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Vegetation Management Work Verifier

Company: PG&E Corporation
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID # 75680Job Category : Project / Program ManagementJob Level : Individual ContributorBusiness Unit: Electric OperationsDepartment OverviewThe Wildfire Risk Organization is responsible for assisting the company to act decisively and transparently to prevent fires of consequence from being caused by our equipment. The organization will develop objectives to 1) prevent fires of consequence originating from our equipment; 2) meet all commitments outlined in our 2021 Wildfire Mitigation Plan; 3) continue to foster trusted relationships with key stakeholders; and 4) Develop consistent processes and work standards through the implementation of the Lean Operating System for sustainable operations going into 2022 and beyond.Position SummaryField reviews to ensure electric system safety, reliability and regulatory compliance with state and federal rules. Serves as a subject matter expert and provides guidance and education or influence leaders in the industry on regulatory issues and work verification observations. Collaborates with customers and public entities to monitor and ensure vegetation proximity to PG&E assets to contribute to system reliability and safety objectives.Available positions are planned for the following areas:Sierra/NorthValley - Sierra (Sacramento, Placerville, Auburn, Grass Valley); North Valley (Chico and Redding)Central Valley/Central Coast - Central Coast (Cupertino, Santa Cruz, Salinas, San Luis Obispo); Central Valley (Angels Camp, Stockton, Sonora, Mariposa, Oakhurst, Merced, Fresno, Bakersfield)Bay/North Coast - Bay ( Vallejo, San Rafael, Oakland); North Coast (Santa Rosa, Willits, Eureka)These locations may be subject to change due to business needs, but available locations will be in the PG&E service territory.Job ResponsibilitiesConducts business in a safe and ethical manner in accordance with company standard practicesWorks with some guidance to complete assignments and solves problems of moderate scope and complexityCompletes field work verification to ensure quality vegetation management executionEvaluates tree growth and performs hazard tree evaluationsPrepares audit work package including audit work documents, maps, checklists, forms, and related documentsWorks with some guidance on moderately complex issuesCommunicates with peers, exchanging ideas or gathering information on overall program plan and goals within a specific functional area of operationsMay participate in public hearings, legal proceedings or similar in support of the subject matter expert, may be the subject matter expertDelivers on the work verification planContributes to implementation and creation of new concepts, processes and ideas to further Work Verification program advancementQualificationsMinimum:Bachelors Degree in Forestry or job-related discipline or equivalent experienceJob-related experience, 3 yearsDesired:ISA-International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist Utility Specialist certificationKnowledge of forestry and/or utility vegetation management concepts, methods and techniques.Good verbal and written communication skills. Excellent negotiation and collaboration skill, diplomacy and tactGood organizational, time management, prioritization and planning skillsTeam collaboration skillsGood project and program management skillsAbility to assess and recommend based on strong technical knowledgeAdaptable to changing and evolving business processesKnowledge of current utility and energy industry. issues, trends and political, economic and social issues affecting the programAbility to work within an environment that is heavily dependent on laws and regulations and knowledge of how to interpret and apply themUnderstands the basic organizational structure and how to utilize available resourcesProficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Keywords: PG&E Corporation, Bakersfield , Vegetation Management Work Verifier, Executive , Bakersfield, California

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