Skip to main content

Senior Project Engineer (ESC), Electrical Substation - Clovis

LocationClovis, California;

Requisition ID # 81681 

Job Category : Engineering / Science 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Clovis

Department Overview

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.

Position Summary

This position is represented by Engineers and Scientists of California (ESC) subject to collective bargaining.

This is a senior-level engineer job that requires mastery of the substation journey owner’s and project engineer duties. The Senior Engineer oversees our alliance engineering firms to lead simple to complex substation engineering and design projects. The candidate should have extensive knowledge of substation engineering concepts, principles, and practices to resolve complex problems with only general direction. Provides technical leadership and coaching to junior engineers. Researches and identifies practical solutions to solve complex problems. Reviews and negotiates engineering and design proposals, ensure adherence to the TD-3330P work procedure, check the accuracy and completeness of the final project scope, review and accept construction drawings, provide engineering support during construction, ensure all job close out duties, such as as-built review meeting, etc., are complete. Also acts as a subject matter expert on select substation equipment.


  • Resolve problems of complex scope. Serve as a key technical resource within area of specialization. Apply creativity or new approaches to assignments that may be unique. Lead others on technically complex projects. Regularly uses discretion and independent judgment in fulfilling these job functions.
  • Perform the functions of Associate, Journey and Senior level Engineer
  • Manage large highly complex projects and perform engineering analyses, studies, and develop conceptual designs.
  • Develop innovative solutions to solve challenging technical issues.
  • Acts as a lead in root cause analysis and makes recommendations to address local and system-wide problems.
  • Develop technical procedures and contributes to the development of standards, specifications, construction documents, and guidelines.
  • May represent PG&E at external industry associations, committees, trade organizations and other
  • inter-utility groups.
  • Act as an engineering mentor to junior engineers.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with our external business partners



  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited curriculum in the US or the equivalent from outside the US
  • 8 years of cumulative experience in engineering and design


  • Experience in multiple large and complex substation projects without supervision and serve as team leader
  • Experience in completing complex substation assignments with few or no precedents or standards
  • Current California PE license

I'm Interested

Sign Up for Job Alerts

Note that all fields are mandatory. Please set your category and location selections prior to submitting.
By submitting your information, you acknowledge that you have read our privacy policy and consent to receive email communications from PG&E.

Interested InSelect a job category from the list of options. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

  • Engineering / Science, Clovis, California, United StatesRemove