Pacific Gas & Electric Company Gas Quality Control Specialist, Senior in Rocklin, California

Gas Quality Control Specialist, Senior

Date: Mar 13, 2018

Location: Rocklin, CA, US, 95765

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 10565

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : Antioch; Clovis; Rocklin


Based 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 Overview

GasOperationsisfocusedon ensuringthesafeandreliableflowof naturalgasto ourcustomers.Asawhole,GasOperationsisresponsibleforallaspectsofPG&E'sgasdistributionandtransmissionoperations,includingplanning,engineering,maintenanceandconstruction,restorationand emergencyresponse. Gas Operations T&D Construction’s Field Quality Control program is designed to assess construction tasks and identify opportunities to continuously improve our work practices.

Position Summary

Responsibleforthesafeand qualityprocessimprovementfunctionswithinGasOperationsT&DConstruction.Thispositionwillrequire70-80%travelwithin ourserviceterritory.

Job Responsibilities

•100% dedication to safety.

•Create and foster a safe work environment by maintaining an absolute commitment to safety for self and others.

Works independently, utilizing advanced knowledge of utility regulatory general orders to complete deep reviews and analysis of the construction work, uncovers complex findings and root causes and prepare comprehensive recommendations for leadership.

•Partners with cross organizational leaders on identifying root causes, trends, process improvements and in implementing solutions.

•Provides assistance and coaching to peers, including on the job training.

•May handle questions regarding more complex verification situations.

•Acts as a technical resource for construction employees and field supervisors.

•Validates quality of completed work by construction crew and inspection using advanced knowledge of company standards and procedures.

•Collects information from post event critiques and ensures action items are completed and enforced.

•Evaluates audit findings, including identification of opportunities for improvement.

•Develops and implements guidelines and process documentation.

•Presents findings and makes recommendations to management or others within organization.

•Assists with the implementation of process improvements and efficiencies.

•Performs quality assessments audits of inspections and work verifications performed by compliance staff.

•Conducts review of regulations, standards, procedures, records, data, and other documents relevant to audit scope, objectives, and criteria.

•Acts as a subject matter expert in area of field.

•Validates quality of completed work by construction crew and inspection using advanced knowledge of company standards and procedures.



-High School or GED-General Educational Development-GED Diploma

-Experience as Gas Quality Control Specialist, or related 1 year

-Experience in quality assurance, or related, 5 years

-CA Class C License, or equivalent

-Willingness to work in remote locations

-Willingness to work in an office environment

-Ability to travel up to 80 percent of working time


-Associates Degree in job-related discipline or equivalent experience

-Experience at PG&E, job-related

-Experience in field work, gas

-ASQ-American Society for Quality CQA-Certified Quality Auditor certification

-ASQ-American Society for Quality Improvement Specialist certification

-AWS Certified Welding Inspector

-NACE Certification

Additional skills and abilities:

•Ability to deliver safe and high quality services using industry recognized tools and methods to assure a high level of customer satisfaction.

•Advanced Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word skills.

•Proficiency with PowerPoint.

•Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.

•Excellent communication skills.

•Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

•Ability to develop and deliver recommendations and presentations to cross-functional leadership.

•Advanced continuous improvement and change management skills and abilities

•Knowledge of safety policies, theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques as needed to perform at the job level.

Knowledge of database and information systems

•Competency in consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

•Competency in gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

•Competency in planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

•Experience with Quality Control, Quality Assurance and process improvement initiatives.

•Adaptability to changing environments, shifting priorities, demands and timelines.

•Effective oral and written communication skills with management and subordinates.

•Ability to apply change management theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques as needed to perform at the job level

•Competency in developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

•Competency in actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento