Pacific Gas & Electric Company Garageman (IBEW) in San Francisco, California

Requisition ID # 16039

Job Category : Transportation

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : San Francisco


Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

PG&E's Transportation Services team is responsible for managing all aspects of the PG&E transportation related equipment. The transportation team is comprised of several interrelated departments including transportation engineering, garage operations, aircraft operations, and business operations (Fleet IT, Regulatory & Compliance, Pool and Rental Management & Fleet Finance). Each of these departments will work together to provide our clients with a full service transportation solution. The work of our Transportation Services department is key to the company's success and provides challenge and variety beyond the day-to-day business operations associated with the service and repair of the PG&E operating fleet.

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.

Garageman provide excellent customer service to employees and visitors of the PG&E General Office garage(s) and are also responsible for performing vehicle and equipment service work. They are expected to take initiative and promptly assist everyone who visits the garage. Automotive duties may include, but are not limited to technical maintenance inspections, tire rotations and oil changes. They are they first point of contact and are expected to perform work duties safely and courteously. Individuals will be responsible for parking, staging, detailing and maintaining vehicles. A Garageman will be required to operate and drive vehicles with automatic and manual transmissions.


  • Park company and employee vehicles.

  • Dispense fuel and clean company vehicles.

  • Change and repair tires.

  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections that do not require adjustments or repairs.

  • Services batteries.

  • Perform necessary janitorial work.


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 operate and drive a manual transmission

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds a minimum of one time a day

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

  • Internal PG&E employees: Must have qualified on the Physical Test Battery (PTB) exam prior to applyingExternal and Hiring Hall candidates: Must qualify on the Physical Test Battery (PTB) exam prior to interviewing

Desired Qualifications:

  • Live withing 50 miles of headquarters (25 miles preferred)

  • Previous PG&E or Hiring Hall Garageman experience

  • 1+ year work experience as a valet or parking attendant

  • Previous PowerPathway graduate/Current PowerPathway student

  • Demonstrated experience with computer equipment (computer keyboard and mouse)

  • Demonstrated experience with automotive parts and equipment