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Project - EMS Technical Associate/Sr. Technical Specialist

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Bridgewater, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  53692 

Job Function/Category:  Business Services 

Employment Type:  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.


This is a "Project" position designed to support project work for a limited duration. While the exact duration of the project is yet to be determined, we currently anticipate a period of 3-5 years based on business needs at the present time following which you will separate from the Company. It is important for you to understand that this period may be shortened based on business needs in the future at which point you will separate from the Company. It is also important for you to understand that this employment is of a limited duration and that you will not be entitled to separation benefits under any PSEG plan at the time you separate from the Company. Director Level approval and waiver will be required for you to bid on other PSEG opportunities within the first 3 years of assignment. From year 4 through the end of your assignment, Director level approval and waiver will not be required. If your assignment ends prior to the anticipated timeframe based on business needs, you will be allowed to bid on other PSEG opportunities without Director level approval from the time you are notified your assignment will be ending through the end date of the assignment.



Note:  This is a multi-level growth series position (Grade Level 24/25/26/27). The title, grade level and incentive target assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by assessing skills and related experience, learned through the interview process, as they meet the criteria defined below.

The successful candidate will work with System Reliability staff in maintaining the quality and availability of the real-time information and complex computer systems required for the operation of the Electric System Operation Center (ESOC), a 24x7 environment responsible for the safe and reliable operation of PSE&G’s Bulk Electric System (BES).  The candidate will be a member of the team responsible for PSE&G’s Energy Management System (EMS) and all ancillary systems specific to ESOC operations.

This position’s job responsibilities will mostly be capital project oriented and will initially involve the current Energy Management System Replacement project, which has a projected in-service date of June 2020.  Additional capital intensive Transmission related projects will run in parallel.  Subsequent to project completion, the candidate will also become involved with daily maintenance tasks, troubleshooting, gathering information, and generating reports on the overall health of the EMS system as well as continued assistance with various Transmission projects as it relates to the EMS system.  The successful candidate will primarily focus on SCADA


Experience with controls and data acquisition will be paramount.

Additional responsibilities will include providing technical support to client and support staff to ensure development of efficient application systems utilizing established standards, procedures, and methodologies (e.g., new, enhancements, maintenance; troubleshooting hardware and software problems, interact with other staff members or vendors in addressing complex issues, develop and prepare solutions which may involve diverse development platforms, software, hardware, technologies and tools). Also working with PJM and understanding PJM procedures and manuals.  Must maintain and apply working knowledge of PSEG Standards for Business Controls and NERC CIP requirements (North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection).


  • Associate/BS/BA degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, Or Equivalent Experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in technical writing and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of computing environments and tools such as the Linux operating environment, Linux shells, and standard utilities
  • Working knowledge of Electric Utility Transmission/Distribution systems or similar industry exposure
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • On call 24/7 hours to assist during system emergency situations
  • Must foster an inclusive work environment and respects all aspects of diversity
  • Must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices



  • Bachelor/associate degree in Electrical Engineering or Power Systems
  • Prior experience with any EMS vendors and/or systems


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.


Immigration support will not be provided for this role


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

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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