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Training & Development Specialist - Overhead Specialty

Date: Jan 14, 2023

Location: Edison, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

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. With our reimagined workplace, we recognize the importance of flexibility in terms of when and where employees perform their jobs.  And many of our jobs do not require you to live in the tristate area.

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 hire.  "Full 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

PSE&G is seeking a new member for the Technical Training team within the Transformation & Centralized Service organization at our Edison NJ location.  The team performs analysis, design, development and evaluation of technical training for PSE&G’s Gas Distribution LOB clients.  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.

Job Responsibilities

The candidate must enjoy providing client service, be a team player, and excel in communicating both verbally and in writing.  High attention to detail and excellent organizational skills are also important for effective collaboration with fellow instructors and the entire Technical Training team.  
The position works with process owners and process improvement managers across the utility to establish process efficiency.  Therefore, the position requires strong internal and external relationship building skills and behaviors.

The role is responsible to conduct the instruction and evaluation required to provide apprentice and incumbent employees & contractor personnel (as required) with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform operations, construction and maintenance of the Gas Distribution system in accordance with job specifications, contract obligations, Gas Distribution Standards and regulatory requirements.

Additionally, assist in the development of and/or the implementation of the DOT mandated Operator Qualification for Pipeline personnel.

Candidate must be available in case of a storm emergency by periodically being on call for assignment by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

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., in order to credibly and safely conduct hands on training in these areas
  • 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
  • Possess a valid U.S. driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record


  • BS/BA degree in education, training, or instructional design
  • Knowledge/experience or the ability to learn evolving systems, such as assessment facilitation, need/task analysis, instructional design/development, and instructional evaluation
  • Ability to facilitate joint union/management assessment teams
  • 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
  • Process Improvement skills/LSS Green Belt

Minimum Years of Experience

5 years of experience


High School



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.


If you are a current PSEG employee and if you are offered an opportunity with PSEG Long Island, you will be treated as a new hire.  Please note that as a new hire to the Long Island subsidiary, your benefits will change and generally will be consistent with other similarly situated PSEG Long Island new hires.  Similarly, for PSEG Long Island employees who accept job opportunities with PSEG or any of its subsidiaries (other than PSEG Long Island), their benefits would change and generally be consistent with other similarly situated new hires of that company.

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.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to 10 CFR Part 810 controlled information.  If the position does require access to this information, the Talent Acquisition representative will provide further details upon making an offer.

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 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.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

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