PG&E Careers – Sr Labor Relations Specialist

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Job Description:

The Senior Labor Relations Specialist position conducts day-to-day operations of labor administration including grievance handling through the second step of the grievance procedure, contract administration, positive discipline, and providing consistent, timely and accurate advice to supervisors. This position will support the administration of our collective bargaining agreements for employees represented by IBEW, SEIU, and/or ESC at Diablo Canyon Power Plant. You may be required to obtain and maintain unescorted access to the Diablo Canyon Power Plant.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Positive discipline (PD) recommendations: Consults with Supervisors regarding employee incidents, conducting investigations & develop recommendations on level of discipline. Reviews discharge and disciplinary recommendations with leadership. Provides training for Supervisors on disciplinary system.
  • Contract interpretation: Serves as an expert on complex labor agreements for assigned clients, ensure compliance with labor agreements. Answer question from all levels of management on contract provisions. Provides information and recommended solutions to labor management for system wide potential issues and trends. Provides input on strategic use of labor agreements with complex associated issues and factors to achieve key business objectives. Lead implementation of newly negotiated agreements. Provide training for Supervisors on contractual administration and interpretation.
  • Grievance resolution: Meet with Supervisors, Business Reps and/or shop stewards to attempt to resolve grievance issues prior to formal filing. Research and respond to grievances filed, including highly complex or sensitive grievances that can have broad implications. Schedules and prepares materials, witnesses and Supervisor for grievance Local Investigating Committee (LIC) meetings. Lead and facilitate LIC meetings. Prepare LIC outcome documentation, secures signatures & distributes and communicates results. Participates additional grievance steps when grievances are not settled at LIC. Authority to resolve grievances at 2nd step (LIC) with either a no contract violation finding, or effecting pay adjustments, cease and desist orders, reversal of for cause terminations and other remedies. Uses tools to track and monitor grievance activities and contract admin issues. Identify, recommend and implement grievance process improvements.
  • Special Projects: Lead projects on behalf of the department

Job Requirements:

If required, in order to maintain employment and unescorted access at DCPP, you must be able to pass a drug and alcohol screen, a security background check, psychological screen, computer-based training, and be subject to random drug and alcohol screening.

Qualification & Experience:

  • 4 years job-related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • PHR-Professional in Human Resources certification
  • 6 years Job-related experience,
  • Master’s degree in Labor Relations or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pismo Beach, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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