Pacific Gas & Electric Company Substation Maintenance and Construction Management Intern in Rocklin, California

Substation Maintenance and Construction Management Intern

Date: Mar 5, 2018

Location: Rocklin, CA, US, 95765

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 12556

Job Category : Administrative / Clerical

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : 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

The 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 Substation Maintenance and Construction intern will support a variety of special projects associated with Transmission Operations. We will be looking at improvements in Affordability, and Work Execution. The intern will work in conjunction with all of the SM&C Supervisors to facilitate, report out and complete assigned projects with the related details. The intern will be the primary contact for certain projects and maintain the status throughout the life cycle of those projects.


Substation M&C is looking for a talented summer intern to help support the new affordability guidelines that the company is working through.

  • Works independently with guidance on projects.

  • Solves moderate to complex problems and takes broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.

  • May manage cross-functional projects or initiatives.

  • Works with management across functions to influence decisions.

  • Develop project effectiveness plan

The successful intern will have the opportunity to lead and/or support activities as described above working with a team of experienced Leaders. Additionally, the intern will gain knowledge of the larger Electric Operations organization through the work they will be performing.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earning a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related majors (students must be continuing education towards degree during and/or after internship)

  • Must have a valid driver’s license or obtain one at least 30 days prior to start date.


  • Strong computer skills using databases, and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • 3.0 GPA or greater in both cumulative GPA and major GPA

  • Ability to work in a team environment and support fellow team members

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Takes initiative and can work independently with minimal direction

PG&E typically is unable to provide VISA sponsorship to students on an F-1, J-1 or other student visa for this position.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento