Monday , March 20 2023

PG&E Job Opportunities – Field Garage Mechanic in Tacoma

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.

Field Mechanic A position is a journey-level professional mechanic with a solid knowledge and background in a wide variety of skills.  These skills include, but are not limited to, equipment service and repair of Mobile Hydraulics, Aerial Hydraulics, OSHA Boom Inspections, CHP BIT Inspections, Air Brakes, Diesel and Gasoline powered vehicles and equipment.  They are responsible for the maintenance and repair of company owned, gas utility-related vehicles (service, construction, transport and passenger vehicles) and various types of equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform offsite errands to pick up parts/supplies and make deliveries
  • Manage a high volume of maintenance tasks with frequently changing priorities while maintaining professional demeanor
  • Drive midsize, heavy-duty vehicles, specialized equipment and cars
  • Transport vehicles to and from contracted repair facilities
  • Drive to remote facilities and job sites to service and maintain vehicles and equipment
  • Perform as a team member with all employees
  • Use hand tools and power tools to disassemble, access and reassemble equipment or components; removes and replaces broken or worn parts (such as cylinders, brakes and gaskets); performs tuneups and electrical repairs
  • Must work safely at all times as defined by PG&E’s safety standards and procedures
  • Use hands in a dexterous manner to manipulate various tools and perform repairs as needed
  • Responsible for fueling and performing safety inspections of vehicles
  • Comply with all corporate facility standards and company policies
  • Maintain records of completed work by notes and/or computer
  • Perform oil change filters and automotive services at factory-recommend intervals
  • Use power and hand tools to access, repair, remove and/or replace worn or broken parts
  • Communicate effectively with fellow team members and Managers both verbally and written
  • Conduct visual, auditory and operational inspection of vehicles and equipment to identify and troubleshoot problems for repair; identifies problem causes; researches problems via repair manuals, schematics, OEM’s, service bulletins and other mechanics, as needed
  • Maintain job area in a clean and safe order and ensure materials are properly stored
  • Maintain ethical, professional, and courteous relations with contractors and clients
  • Inspect components on vehicles/equipment and document adjustments needed

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work in all types of weather extremes
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions
  • Must be able to carry 75 pounds f
  • Must possess a valid California Class A driver’s permit by day 1 of employment
  • Must have passed California DMV medical exam by day 1 of employment
  • Must have a minimum of 4-years journey-level experience in light, medium or heavyduty equipment service and repair and the ability to provide verification
  • or a short distance
  • Must be capable of climbing on, under and around equipment and capable of bending and twisting using proper safety techniques
  • Must be physically able to kneel, squat or crawl as needed and have own tools and tool box
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Ability to work flexible schedules, extended hours, nights, weekends, and/or overtime (scheduled or ad hoc)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated ability and experience working with computer-controlled engine systems
  • Demonstrated work experience with air brakes and hydraulic systems
  • Demonstrated work experience with heavy equipment
  • Demonstrated experience with computer equipment (computer keyboard and mouse)
  • Previous/current PG&E experience
  • Previous/current Hiring Hall experience
  • Military experience

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Tacoma, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here