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Supervisor, Electric Distribution - Multiple Locations

LocationMonterey, California;

Requisition ID # 125125 

Job Category: Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level: Supervisor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location: Salinas; Santa Cruz

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

The Electric Operations Distribution Maintenance and Construction leadership manages teams directly or indirectly involved in maintaining or building parts of the service territory distribution grid. Supervisors and Superintendents may oversee teams working projects throughout the services territory. The Distribution leaders provide safe and reliable electric service while maintaining compliance with the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) General Orders, all safety regulations and other regulatory requirements. The leaders fully implement safety best practices and manage employee’s accountability. Leaders must ensure full compliance with the Injury & Illness Prevention Program.

Job Responsibilities

  • Embodies and leads with safe behaviors in all aspects of work performance. Promotes a speak up, listen up, and follow up culture.
  • Facilitates or leads weekly team meetings/safety tailboards. Conducts training as needed.
  • Regularly visits work sites (at least 50% of time) to monitor progress and employee performance.
  • Ensures the customers' needs and expectations are met. Provides clear, professional, and proactive communication with customers in a variety of field situations.
  • Ensures maintenance and construction work is completed safely, on time, and within budget and quality expectations.
  • Completes and maintains all work documentation or reporting.
  • Identifies and reacts to complex field decisions, utilizing technical knowledge and experience to move forward quickly, considering cost, risk, safety, quality, and customer impact.
  • Effectively utilizes resources by monitoring crew productivity.
  • Builds constructive peer relationships and treats direct reports equitably. Provides positive and constructive feedback to others.
  • Responds to emergencies and outages. May serve as a field leader (e.g. District Storm Room Lead, Task Force Lead) in OEC/EOC major emergency activations.
  • Supervises staff, including bargaining unit employees, to accomplish results through recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management, and rewards and recognition




  • High-School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in engineering, manufacturing, construction, field maintenance operations, or related electric utility experience
  • Must obtain a California Driver’s License by first day of employment


  • Previous experience in the electric utility industry. Journeyman lineman experience preferred.
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