Analyst Monitoring & Diagnostics - Nuclear

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Hancock's Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 79026

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 101,600 - $ 160,900 

Incentive: PIP 15%   

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.

We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That’s why you’ll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you’ll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement and a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year.

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

This Station Plant Engineering position is responsible for providing advanced condition monitoring and data analyses of critical power plant systems, components, and processes. Responsibilities include the development, maintenance, and use of advanced pattern recognition models and plant operational data to detect changes in the operating behavior of multiple plant systems, equipment, and components. In conjunction with these responsibilities, this position will closely support and interface with plant system managers, component specialists, and engineering personnel, as well as subject matter experts in support organizations or elsewhere, to assess anomalies, identify and classify the associated risks to the plant, issue recommendations, and follow up to ensure resolutions are tracked through to completion. End goal is to monitor historical data, perform analysis on model generated trends, monitor equipment performance and predict component health, alerting stations of anomalies within those trends which could adversely affect the reliability, availability, maintainability, and performance of PSEG's Nuclear power plant fleet with the goal of improving fleet performance. 

Will master all aspects of the Monitoring & Diagnostic (M&D) Center core suite of software and use to the efficient improvement of the monitored systems and components, develop, maintain, and use the Advanced Pattern Recognition models and plant operational data to detect changes and anomalies in operating behavior of multiple plant systems, equipment, and components to increase plant reliability and equipment efficiency. Understand and use Nuclear’ s Operational Excellence Model, maintain the M&D Center process and procedures for model development, anomaly alarm tracking, alarm analysis, model updates, and site related communications to continually improve M&D Center process and products as defined by the M&D Engineering Manager. Will build new component models in M&D software as additional diagnostic information is discovered and update/retrain and evaluate the adequacy of the existing models. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Will perform daily monitoring of site critical components that have installed models actively collecting data using advanced analytics software. 
  • Will Respond, evaluate, and prioritize alarms for potential equipment related issues and interact with station personnel and provide recommendations to optimize plant equipment and systems. 
  • Will capture and quantify avoided costs to express the value of the team activities. 
  • Will develop and maintain a positive working relationship with SMEs in station operations, maintenance, engineering, and support organizations. 

Job Specific Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Chemical Engineering or equivalent experience with a minimum of 6 years of nuclear power plant experience. 
  • Strong working knowledge of individual component types, including pumps, motors, steam turbines, generators, and field instrumentation. 
  • Operational experience and knowledge in all aspects of power plant equipment, with an emphasis on systems knowledge and operations. 
  • Extensive knowledge and experience using data historian (OSI) and other software tools to analyze and troubleshoot problems.  
  • Proficient in engineering theories and principles. 
  • Working knowledge of troubleshooting Power Plant Operational issues. 
  • Demonstrated ability to meet commitments while managing multiple objectives and projects. 
  • Able to prepare thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, and documentation for resolution of technical problems utilizing Nuclear OEM process. 
  • Understand and work to fundamental nuclear requirements, including Safety Culture and Technical Conscience principles. 
  • Proven ability to prioritize alarms/conditions based on risks and consequences. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Strong teamwork and collaborative skills. 

Desired: 

  • Experienced Monitoring Center Analyst that has experience with an Advanced Pattern Recognition and/or diagnostic tools. 
  • Steam turbine engineering or operating experience. 
  • Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) Certification 
  • Working knowledge of Advanced Pattern Recognition software or other reliability or condition based predictive diagnosis software applications. 
  • Working knowledge of condition monitoring and diagnostic technologies. 
  • Familiarity with Predictive maintenance technologies

Minimum Years of Experience

6 years of experience

Education

Bachelor in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Certifications

None Noted

Disclaimer

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.

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.

 

As an employee of PSEG 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.

 

For all roles, PSEG’s drug and alcohol testing program includes pre-employment testing, testing for cause, and post-incident/accident testing. For employees in federally regulated roles (including positions covered by USDOT, PHMSA, or NRC regulations), this also includes random testing. Although numerous states throughout the country have legalized marijuana/cannabis products recreationally and/or medically, it is prohibited for employees in federally regulated roles. Employees who are hired or transfer into a federally regulated role are subject to drug and alcohol testing, inclusive of marijuana. Please note that the use of CBD products may result in a positive drug test for THC/Marijuana and such use is not a legitimate medical explanation for such a positive result.

 

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