Sunday , March 26 2023

PG&E Jobs Opening – Safety & Infrastructure Protection Lead

Website PG&E

Job Description:

PG&E Safety & Infrastructure Protection (SIP) Teams provide direct defense of utility infrastructure, conduct safety and prevention, mitigation, and maintenance activities on company properties or rights of way, year-round. In addition, SIP Teams provide safety standby services to PG&E employees performing routine work activities. A SIP team is staffed by a SIP Crew Lead and a SIP Technician who operate a PG&E vehicle that meets the minimum capabilities of a Type 6 wildland fire engine. Both the SIP Crew Lead and SIP Technician are represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). PG&E has 45 teams located throughout our service territory in high fire-threat areas.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accompany vegetation management crews during wildfire recovery to suppress incidental ignitions per the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) approval
  • May perform PG&E emergency standby duties, as needed by a “competent person” (pursuant to RC 23487) in coordination with the AHJ or Incident Commander
  • Mop up of fire-damaged PG&E assets as authorized by the AHJ
  • Required to maintain a Class C license
  • Required to participate in the Employer Pull Notice Program (EPN) with DMV
  • Participate in emergency drills, including coordination with the AHJ
  • Maintain EMT/CPR/AED skills and certification
  • Conduct safety inspections including defensible space inspections and fuel hazard assessment at PG&E facilities
  • Maintain a status of being physically fit; per the negotiated standard, to include initial testing
  • Support PG&E asset protection efforts including mixing and applying retardant
  • Maintain all required training as agreed to by the parties
  • May provide continuing medical and technical training and build safety awareness of crews (e.g. tailboards and work observations, confined space)
  • Supports monitoring of weather conditions during potential Public Safety Power Shutoff events
  • Asset protection at PG&E-owned facilities and may accompany crews, as needed and during wildfires, as permitted by the AHJ
  • Other duties as agreed upon by the parties in support of PG&E Field Operations
  • May lead classroom and field training
  • Maintains and performs repairs of assigned equipment and performs occasional heavy physical work
  • Keeps records; writes and submits reports as required
  • Assists others in performing accounting, budgeting, personnel, and material management tasks
  • May provide training and instruction of use of a variety of hand tools and motorized equipment, such as chainsaws, weed eaters, mowers, pumps, etc.
  • Performs other related work as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to drive safety in all weather and road conditions
  • Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays
  • EMT-Emergency Medical Technician 1 certification (must be a license issued by a California LEMSA)
  • Incident Command System 100, 200 and 300 certifications or equivalent
  • Must possess a valid California Class C driver’s license by day one of employment
  • Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior S-290 certification
  • Ability to work in all types of weather conditions
  • Basic fire fighter safety training which may include Cal Fire Basic Academy, National Wildfire Coordinating Group Firefighter 2 Certification,
  • California State Fire Marshall Firefighter 1 Academy, National Fire Protection Association Firefighter 1 Certification, military firefighter training or equivalent

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Associate degree in Fire Science, Natural Resources, Forestry, Business or other closely related field
  • Five (5) years of fire protection leadership experience
  • Local government/wildland agency experience

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Concord, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here