PG&E Job Opportunities – Associate Electric Distribution

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Job Description:

The Associate Distribution Operations Engineering position at PG&E is a very challenging yet rewarding entry-level position that offers the successful candidate the opportunity to learn, grow, and develop. PG&E has over 3200 distribution feeders, 1200 distribution substation banks, and 275 distribution substations serving over 5 million customers in northern and central California. The distribution system is very diverse, with 4 KV, 12 KV, 17KV, 21 KV, and 34 KV distribution voltages. The distribution system is predominantly a radial system, with a network system serving parts of the San Francisco financial district and parts of downtown Oakland. The PG&E service territory stretches over 74,000 square miles.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide distribution operations engineering support for PG&E’s Electric Distribution Control Centers. This support includes:
  • Provide Distribution Facility Clearance Review/Analysis/ and Switching Plan Development
  • Perform N-1 Distribution Load at Risk Analysis and Prepare Management Communications
  • Monitor/Review Bank & Circuit Peak Loads and Take Actions to Address Overloads
  • Monitor/Review Bank & Circuit Real Time Power Factor and Take Actions to Address Poor Power Factor
  • Validate Inoperable Critical Operating Equipment and Determine Its Disposition
  • Develop Critical Operating Equipment Control Device Settings
  • Provide Day-to-Day Engineering Support For Distribution Line, Substation Related Operational Problems, as Well as Any Transmission Line problems that Result in Operational Problems on the Distribution System

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology
  • Electric Utility Distribution Engineering or Protection Related Work Experience
  • Professional Engineering (PE) Registration
  • 30 months of cumulative experience in electric distribution engineering and design

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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