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. Based in San Francisco, with 20,000
employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to
15 million people in Northern and Central California.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively
pursues and hires a diverse workforce.
PG&E's gas distribution system is the second largest in the country, extending approximately 48,000 miles. In addition, PG&E manages 6,700 miles of gas transmission pipeline with over 100 customers, operates 9 compressor stations, and has 3 operating gas storage facilities (an additional facility is under development).
The Public Safety and Integrity Management organizations vision is to:
• Improve pipeline safety and system reliability with a goal of zero safety incidents.
• Promote a safety culture throughout all levels of the organization with an emphasis on improving learning from the past and anticipating the future.
• Apply integrity management principles on a system-wide basis while engaging our stakeholders from local communities we operate in to our regulators so they can understand and participate in reducing our risk.
• Support the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the transmission and distribution pipeline systems through the proactive use of asset knowledge, threat identification and analytical tools to increase operational efficiency, improve system integrity and minimize safety risk to employees and the communities we operate in.
The Distribution Integrity Management organization is responsible for assessing the integrity of the distribution system and developing a strategic integrity management plan for the entirety of the distribution assets (pipelines, services, meters, etc.). In addition, the Distribution Integrity Management team oversees the Damage Prevention program for all of PG&Es underground infrastructure.
This Specialist position will be the Process Owner over Corrosion for transmission and distribution. The Process Owner is responsible for the end-to-end process associated with each of the two programs. The Process Owner will work with the many key stakeholders involved such as Maintenance & Construction, Corrosion Engineering, Integrity Management, and Risk Management. The position reports to the Supervising Engineer of Regs, Valves, Meters, and Corrosion and will include approximately 20% travel. This position will initially reside in Walnut Creek, until the department transitions to new facilities at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon beginning in October 2012.
This is a DOT covered position and is subject to random drug testing.
• 2+ years of experience related to Corrosion Control and/or Integrity Management
• 4+ years of experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Power Point, and Outlook
• Proficiency in Visio software
• Knowledge of 49 CFR Part 192, CPUC GO 112E, ASME B31.8S
• Effective in working with cross-functional teams
Maintain the Corrosion process maps and receive input from the key stakeholders regarding process improvement. Where needed, work to develop process maps by working in subject matter expert teams and documenting the process work thats currently being performed and look for enhancements along the way.
Provide support to internal and external audits and drive process corrective actions associated with Corrosion programs. In addition, work with Corrosion Supervisors, T&R Supervisors, Corrosion Mechanics, the Asset Strategists, and others to provide support for the corrosion processes.
REPORTING & COMMUNICATION
Produce monthly metric dashboards with key health indicators for the Corrosion Control Program. Work with the Distribution Integrity Management Team to continuously develop, maintain, and monitor Metrics and Performance of our DIMP initiatives to lower risk in Corrosion. Give presentations to stakeholder audiences and leadership as needed on process status. Participate in the Corrosion Technical Team and the Gas Maintenance Process Technical Team as needed.
Chair the Distribution Corrosion Threat Committee within the Distribution Integrity Management Group. Also, as part of this role, create and manage projects to lower or study corrosion risk on the Gas Distribution system.