Job Information

Pacific Gas & Electric Company Manager, HR Employee Relations in San Francisco, California

Requisition ID # 21242

Job Category : Human Resources

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Human Resources

Job Location : Concord; San Francisco


Based in San Francisco, 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.And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan.It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services.They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic informationor any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

The HR Employee Relations team supports the organization by serving as the initial point of advice, problem resolution, and facilitation in the areas of employee relations, performance management, and employee discipline. Team members also provide interpretation of related HR policies, procedures and practices. The team identifies and analyzes employee relations trends and makes appropriate recommendations to management.

Position Summary

The HR Employee Relations Manager will lead a team of skilled HR Consultants responsible for providing employee relations support to the organization. The leader will develop and build processes for a variety of employee relations areas including performance management, conflict resolution and sharing of employment practices.

The leader will ensure the team is skilled at providing advice and counsel in the areas of HR practices, policy and employment laws. The areas of focus include advice to leaders, performance coaching, disciplinary action, and policy interpretation and application. This role requires travel within PG&E’s service territory.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of experienced HR Consultants and collaborate with the HRBP team, and business to address employee relations matters.

  • Expand the ER capability for the organization to deliver proactive ER initiatives, and drive consistency and efficiency.

  • Create and drive the implementation of Employee Relations strategies, guidelines, and procedures.

  • Partner with COEs to identify requirements for a case management tool and support implementation and rollout

  • Create insights from data to inform process and program improvements and share findings with key partners identify trends and recommend interventions.

  • Create and facilitate formal and informal HR training on employee relations matters such as performance counseling, harassment and discrimination;

  • Assist in the development, implementation or rollout of new policies and procedures related to ER

  • Provide excellent leadership, direction and guidance to HR Consultant team including supporting professional development.

  • Collaborate with HRBP leadership to advance HR program execution



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • 8 years of progressive relevant experience as an HR Generalist with responsibilities ranging from employee relations, employee development and leadership coaching


  • Experience leading an Employee Relations function

  • Experience building a new organization and associated change management

  • Leadership experience as demonstrated by leading and developing HR professionals

  • Strong communication and consultation skills

  • Strong relationship management skills

  • Experience working in a unionized labor environment

  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential.

  • Solid knowledge of applicable state and federal employment and labor laws