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Electric Distribution Asset Strategy Intern
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Job Description

Requisition ID # 21287

Job Category : Administrative / Clerical

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Sacramento


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 informationor any other factor that is not related to the job.

Organization Overview

The Electric Distribution Asset Strategy and Program Development team sets the overall asset strategy for Electric Operations. The Asset Strategy team evaluates the overall systems and develops programs to ensure the safe and reliable operations of the grid. This includes new technology implementation along with risk-based solutions to optimize the grid.

Position Summary

The Intern will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of high-level strategies and programs required to maintain or improve the electrical distribution assets for PG&E. These would include:

* Data management and analysis for electric distribution systems that serve high fire risk
* Researching outage information for accuracy for use in circuit selection models
* Post event analysis
* Review of ESRI and GIS systems to troubleshoot problems and make mapping corrections
* Assist in evaluating new techniques and automation technologies
* Gathering and assisting with the collection of metrics to drive asset strategy decisions
* Working with the Standards and Strategy teams to develop communication plans and presentations to implement new processes and technologies

The successful intern will have the opportunity to lead and/or support activities as described above working with a team of experienced Asset Strategy Engineers. 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 Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related engineering field (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.


* EIT or FE certification
* 3.0 GPA or greater in both cumulative GPA and major GPA
* Engineering experience in utilities, municipalities, construction, or engineering consultation
* 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 visa for this position.

About Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Company Description
Based in San Francisco, PG&E is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Approximately 21,000 people work together to ensure the continuous delivery of energy to 15 million Californians, across a 70,000-square-mile service area that stretches from Eureka in the north to Bakersfield in the southern San Joaquin Valley. We are an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.

Working Here
Our dynamic Business Planning team provides financial planning and reporting services to the entire PG&E organization. This includes budgeting, planning and forecasting, monitoring, controlling and accounting, operational performance reporting and analysis, strategic planning and analysis, and financial decision support. Our high-profile department provides a great place for talented individuals to begin their career, make a contribution and be recognized.