Vegetation Management QA Spec., Sr.
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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 3/30/2017
Pacific Gas & Electric
Santa Cruz, 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 Summary The position is a member of the Quality Programs (QP) team within the Vegetation Management program in Electric Asset Management. The QP team performs quality system reviews and
process/ compliance audits in Vegetation Management verifying conformance to applicable standards, procedures, and regulations while driving continual improvement and Utility Vegetation Management Excellence. The team also monitors contractor conformance to
contracts, standards, and procedures to help ensure public safety and electric system reliability and is charged with maintaining internal Standards and Procedures.
The Quality Assurance Specialist ? Senior (SQAS) position leads the Vegetation Management
Quality Control program which is comprised of a contract workforce of four senior and 25 Quality Control Technicians, performing QC activities of Pre-Inspection and Tree Work contractors to determine conformance with contracts and internal policies and procedures.
The position interfaces directly with internal clients and contractors and reviews work, communicates findings, monitors corrective actions, performs data analysis, and compiles information into nonconformance reports and scorecards.
The position is also
responsible for implementing the departments? Document Governance Program which ensures all internal department procedural documents conform to format requirements, have adequate controls built in, are routinely reviewed/revised per schedule, and are accessible in
PG&E?s EDMS system, Documentum.
? Bachelor?s degree in Policy, Management, Risk, Business, Environmental, Forestry, or related discipline or equivalent
? Minimum 2 years of related work experience (i.e. risk, compliance, audit, operations)
? Supervisory experience
? Knowledge of Utility Vegetation Management
? Knowledge of Quality
Management Systems and principles
? Auditor certification (ASQ, RAB, IIA)
? Six Sigma Gr