Principal Engineer - Electrical

Date: Sep 5, 2023

Location: Hancock's Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 75696

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 109,100 - $ 181,500 

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.

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

Provide technical support for the Electrical Design Engineering Branch at Salem and Hope Creek Generating Stations.

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will perform the duties of a Lead Responsible Engineer (LRE).  An LRE is responsible for managing, determining and subsequently developing/preparing the applicable design related information associated with a design change. Some specific LRE duties would include: Verifying that the problem to be solved by the project has been clearly understood and agreed upon by the stakeholders. Ensuring that conceptual engineering is thorough and reasonable alternative have been evaluated. Identifying, estimating, and coordinating Design Engineering and inter-facing departmental resources needed to support development and implementation of a design change package.   Developing a schedule for completion of engineering activities. Managing contracted engineering efforts with respect to technical acceptance, cost schedule, and other associated duties. Interfacing with Project Manager to ensure that Engineering deliverables meet the overall project needs. Successful candidate would become qualified to prepare design change package and be able to prepare minor modifications.  The successful candidate will also perform other assigned duties as determined by the Electrical Design Engineering Manager.  The successful candidate will also be assigned duties In the Emergency Response Organization.

Job Specific Qualifications


BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or related Technical Degree. Fifteen years experience in the nuclear industry or related experience. Ability to inspect Electrical systems in the industrial areas of nuclear power plant. Availability for Shift Work during plant outages and generation challenges. Current experience and expertise in performing Electrical analysis at a nuclear plant. Must meet Nuclear’s requirements for Unescorted Plant Access.


Experience in one or more of the following programmatic disciplines: Safe Shutdown Analyses/Appendix R; Electrical Calculations with proficiency in ETAP, NERC Standards and Compliance Requirements, and Project Engineering Experience. 



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