Fleet Mechanical Engineer

Date: Feb 3, 2024

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 76566

PSEG Company: PSEG Long Island    

Salary Range: $ 75,000 - $ 118,700 

Incentive: PIP 10%   

Work Location Category: Onsite  


PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

The position specializes in vehicle and equipment mechanical design, engineering theory, technical studies, writing vehicle and equipment specifications, and developing and computing impact calculations, return on investment, and forecasting models.  

This position collaborates closely with internal teams across the organization and external stakeholders, to understand and develop requirements and specifications for construction vehicles and equipment, maintenance practices, and procedures in accordance with regulatory standards.    

This position leads technical projects as required and is expected to become a subject matter expert (SME) able to coach and lead others in this area.

Job Responsibilities

Major duties and responsibilities (include and are not limited to):
Thorough knowledge of Utility Equipment Safety Standards, laws and regulations: State DOT, ANSI, SAE, FMVSS, including specific knowledge of fleet specifications and engineering, safety and fleet legal requirements.
Demonstrate creativity, foresight and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented fleet engineering problems. 
Proficiency in the diagnosis and repair of all fleet vehicles and equipment. Translate technical expertise into layman terms interacting with internal and external clients.
Thorough knowledge of Safety Standards (industry and corporate based) and how they relate to Fleet Services. 
Perform field analysis of equipment defect & accident investigations. 
Coordinate all safety related recalls & service bulletins within multiple fleet repair facilities. 
Direct and lead Fleet Environmental and Governmental compliance requirements (Federal, State, County mandates)
Responsible for research of new vehicle technology; EV, hybrids, hydrogen, fuel cell to meet all emission requirements
Conduct and develop analyses, identify vehicle and equipment replacements based on optimum lifecycles. Develop and analyze new business initiatives supporting client goals, standardize specifications, lower costs while maintaining safe and efficient vehicles and equipment.
Lead vehicle and equipment committee teams in the development of fleet standards, guidelines and specifications. 
Liaison with client team identifying issues and opportunities to improve vehicle specifications. Expert resource for optimal vehicle utilization.
Responsible for ~$10 M. annual vehicle and equipment acquisition
Lead contact with key personnel and officials of other organizations such as vehicle and equipment manufacturers and suppliers.
Monitor design/manufacturer vendor performance, ensure company expectations and order details are being met, correct deficiencies as required.
Develop vendor parts availability for new bids meeting internal specifications.
Subject matter expert guide operators and mechanics regarding new vehicle operation and capabilities.
Support in-house warranty agreements and initiatives.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

•    Bachelors’ degree in mechanical engineering.  
•    Minimum 2 years of experience in a capacity that allowed for direct experience with a variety of electric utility construction vehicles and commercial equipment.  
•    Must possess strong analytical ability and strong problem-solving skills.
•    Must possess strong time management skills and have a demonstrated ability to work in both team and independent settings.
•    Must possess exceptional communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, and a familiarity with the necessary interdepartmental interfaces, to ensure that strong working relationships are cultivated and maintained throughout the organization.  In addition, must possess the ability to develop and deliver an informative and effective presentation.
•    Must be proficient in spreadsheet and database software (preferably MS Word, MS Excel and MS Access).
•    Working knowledge of SAP, ARIBA, Concur, and Purchasing Card Program is desirable. 
•    Participate in PSEGLI Emergency Storm restoration assignment when required.
•    Must possess exceptional customer sensitivity and commitment to customer satisfaction.

Preferred / Desired Skills:
•    Specification writing and development
•    Experience with electrical load flow analysis.
•    Weight and load study experience
•    Advanced degree.
•    NYS PE License
•    Knowledge of AutoCAD 

Minimum Years of Experience

2 years of experience


Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering


None Noted


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PSEG is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legally protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics include race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.


As an employee of PSEG you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.


PSEG’s drug and alcohol testing program includes pre-employment testing, testing for cause, and post-incident/accident testing. For employees in federally regulated roles (including positions covered by USDOT, PHMSA, or NRC regulations), this also includes random testing. All drug and alcohol testing for federally regulated roles is inclusive of marijuana. Employees who transfer into a federally regulated role are subject to drug and alcohol testing, inclusive of marijuana.


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