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Senior Telecommunications Engineer (ESC) - Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP)

Requisition ID # 14697 

Job Category : Engineering / Science 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology and Supply Chain

Job Location : San Luis Obispo



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

Information Technology (IT) is a unified organization comprised of various departments which collaborate effectively to deliver high quality technology solutions.


Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) safely and reliably produces electricity that is environmentally-responsible and cost-effective for our customers and shareholders. DCPP's mission is to be the leading nuclear power plant in the country and to:

  • Inspire and positively influence the industry through our safe, reliable, and excellent operational performance;
  • Embrace new ideas to continuously improve our plant and our work environment;
  • Proactively learn from ourselves and others; and,
  • Enrich our communities and the environment, increasing the public's trust and confidence in nuclear power.


Position Summary

This position is represented by the Engineers & Scientists of California (ESC) union subject to collective bargaining.


This position requires the ability to work independently and without supervision.  In addition, this position requires the ability to provide leadership among engineers, including high-level technical knowledge; possess leadership skills, including excellent written and verbal communications; lead engineering teams on larger projects; manage or assist with client communications and meetings; review and approve designs for compliance with all applicable standards, regulations and best practices; provide engineering time and cost estimates; work closely with other engineers, including attendance at client meetings to ensure consistent, high-quality engineering product

delivery to clients; provide final approval of designs prior to issuance to clients through the Project Manager.


To obtain and maintain employment and unescorted access at DCPP, you must be able to pass a drug and alcohol screen, a security background check, psychological screen, computer-based training, and be subject to random drug and alcohol screening.


Job Responsibilities

  • Coaches, directs, and assists technical employees and teams.
  • Develops innovative solutions to resolve challenging technical issues and help on operational issues as needed.
  • Manages large highly complex projects and perform engineering analyses, comparative studies of various alternatives, and develop conceptual designs.
  • Performs Telecom Project work on large and system-wide projects.
  • Provides input to SMEs on Technical Standards Development.
  • Provides technical advice to Project Mangers in scheduling of different technical activities as related to a complex project and their budget impact.
  • Works with design engineers to ensure that final documentation is accurate.
  • Resolves problems of complex scope which may require complex solutions.
  • Supports root cause analysis and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Mentors associate and journey Telecom Project engineers.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, Mathematics, Statistics or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 8 years of experience in engineering, planning or operations



  • ENGDRI Qualification
  • Applicability Determination (AD) & License Basis Impact Evaluation (LBIE)
  • 3 years of experience in the Nuclear Industry
  • Current and active California PE license and/or recognized industry credentials and or certifications desired.
  • Knowledge of Telecommunications transmission (including SONET and DWDM fiber optics systems, and digital microwave)
  • Knowledge of IP data networks (including Data Center infrastructure, WAN and LAN systems)
  • Knowledge of Voice systems (including VoIP and traditional PBX systems)
  • Knowledge of radio systems (including RoIP, conventional and trunked radio system)
  • Knowledge of remote telemetry (including SCADA and protective relay equipment)

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