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Hydro Outage Coordinator (ESC) - Auburn, CA

Company: PG&E Corporation
Location: Auburn
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID -# 138112 - Job Category: Power Generation; Maintenance / Construction / Operations - Job Level: Individual Contributor Business Unit: Electric Operations Job Location: Auburn Department Overview PG&E's Power Generation Department manages and operates the largest privately-owned hydroelectric system in the nation. These renewable electric generation resources, located mostly at high elevation in California mountain ranges including the Sierra Nevada and southern Cascade mountains include 68 powerhouses, 184 miles of canals, 41 miles of flumes, 135 miles of tunnels, 19 miles of penstocks, 99 reservoirs, and 142,000 acres of watershed lands all covered by 26 operating licenses issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Position Summary The Outage Coordinator plays an integral role in outage planning, processing, energy and ancillary service market availability, market pricing impacts and transmission outage coordination within Power Generation. This position is applies extensive knowledge of Grid concepts, principles, and practices to resolve issues of varying complexity within Power Generation operations and maintenance scheduling. Provides technical information to Power Generation staff regarding outage coordination and unit scheduling. Researches and identifies practical solutions to highly complex outages and scheduling. Interpret industry practices, standards and guidelines. Resolves problems of varying complex scope. Assignments may provide an opportunity for creative or non-standard approaches. Under general direction, independently plans work to meet assigned general objectives and goals. Supports all Power Generations facilities, Maintenance Planning, Energy Supply, Transmission Outage Coordination, Gas Outage Coordination, and Telecomm Outage Coordination groups. This position location is flexible to Auburn, Chico or Redding. PG&E is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the -job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job. - The actual salary paid to an individual will be -based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, -market value, geographic location, collective bargaining agreements, and internal equity. - -Although we estimate -the -successful candidate hired -into this role will be placed towards the middle or entry point of the range, the decision -will be -made on a case-by-case -basis related to these factors.--- A reasonable salary range is:--- California Minimum: $---145,740 California Maximum: $---162,624 Responsibilities:

  • Build Safety into all aspects of work.
  • Coordinate all Power Generation equipment clearances with the Power Generation Energy Supply, Independent System Operator (ISO) and PG&E Transmission Outage Coordinators.
  • Review and process all TCC Telecom Clearance Outages and their impacts on power generation assets.
  • Review all Transmission Clearance Outages and their impacts on Power Generation assets.
  • Review all Gas Clearance Outages and their impacts on Power Generation assets.
  • Maintain compliance with FERC Order No. 2004.
  • Prepare Diablo Canyon Daily and Monthly Reports to the CPUC.
  • Provide support during root cause investigations into Forced Outages.
  • Interface with Energy Supply on pertinent outage issues and resolutions.
  • Provide support to other departments within Power Generation. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
    • California ISO Tariff, FERC License conditions, NERC and WECC Standards and Guidelines and Bulk Electric Generation and Transmission system integrated operations knowledge required Pacific Gas and Electric Company Apprenticeship program certificate or State of California Apprenticeship Certificate
    • Valid California Driver's License 5 years' experience in Journeyman Classification with a total of 7 years relevant work experience in PG&E, or 8 years outside of the company Desired Qualifications:
      • Competency in making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
      • Competency in making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
      • Competency in planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
      • Skill in making recommendations based on relevant expertise as needed to perform at the job level Power Generation Operation, Maintenance, and Outage experience Transmission System Operations, Gas System Operations, Telecom System Operations highly regarded in lieu of Power Generation experience. Business Understanding Scheduling and Logging for ISO of California (SLIC) Energy Supply Clearance Generation Unit Status and Scheduling System (GUSS) Unit Status and Reporting System (USRS) GRIP Operating System
      • Microsoft Office Demonstrate knowledge and abilities required for the Outage Coordinator. Complete assignments of broad scope and complexity. Prioritize plans and recommends solutions for routine outages. Approach and plans work in an organized manner to meet project commitments. Demonstrate good judgment when making decisions and recommendations. Frequently shows initiative and takes action proactively. Integrate information from a variety of sources. Serve as a point of contact in planning, researching, and scheduling Power Generation outages. #featuredjob

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