Training & Development Specialist - Overhead

Date: Feb 25, 2024

Location: Edison, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 76434

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.    

Salary Range: $ 79,800 - $ 131,700 

Incentive: PIP 10%   

Work Location Category: Hybrid  


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 Overhead 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 overhead electric construction and maintenance in accordance with job specifications, contract obligations, Overheard Technical Construction Manuals, procedures, and regulatory requirements.

This Training & Development Specialist – Overhead 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 Training & Development Specialist – Overhead will be a member of relevant training committees and all appropriate Occupational Work Groups. The Training and Development Specialist – Overhead 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 other general electric distribution courses, 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 5 years utility experience
  • Must have worked as an Overhead Lineperson or as an Overhead Supervisor with a strong background in electric distribution: overhead construction, maintenance, troubleshooting and safe work practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of multiple topics that include pole climbing, 3-phase electrical systems, transformer wiring, load pick-up jumpers, live high voltage work, phasing and operation of 13kV switches, etc., to conduct hands on credibly and safely. 
  • Ability to learn and apply training and development processes of analysis, design, development, evaluation, and alternative delivery methods, including automated computer-based applications.
  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess a valid U. S. driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory driving record.



  • BS / BA degree in engineering technology, education, training, or instructional design
  • Knowledge / experience or the ability to learn evolving systems such as OMS, GIS, OP2002.
  • Knowledge / experience in assessment facilitation, need/task analysis, instructional design/development, and instructional evaluation.
  • Experience in joint union / management team assessment.
  • Supervisory and / or project management related experience.
  • Experience in Learning Management System use and data management / reporting.
  • Experience in alternative training delivery methods, including automated, computer-based, or virtual / augmented reality applications.
  • Experience in alternative training delivery methods, including automated, computer-based, or virtual / augmented reality applications.
  • Process Improvement skills / LSS Green Belt

Minimum Years of Experience

5 years of experience


High School



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