Senior Training & Development Specialist - Division Mechanic

Date: Mar 24, 2024

Location: Edison, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 76492

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.    

Salary Range: $ 101,600 - $ 160,900 

Incentive: PIP 15%   

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.

Job Summary

PSE&G is seeking a new member for the Technical Training team within the Transformation & Centralized Service organization at our Edison NJ location.  The successful candidate will advance the training that supports a safe, skilled, and efficient utility work force working in concert with a team of training professionals for PSE&G’s Division Mechanic Electric occupational group.

The role is responsible to conduct the instruction and learning evaluation required to provide apprentice and incumbent employees & contractor personnel (as required) with the technical skills and knowledge necessary to perform underground (Conventional and Buried Underground Distribution) electric construction and maintenance in accordance with job specifications, contract obligations, Underground and Outside Plant Technical Construction Manuals, procedures, and regulatory requirements.

This Sr. Training & Development Specialist – Division Mechanic is proficient in teaching courses related to their subject-matter, is contributing as an instructor of general electric distribution courses, is a leader in the classroom, and has oversite of 6-12 BU students in class while training and has a minimum of 2-years of positive evaluations from management observations of them facilitating training classes; coaching and developing BU trainees in the classroom. Has become proficient in teaching general electric distribution classes, such as Substation Awareness, Safety Tagging, and/or DC/AC. This individual makes Annual Content Updates to curriculum. The Sr. Training & Development Specialist – Division Mechanic will be a member of relevant training committees and all appropriate Occupational Work Groups. The Sr. Training and Development Specialist – Division Mechanic is eligible for on-call field assignments as a supervisor, and available for field supervisory shifts.

Job Responsibilities

  • Instruct Electric Distribution courses.  Responsible to coach and develop trainees in their classroom. Become proficient in teaching general Electric Distribution classes, such as Substation Awareness, Safety Tagging, and/or DC/AC
  • Content development updates. The individual actively works to annually develop learning content for their courses, work with learning technology, and time management skills.
  • Develop relationships with subject matter experts to identify training needs and related content.  Develop relationships with external subject matter experts to identify industry best practices.
  • Use learning technology, Analysis, design, and evaluate apprentice and incumbent employee technical training.
  • Understand and explain key training metrics associated with the Manager’s Dashboard
  • Be a supervisor of work by BU employees on field assignments in the Division.

Job Specific Qualifications


  • High school graduate or GED
  • Minimum of 7 yrs. of relevant field experience is their specific subject matter (Occupational Work Group)
  • At least 5 years of indirect supervisory experience or 3 years of direct supervisory experience
  • Over 4 years of training/education experience in subject matter
  • Demonstrated experience in training/educating others using methodologies: analysis, design, development, evaluation, and alternative delivery methods, including eLearning or virtual instruction applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to cross-train to expand skill sets and competencies into multiple topics/disciplines.
  • Demonstrated experience in computer applications, including Microsoft Office software.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills; capable of making effective oral presentations.
  • Ability to facilitate joint union / management assessment teams.
  • Project management related experience
  • Experience in Learning Management System use 
  • Experience in alternative training delivery methods, including automated, computer-based, or virtual / augmented reality applications.
  • Provide leadership through peer-to-peer coaching/guidance for junior instructors. 
  • Analysis, design, and evaluate apprentice and incumbent employee technical training.
  • Understand and explain key training metrics associated with the Manager’s Dashboard

Minimum Years of Experience

7 years of experience


High School


None Noted


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