Principal Staff Engineer PSEGLI

Date: Jun 9, 2023

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 74399

PSEG Company: PSEG Long Island    

Salary Range: $ 89,400 - $ 169,900 

Incentive: PIP 15%   

Work Location Category: Hybrid  

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

Under the direction of the Manager - Power Portfolios this position is responsible for management of power purchase agreements, firm transmission capacity, purchase agreements, capacity supply agreements and interconnection agreements. This position is also responsible for operational management of existing generation resources interconnected to the LIPA system.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate and timely data to LIPA's Bidding Agent, so Generating resources can be bid in the NYISO Market for Capacity and Energy accurately
  • Development of the tools that are necessary to perform timely analysis of the performance of our contracted generating resources
  • Analyzes Facility operational data to determine compliance with contract. (Including classification of unit outages, unit heat rate, startups and other information)
  • Performs detailed analysis of monthly power-purchase invoices to identify potential errors. Review to ensure compliance with contractual terms. Work with counterparties to resolve disputed items
  • Assist Manager of the group with NYISO 3 party Interconnection Agreement negotiation process
  • Represent PSEG LI in NYISO Interconnection Reform committees . Manage all related paperwork by ensuring all necessary materials are current, properly filed and stored
  • In person witness testing at Power Plants as required by the Power Purchase Agreements

Job Specific Qualifications


  • (Note: Current PSEGLI employees must meet PSEGLI Grade 28 Engineer matrix requirements in addition to required years of professional experience listed below.) 
  • B.S in Engineering
  • 6+  years of relevant engineering experience
  • Proven Subject matter expert in formal industry recognized role (e.g. Designated NERC Audit SME, Participation in Litigation as an Expert Witness, Chairman or Formal Leadership Role in Industry Stakeholder Group, and/or Formal Leadership in IEEE/Standards Working Groups NERC, NPCC, NYSRC, NYISO- minimum 1 year in position)
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills, strong planning and organization skills, must be adaptable and be results-oriented
  • Developed writing and verbal communications skills
  • Must be willing to work storm duty and support operations as needed
  • Must possess and maintain a valid U.S. driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driving history
  • Good understanding of NYISO tariffs and manuals
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft office products (Excel, Access, Power Point, and Word). Must be able to draft clear and precise documents outlining technical requirements
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project or similar project management software
  • Must have good interpersonal skills to communicate complex technical issues to a broad audience


  • Masters Degree
  • Knowledge of relaying and system protection

Minimum Years of Experience

6 years of experience




None Noted


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Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG LI, 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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