Bathymetric Technician II
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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 3/30/2017
Pacific Gas & Electric
San Ramon, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONCompanyBased 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 information or any other factor that is not related to the job.Department OverviewThe men and women of Electric Operations ensure the
delivery of safe and reliable electric service to our customers. Electric Operations is responsible for every aspect of PG&E's electric distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, asset management,
business planning, restoration and emergency response.Position SummaryThis position is both a field and office position. You will work under the direction of a team lead. The primary focus of the team is performing bathymetric, hydrographic, and
depth of utility projects both major/minor in size. You may also be responsible for performing minor maintenance of field equipment and survey vessels.
You should have a minimum 2 years hydrographic or land surveying experience; with an emphasis on
Multibeam Echo Sounder and GPS survey techniques, and experience with hydrographic data acquisition and processing software. Familiarity with CADD, GIS and Microsoft Excel and word along with strong oral and written communication skills with a customer focus and a
can do attitude are required. Overnight travel up to 20% of the time, throughout the PG&E territory.
This position is an ESC Union Position. You will be required to be a member of or join the ESC
Bathymetric equipment includes
multibeam echo sounders, singlebeam echo sounders, side scan sonar, sub-bottom profiler, GPS survey instruments, utility locating equipment, and small boats.QualificationsMinimum:
?Associate Degree in Hydrographic Science, or related field?2 years of related experience in hydrographic or related field
?Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
?Bachelor?s Degree in Hydrographic Science, or related field
?Experience with AutoCad Civil 3D, GIS, or Bentley
InRoads/MicrostationResponsibilities?Safety: Demonstrate safe working practices at all times. Advocate focus on customer, general public and employee safety in all work practices.
?Communication: excellent communication skills (oral and written)
are essential. Successful candidates should work well with others and have a client focus. Job requires developing and promoting strong client relationships, having a can do attitude and being sensitive to client issues.
?Technical Acquisition of Field Data:
The successful candidate should possess a technical ability to use computers and highly specialized bathymetric s