Automotive Body Repair Mechanic

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: Edison, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 75765

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.    

Salary Range: $ 43.61 - $ 47.249 

Incentive: Not applicable   

Work Location Category: Onsite  



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.

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Perform body repairs and welding required in the repair, maintenance and rebuilding of automotive and associated equipment. This work will be performed at the main repair shop, in the Division shops or on the road.  

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Duties are:

  • Make welding repairs on engine assemblies performing such work as welding and stress relieving of cylinder heads and cylinder blocks; weld manifolds, distributor housings, water and oil pumps, timing gear and valve covers.
  • Make repairs to the cooling, fuel and exhaust systems such as repair radiators, radiator grills and shells, fan blades, gasoline tanks, exhaust pipes and mufflers; straighten and repair exhaust pipes brackets; install exhaust heaters.
  • Make welding repairs to clutch assemblies such as repair clutch housings and clutch pedal pads, fill in and braze clutch connecting yokes.
  • Make welding or brazing repairs to transmissions, rear axles, rear end suspensions, and front end assemblies, performing such work as welding and repairing transmission housings and covers, gear shift levers and power take-off housings; weld, braze, or straighten rear axle housings and drive shafts; fill in and braze drive shaft yokes; braze king pin and tie rod yokes, remove and install ring gears on fly wheels, rivet ring gears on differential carriers; straighten front     axles.
  • Make welding or brazing repairs to brake rods, shafts, yokes and cams; straighten rake rods and shafts.
  • Make repairs to chassis performing such work as repair, straighten, and align chassis frames; weld, straighten and reinforce cross members; and replace loose rivets; repair, straighten, or replace battery carriers where welding or    cutting work is required.
  • Install and remove bodies; make major body and frame repairs to all types of automotive equipment performing such work on body and frame sections as cutting, filling, straightening, shrinking, repairing and replacing; clean and smooth metal in repaired areas.
  • Weld and repair body and frame accessories performing such work as repair or replace steel floors; repair rear decks; repair, construct and install brackets; repair or replace fenders, running boards, splash pans, hoods, and metal trim.
  • Perform welding or brazing work on winch or winch assemblies.
  • Install and remove hydraulic operating mechanisms and accessory equipment such as hydraulic booms, pistons, piping, and control valves; recondition, straighten and repair derrick boom poles and associated equipment.
  • Construct, fit, and assemble parts used on aerial lifts and on maintenance ladders and stanchions; install and remove ladders on trucks.
  • Perform welding or brazing work on equipment and parts such as transformer and regulator cases, tools, parts for special applications, laboratory test specimens, and other field equipment.
  • Dismantle, rebuild and perform all carpentry work on cars or truck bodies and associated equipment. Remove and replace body hardware and reset hinges.
  • Perform all upholstery, glass and trim work required in the maintenance, repair and rebuilding of automotive and associated equipment, including auxiliary equipment.
  • Learn the use of fire extinguishing equipment for the various types of fires related to this work.
  • Perform clerical work pertaining to the job, and supply information for estimates.
  • Learn the Company's safety rules as they apply to the duties to be performed and learn and become proficient in the application of approved methods of artificial respiration.
  • Perform other similar or less skilled work of the occupational group.

Years of Experience

4 years of experience

Job Qualifications


  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license and maintain a satisfactory driving record
  • High School Education or GED
  • Must possess at least 4 years experience in Auto Body Repair

 Applicant must be able to perform: 

  • Collision Repairs including: uni-body, frame, (Car O Liner) panel repair/replacement, Fab of sheet metal and structure
  • Welding: Stick, MIG, TIG, Oxy-Acetylene and Brazing. 
  • Must possess communication and mathematical skills required to perform the job duties of this position. 
  • Must have the ability to complete necessary forms and paperwork associated with the job duties. 



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Licenses or Certifications

None Noted

Training and Courses

None Noted

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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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.

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