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Senior Technical Training Instructor - Substation

LocationLivermore, California;

Requisition ID # 66924 

Job Category : Human Resources 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Human Resources

Department Overview

The PG&E Academy - Substation Training Team is a dynamic group that focuses on strategically aligning itself with Electric Operations Substation M&C toward a goal of creating the safest most reliable electric system in the industry. It is our job to increase employee safety and productivity by designing, developing, and delivering best in industrytraining and on the job support solutions. We are seeking team members who can thrive autonomously in a fast-paced and changing environment.  To be successful you must, possess a passion for learning and innovation, be able to build strong internal and external relationships, be open to change, and have a strong propensity for action, results and continuous improvement.

Position Summary

The position will participate in a team of instructors that delivers Electric technical training to PG&E's workforce in a manner that allows the workforce to perform their jobs safely and efficiently. This role will ensure that PG&E Academy's technical training programs are delivered with the highest level of safety and performance standards, while training employees to competence and compliance with PG&E’s standards, procedures and Instructor Excellence guidelines. As an PG&E Academy Instructor, you will instruct, present and observe students within the Substation Training Programs. The successful candidate will be part of building a best in industrySubstation Training Team. This position will travel 10% through PG&E's Service territory.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 years of related job experience in respective trade
  • Mastery of skillset in which training will be delivered - Substation Electrician Experience
  • Must attain Technical Training Certification (COMPTIA) within 12 months from hire date
  • Completion of Electrician and/or Electrical Technician Apprenticeship


  • College degree in engineering or technical discipline
  • Minimum 2 years at Journeyman level in respective technical trade
  • Technical Training Certification (COMPTIA), or equivalent
  • Electrical Technician Experience
  • Switchman Experience

Job Responsibilities

  • Coach, mentor and develop team members to reach team and individual goals and strengthen core competencies
  • Coach technical instructors to set expectations around what best in industry training delivery looks like and work to improve overall skill set
  • Create and implement team strategies to ensure work is executed on time, on target and on budget
  • Effectively find solutions to issues and risks presented by team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Initiate, develop and maintain strong working relationships with line of business (LOB)directors/managers, project managers, and team members, working collaboratively to identify training and performance requirements and advising on learning solutions aligned with those requirements
  • Interface with client for course and training material feedback. Make suggestions for improvements and changes to curriculum working with Curriculum Development
  • May lead the development of critical new tools, technology and techniques that requires cross functional coordination
  • Plan, establish and maintain scheduling in conjunction with operations partners to maximize instructor booking efficiency and quality, adhere to budget and achieve results-driven learning solution goal
  • Provides technical leadership within the department
  • Work with Academy partners, including Curriculum Development, Professional Development, Operations, and eLearning to plan for assisting in Academy projects and rollouts
  • Works closely with Academy Management, line of business leadership, project managers, information systems technology services (ISTS) teams, and PG&E Academy curriculum development, and operations teams to ensure timely and accurate delivery of PG&E learning solutions that meet our company's goals and needs
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