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Field Safety Specialist - San Rafael, CA

San Rafael, CA, US, 94901

Requisition ID # 25999 

 

Job Category : Environmental Management / Safety 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Safety, Health, ECAP & DOT

Job Location : San Rafael

 

 

 

Company

 

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.

 

 

Department Overview

Pacific Gas & Electric’s Corporate Safety & Health Organization is a comprehensive Safety and Health team composed of diverse, dedicated and skilled professionals. We work with all lines of business within PG&E (Electric, Gas, Customer Care, IT, Power Generation and Support Organizations) to proactively identify barriers to safe performance, reinforce safe behaviors, act as the single point of contact for safety regulations and standards, and assure a consistent and thorough approach related to incident prevention, management and investigation.

 

Position Summary

Establishes and maintains relationships with PG&E utility departments to provide technical safety expertise and knowledge by consulting with supported lines of business and performing observations and assessments. The Safety Specialist role also makes recommendations and provides guidance on safe work practices and behaviors to influence and continually improve safety culture and performance and documents adherence to safe work practices and behaviors in the office and field. Frequently leads causal analysis to effectively identify safety-related causal factors and corrective actions.

 

Job Responsibilities

• Establish line of business relationships required to become a trusted advisor as the Enterprise Safety primary point of contact

• Provide consistent, technical and practical interpretation on regulations, procedures and standards.

• Consult with line of business Life Safety Directors and Emergency Coordinators on required life safety plans

• Partner with Safety Analytics to understand the implications of the data and reach conclusions to jointly develop and deliver compelling recommendations

• Coach and mentor line of business employees, following collaboration and prioritization with the LOB leadership. Active coaching and mentoring will be based on:

  • Key individuals identified by LOB management
  • Recommendations made following field observations and assessment reviews

• Conduct and document assessments, targeted reviews and observations to identify adherence to safe work practices and behaviors in the field

• Engage with employees and leaders to increase safe behaviors, rule/procedure adherence, hazards and exposures and proactively uncover barriers to safe work.

• Use compelling information (adverse trends, assurance of standards, and observed risks) to identify and analyze causal factors and facilitate and help drive/influence towards corrective actions

• Intervene when there is the potential of a serious injury or fatality and communicate this situation to appropriate LOB partners in a way that keeps the focus on improvement and treats the situation as systemic versus as local or individual.

• Document compliance and gap analysis, including input into Safety reporting and tracking systems

• Develop and report, in writing and presentations, the findings and implications of targeted reviews and communicate the information in a manner that is easy for the leaders to understand and grasp the implications to safety and the business

• Identify themes and trends that inform lessons to-be-learned with focus on how to improve safety practices and culture

• Lead causal analysis on serious incidents to effectively identify safety-related and organizational causal factors

• Collaborate with line of business lead to manage the incident analysis process

• Emphasize compliance requirements, gap analysis, hazardous conditions and risks to creating and sustaining safe work practices and behaviors

• Serve as Safety Officer and prepare communications for ICS command: REC and OEC

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

 

  • High School or GED-General Educational Development-GED Diploma
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant safety experience

 

Desired:

 

  • Professional Certification/Safety Management (e.g., Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Hazardous Materials Management)
  • Professional Safety experience with a utility supporting electric transmission, distribution and/or sub-station facilities and personnel

 

 

 

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Company
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

EEO
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.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland