanding of industrial project schedules and working closely with the work and resource group to prioritize work using available tools or technology.
  • Monitors project schedule and prioritizes work in coordination with the work and resource group.
  • Schedules and conducts pre-engineering meetings, provides all pertinent data and addresses potential project risks including schedule setbacks and coordinates actions before setbacks occur.
  • Conducts and documents pre-construction meeting, ensuring that the project is performed as planned.
  • Provide input to the development of the capital and/or expense budget through ongoing validation of project estimating and construction timelines, looking for ways to minimize costs on projects for both the applicant and PG&E.
  • Ensures that the correct type of financial order, work category, etc., has been applied and actively monitors costs and proactively addresses potential overrun issues in accordance with Company guidelines.



  • Communicates project status (e.g., scope, schedule, cost) to all stakeholders throughout the project, as applicable, which may include Energy Solutions and Service.
  • Facilitates resolution of project-related disputes. Continuous formal communication (both written and verbal) with all stakeholders is given a high priority throughout all stages of the project.
  • Prepares contracts, as applicable, to ensure compliance with standards and tariffs.
  • Provides applicants, estimating, engineering, clerical and construction partners with complete and accurate information on rate and rule applicability, potential costs and timelines.



  • Ensures that customer’s needs and issues are solicited regularly and communicated to project stakeholders, both internal and external. To the extent possible, balances customer needs/requests with all internal work including compliance, reliability and capacity projects.
  • Negotiates reasonable estimating and construction dates that address customer’s anticipated schedules. May provide customer with an initial non-binding cost.



  • Ensures that all charges mandated under the applicable tariffs are identified in the contract and secured before beginning construction. This position is responsible for ensuring correct tariff interpretation and application, and for working with Law department on exceptional case projects when required.
  • Ensures project is designed and priced in accordance with applicable rates and rules.
  • Provide leadership, technical support and guidance to other departments on projects involving Gas & Electric Rules 1,2,3,4,12,13,14,15,16 18 & 20.
  • May partner with account managers and/or Rates and Tariffs for application of best rates when appropriate.



  • Ensures all applicable project documentation is maintained in an orderly job file.
  • Ensures all project dependencies are met prior to allowing a construction start.
  • Ensures all permits are obtained and land rights issues are resolved per procedures.






  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized college or its equivalent in education and experience. Such experience must include three (3) years in construction project management or PG&E technical service planning experience.



  • Project Management experience
  • Familiar with tariffs, rates, contracts/tools, SAP Work Management module, project approval process, document routing system and estimating and construction work processes
  • Work effectively as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to work with both internal and external customers/clients
  • Additional consideration may be given to candidates who reside within 50 miles of the headquarters.


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