Sr. Vegetation Program Mgr, QC 9/15/2016

Pacific Gas & Electric San Rafael, CA

Company
Pacific Gas & Electric
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
53734058-E01
AJE Ref #
576179134
Location
San Rafael, CA
Job Type
Regular

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CompanyBased 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 SummaryOversees Vegetation Management operations to ensure electric system
safety, reliability and regulatory compliance with state and federal
rules. Serves as a subject matter
expert and provides guidance and
education or influence leaders in the industry on regulatory issues and
program strategies. Collaborates with customers and public entities to
monitor and manage vegetation proximity to PG&E assets to contribute
to
system reliability and safety objectives.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications
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Bachelor degree (forestry or related field) or equivalent experience

5+ years of related experience or
equivalent

None

May be required to work extended hours during special projects. Travel
50%

Desired Qualifications
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None

None

ISA Arborist/Utility Specialist
certification

* Knowledge of forestry and/or utility vegetation management concepts,
methods and techniques.
* Good verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent negotiation and collaboration skill, diplomacy and
tact.
* Good organizational, time management, prioritization and planning
skills.
* Team collaboration skills.
* Good project and program management skills.
* Ability to assess and recommend based on strong technical knowledge.
*
Adaptable to changing and evolving business processes
* Knowledge of current utility and energy industry. issues, trends and
political, economic and social issues affecting the program.
* Ability to work within an environment that is heavily dependent
on
laws and regulations and knowledge of how to interpret and apply them.
* Understands the basic organizational structure and how to utilize
available resources.
* Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
etc.)Responsibilities* Works independently to solve moderate to complex problems and takes
new perspectives on existing solutions, plans, and goals.
* Leads project teams.
* Provides direction on