PG&E Employees

November 21, 2014

Vegetation Management Team Gets Personal with Local Customers

When staffers on PG&E’s Vegetation Management team in Fresno wanted to talk to residents about upcoming work, they thought hosting a picnic might be a innovative approach. Residents like Carlos Poblano agree. “I think it’s a much better way of doing business,” he said.

November 12, 2014

Tony Earley: Recruiting and Training Veterans is Only Half the Battle

As PG&E’s Tony Earley writes in this commentary, government leaders, advocacy groups and businesses have been working hard in recent years to create avenues to promising careers for military veterans. PG&E, for instance, has trained more than 250 veterans for a future in energy through our PowerPathway programs, one of several ways we’ve turned our attention to recruiting veterans.

From left, Peter Glaholm of Lloyd's Register presents gas certifications to PG&E's Chris Johns and Nick Stavropoulos in May. (Currents Archive Photo.)
November 12, 2014

Lloyd’s Register Recertifies PG&E as Best-in-Class Gas System Operator

PG&E announced today that Lloyd’s Register, the independent, international auditor, recertified the company as a best-in-class gas system operator and the company’s ISO 55001: 2014 and PAS 55-1: 2008 certifications due in part to the progress it made across all aspects of its gas operations since its original qualification in May 2014.

November 10, 2014

Diablo Canyon Unit 2 Safely Returns to Full Power

PG&E today announced that Unit 2 at Diablo Canyon Power Plant safely returned to 100 percent power after a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage that began on Oct. 5. Unit 1 is safely operating at 100 percent power.

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November 10, 2014

Military Paratrooper Skills Aid Stockton Lineman

When the Loma Prieta earthquake hit in 1989, David Granillo’s father, a PG&E lineman, went to work and didn’t come back for two weeks.That early notion of a “call to duty” stuck with Granillo, who later enlisted in the Army and today is a lineman for PG&E.

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November 10, 2014

By Actively Hiring and Supporting Former Military Personnel, PG&E Celebrates Veterans Day Every Day

One day every year — Nov. 11 — America honors those who’ve served in the armed forces. But at PG&E, every day is Veterans Day. Throughout the year, PG&E is committed to hire more veterans and to support those already working at the company. PG&E has shown its backing of veterans in many ways — including helping veteran-owned enterprises work with PG&E, seeking solutions to long-term unemployment among veterans and participating in Veterans Day parades and other community activities.

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November 10, 2014

PG&E Ranked among Top-100 Military Friendly Employers

PG&E has been designated as a 2015 Top-100 Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs Magazine and Military Spouse Magazine. This is the third consecutive year, and the fourth time overall, that the utility has been recognized by G.I. Jobs Magazine.

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November 9, 2014

Marines Prepared Rodrigo Marquez for PG&E

Leading up to Veterans Day on Tuesday, we’re sharing stories of PG&E employees who have served in the military. Today’s profile is Rodrigo Marquez, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who works for PG&E as a gas utility worker in Fresno.

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November 8, 2014

Air Force Made Alycia Brown Stronger

Leading up to Veterans Day on Tuesday, we’re sharing stories of PG&E employees who have served in the military. Today’s profile is Alycia Brown, a U.S. Air Force veteran who works for PG&E in Bakersfield.

November 7, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Box Thousands of Green Apples for a Good Cause

When you volunteer at a food bank you never know what you’ll sort.Today it’s Granny Smith apples. Tomorrow it could be pears. This week, some 20 PG&E employees volunteered their time to package food at the SF-Marin Food Bank.

November 7, 2014

Navy Provided Focus for PG&E’s David Roberts

Leading up to Veterans Day on Tuesday, we’re sharing stories of PG&E employees who have served in the military. Today’s profile is David Roberts, a U.S. Navy veteran who works for PG&E in San Ramon.

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November 6, 2014

Army, PG&E a Perfect Balance for Rupert Espinosa

Leading up to Veterans Day on Tuesday, we’re sharing stories of PG&E employees who have served in the military. Today’s profile is Rupert Espinosa, a U.S. Army veteran who works for PG&E in Placer County.

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November 6, 2014

PG&E Honors Employees for Outstanding Community Service

PG&E employees contribute more than 50,000 volunteer hours annually to worthy organizations and schools in their hometowns. Each year, PG&E presents the Frederick W. Mielke Award for outstanding community service to several employees. Here’s a look at the three 2014 winners and the charities that they support.

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November 5, 2014

Have Your Furnace Inspected, Gas Pilot Relit for Free

With winter nearing and nighttime temperatures beginning to cool, it’s time to have your furnace inspected and to turn on your pilot lights. Simply calling 1-800-PGE-5000 will help families be safer and warmer this winter.

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November 5, 2014

For Tony Earley, PG&E’s Commitment to Veterans Is Personal

Hundreds of highly skilled military veterans have found employment at PG&E over the years. And hiring them has become a badge of honor for the utility. That endorsement comes from the highest level: Chairman and CEO Tony Earley, a former Navy officer, who explains why in this Q&A.

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