Quality Verification Distribution Specialist, Expert (Humboldt Division)
Company: PG&E Corporation
Posted on: January 10, 2022
-Requisition ID -# 70247 - -Job Category : Maintenance /
Construction / Operations -Job Level : Individual
ContributorBusiness Unit: Electric Operations -Department
OverviewThe Electric Compliance Quality Management Organization
provides oversight of compliance activities within Electric
Operations. - This includes ensuring that all compliance
requirements are known, there are documented processes and
controls, controls are tested and effective, and that evidence of
compliance exists. - The department is the primary liaison with
external regulators (NERC/WECC, CPUC, CAISO, etc.), manages new and
changing requirements, regulatory audits, incident reporting and
review, and customer complaints. - The department is responsible
leading compliance improvement initiatives. - -Position SummaryThe
Electric Distribution Quality Verification (QV) Specialist conducts
field assessments on PG&E 's electric distribution facilities.
These work assessments focus on verifying the quality of:
- Overhead (OH) and underground (UG) inspections as required by
- Construction work performed by division construction crews in
conjunction with emergency and planned Electric Corrective (EC)
notifications to ensure facilities are repaired/constructed per the
requirements of PG&E Construction Standards
- Compliance Inspection and Construction supervisors completed
work verification of the inspectors and crews - -Job
- Works independently, utilizing advanced knowledge of electric
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
- Partners with division leaders on identifying root causes,
trends, process improvements and in implementing solutions.
- Provides assistance and coaching to lower level peers,
including on the job training for new Senior Specialists. May
handle questions regarding more complex verification situations.
Acts as a technical resource for PS&R and construction field
- Validates quality of completed work by construction crews and
compliance inspectors using advanced knowledge of construction
standards and general orders. Leads cross-division special projects
or initiatives. Is the go-to lead and subject-matter expert.
- Facilitates post verification review meetings. Summarizes and
presents complex findings to leaders. Uses advanced communication
skills to determine appropriate content for target audience.
Conveys findings and recommendations seeking buy in on
recommendations. Develops new methods for communicating issues,
concerns and best practices.
- Performs additional audit, quality verification and/or
validation activities to support compliance with GO 165, 95 and 128
or to support other regulatory audit requirements.
- Understands, demonstrates and coaches lower level peers on all
company and regulatory safety practices and requirements.
- Responsible for resolving gaps between external requirements
and internal standards.
- Establish new processes for emergent quality verification audit
- Lead tailboard discussions with Compliance Inspectors and
Construction Crews within all divisions
- Facilitates updates to Call book with new calls that requires
research of General Orders and Construction Standards
- Conduct quality verification audits in Divisions where a
Specialist has vacated - -QualificationsMinimum:High School Diploma
or GEDSeven (7) years of total relevant experienceValid CA Driver
's LicenseQualified Electrical Worker (QEW)Completion of a federal
or state sanctioned apprenticeship with approved supporting
documentation (e.g. IBEW Journeyman A Ticket) and/or union,
non-union, or union-affiliated sponsored apprenticeship or
equivalent experienceAbility to travel 50% of the time within the
PG&E service territory -Desired:Bachelor 's Degree in
job-related discipline or equivalent experienceExcellent
communication skillsStrong attention to detail and organizational
skillsAdvanced knowledge of General Orders 165, 95 and 128Excellent
understanding of the Electric Distribution Preventive Maintenance
ProgramAdvanced knowledge of the requirements of the OH and UG
Construction ManualStrong data analysis and reporting
skillsAdvanced Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word skills.
Proficiency with PowerPointExcellent teamwork and collaboration
skillsBroad knowledge of root cause investigation methods and
techniquesPrevious PG&E experience as a Compliance Inspector,
Journey Lineman, Field Engineer Technician, M&C Coordinator,
Quality AuditorASQ Certified Quality Auditor or equivalentASQ
Certified Quality Improvement Specialist -
Keywords: PG&E Corporation, Concord , Quality Verification Distribution Specialist, Expert (Humboldt Division), Professions , Concord, California
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