PG&E Employees

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September 18, 2014

PG&E Puts Public Safety First on California’s Fire Lines

PG&E crews have been working in tandem with firefighters and other first responders as wildfires rage in El Dorado and Madera counties and other locations.

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September 17, 2014

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Cracking the Code, or How to Recruit for Success

In her most recent LinkedIn Influencer blog, PG&E’s Karen Austin talks about how she recruits top talent in a very competitive marketplace.

September 17, 2014

VIDEO: Fitness Day Prepares Line Workers for Job’s Physical Demands

From climbing power poles to hanging cross arms, line workers have one of the most physically demanding professions. To prepare them, pre-apprentice line workers attend a daylong health and wellness class. As this video shows, the goal is that they enjoy a long and healthy career.

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September 16, 2014

Gas Stations Get a Hand with Energy-Saving Lighting Upgrades

A longtime gas distributor upgraded the lighting at its Northern California service stations and warehouses. The result was dramatic, saving the company $68,000 a year in energy costs. Perhaps even more surprising was how much the company paid for the lighting and labor. Exactly nothing, thanks to PG&E’s special financing for energy-saving projects.

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September 12, 2014

Lost Dog, Rescued at PG&E Project Site, Gets New Home

Here’s a story with a happy ending. A dog found abandoned at a PG&E project site was rescued and now has new owners and a new name.

September 11, 2014

PG&E Corporation Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

PG&E Corporation today (Sept. 11) announced it has again been selected for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which lists North American companies that lead their industries in corporate economic, environmental and social performance. The company was one of only nine U.S. energy utilities to make the North America Index.

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September 11, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Teams Head to Colorado for National Gas Rodeo

Two teams of PG&E gas employees will be cutting pipes, setting meters and digging holes as they take part in the annual National Gas Rodeo this week in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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September 8, 2014

City of Napa, Santa Rosa Press Democrat Thank PG&E for Quake Response

PG&E’s response to the Aug. 24 earthquake has earned thanks from city leaders in Napa as well as the Santa Rosa Press Democrat newspaper.

September 8, 2014

PG&E Receives Recognition for Innovation in Asset Management

In an awards ceremony today, PG&E was recognized by technology leader SAP with the “2014 Top Innovation Award for Asset Management.” The award recognizes the utility that best exemplifies the use of technology and business transformation to improve asset lifecycle management.

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September 4, 2014

Earthquake-Damage Models Helped PG&E Restore Service in About 24 Hours After Napa Temblor

High-tech earthquake-damage modeling helped PG&E respond more quickly and effectively to the recent magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa County. In cases like the Napa County earthquake, which hit on Aug. 24, the models help deploy PG&E’s field teams to conduct inspections and make emergency repairs.

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September 4, 2014

PG&E’s Tony Earley Receives EEI’s Distinguished Leadership Award for Decades of Service to the Electric Power Industry

Tony Earley, chairman, CEO and president of PG&E Corporation, today (Sept. 4) was awarded the Edison Electric Institute’s (EEI’s) Distinguished Leadership Award by his industry peers for his decades of significant contributions and commitment to the electric power industry.

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September 3, 2014

PG&E’s Davis Truck Repair Shop Lights the Way for Safety

The Davis shop where PG&E’s many bucket trucks and one-of-a-kind vehicles are repaired has new lighting that’s keeping employees safe. As this video story shows, to see the lights all you have to do is look up.

August 28, 2014

PG&E Boosts Efforts to Prevent Catastrophic Wildfires during Drought

PG&E actions to prevent wildfires and increase public safety during extreme drought conditions were on display at the monthly meeting of the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection on Wednesday.

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August 27, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Employees Descend on Napa to Aid Customers Impacted by Earthquake

Gas crew foreman Steve Bittner is used to pressure situations. So when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake jolted him awake early Sunday in Napa, he took action. As this video demonstrates, Bittner was just one of the many employees helping customers get their lives back in order.

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August 22, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Help Preserve a Piece of ‘The Rock’

Staffers from the PG&E Academy, the utility’s skills training and development arm, volunteer for numerous community events throughout the year. That includes Aug. 14, when 16 Academy employees spent four hours tending to the gardens on San Francisco’s Alcatraz Island.

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