Staff Engineer Nuclear - Civil / Structural

Date: Feb 24, 2024

Location: Hancock's Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 75449

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 101,600 - $ 160,900 

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 expertise in the identification, investigation, and resolution of plant operating, safety, and design issues to ensure plant reliability and availability

Job Responsibilities

  • Performing structural engineering design and analysis for BWR and PWR systems/structures/components to resolve complex technical issues.
  • Preparation and review of plant configuration change packages and design calculations in accordance with plant procedures.
  • Performing walkdowns to verify as-built conditions and confirm modification scope. 
  • Leading multi-discipline teams as the Lead Responsible Engineer for plant design changes.
  • Monitoring the quality and performance of contractors performing design analysis
  • Supporting plant emergent issues and generation challenges.
  • Providing outage engineering support which may require shift work/off hours support. 
  • Participation in the Emergency Response Organization, in which the successful candidate will be assigned a specific duty. 
  • Performing other assigned duties as determined by the Civil/Structural Design Engineering Manager

Job Specific Qualifications


  • BS Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering. 
  • 7-10 years of experience in the nuclear or relevant industry performing Structural/seismic design/analysis. 
  • Ability to inspect structures, systems, and components in the industrial areas of nuclear power plant. 
  • Availability for Shift Work during plant outages and generation challenges. 
  • Knowledge of AISC & ACI design codes, NRC requirements for safety-related structures, and software analysis tools such as GT Strudl or equivalent. 
  • Must meet Nuclear requirements for Unescorted Plant Access.

Desired Skills:

  • Greater than seven years of experience in Nuclear Power Plant Engineering.
  • Experience in pipe stress and pipe support analysis, design, and software analysis tools such as ME-101 or equivalent. 
  • Knowledge of ASME B31.1, ASME Section III, ASME Section IX, and NRC requirements for piping design.
  • Professional engineering license.

Minimum Years of Experience

7 years of experience


Bachelor in Engineering


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