SDG&E Innovative “Real Life” Training Facility Promotes Safety

Five years in the making, SDG&E’s “Skills City” – a mock mini-neighborhood in Mission Valley – is one of the most advanced training facilities in the industry.

Five years in the making, SDG&E’s “Skills City” – a mock mini-neighborhood in Mission Valley – is one of the most advanced training facilities in the industry. The state-of-the-art center, which houses a complete electric distribution system and natural gas lines, is used to simulate real-life emergency situations to teach employees how to safely and expertly detect and repair damage.

“This facility truly demonstrates SDG&E’s commitment to training our employees to be the best they can be,” said SDG&E field training manager Dan Stoneman. “Skills City allows students to master field operations skills in a controlled and safe environment.

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The training at Skills City is just one way SDG&E makes sure our customers are kept safe. The training facility ensures crews are extremely well prepared for any emergency situation they may encounter in the field. What this short video to learn more about Skills City and how SDG&E is making smart investments in safety.