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Gas Service Representative (IBEW) Oakland

LocationOakland, California;

Requisition ID # 109785 

Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Department Overview

Gas Service is a department within Customer Field Service that is responsible for the establishment of gas and electric service for PG&E's residential and small commercial customers.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Position Summary

This is an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1245 represented classification, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E.  This job is subject to collective bargaining.

We are seeking a highly motivated, capable individual with excellent safety and customer focus skills, as well as mechanical skills, for our Gas Service Representative (GSR) position.  GSRs respond to gas emergencies and provide safety check and adjustment service on customer-owned gas appliances.

The work environment may include working in confined spaces. Shift work, weekends and overtime may be required.  This position is subject to union dues.

This position is a DOT (Department of Transportation) covered classification and is subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening.

Job Responsibilities

-Affixes approved dead end fittings to squeezed-off plastic services.

-Conducts leak survey work.

-Connects and disconnects services at the weather head on new business accounts, including panel upgrades.

-Performs installation and alteration of all domestic and commercial gas meter and regulator sets and equipment.

-Squeezes off (pinch-off) ruptured plastic services which are visible (and which can be accessed safely) to protect life and property.

-Grades leaks for customer-generated tags.

-Handles single-phase complete outs and voltage complaints high or low, and flickering lights.

-Performs gas appliance parts replacement in conjunction with their regular work.

-Performs turn-ons or shut-offs up to 2 lbs.

-DOT-Operations/Maintenance AND Emergency


Minimum Qualifications:

-Must be at least 18 years of age

-Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience

-Must possess a valid California Driver’s License

-Ability to work in all types of weather extremes

-Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions

-Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays

-Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

-Record of Residence within 30 minutes of job or headquarters

-Ability to work shift schedule

Desired Qualifications:

-Experience in construction, plumbing, or basic electrical skills

-Graduate from the Bridge to Utility Worker Power Pathway Program

-Current or previous PG&E employee

-Current or previous Hiring Hall employee

Pre-Employment Testing

PG&E Employees: You must have qualified on all prerequisite tests prior to submitting an application; and all secondary tests prior to interviewing. For more information on prerequisite and secondary exams, including study guides, please visit the Pre-employment testing program website.

  • Industrial Skills Test
  • Physical Test Battery
  • Work Orientation Inventory-Physical/Technical Driving
  • Post-Offer Phys Assessment Gas Srv Rep
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