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. Based in San Francisco, with 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to 15 million people in Northern and Central California.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.
The Work Methods Implementation group and Internal Communications are two separate groups that have common interests of:
Increasing employee understanding, engagement and involvement in their day-to-day work
Increasing employee understanding, engagement and involvement in PG&Es broader goals and priorities
This unique individual contributor position will enjoy having both a connection to the Corporate Office and regular involvement with field-based Gas Operations employees. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to fill a void in PG&Es Gas Operations organization in helping to roll out codes and standards, work method procedures and tools. The ideal candidate is:
Familiar with the natural gas industry and PG&E
An excellent writer and communicator who is committed to simple, clear and creative ways of communication
Committed to measurement, results, process improvement and follow through
Interested in technical matters and has the ability to translate complex concepts into simple and clear ideas
Courageous and strategic and in addition to being willing to raise what might be perceived as an unpopular viewpoint, continually asks is there a better way to do this?
Comfortable and effective at working with people of all levels, from field-based personnel to supervisors, superintendents and executives
Effective at building collaborative relationships with key stakeholders such as PG&Es Training Academy
Self-directed and can take a broader vision, minimal instruction and run to execution, with regular checkpoints in between
A great project manager
•Minimum 10 years or more experience in corporate communications or equivalent.
•Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
•Exercises good judgment at all times
•Experience working in the natural gas and utility industry
•Experience managing communications through multiple delivery channels (Web, print, video, in-person meetings, etc.)
•Experience acting as a communications consultant and advisor
•Able to present complex data and technical information in a simple and easy to understand manner
•Able to build working relationships across the organization
•Ability to lead change within a complex and dynamic environment
Plays a key role in developing and implementing the Technical and Business Communication, training and outreach plan
Finds ways to share data, processes and information by using a variety of channels and voices
Measures effectiveness of communication and training efforts
Develops a clear understanding of field-based audiences, i.e., the type of information they need to do their jobs more efficiently and safer, and the best ways to reach field-based employees
Serves as a voice in relaying and disseminating key messages from Gas Ops senior leadership to field-based audiences
Serves as a voice and advocate for field-based employees, bringing forward perspectives and information from a variety of locations and job classifications
Ensures that Corporate Affairs departments and other functions within PG&E are coordinated and involved as needed
Provides input into operational planning and decision making from a communications and change management perspective