Operations Assistant (#21-59932)

San Diego Gas & Electric

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).

Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America’s best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work, and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region’s largest employers, we’re always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best. Learn more about benefits HERE.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of SDG&E. Empowering our employees to be their whole selves at work is our competitive advantage. This is where new ideas come from and meaningful collaboration gets an authentic start. By bringing together people with different perspectives, diverse backgrounds and real commitment to their own individuality, we have built a stronger business. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion HERE.

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Primary Purpose:
Schedules and coordinates inspection of customer installed gas and electric distribution facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Customer contact during pre-construction and construction phase. Educate customers regarding SDG&E process, answer questions on crew and meter set schedules and follow up on customer calls. Schedule trench inspections, pre-meets and pre-cons with company employees and/or third party contractors. Request SEO clearance, triggers CT’s.
  • Receipt orders, review jobs for completeness, print DO99, Acceptance Reports, Matrix. Create DO’s (field review, material, inspectors). Prepare file folders for inspectors and construction.
  • Schedule, route, coordinate joint meets with Stand-by Linemen, Inspectors and Customer, and prepare work order packages. Request on-or-nears, issue orders to Stand-by Linemen, collect upon completion, create construction dispatch orders, close out DO’s and forward as-built drawings to mapping and records. Maintains records and reports. Interacts with a variety of internal departments and external agencies.
  • Prepare Inspector daily route schedule, receive completed WO’s from Inspectors and close out inspector DO or partial releases.
  • Provide back-up, as needed, for the CMP and Timekeeping areas.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).

Required Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED.
  • 2 years – customer service experience.
  • Must have strong communication, customer service abilities and interpersonal skills, both oral and written.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Knowledge of basic Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), DPSS, CICS and GFMS and map reading.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • College level courses.


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.