Staff Engineer

Date: Jun 8, 2023

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 74451

PSEG Company: PSEG Long Island    

Salary Range: $ 78,600 - $ 149,400 

Incentive: PIP 10%   

Work Location Category: Remote Local  

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

This position is part of the Asset Management team responsible for managing assets of the Long Island transmission and distribution systems from 13kV through 345kV and overall coordination and compliance of elements on the bulk electric system with applicable reliability standards. This position offers problem solving and challenging leadership opportunities on various distribution system planning initiatives and represents distribution engineering in various key internal and external stakeholder committees. This position represents PSEG LI/LIPA on technical stakeholder committees and regulatory matters and takes strategic technical decisions on various initiatives. This distribution engineering position pioneers the future by leading the reliable integration of cutting edge technologies into the system. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and supporting the highest degree of system reliability by assessing the performance of outside plant assets of the overhead distribution system, and implementing material and technology improvements
  • Develop asset life cycle plans and create/update required Asset Management Plans (AMP’s) for overhead distribution equipment assets.  Assess asset class performance and its impact on the system, while evaluating economic and operational risks
  • Responsible for leading overhead distribution initiatives, preventative maintenance inspection programs of critical overhead distribution assets, and related capital programs.  Perform analysis of distribution material/equipment asset class performance and asset failure trends/history to insure the most cost effective capital spend and efficient allocation of resources
  • Evaluate emergent overhead distribution equipment failures, performing root cause analyses of subject failures, issuing findings/conclusions reports, and developing repair/replace recommendations for all such failures
  • Provide engineering assistance to construction and operations groups in the application of present standards and the introduction of innovating technologies.  Conduct site visits and provide field support to construction and operating crews.  Perform field audits of distribution asset inspection and capital programs
  • Responsible for creating/reviewing/updating construction standards, purchase and test specifications, and procedures for overhead distribution cables, and related materials and equipment for the overhead electric distribution system, including the setting of criteria for installation, maintenance, and operation
  • Participate in the research and development of new design concepts, materials, and equipment on the electric distribution system.  Oversee quality control issues of materials received, including satisfactory outcome of discussions with manufacturers and vendors to resolve deficiencies to the agreement of the Company

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

•    Bachelor's degree in Engineering
•    A minimum of 4 years of relevant engineering experience and/or operations experience with electric distribution and/or transmission systems.
•    Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications
•    Clear and concise writing and verbal communications skills
•    Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills; strong planning and organizing skills; adaptable and results-oriented
•    Possess leadership skills, professionalism and customer/client focus
•    As the job requires driving to Company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid U.S. driver's license with a safe and satisfactory driving history


Minimum Years of Experience

4 years of experience


Bachelors in Engineering


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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