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Supervisor, Electric Safety - Distribution (Flexible location)

LocationOakland, California;

Requisition ID # 146024 

Job Category: Environmental Management / Safety 

Job Level: Supervisor

Business Unit: Enterprise Health & Safety

Work Type: Hybrid

Job Location: Oakland

Position Summary

Responsible for monitoring and improving safety performance for Contractors across Electric Operations specifically for the Distribution Contractor's. Drive safety culture, strategy, implementation, oversight and operation of the Electric Contractor Safety function. Manages safety programs, initiatives, and compliance. Investigates human performance incidents, document root causes and develop metrics to monitor performance. Closely consults with business units to establish and disseminate safe practices for all workers, aspiring to help develop a sustainable, self-directed, self-accountable culture.

This position offers a flexible work location within the PG&E service territory.

PG&E is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job.  The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, collective bargaining agreements, and internal equity. 

A reasonable salary range is:​

Bay Area Minimum: $118,000

Bay Area Maximum: $​188,000


California Minimum: $112,000

California Maximum: $179,000

This job is also eligible to participate in PG&E’s discretionary incentive compensation programs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for implementation and oversight of the Electric Contractor Safety Procedure, in compliance with the Contractor Safety Standard
  • Fosters collaboration and partnership across workgroups (i.e. PG&E & Contractors, TO & DO, GC & M&C, Corp Safety & EO Safety)
  • Performs analysis on complex data models requiring customized reports and data and presents recommendations.
  • Defines expectations for field safety connections, including objectives, scope, timing, key contacts, and deliverables.
  • Identifies the developmental needs of others, and coaches and mentors’ others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Enhances the company's position as an innovator in research and development.
  • Develops the tools and processes that help the departments efficiently and effectively manage their compliance requirements.
  • Verifies corrective actions are implemented and validates effectiveness to prevent recurrence.
  • Reviews and approves data quality assurance and ensures correct data is used in reports, databases, and files.
  • Oversees staff's use of the Corrective Action Program and ensures accurate entry, investigation log, and incident follow-up are completed with professional quality.
  • Communicates (oral and written) recommendations and findings to leaders and officers.
  • Leads and reviews investigations of human factor related events.
  • Improves safety and human performance, including OSHA recordable rate, lost workday case rate, and motor vehicle incident rate.
  • Keeps abreast of trends and changes in the industry.
  • Provides effective leadership, coaching and development of employees through the goal setting and performance evaluation process, development planning process, and providing frequent open and honest feedback.
  • Identifies and removes control gaps in processes or projects.
  • Ensures the cost-effective implementation of the projects while optimizing capital investments.
  • Oversees a quality assurance or quality control process.
  • Develops comprehensive documents, charts, reports, presentations, and other materials based on research and business needs, and presents to leaders or clients.
  • Resolves escalated issues.
  • Participates in and support all local Safety Committee meetings.
  • Oversees the incident analysis process and ensures teams drive process to identify actionable causes.
  • Supervises staff to accomplish results through effective recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management and rewards and recognition.
  • Develops a strategy to implement work in department.



  • High School or GED-General Educational Development-GED Diploma
  • Job-related experience, 6 years


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety & Health or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Safety certification such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP)
  • Experience in restoration and control, electric, or related
  • Leadership experience, job-related, at PG&E
  • Human Performance Improvement certification


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