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Substation Equipment Expert

Date: Nov 4, 2022

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

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. With our reimagined workplace, we recognize the importance of flexibility in terms of when and where employees perform their jobs.  And many of our jobs do not require you to live in the tristate area.

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.  "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.

 

Job Summary

Responsible for providing technical and strategic support to a team of technical associates for substation/transmission Inside Plant Assets. Position requires supporting the process from specification to delivery, installation and ongoing support while in operation, including analyzing the performance of various asset class/equipment types ranging in voltage ratings from 4 kV to 345 kV.

The following equipment in this roles responsibility includes but is not limited to; Gas Insulated Switchgear, Circuit Breakers (oil, gas, vacuum and air), circuit switchers, disconnect switches, stand-alone CT's, PT's, metering units and sheltered isle switchgear.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify trends and gaps with respect to asset class health data and provide direction/ recommendations to Operating Group
  • Generate solution options (maintenance / replacement plan) dealing with poor performing assets or catastrophic failure scenarios where Operations is requiring direction or improved performance.
  • Development of repair/replace strategies. Develop asset life cycle plans
  • Assess asset class performance and its impact on system and determining effect on business targets while evaluating economic and operational risks.
  • Work with Substation Engineering performing equipment ratings and refine/update as necessary.
  • Represent company in technical forums as an active member of professional and technical standards committee
  • s.On call for response to all major system emergencies involving inside plant assets and be available for scheduled On Call duties as needed

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Education, Competencies and Skills

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline.
  • 8 yrs. Experience in system engineering and/or major substation equipment maintenance/operation.
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes (ANSI, IEEE, ASTM, NEC, NESC, etc) and regulatory requirements (NERC/FERC/NPCC).
  • Demonstrated, advanced technical/professional knowledge and experience in a specific field.
  • Advanced understanding of system impact on equipment and equipment impact on system, and expertise to apply, design, specify, operate & maintain, thermally rate and coordinate the application of Transmission system equipment
  • Applies advanced technical theories and engineering tools & methods from first principles
  • Possess a high level of Electric Delivery System knowledge
  • This position requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history.


Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of electric asset management practices and procedures.
  • NY Professional Engineering License.
  • Advanced technical training.
  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and/or PhD.

Minimum Years of Experience

8 years of experience

Education

Bachelor in Electrical Engineering

Certifications

None Noted

Disclaimer

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.

Disclaimer

If you are a current PSEG employee and if you are offered an opportunity with PSEG Long Island, you will be treated as a new hire.  Please note that as a new hire to the Long Island subsidiary, your benefits will change and generally will be consistent with other similarly situated PSEG Long Island new hires.  Similarly, for PSEG Long Island employees who accept job opportunities with PSEG or any of its subsidiaries (other than PSEG Long Island), their benefits would change and generally be consistent with other similarly situated new hires of that company.

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.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to 10 CFR Part 810 controlled information.  If the position does require access to this information, the Talent Acquisition representative will provide further details upon making 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 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.

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

This site (http://www.pseg.com) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through emPower which can be accessed through sharepoint.pseg.com by clicking on the emPower icon, then selecting careers.

 

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:

PSEG is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you have a disability and need assistance applying for a position, please call 973-430-3845 or email accommodations@pseg.com.  If you need to request a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job, email accommodations@pseg.com. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

 

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