Wednesday , March 29 2023

PG and E Jobs – Power Generation Project Engineer in Fresno

Website Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Job Description:

This is a senior-level project engineer job that requires mastery of the Journey Project Engineer job duties and is responsible for leading, as assigned, engineering & design, project management, program management, and/or water rights management, and technical support to O&M staff for a wide range of complex issues and multiple large capital and expense improvements to power generation and infrastructure facilities. Project duration is generally multi-year, requires significant risk management, and may include formal partnering agreements with outside firms. The position requires an extensive knowledge of the power generation or heavy industry; extensive project management skills; extensive contract management skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and sound judgment to independently resolve complex problems with only general direction. Provides leadership, coaching, technical direction, knowledge transfer and assistance to technical employees and teams. Job duties will vary by assignment. Responsibilities may include Privileged and Confidential work

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides extensive knowledge and guidance to others in start-up testing, inspections, and condition assessment; actively supports complex and/or large project start-up tests and field inspections, and as assigned, water rights.
  • Develops and/or evolves standards and specifications.
  • Negotiate with regulatory agencies, non-governmental organizations and other third parties, develop strategies related to water rights, and monitor and adopt changes in industry, legislation and regulation related to water rights
  • As assigned, may perform water rights management, including interpreting, preserving, investigating, tracking, records management, permitting, licensing, filing and responding to protests and complaints, reviewing and responding to water right applications and other filings by entities other than PG&E, providing expertise, representing PG&E in regulatory and other proceedings, providing internal expert counsel and direction, reviewing and payment of water right fees, and other tasks related to water rights. Duties include:
  • Interprets, applies, and educates others in applicable industry standards, and regulatory codes and regulations.
  • Will work with Supervisors and Principals for some duties.
  • Makes presentations to PG&E Officers, various agencies, and the public as appropriate
  • Leads the development and/or presentation of findings to both internal and external organizations, including regulatory bodies, contractors and outside vendors.
  • Mentors and provides guidance to less experienced team members
  • Other duties as assigned as related to engineering and project management.
  • Works with supervisor and others to manage relationships with external stakeholders; develop regulatory and facility safety strategies; and negotiate with regulatory agencies and third parties on complex project and facility safety issues and as assigned, water rights.
  • Represents company to government bodies, conducts site inspections , plans and manages annual water rights budget, and works with Supervisor to prepare written and verbal communications with regulatory agencies, governmental organizations and other third parties
    Conducts meetings, prepares written technical and regulatory documents, prepares water rights applications and agreements
    Proactively controls scope, schedule, cost, and quality of a large portfolio of projects throughout project life cycle; may oversee the work of other project managers and engineers.
  • Leads and applies extensive knowledge in the design and/or project management efforts for multiple complex and/or large generation projects that can be discipline specific, multi-discipline, or programmatic in nature.
  • Approves, leads, and/or performs extensive complex risk management and engineering analyses & studies of generation assets, including dynamic and static modeling of structural, hydraulic, and electrical systems and as assigned, water rights.
  • Performs functions of Associate and Journey level Project Engineers, but for more complex, larger budget, and higher profile projects. Job duties will vary by assignment. In addition, job duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Provides independent oversight and administration of EPC contracts
  • Develops and champions company-wide best practices
  • Provides leadership, coaching, technical direction, oversight and quality control for assigned projects and technical work done in discipline, knowledge transfer, and assistance to many technical and/or project management employees and teams; some technical services often overlap with those provided by operations & maintenance specialists, but from a design perspective; may act as an engineering and/or project management mentor.

Job Requirements:

  • Mastery of the Associate and Journey level Project Engineer job duties and demonstrated knowledge, leadership, and ability to perform the job duties of the Senior level Project Engineer. Meets specific technical requirements gained through a minimum of eight years of cumulative experience in engineering, design, and construction (or water rights, as assigned); at least five of which must be in generation or heavy industry.
  • A 4-year BS Degree in Engineering from an accredited curriculum in the US or the equivalent from outside the US is required.
  • Current and active California PE license required

Qualification & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of and experience with asset management principals and processes, including ISO 55000
  • PMP Project Management Professional certification

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Fresno, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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