Supervisor, Instrument Calibration & Repair - ATS - San Roman, CA

Employer: Pacific Gas and Electric

Job Description:
Department Overview:

Applied Technology Services (ATS) is an internal service organization that provides high quality technical services and expertise on an as-needed basis to all lines of business at Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E). Based at PG&E’s San Ramon Technology Center, ATS is a multi-disciplinary team of approximately 120 engineers and technical personnel who perform work in the ATS San Ramon offices and laboratories, and in the field.

The Instrument Calibration and Repair Services unit provides calibration and repair services for a wide variety of measurement and test equipment in service throughout PG&E. The unit has primary and secondary capabilities in several areas including AC and DC voltage, current, resistance, temperature, airflow, dimension, time, and frequency. Calibrations performed for nuclear power plants are performed in accordance with federally mandated nuclear quality assurance program requirements.

Position Summary:

The Instrument Calibration and Repair (IC&R) Supervisor is directly responsible for providing leadership, supervision, training, qualification, engineering support, and technical direction to a staff of calibration technicians to provide comprehensive calibration services of measurement and test equipment (M&TE) for all PG&E lines of business. This includes planning, organizing, and monitoring Unit assignments, and ensuring work expectations for scope, schedule, cost, safety, quality, environmental compliance, and responsiveness are established and are effectively communicated with clients, work unit personnel, management, and other stakeholders.

The Supervisor will also ensure that all work expectations are fully met and take appropriate and effective corrective actions when needed. Effectively manage personnel, including initiating, implementing, and following through with all performance management actions for employees including feedback, accountability, and development planning.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for maintaining the enterprise system to manage over 40,000 M&TE assets across PG&E territory.
Responsible for all aspects of the quality management system that support both ISO 17025 and Nuclear safety related calibrations. Responsible for review/approval of technical documents related to the workflow including but not limited to calibration reports, out of tolerance reports, work procedures, document control, procurement transactions, requisitions, engineering analysis, and non-conformance reports.
Responsible for defining future services for the Instrument Calibration & Repair Unit that benefit PG&E. Work with business partners to evaluate and assess new technology that will be beneficial to their business. Work to continually provide high value services to clients. Use feedback from business partners to identify and quickly resolve service delivery issues.
Participate in ATS planning and coordination activities to assure Unit is integrated with other ATS services and is prepared to meet future PG&E requirements.
Prepare short- and long-term goals for the Unit. Work with the ATS Leadership Team on strategic issues including development and implementation of the ATS strategic plan, resource plans, and other special assignments.
Prepare monthly progress reports on productivity, turnaround time, and other critical business metrics.



Bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering or technical field such as physics, an equivalent related technical certification or equivalent experience.
Seven (7) years in a related technical or engineering environment or working in a Metrology Lab environment.
10-15% travel.

Two (2) years of experience in a lead or supervisory role.
Experience supervising Bargaining Unit personnel.

Contact Person: Paul Sweetman
Phone: 510-421-8164
Location: San Ramon, CA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on January 11, 2022

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