Diablo Canyon outage jobs, veterans' programs and full-time positions
June 9, 2015
Avila Beach, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced it will host its third annual hiring information fair on June 12 at the PG&E Energy Education Center in San Luis Obispo.
Information on available opportunities for outage work and full-time employment at PG&E – including with PG&E's business partners – will be available at the hiring information fair. Representatives from PG&E's nationally recognized Power Pathways Program will be on hand to provide military veterans with information on this job training program. In addition, nearly a dozen other groups and business partners that provide services to Diablo Canyon will be present to provide job information.
"Our hiring information fair is a great first step for people who are interested in joining the PG&E team and share our core value of safety. Diablo Canyon Power Plant plays a leading role in helping PG&E deliver some of the nation's cleanest electricity to its customers," said PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Ed Halpin.
Locally, PG&E employs more than 1,500 people and is the largest private employer and property taxpayer in the county – nearly $26 million for the fiscal year of 2014/2015. Diablo Canyon annually contributes more than $900 million to the region and spends more than $20 million locally on goods and services.
The company will be hiring for various positions needed to support a refueling outage at Diablo Canyon this fall. Information and best practices for applying will also be shared in regards of full-time employment both at the plant and throughout the entire service territory. PG&E is hosting the hiring information fair in partnership with America's Job Center of California.
Through PG&E's partnership with America's Job Center, the organization will be hosting preparation workshops on June 2, 3, 9 and 10. Attendees of the workshop will get priority entry* to the hiring fair from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
PG&E Hiring Information Fair
Friday, June 12, 2015
2:30 p.m.* to 4:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.* to 7:30 p.m.
PG&E Energy Education Center
6588 Ontario Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(Between San Luis Bay Drive and Avila Beach Drive exits on U.S. 101)
Diablo Canyon Power Plant is a nuclear power facility owned and operated by PG&E. Its two units together produce approximately 2,300 net megawatts of carbon-free power. It provides nearly 10 percent of all electricity generated in California, and enough energy to meet the needs of more than three million Northern and Central Californians. Diablo Canyon has a $920 million annual local economic impact and is the largest private employer in San Luis Obispo County.
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. Based in San Francisco, with 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit www.pge.com/ and www.pge.com/en/about/newsroom/index.page.