Gas Operations Compliance Coordinator #21-59855


SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The company is committed to creating a sustainable future by providing its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure the reliable operation of the region’s infrastructure for generations to come. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).

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Primary Purpose: 

Supports company gas emergency response and gas compliance Maintenance & Inspection activities within the SDG&E service territory by quickly and efficiently coordinating these efforts with Gas Technical Services (GTS) Supervision, Region Engineering (RE), Field Utilities Specialists, Construction Managers at C&O Centers, and Construction Services. Adheres to mandated policies, procedures and internal company standards in support of emergency response and compliance activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as primary coordinator over the GTS Inspection & Maintenance program throughout the service territory for gas system assets. Validates and updates critical maintenance and inspection work record data. Creates, monitors, and manages work orders and maintenance notifications of company assets and equipment records in SAP-PM to ensure successful completion of necessary field repairs. Monitors the status of field work orders for completion, required follow-up, work scope changes, joint meet requirements, and access issues.
  • Responds to data requests from SDG&E management and Compliance departments for internal and external audits. Creates and modifies ad-hoc and standardized reports using HANA and SAP-PM systems to ensure compliance, monitor notifications, and monitor work order status for Gas Technical Services. Assists with technical system support questions for represented personnel, sometimes resulting in scheduled work modifications for represented personnel. May assist supervisor with special project reporting and analysis.
  • Performs Pipeline and Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) emergency response functions by dispatching and assigning represented personnel via CLICK sytem, including phone notification, other department coordination, and order creation/ processing (creation, modification, and management through completion of trouble orders in SAP-PM). Acts as a liason with various internal and external departments. Interacts daily with represented field personnel regarding order completion status, CLICK issues, and additional crew support as needed (assist crews and/ or extra equipment needed, material ordering, etc).
  • Performs other duties as assigned which include but are not limited to assisting ARSO scheduling with compliance inspection and maintenance orders, creating and modifying late lists and prearranged lists, updating vacation information, and ensuring callout lists with qualifications are accurate.

Required Qualifications: 

  • H.S. Diploma/GED
  • 3 years – customer service or administrative support experience.
  • Requires strong organization and prioritization skills and a high level of attention to detail.
  • Experience working with Microsoft applications required – Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Previous experience in Microsoft Access is beneficial.
  • Requires the ability to work extended hours during gas operations emergencies, or as needed.
  • This is a DOT safety sensitive position. A pre-assignment drug test may be required.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Associate’s Degree.
  • Previous experience with SAP, especially SAP-PM is highly desirable. Experience with CISCO, and GIS are desirable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Company Standards and/ or regulatory code compliance driven maintenance and inspection activities are highly desirable.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the California Public Utilities Commission have adopted regulations governing the control of drug use by persons in certain job classifications.  This job is covered by that regulation (49 CFR 199) and candidates who are not already in a covered job classification will be tested for the presence of prohibited drugs and must meet DOT standards before appointment to the job. Once in the job, successful candidates will be subject to random drug testing.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.