Principal Operations Engineer - Salem Power Uprate

Date: Apr 15, 2024

Location: Hancock's Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 76632

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 114,500 - $ 188,100 

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

The Operations Liaison reports to the Engineering Services (ES) Manager to provide operations support for the Power Uprate Project for Salem Units 1 and 2 to achieve project scope, schedule, budget and safety goals consistent with Nuclear and Station goals and regulatory requirements.

Job Responsibilities

Evaluate proposed plant operational changes and advise on operational risk for proposed project scope.

Develop and revise operational procedures.

Oversee modification testing development and implementation.

Interface with vendors, Licensing and NRC regarding operational issues, findings, open items and requests.

Interface with Operations Department subject matter experts and stakeholders to identify and resolve potential operational risk to support safe, efficient, cost effective operation of the Salem Units.

Review design and proposed license changes for compliance with Technical Specifications and procedure impact.  Perform 10CFR50.59 applicability reviews and Station Qualified Reviewer (SQR) reviews.

Support implementation outages.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required:  Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Technical area or equivalent education/experience 

13 years of experience.

Prior or current SRO license  at Westinghouse PWR technology, preferably at Salem Station.

5 years prior PWR experience

Must meet the Nuclear Business Unit requirements for unescorted site access.

Qualified (or capable of becoming qualified) as a SQR Reviewer and a 10CFR50.59 Evaluation preparer/reviewer.


Prior experiences in large plant projects and/or Power Uprates.


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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.


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