Pacific Gas & Electric Company Expert Electric Emergency Management Specialist in San Francisco, California

Requisition ID # 15675

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : San Francisco

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

The men and women of Electric Operations ensure the delivery of safe and reliable electric service to our customers. Electric Operations is responsible for every aspect of PG&E's electric distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, asset management, business planning, restoration and emergency response.

Position Summary

Participates in designing, developing and maintaining the Electric Operations Emergency Preparedness plans, processes, standards and programs. Provides emergency training exercises and drills to internal employees in various departments involved in emergency planning and business continuity. Ensures assigned employee groups can perform effectively in emergency situations and operate the transmission or distribution grid in a reliable manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviews complex plans to identify deficiencies that must be addressed and provide guidance on solutions that would address issues identified.

  • Leads the department Hazard Analysis Matrix for Emergency Planning.

  • Assists in the planning and the development of annual functional Company exercise design and execution.

  • Manages planning templates and emergency plan annexes to improve emergency planning functions.

  • Plans, facilitates and/or participates in regular Line of Business emergency training exercises and drills.

  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with business units and external agencies.

  • Represents PG&E at community events focused on emergency response and preparedness.

  • Provides guidance, support and information to assigned field groups preparing plans for inclusion in the Company Emergency Response Plan as Annexes.

  • Provides guidance to EMS Senior/Specialists in their daily work and special projects.

  • Performs advanced Hazard Analysis. Works with NHAP group.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Emergency Management or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Job-related experience, 7 years

  • Experience in emergency planning and preparedness

  • Experience as Trainer, or related

Desired Qualifications

  • Emergency Operations Center (EOC) training

  • Instructor certification, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

  • System Dispatcher certification, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

  • Incident Command System (ICS) certification

  • Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) certification

  • Business Continuity Planning (BCP) certification, or similar

  • Knowledge of emergency planning, preparedness, disaster recovery, and business continuity methods and best practices.

  • Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

  • Knowledge of electric operations processesm procedures, methodologies, and regulatory issues.

  • Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local regulations and laws (e.g., FERC, NERC, CAISO, CPUC).