Wednesday , March 29 2023

PGE Jobs Openings – Apprentice Communication Tech in Seattle

Website Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Job Description:

This is an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E.  This job is subject to collective bargaining.

Apprentice Telecommunications Technicians, work as an assistant to or under the general direction of a Telecommunications Technician. They will assist to install, test and maintain telecommunications systems, including but not limited to intercommunication systems, telephone voice over IP systems, PBX, voice and data-switching systems, major operations computers, supervisory, power and telephone line carriers, microwave, SCADA Control systems , fiber optics, multiplex, radio – both voice and data, remote signal and remote control equipment, load frequency control, telemetering equipment, power systems including UPS, DC chargers and large battery banks.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Learn to install and maintain remote solar systems
  • Work safely and promote safety for yourself and others.
  • Report problems to local management and escalate issues as need be.
  • Keep PG&E’s communication systems operational to support both business and communication networks needed to provide electricity to our customers.
  • Learn to Install and maintain pressure, level & flow instrumentation
  • Learn to install, calibrate, troubleshoot & replace various telemetry equipment to maintain the integrity of our canals and power houses
  • Work with our Telecommunication Control Center to ensure that outages are minimized and clients are informed through a clearance process.
  • Provide maintenance and repair of these systems in a timely and professional manner.

Job Requirements:

  • Able and willing to perform physical activities as mentioned in the job posting (with accommodation, if required)
  • Must be able to work with and/or around helicopters, bucket trucks and substations.
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License
  • Must be able to climb towers and be comfortable with heights
  • Must be able to lift 100 pounds a minimum of one time a day
  • Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions
  • Able and willing to work in, with and around water
  • Ability to work in all types of weather extremes
  • Must possess a valid Radio Telephone Operator License – FCC or Company-approved certificate
  • Work around poison oak, snakes, spiders, and insects.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Technical training background
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Live within 50 miles
  • Demonstrated work experience/knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Leadership experience
  • Possess communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Possess Federal Communications General Radio Telephone License
  • Associate degree or technical certification in IT, Computer Science or Electronics
  • Military experience
  • SCADA & Substation Experience
  • Ability to foster teamwork, collaborative environment

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Seattle, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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