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Lineman/Linewoman First Cl.

Date: Aug 19, 2022

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  71843 


Job Function/Category:  Craftworkers 


Employment Type:  Non-exempt Full Time 


This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire employment.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.   Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Union Local

IBEW 1049


Experience the personal challenge of working for a world class organization and leader in the Utilities and Energy industry as a Journeyman Lineman/Linewoman in the Overhead Underground Lines Department and/or Distribution Operations Department for our Long Island, New York territory. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performing all types of line work on energized overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines in all voltage classifications. Investigating, locating and repairing faults on distribution and transmission lines in all voltage classifications. Making all types of standard connections, phasing out, paralleling circuits and making electrical tests on voltage classifications. 
  • Performing all types of switching on distribution and transmission circuits. Operating circuit breakers and other equipment in substations as required.
  • Operate various types of line vehicles and equipment such as bucket trucks, jib-boom and portable transformer trucks. Responsible for truck stock and additional material or equipment required to perform work.
  • Reading and interpreting overhead and underground work order prints, construction standards, wiring diagrams, circuit maps, transformer connections and distribution equipment wiring diagram. Be familiar with the various types of service and meter connections as they apply to the work. Analyze, maintain and repair all types of distribution equipment such as re-closures, vacuum switches, capacitor controls, load break switches, etc.
  • Meeting the customers and the public in a pleasant, tactful manner and performing the duties in such a manner as to ensure good public relations. Being thoroughly familiar with the Company’s general rules for the operation of the electric system as it applies to the work.
  • May be assigned to various special schedule shifts and schedules on a rotating basis as required by work load.
  • Performing similar or less skilled work as may be assigned.
  • Qualified Candidates based upon their seniority may be drafted to fill openings in Electric Service.
  • As an employee of PSEG Long Island 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

Years of Experience

2 years of experience

Job Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must have completed an accredited T&D Apprentice Lineperson Training Program
  • Required to pass a written entrance exam, and a hands on physical assessment to demonstrate knowledge of working safely on the Distribution System


Licenses or Certifications

  • Valid US driver's license

  • CDL required

Training and Courses

  • Company Driving Test

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, 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.

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, 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.

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