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Utility Construction Inspector- Central Coast

Requisition ID # 14240 

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : Morgan Hill; San Jose



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

Gas Operations is focused on ensuring the safe and reliable flow of natural gas to our customers. Gas Operations is responsible for all aspects of PG&E's gas distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, restoration and emergency response.


Position Summary

This is an IBEW Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E.


The Utility Construction Inspector is a qualified Company representative who performs direct oversight of Applicant or Contractor installed facilities limited to plastic distribution systems and smaller underground projects to ensure compliance with job drawings and specifications; and PG&E standards and specifications over the entire PG&E service territory.


This is a DOT covered classification and subject to random drug/alcohol screening.


This position will be used to fill vacancies in the Central Coast. Headquarter locations may vary.




  • Communicates scheduling and scope changes with Company management and Contractors as required.
  • Acts as a liaison between the customer, contractor and all other workgroups that are involved in the construction project.
  • Completes all documentation for associated inspection work.
  • Maintains public and employee safety on site always by promoting a positive safety culture, exhibiting an absolute commitment to safety for self and others, and by ensuring all applicable safety rules, regulations and standards are followed.
  • Participates in all Contractor safety and pre-construction tailboard meetings to ensure compliance with Company safety, standards and work procedures.
  • Performs oversight and inspection of construction projects, Integrity Management digs, potholing and other work as required.
  • Performs direct oversight of Applicant or Contractor installed facilities limited to plastic distribution systems and smaller underground projects to ensure compliance with job drawings and specifications; and Company standards and specifications over the entire Company territory.
  • Maintains all required Quality Assurance/Quality Control and as-built documentation on site as per Company Standards.
  • Ability to research, read and interpret drawings and plat maps
  • Turns over timely, legible, complete, and error-free to the as-built mapping team at the end of the project
  • Ability to meet DOT Operator Qualified (OQ) qualifications training based on business needs of the Company
  • DOT-Operations/Maintenance AND Emergency





Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience.
  • Must possess a valid California Driver's License.
  • Ability to work in all types of weather extremes.
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions.
  • Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Ability to pass federally mandated random drug and alcohol testing
  • API-American Petroleum Institute 1169 Certificate


Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year of utility, military, or related experience.
  • Graduation from a PowerPathway® Program.
  • Relevant current or past work experience with PG&E and/or Hiring Hall.
  • Experience with computer data entry
  • NACE certification.
  • To better represent the communities, we serve within a timely manner, applicants who live within 50 miles of the headquarter location will be given preference.


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