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Transmission System Operator

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Bridgewater, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  68188 

 

Job Function/Category:  Operations 

 

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.

 

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 employment.  "Fully 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

The Transmission System Operator monitors, controls and coordinates the operation and reliability of the Bulk Electric System in accordance with the PJM agreement and NERC Standards.

Job Responsibilities

Direct Bulk Electric System switching and tagging. Follow all PSE&G Safety Rules and procedures as the Transmission System Tagging Authority. Implement the PSE&G system restoration plan in response to a system interruption. Exercise mature judgment and broad knowledge of Bulk Electric System principles and practices. Monitor the status of all Transmission Facilities while controlling the voltage profile of the Bulk Electric System. Directs and performs non-routine specialized analysis prior to, and following all directions for switching of the Bulk Electric System. Perform real-time load flow analysis of the Bulk Electric System. Follow procedures to ensure PSE&G maintains compliance with FERC, NERC, PJM and RFC Mandatory Standards. The consequence of non-compliance with a NERC Reliability Standard is NERC fines of up to $1 Million per day per violation.


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Job Specific Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Successfully complete the System Operator/Power Dispatcher pre-placement test.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively; exercise independent action, judgment and risk management; act decisively; and interact effectively with all Transmission System stakeholders.
  • Understand and adhere to the Standards of Conduct as described in FERC Order 717, and Data Confidentiality Agreements.
  • Expertise in Transmission, Generation, Distribution Operations, System Relay Protection and/or Station Mechanical Skills.
  • Technical knowledge of Electric Power Systems.
  • Must work 12 hour rotating shifts.
  • Demonstrated inquisitiveness, decisiveness, positive attitude and teamwork.
  • Must successfully complete the PJM Interconnection Training Program for System Operators.
  • Must attain PJM System Operator Certification within 24 months of start date.
  • Must complete mandatory PJM yearly training requirements and Continuing Education Hours .
  • Must attain NERC Transmission Operator Certification within 24 months of start date.
  • Must complete mandatory NERC yearly training requirements and Continuing Education Hours .
  • Must be available to respond for emergency and relief assignments.
  • Must foster an inclusive work environment and respects all aspects of diversity.
  • Must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, diversity, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.
    Desired:
  • Load flow analysis experience, and real time operational experience including Substation/Generation/Relay skills.

Education

High School

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.

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.

 

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 the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

 

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.

 

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 employment.  "Fully 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.

 

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.

 

Need to request an accommodation?  If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. 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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