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Shift Nuclear Worker

Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: Hancock's Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  70723 


Job Function/Category:  Laborers 


Employment Type:  Non-exempt Full Time 


This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


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 employment.  "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.

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Performs work in the preservation and maintenance of the Nuclear
Department buildings, structures and equipment.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Duties are:

1.   Perform and document radiological surveys such as: area and contact dose rates, airborne radioactive containment and surface contamination in conjunction with decontamination work, waste shipment and processing of protective clothing.
2.   Perform routine duties associated with area and equipment decontamination, processing of protective clothing and radioactive material disposal.

3.   Perform routine duties associated with radioactive waste shipments.

4.   Perform decontamination and operational checks of radiation protection instruments and equipment.

5.   Clean internal and external surfaces (buildings, structures and equipment) using "blast finishing" equipment or with brush, scrapers, chipping guns and solvents and apply protective and finish coatings such as oil, latex base paints, red lead other primers, tar and asphalt base paints, grease using brushes, spray guns or similar equipment.
6.   Operate power equipment such as: hacksaws, drills, grinders,
     hammers, small pipe and bolt threading machine and other equipment of this type.

7.   Move and handle equipment, materials and supplies.

8.   Install and remove all types of scaffolding 30 feet or less in height.
9.   Install, fabricate, remove, replace and make repairs to thermal insulation and lagging.

10.  Set up temporary safety barriers and protective screening around work areas.
11.  Install, check, test, repair and remove temporary power and light as required, up to 120 volts.
12.  Perform simple rigging.

13.  Operate overhead gantry cranes (i.e. turbine, polar cranes, etc.).

14.  Install penetration seals.

15.  Install and repair floor and ceiling tiles, roofs, office furniture and door hardware.

16.  Maintain shop and work location in a neat and orderly condition.

17.  Learn the approved methods of artificial respiration.
18.  Operate forklifts, Company passenger cars and pick-up trucks or equivalent.

Perform other similar or less skilled work.

Job Qualifications


  Must meet the Company's "General Requirements”; and, in addition:  

1. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.  

2. Must demonstrate:     

   a.   The ability to follow simple instructions and carry out routine assignments.     

   b.   An aptitude for mechanical work.     

   c.   Keen faculties of observation.  

3.   Must be able to qualify for an auto driver's license to operate vehicles in the State of New Jersey.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, 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.

This site ( is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, 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.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

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