PG&E Employees

July 18, 2014

PG&E Focuses on Safety at the 2014 California State Fair

PG&E is celebrating more than a decade at the California State Fair in Sacramento. Today through July 27, PG&E will be providing safety advice and other tips at its booth. PG&E is partnering with the IBEW this year.

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July 18, 2014

Sports, Work and Family Connect for PG&E’s Matt Fritz

Matt Fritz is a PG&E gas supervisor based in Eureka. As one of the PG&E employees featured in local TV ads, Fritz has gotten high-fives from the kids on the sports teams he coaches.

July 17, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Trim Trees to Keep Guardian House Play Area Safe

About eight years ago, volunteers planted a row of cypress trees along the back of the Guardian House — a local shelter for children facing circumstances of abuse or neglect — to provide a visual barrier and privacy screen for the children. Over the years, the cypress trees had become overgrown and needed some attention. In stepped PG&E.

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July 15, 2014

Electrifying Whodunit: PG&E Protects Public by Investigating Mysteries of Downed Wires

If you’ve ever seen an episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” then you’re probably familiar with the scenario: Forensic investigators solve crimes by examining the evidence. A team of PG&E detectives is doing just that, analyzing the reason for downed electric lines.

July 15, 2014

VIDEO: Electric Line Workers Recognized for Providing Safe, Reliable Power

Electric line workers work long hours in freezing temperatures and sweltering heat to provide Californians with safe and reliable power year-round. The company’s more than 1,500 line workers, foremen, apprentices and troublemen recently were recognized for the important work they do. The State Assembly designated July 10 as Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day in California.

July 11, 2014

Meet the Interns: Whitney Pearson Helps Other Interns Learn About PG&E

Have you ever wondered what the day-to-day life of an intern is like? Whitney Pearson has the distinction of being the intern working in PG&E’s “intern department,” better known as the University Programs office.

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July 8, 2014

PG&E Launches Employee Vehicle Charging Pilot Program

In keeping with its strong support for clean transportation, PG&E is giving employees an opportunity to charge plug-in electric vehicles at selected company locations in Northern and Central California. Employees will pay market rates for electricity through personal accounts.

July 8, 2014

PG&E’s Eric Brown Wins Award for Presentations at Cosumnes River Preserve

The Galt City Council presented PG&E’s Eric Brown with the Galt Community of Character Coalition for Integrity award for his work with students.

July 3, 2014

Meet the Interns: Julian Alvarez Goes from Army to Alabama to PG&E

More than 200 college students are spending their summer working at PG&E. Every week, we’ll introduce one of those students and give them a chance to share what they’re learning. This week’s story is about Julian Alvarez, a student at the University of Alabama who is interning in PG&E’s Corporate Affairs department.

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July 2, 2014

PG&E’s Shonda Abercrombie Supports Family, Troops and Customers

Following in her PG&E-employee father’s footsteps, Shonda Abercrombie has had a long PG&E career while dedicating herself to raising twin daughters.

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June 27, 2014

Students at New Energy Academy Get Real-World Work This Summer

Students at Independence High in Bakersfield who attend the PG&E-sponsored New Energy Academy (NEA) are getting real-world work experience this summer. Over four weeks, they’re learning about PG&E, its focus on safety and the various careers of the people who work here. Students are the other NEAs in Fresno, Sacramento and Stockton are being given similar opportunities.

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June 25, 2014

Peninsula Roots Run Deep for PG&E’s Alonzo Lopez

Alonzo Lopez will have been with PG&E for 30 years in December. He’s one of the employees featured in local TV ads, where his humility, heart and sense of humor comes through.

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June 24, 2014

How a Passion for Energy and an Internship Led To a PG&E Career

More than a decade ago, Ken Forward had a PG&E internship. Today, he’s a manager in PG&E’s Electric Operations department. Forward credits his internship at PG&E with propelling his career path. That same could happen with the 200-plus interns who are working at PG&E this summer.

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June 24, 2014

VIDEO: With Truck Rodeo, Troubleman Grant Estrada Drives Safety at PG&E

Doing a job safely isn’t enough. Driving to and from the job safely is vital, too. That’s what motivated Grant Estrada, a PG&E electric troubleman, to create the Truck Rodeo, a unique way to emphasize vehicle and driver safety. This video story shows a recent Truck Rodeo event in Santa Cruz County.

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June 23, 2014

PG&E’s PowerPathway Works with Cypress Mandela to Train Next-Gen Utility Workers

PG&E works with the Cypress Mandela Training Center in Oakland to build skills for the next generation of utility workers. The PowerPathway program has been recognized for its success in preparing students for new careers in the energy industry.

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