So Cal Gas Company Careers – Damage Prevention Analyst

Website SoCalGas

Job Description:

The Damage Prevention Analyst executes strategies and actions that address reducing damages to pipelines cause by contractors, homeowners and company personnel. Patrols excavation sites to provide on-the-spot education. Provide damage prevention training internally and to various external audiences.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Regularly meet with city representatives to educate them on the adverse safety aspects of excavation damages, drain on city or county resources and leverage enforcement opportunities against excavators not following State Law.
  • Recording daily activities and collect data used to better understand the causes and emerging trends contributing to excavation damages including identification of repeat offenders, drivers of unsafe excavation practices, develop leading indicators, and improve public awareness, etc.
  • Provide internal refresher training on Locate & Mark requirements.
  • Attend and present damage prevention topics at various public events and conduct excavation safety meetings for external contractors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
  • Maintains visibility in high risk areas and provides on-the-spot safe excavation education to contractors and homeowners. Duties include patrolling excavation sites and ensuring that USA tickets are visible.

Job Requirements:

  • Requires knowledge of Locate & Mark functions, responsibilities, tools and systems used to issue and track requests for locates.
  • Requires strong interpersonal skills to constantly engage and educate excavators in the field.
  • Public speaking experience is preferred.
  • Experience or competent knowledge of damage prevention best practices and processes.
  • High Diploma/GED is required.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of Damage Prevention laws and regulations.
  • 3+ years of experience in Gas Operations or in a position which provides thorough knowledge of the details concerning damage prevention and field operations activities is required.
  • Must possess a valid CA driver’s license.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to develop and present information to diverse audiences.

Job Details:

Company: SoCalGas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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