Pacific Gas & Electric Company Safety Officer in San Francisco, California

Safety Officer

Date: Apr 16, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 13077

Job Category : Environmental Management / Safety

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Customer Care and CRE

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.

Department Overview

In Customer Care we are focused on delivering the desired customer experience for each of our customers. Everything we do starts with the customer and our information about the customer. Each of our organizations, though completely dependent upon each other, are the experts in their area and will further drive PG&Es alignment around the customer.

Position Summary

Works with all PG&E utility departments to detect, prevent and mitigate safety risks. Conducts and completes incident analysis and ensures the chain of command is notified. Provides subject matter expertise on incidents analysis and provides consultation and guidance on corrective action development. Collaborates and support line of businesses and guide them on all safety related business. Utilizes safety trend analysis to identify and mitigate actions to correct gaps. Introduce and implement innovative solutions with impact to correct gaps. Partners with learning academy to improve training quality. Serve as a resource for the development, implementation, and sustainability of the various companywide initiatives.



  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

  • Job-related experience, 7 years

  • Safety Management certification


  • Advanced knowledge of PG&E safety procedures, the Code of Safe Practices and organizational safety-related processes and procedures

  • Advanced knowledge of CalOSHA general industry and construction safety orders and other recognized safety regulations and standards (e.g., ANSI, NFPA, FedOSHA, etc)

  • Ability to interpret and implement Safety regulations to improve the PG&E safety culture.

  • Expert at conducting and evaluating complex root cause analysis investigations and evaluating the effectiveness of corrective actions

  • Expert at conducting hazard evaluations for complex or widely impactful/globally applicable jobs and recommending and evaluating the effectiveness of controls.

  • Advanced knowledge of key PG&E organizations and their potential exposure to safety and health risks

  • Expert at providing quality customer service and support ion a professional and confident manner, and identifying potential safety needs. Recognized and trusted as a knowledgeable safety professional.

  • Advanced knowledge of incident management

  • Advanced knowledge of job safety analysis

  • Advanced knowledge of quality corrective action understanding

  • Advanced knowledge of office and field ergonomics

  • Demonstrates skill in delivering clear, understandable oral presentations to groups


  • Engage and lead the CRESS employee and contractor safety program.

  • Represents the primary contact between CRESS and Corporate Safety

  • Briefed on all safety aspects related to Corporate Contractor Safety, CRESS safety consultants, ISN data support vendor and especially the Delivery Partners.

  • Partners with Corporate Safety and the supervisor to conduct and complete incident analysis of serious incidents and ensure the chain of command is notified.

  • Provides SME on serious incidents and provides consultation and guidance on corrective actions. Ensures completion of corrective actions.

  • Manages and develops safety programs for improved safety performance within LOB. Subject Matter expert of applicable safety programs.

  • Supports LOB with SME on serious incident analysis

  • Ensures mutual collaboration within line of business and integration in all levels of the organization in regards to safety (field employees, grassroots, leadership).

  • Serves as a liaison between the technical and practical aspect of safety and ensure implementation of appropriate practices into the line of business.

  • Partners with Facility Management, Delivery Partners and Corporate Safety to ensure compliance with OSHA standards.

  • Frequently shares safety information to all in an impactful and results oriented way.

  • Conducts trending of data to understand the leading indicators of safety issues

  • Communicates safety trends and recommends safety corrective actions.

  • Mentors supervisors on safety process and applicable programs.

  • Create safety action plans to strategize approach and provide guidance in development.

  • Strategizes approach for LOB to measure success in safety measures. Provides strategic cost effective actions.

  • Utilize trending analysis to identify and mitigate actions to correct gaps. Introduce and implement innovative solutions with impact to correct gaps. Communicates opportunities for improvement.

  • Communicates latest information from Corporate Safety to relevant CRESS personnel.

  • Develops standards / procedures with associated safety training.

  • Implements and leads safety initiatives

  • Delivers safety training and measures the effectiveness of training. Partners with learning academy to improve training quality.

  • Provides guidance on coordinating annual training and training profiling as needed.

  • Serves as a safety / LOB SME during training development.

  • Supports compliance with applicable programs (Respirator, hearing, ergo)

  • Serve as a resource for the development, implementation, and sustainability of the various companywide initiatives. (Culture, near hit, grassroots, ergonomics, etc)

  • Conducts gap analysis of Safety programs.

  • Helps develop and implement new safety programs

  • Conducts field and driver observations and provides support to leaders who also conduct observations

  • Provides guidance to Safety Specialists; may lead the work of others.

  • Develop and lead safety R&R program

  • Respiratory Program Manager - ensure annual medical clearances obtained and fit testing completion

  • Training Profile Management

  • Annual NEA Analysis completion

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco

Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland