Expert Safety Specialist

Livermore, CA

The Critical Safety Risk organization is responsible for leading PG&E’s efforts to eliminate fatalities and manage catastrophic safety risks by creating, assisting in implementing and driving best-in-class risk management solutions, tools, practices, and systems. Critical Safety Risk serves primarily serves as a governance organization but also provides technical support for programs, regulatory interpretation and assistance in implementation consulting on company requirements.


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..


Job Responsibilities

  • Partners with 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.
  • Partners with LOB to conduct serious incident analysis.
  • Ensures mutual collaboration with line of business and integrate in all levels of the organization with regard to safety (field employees, grassroot).
  • Serves as a liaison between the technical and practical aspect of safety and ensure implementation into the line of business.
  • 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.
  • Creates 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.
  • Utilizes trending analysis to identify and mitigate actions to correct gaps. Introduce and implement innovative solutions with impact to correct gaps. Communicates opportunities for improvement.
  • 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)
  • Serves 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.
  • Provides guidance to lower level Safety Specialists; may lead the work of others.


Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
  • Job-related experience, 7 years


Desired:

  • Professional Certification/Safety Management (e.g., Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Hazardous Materials Management)


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