Project Manager Nuclear - Salem Power Uprate

Date: Nov 15, 2023

Location: Hancock's Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 76427

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 125,700 - $ 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

Responsible for managing, planning, specifications, bids, design, licensing, procurement of materials and services and construction of major projects for Nuclear. Oversee the day to day activities of the project's development and to assure the success of the project in terms of safety, quality, cost, schedule and its functional performance requirements.

Responsible to interface with the assigned Project Leader's and for all aspects of the project from initial planning and development through each project phase of engineering and design, installation, start-up and turnover to operations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Utilize the policies, procedures and project control requirements to plan, organize, monitor, control and report status.
  • Manage the financial/operating costs for the project.
  • Analyze the data from the project control system to determine trends and to develop forecasts, prepare and implement recovery plans and alternative strategies for risk mitigation to assure overall success of the project.
  • Responsible to identify as they emerge unknown areas, events/risks that could impact the project and to incorporate mitigation plans into the project scope, schedule and budget.
  • Prepares monthly project status reports and provides regular updates directly to senior management.
  • Communicate project goals and requirements clearly and consistently and negotiate resources required. Monitor, communicate, and negotiate project plans for internal and external customers, suppliers, contractors, vendors and government agencies to meet established project objectives.
  • Interface with various PSEG departments in the project resource requirements when their support is needed for the project.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of contacts both internally and externally.


Job Specific Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering, Science, Business or Construction related field or equivalent experience.
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or to be obtained within first year  of employment
  • Five years related nuclear power plant experience with 3 years facilities improvement project experience. 
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Project scope development, engineering, licensing, permitting, procurement, installation, testing, etc.
  • Extensive experience in project management systems, strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple-discipline projects simultaneously and have a proven track record of successful project execution.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, collaboration, conflict management, and oral/written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of SAP (Cost Tracking Module), MS Office Suite (Word, Excel), Primavera.
  • Must meet and maintain Nuclear's requirements for unescorted plant access


  • Prior large capital project experience associated with nuclear/power plants such as power uprates
  • SRO license of cert.


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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.


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