Engineering Manager - Nuclear

Date: Jul 2, 2024

Location: Hancock's Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 78510

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 129,000 - $ 211,900 

Incentive: PIP 20%   

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

General Summary: Manage, direct and control work assigned to a Salem Engineering Branch in the areas of Mechanical, Systems, Civil, Electrical and I&C.  Responsible for the engineering activities in support of the safe and efficient operation of Salem Generating Station.

Engineering Branch Manager – Salem reports to the Engineering Director - Salem and/or Senior Manger Plant Engineering .

Job Responsibilities

The Salem Plant Engineering Branch Manager responsibilities include: 

Leading a team of eight to twelve engineers responsible for ensuring plant equipment operates reliably through development of effective maintenance plans, monitoring of equipment performance, and championing repairs or modifications as necessary to maximize equipment performance.

Lead and support troubleshooting activities to resolve emergent equipment challenges.

Oversee development of assessments for degraded systems or components to determine their ability to perform a specific function.

Providing outage engineering support which may require shift work/off hours support. 

Participation in the Emergency Response Organization, in which the successful candidate will be assigned a specific duty. 

Respond to technical inquiries from maintenance and provide responses to support online work.


Job Specific Qualifications


  • BS degree in Engineering or Science or equivalent experience as an engineer in a Commercial Nuclear Power Plant.
  • Minimum of 5 years nuclear industry experience 
  • Availability for Shift Work during plant outages and generation challenges.
  • Must meet and maintain Unescorted Nuclear Plant Access.  
  • Must meet U.S. Dept of Energy requirements for access to nuclear technology information under 10 CFR 810.


  • Multiple years of supervisory experience;
  • Seven to ten years of experience in Nuclear Power Plant Experience (including operations, chemistry, radiation protection, or maintenance roles)
  • Master's Degree
  • Professional Engineering license (NJ or other state)


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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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