| 1978 – 1981 Pacific Gas and Electric Stockton, Calif.
• Groundman, apprentice lineman
Worked for the City of San Francisco Hetch Hetchy, Chancellor Electric and City of Santa Clara. These utility’s maintained several different voltages including 600v and 750v DC.
I worked for these company’s and utilities while I was laid off with PG&E.
1983 – 2003
• General Construction Lineman, Sub foreman A.
Worked on various line crews throughout the PG&E service territory, building and restoring electric distribution and transmission facilities. Supervised up to 6 bargaining unit employees in distribution and up to 20 bargaining unit employees on transmission projects. It was during this period that I spent 1 year as an Instructor at the Kettleman Training Facility.
• Distribution Specialist with Transmission Asset Management Engineering and Technical Support Organization
Support for OM&C Compliance organization and OM&C Electric Distribution organization with O.H. & U.G. Construction, EDPM Training, and EDPM ride longs with QCR’s, Safety Assessments, CPUC audit support, RTVI Support, and Materials/Equipment Training. Also provided support to OM&C in processes and procedures rolled out by E&P. This included but was not limited to Migratory Bird Training, MPR’s, Patrols & Inspections, Equipment testing, Line devices, RTVI processes, Work Verification, and T&D Bulletin development.
• T- Line Supervisor on Rotation Sacramento
Supervised Transmission crew and T-men in daily operations, including emergency response and inspections of Sacramento Regions transmission facilities.
• G.C. Sub Foreman A
Supervised, and worked closely with up to 6 bargaining unit employees, in Area 5 and throughout the PG&E service territory, replacing distribution and transmission poles, emergency restoration, new business work, service reliability, capacity work and reconstruction of our electric distribution and transmission facilities.
• G.C. Supervisor on Rotation Stockton, Fresno, and Kern
Supervised GC Organizations throughout the Central Valley, including the Stockton Division Area, Fresno East and West Area, and currently Bakersfield GC in Kern division. Each area had 4-8 GC crews and sub foreman, totaling 28 to 42 employees, and staff consisting of 2-4 FE/FET’s, First Field Clerks and Op clerks.
Worked closely with these crews during routine daily operations including, Emergency response and Storm related Outages across the regions and PG&E Service Territory during the winter Storm Season.
• G.C. Supervisor Stockton Region
Supervised GC Organizations in the Stockton Region of the Central Valley, including the Stockton Division areas, this area had 4-8 GC crews and sub foreman, totaling 28 to 42 employees, and staff consisting of 2-4 FE/FET’s, First Field Clerks and Op clerks.
Worked closely with these crews during routine daily operations including, New Business work, Large Reconductor Projects and Reconstructions Projects, Emergency response and Storm related Outages across the regions and PG&E Service Territory during the winter Storm Season.
2015 to Present:
Inspector Class 1&2 for Option 2, Distribution & Transmission poles and reconductor jobs including Nerc jobs.