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Principal Program Manager - Aviation Safety

Company: PG&E Corporation
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID -# 144487 - Job Category: Project / Program Management - Job Level: Manager/Principal Business Unit: Shared Services Work Type: Hybrid Job Location: Concord Department Overview Pacific Gas and Electric's Aviation Services department is focused on ensuring safe and reliable aviation services to all company functional area partners. The Aviation Services department resides within the Shared Services functional area. - Aviation Services provides a full range of services operating fixed wing, helicopter, and uncrewed aerial systems throughout the service territory to safely and efficiently meet company objectives. Position Summary This position supports Aviation Services on a variety of Helicopter, Fixed Wing and Uncrewed Aerial Systems operations and safety programs. The Principal - Aviation Safety Specialist will work closely with the Aviation Safety Program Manager on all activities in supporting the development, execution and continuous evaluation and improvement of the Aviation Services Safety Management System (SMS). 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, and internal equity. A reasonable salary range is: Bay Area Minimum: $136,000 Bay Area Maximum: $232,000 &/OR California Minimum: $129,000 California Maximum: $220,000 Job Responsibilities

  • Works with various functional areas and groups on incident/Near Hit follow-up, conducts and provides support for aviation safety investigations on all equipment operated by the company and contractors
  • Conducts and leads investigations, from initiation through completion, as directed on selected safety reports submitted by coworkers.
  • Assists in maintaining accident and incident records, files, and reports. Requires data entry and corrections to files on an as needed basis.
  • Manages all Aviation corrective action program issues related to safety and ensures appropriate Aviation Services Safety Reports are entered, tracked, and closed meeting quality closure requirements.
  • Develops and distributes various types of safety communications to Aviation Services, Functional Areas/Groups and Contractors as required.
  • Supports the Aviation Services team on projects for hazard and data analysis
  • Develops required reports, conducts briefings, safety trainings, and when directed conducts and leads quarterly safety and semi-annual safety stand down meetings.
  • Analyses technical data for trends related to hazards, events, and occurrences.
  • Fulfills the role as Safety Lead representative for Aviation for Shared Services Safety
  • Supports and responds to activations of the Aviation Emergency Response Plan
    • Leads cross functional projects or teams.
    • Mentors and provides guidance to less experienced colleagues.
    • Presents findings and makes recommendations to management.
    • Works with all levels of management and senior leadership across functions to influence decisions. Qualifications Minimum:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Safety, or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
      • 10 years job-related experience
        • MBA or graduate degree
        • Aviation Safety Certification
        • Aviation Accident Investigation Certification
        • Safety program management
        • Job-related experience in leading and conducting causal evaluations
        • General operational knowledge in the functions of the organization (e.g., training management, aircraft operations, air traffic management, aerodrome operations, and maintenance organization management)
        • Knowledgeable of FAA, NTSB, and other applicable federal, state, and local regulations related to aviation and safety
          Familiar with aircraft accident investigation and reporting
        • Knowledge of Safety Management System (SMS) principles and practices
        • Good analytical, organizational and project management skills
        • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and able to engage coworkers at all levels
        • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet applications
        • Must be able to effectively communicate information (both verbal and written) and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a diverse team
        • 10 years aviation related work in flight operations, maintenance, or safety
        • Previous work experience in Part 91, 135 or 121 operations
        • Military aviation experience
        • Experience in aviation system safety management Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
          • Knowledge/understanding of Aviation Safety Reporting/monitoring programs (FOQA, ASAP, LOSA)
          • Competency in interpreting and applying, understanding of key safety risk indicators/factors to make better decisions related to aviation safety
          • Competency in developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
          • Knowledge of data collection, analysis, and trending of aviation and safety data
          • Knowledge of operations/field auditing/assessments and observations
          • Knowledge of aviation regulations and safety management as needed to perform at the job level
          • Knowledge of change management theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques as needed to perform at the job level #featuredjob

Keywords: PG&E Corporation, Concord , Principal Program Manager - Aviation Safety, Executive , Concord, California

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