Training & Development Specialist - Substation Operations

Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Edison, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 75550

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.    

Salary Range: $ 79,800 - $ 131,700 

Incentive: PIP 10%   

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 team performs analysis, design, development and evaluation of technical training for PSE&G’s Electric Distribution LOB clients. The successful incumbent 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 Substation occupational group.  This role is to train electric substation operators in accordance with job specifications, contractual obligations, technical manuals with a focus on energy control procedures and service restoration.

Job Responsibilities

The incumbent 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 learning evaluation required to provide apprentice and incumbent employees & contractor personnel (as required) with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform operations, installation and maintenance service in accordance with job specifications, contract obligations, and regulatory requirements.

Incumbent 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 of utility experience in power substation
•    Able to learn and apply training and development processes of analysis, design, development, evaluation, and alternative delivery methods, including automated computer-based applications training
•    Proficient in Word, Microsoft Excel, and Power Point
•    Strong oral and written communication skills.
•    Possess a valid U.S. driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record
•    Storm Duty – will be called upon to support storm duty as needed

•Bachelor’s degree in education, training, or instructional design and 5 year of utility experience in service dispatch
•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 (LMS) use and data management / reporting
•Experience in alternative training delivery methods, including automated, computer-based or virtual / augmented reality applications
•Process Improvement skills / Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Minimum Years of Experience

5 years of experience


High School



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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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