Health & Safety Senior Advisor [Hybrid]

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Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Health & Safety Senior Advisor at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you'll be responsible for managing multiple safety programs to protect the worker and as required under the Federal and State Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
As a Senior Advisor, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!
This position serves as the subject matter expert and compliance lead in the company for the assigned safety programs. The position will develop safety programs, standards, and manuals necessary to protect worker safety and ensure compliance.

The position will develop assessment protocols to ensure consistent, efficient and effective compliance implementation across the company. Also, the position will be empowered to make risk-based decisions that have a major company-wide impact. The Senior Advisor will provide technical interpretation of newly proposed regulations, legislation, or policies and will evaluate and respond to enforcement actions (e.g., Notice of Violations, Notice to Comply). This position will be responsible for partnering with affected organizational units in the implementation of new requirements and standards.
  • Manage assigned safety programs (e.g., fall protection, confined space, hazardous energy control, etc.) and maintain compliance oversight for assigned programs. Prepare communications and modify standards as necessary to reflect changes in requirements, based upon desired continuous improvement or as imposed by the CPUC, Cal-OSHA, or other governing agencies. Also, monitor nationally recognized organizations such as ANSI, NFPA and ASTM and incorporate changes in their standards into safety program documentation as appropriate, considering risk to worker safety, cost, scope and schedule. Testifying and representing SCE's interests at agency proceedings and workshops and serving as the focal point for evaluating regulatory and policy changes.
  • Develop and maintain training and communications programs targeted to safety professionals, safety congresses, supervisors and employees as necessary to educate workers about their responsibilities under assigned safety programs. Work with the Training department and Corporate Communications, ensuring that appropriate training required is developed and available, assisting in the determination of the target audience for training and communication, and sustaining continuous communications as necessary for strong program performance.
  • Function as the company's subject matter expert in assigned safety program areas by answering technical and policy-related inquiries, engaging in worker outreach on program requirements, and assist with incident investigations where the safety program is involved.
  • Continuously assess and update the assigned safety program standards, manuals, training and communications. Evaluate effectiveness of assigned safety programs in the field and manage adjustments to these documents as necessary. Manage multiple groups affected by assigned safety programs and solicit feedback on program usability and best practices. Regularly benchmark with other large utilities and industry groups in order to stay current on recent developments and practices in the assigned safety programs.
  • Work with safety performance improvement and analytics group to identify trends in safety program execution based on observations, close calls, and injury reports and evaluations. Manage the implementation of any corrective actions identified by these analyses.
  • Manage the creation and maintenance of standards, programs and manuals as necessary to ensure effective implementation of assigned safety programs. Ensure that these documents are established in collaboration with worker-led Safety Congresses and approved by the company's Senior Safety Council.

The essentials
• Active Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) credential.
• Ten (10) years of experience in safety.
• Five (5) years of experience managing and implementing multiple health and safety projects.
• Five (5) years of experience writing or participating in the development and implementation of safety program standards, as well as effective written and verbal communication skills.

The preferred
• Bachelor's degree in Safety Sciences, Industrial Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Civil, Chemical) or related field.
• Master's degree in safety-related discipline or related field of study.
• Subject matter expert knowledge in electrical safety; especially as it applies to electric grid safety in electric utilities.
• Demonstrated experiencing collaborating with team members to drive projects to completion
• Demonstrated experience managing relationships and interfacing with all levels of employees including executive management and subject matter experts across various Organization Units (OUs).
• Demonstrated experience making recommendations to senior leadership.
• Demonstrated experience creating project management plans that specify charter, scope, cost estimates, schedule, milestones and target dates, and risk management plans.
• Demonstrated ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, develop and execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.

You should know
• Effective January 2022 , t his position's work mode is Hybrid. The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
• Visit our Candidate Resource page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!
• Position will require up to 25% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.
• Relocation may apply to this position.
• This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access our Information Guides to reference test: (Edison Individual Contributor Workstyles - Test 8203). Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About Southern California Edison
The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We're fueling the kind of innovation that's changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you'll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.