Pacific Gas & Electric Company Painter-Utility Worker GC- Central Coast (IBEW) in San Jose, California
Requisition ID # 14105
Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Electric Operations
Job Location : San Jose
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.
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.
This is an IBEW Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E.
The General Construction Painter Utility Worker is involved in painting stacks, towers and all other structures and equipment. Additionally this worker will oversee the mixing of paints, sandblasting of surfaces, water blasting canals, erecting and dismantling scaffolds, lining water canals with fiberglass, installing thermal protection, asbestos abatement and high voltage Insulator cleaning.
The Utility Worker- Painter- GC is a General Construction position and individuals must be able to travel and transfer to a new headquarters upon request at any time; throughout the entire PG&E service territory with no guarantees as to how long you will be away from home.
This position is a DOT (Department of Transportation) covered classification and is subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening.
Accesses work site to be prepped using ladders, scaffolding, aerial lifts, or other equipment; uses scraper, chisel, sanders, cleaning agents, and rags to clean and prepare surfaces for painting; tapes paper, foil, film or other materials to protect wiring, gauges, or other non-painted items from paint; patches and repairs surfaces prior to painting; operates power tools that include: chipping gun, grinder and buffer, sand blaster, high pressure water washer, stripper, and sander to clean and prepare surfaces for painting; transfers paint from large containers into smaller containers; mixes paint and/or additives to achieve proper color and thickness
Uses brushes and rollers of various sizes and types to apply primer, paint, or sealant; operates paint sprayers of various sizes and types to apply primer, paint or sealant; uses line stripping machine to paint parking lot lines
Assists in the application and removal of insulation on turbines, boilers, steam lines, fuel oil tanks, etc.
Assists in the duties of Painters A and B
Working below ground in vaults, penstocks and in confined vessels
Communicates with foreman, supervisor, crew members, and other internal Company departments regarding work schedules, job tasks, and emergencies
Lifts equipment, paint, tools, supplies, bags of sand, sandblast pots, and materials in and out of vehicle at the start and end of each work day. Cleans or disposes of tools, equipment, and materials used during the job
Responsible for placing lead contaminated material into disposable drums
Installs PVC bracing
Drives powered industrial equipment
Walks the work site to conduct a pre-job site inspection at the start of each job to identify hazards and safety issues; visually observes and physically tests tools, equipment, and personal protective equipment (PPE) and records findings, walks hazardous materials storage area, looks for safety issues, and handwrites findings of inspections
Attends and participates in department, staff, and company-wide meetings; attends and participates in daily, monthly, and quarterly safety tailboard meetings
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must possess a High School diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience
Must have a valid California Driver's License or ability to obtain one by first day of employment
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
Ability to travel and transfer to new headquarters upon request at any time, throughout the entire PG&E service territory with no guarantees as to how long you will be away from home
Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds a minimum of one time a day
Ability to perform work tasks from ladders, platforms, metal grating, scaffolds and/or ropes
Willingness to work in excavation/confined spaces
Internal Candidates: Must have qualified on Physical Test Battery (PTB) and Work Orientation Inventory (WOI) before applying
External and Hiring Hall candidates: Must qualify on Physical Test Battery (PTB) and Work Orientation Inventory (WOI) prior to interviewing
Demonstrated ability to operate a manlift/forklift
Previous experience painting in an industrial painting environment
Demonstrated experience with basic hand and power tools used in the commercial construction industry
In an effort to better represent the communities we serve, additional consideration will be given to candidates living within 50 miles of headquarters
Graduate from an approved PowerPathway® Program
Relevant Hiring Hall/Canus experience
Relevant PG&E experience