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Lead Reactor Programs Engineer

Date: Jan 21, 2023

Location: Hancock's Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 72896

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 76,700 - $ 145,700 

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.


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

The Hope Creek Program Engineer will be responsible for IVVI / ISI Programs, this include BWR reactor internals and Snubbers. The Site Program Engineer is responsible for all activities to make sure health of the programs at Hope Creek Stations. The Program engineer performs monitoring, trending and assessing respective Program to improve reliability and ensure the station is meeting regulatory and industry best practices and provide industry leadership. Perform and support Program assessments, outage work scoping, Program related technical evaluations, trouble shooting and special Programmatic inspections by regulators, on site groups and industry peers. Tasks include management of Program documentation, Program health reports, Program notebooks, and Program related procedures ensuring Program compliance with regulatory and design/license basis requirements. Participate in the Industry to ensure implementation of best practices at for Hope Creek.

Job Responsibilities

 The Site Program engineer also:
• Provides support to the site on complex and 
strategic Program and process issues and participate in outages
• Provides strategy and support for special Programmatic inspections by regulators and industry. 

• Attends and represent PSEG Nuclear at industry conferences, training and meetings.
• Leads diverse teams in resolving station issues.
Supports Emergency Preparedness Plan.
• Supports
the Engineering Duty Team



Job Specific Qualifications

•    BS Degree in Engineering or similar technical degree
•    5 years of experience 
•    Excellent written & oral communication skills
•    Ability to 
support shift work during plant outages and emergent situations
•    Ability to meet Nuclear requirements for Unescorted Site Access and access industrial areas of a nuclear power plant 

  • Nuclear experience
  • Plant systems integration such as System, Program or Design Engineering, or other station functional experience
  • Familiar with  IVVI/ISI programs for BWR.
  • Experience in projects, investigations, or cross-functional teams/vendors

Minimum Years of Experience

5 years of experience


Bachelors in Engineering


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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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