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Supervisor, Substation Civil Engineering - Location Flexible

LocationWest Sacramento, California;

Requisition ID # 104143 

Job Category : Engineering / Science; Information Technology; Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Supervisor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : West Sacramento; San Francisco; Santa Rosa

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.

Summary: This position will be directly responsible for leading a team of Civil Engineers, Design Engineers and Design drafter that provides support for civil engineering and construction for substation projects within the northern half of the service territory


• Leads a civil engineering team that provides support for substation projects throughout the designated service territory. Promotes accountability through recognition, coaching, training and development.

• Encourages teamwork, commitment, and quality work products, while following the ESC contract. Manages bargain unit employees.

• Promotes and ensures safety by conducting safety tailboards in group meetings, and encouraging employees to be safe at home or work or while driving by adhering to safety rules.

• Participates in key project meetings and provides technical expertise as needed.

• Forecasts work and matches with appropriate short and long term resource plan. Supports resource need for Environmental Services (SPCC) and Civil Standards development.

• Assigns individual and team projects to balance project requirements with resource availability. Tracks schedule and cost performance, and ensures delivery of high quality civil engineering products.

• Provides support and solicits feedback from other departments (Electrical Engineering, Maintenance, Construction, Operations, Project Management, etc.) regarding all civil aspects of the projects.

• Plans for internal civil workload and recommends workload to be contracted. Supports contract work through careful drawing control and design quality as required.

• Looks for and recommends process changes to improve civil design productivity, quality and customer focus. Supports related department initiatives.

• Stays abreast of applicable civil standards and requirements.



  • A 4-year Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related technical discipline from an accredited curriculum in the US or equivalent from outside the US.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in civil engineering with some experience in electric substations.


  • Licenses/Certification: current and active California PE license required.
  • Knowledge of civil engineering practices, standards and implementation.
  • Experience with supervision in civil project and design engineering
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills
  • Leadership and presentation skills
  • Collaboration, influence and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Engineers and Scientists (ESC) Union Contract.
  • Leadership skills in driving work progress and improving work processes


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