Requisition ID # 14740
Job Category : Project / Program Management
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Electric Operations
Job Location : Angels Camp; Chico; Davis; Fresno; Grass Valley; Merced; Rocklin; Sacramento; San Ramon; Stockton; Vacaville; 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.
PG&E's Vegetation Management department manages 600+ tree crews and 350+ utility foresters with an operating budget of over $450M. Primary objectives are to ensure public safety, system reliability and regulatory compliance by managing vegetation on approximately 80,000 miles of overhead distribution line and 18,000 miles of transmission line across PG&E service area.
The Senior Vegetation Program Manager is responsible for oversight of Vegetation Management operations, ensuring electric system safety, reliability and regulatory compliance with state and federal rules. The incumbent may also serve as a subject matter expert and provide guidance and education or influence leaders in the industry (PG&E, other utilities or other decision makers) on regulatory issues and program strategies. Leads team across a broad geographic area of operations, including, direct oversight of 50+ inspection and tree contractor personnel. Works with customers and public entities to monitor and manage vegetation proximity to PG&E assets to contribute to system reliability and safety objectives.
The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for executing PG&E’s orchard program – which manages and removes commercial almond and walnut orchards from within PG&E’s transmission rights-of-way – as well as supporting other activities specific to Transmission Vegetation Management operations.
Contingent on work space availability, work locations may be considered throughout or in close proximity to Central Valley, CA (i.e.Fresno, Merced, Chico, Stockton, Grass Valley, Angels Camp, Rocklin, Sacramento, West Sacramento, Vacaville, Davis and/or San Ramon, etc.)