Pacific Gas & Electric Company Environmental Management Systems & Programs Intern in San Francisco, California

Environmental Management Systems & Programs Intern

Date: Apr 17, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 13461

Job Category : Administrative / Clerical

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: General Counsel

Job Location : San Francisco


Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Organization Overview

The Land and Environmental Management organization is a team of professionals dedicated to providing integrated, company-wide environmental leadership, project support and compliance management services, as well as promoting environmental stewardship of PG&E’s properties and associated natural resources. The team includes Environmental Management and Programs, Environmental Remediation, Land Management and General Counsel Risk and Compliance.

Position Summary

Environmental Management Programs & Systems Intern is responsible for supporting the various programs team on a number of initiatives including but not limited to:

  • Air Programs Team -- Includes assisting in records management inventory and addressing potential gaps.

  • Water Programs Team --Includes assisting in state and regional water board permit reviews and internal procedure updates, analytical data review, assisting with compliance support, including a few trips into the field to help with mapping and sampling.

  • Hazardous Materials Program Team support -- Includes assisting with waste manifest filing, data entry into compliance systems, and guidance document updates.

  • General support for all programs -- Includes ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) certification program support, records form and document retention compliance, restructuring of our file naming conventions and assistance in updating our internal web pages.

The successful intern will have the opportunity to lead and/or support activities as described above working with a team of experienced Environmental Program Managers. This would be great exposure for any intern currently exploring the environmental field. The internship would provide the candidate insight and experience on environmental regulations with a company that considers environmental compliance and management to be a top priority. The intern would have exposure to multiple facets of environmental regulations spanning air, water and hazardous materials. They would also be exposed to internal record retention and data management structuring guidelines.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earning a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related fields (students MUST be continuing education towards degree during and/or after internship)


  • 3.0 GPA or greater in both cumulative GPA and major GPA

  • Environmental science, environmental engineering, sustainability or related fields background

  • Environmental management experience in utilities, municipalities, construction, or engineering consultation

  • Ability to work in a team environment and support fellow team members

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Takes initiative and can work independently with minimal direction

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco

Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland