PGE Jobs – Electrician (IBEW)

Website Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Job Description:

This is an IBEW Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E. This job is subject to collective bargaining. This is a Journey-level position that is a Service Classification Employee that inspects, tests, repairs and replaces transmission and distribution electrical equipment. This candidate may be required to perform all types of substation switching included but not limited to field parallels, field loops, and line clearances as well as electrical maintenance and may perform field switching for substation assigned work. This position may be subject to Joint Apprentice Training Committee (JATC) review and approval. Provisional hires will be required to participate in targeted training to achieve journey-level knowledge of system operator roles and responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, test, and troubleshoot substation electrical equipment.
  • Install and overhaul electric equipment and machinery, transformers, power circuit breakers, switches, and associated hardware.
  • Identify problems and research how to perform the necessary repairs via manuals, manufacturer’s specification and schematics. Then keep accurate records of the work done to the equipment.
  • Work with various types of electrical construction tools and equipment; work will include confined spaces and working at elevated heights.
  • Perform switching duties associated with 4KV-500KV high voltage equipment inside a substation.
  • Perform work duties that requires the lifting of a maximum of 100 pounds daily.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a High School diploma or GED
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver’s License
  • Must obtain a California Class A permit within 3 months of hire and a Class A Driver’s License within 6 months of hire
  • Ability to work in all types of weather extremes
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions
  • Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Must be able to lift and move objects up to 100 pounds daily
  • Must be a certified Journey-level Electrician or have equivalent electrical field experience
  • Willingness to wear respirator
  • Must pass the Basic Switching Course [PSOS – 0250] within first 6 months of hire
  • Must live within 60 minutes of headquarters

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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