Test Engineer - Nuclear

Date: Nov 29, 2023

Location: Hancock's Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 75907

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 31.578 - $ 54.707 

Incentive: Not applicable   

Work Location Category: Onsite  


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.

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Job Duties & Responsibilities

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1. Conduct assigned work so that personnel and the public are safeguarded at all times.
2. Perform tests assigned to the group following prescribed procedures and verified by Laboratory & Testing Services.
3. Obtain clearance in the field and make necessary arrangements for the performance of the work. Confirm arrangements prior to leaving Laboratory & Testing Services.
4. Modify test procedures, apparatus, set-ups, and methods, and computer applications to meet requirements for tests.
5. Instruct assigned personnel.
6. Perform a variety of non-routine tests and inspections, as instructed, making a complete test set-up.
7. Inspect, clean, adjust, calibrate and repair all test instruments and
equipment used in the work in the Facility and field to assure instrumentation is operating properly and with prescribed accuracy.
8. Witness and approve tests and examinations of equipment, components and materials, normally tested by division personnel, in manufacturers' plants, and other locations or those conducted by other testing agencies.
9. Develop and write reports, perform and check computations on tests and investigations for completeness and accuracy.
10. Operate any Company vehicles for which they are qualified.

Job Qualifications


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

1. Must have completed technical training equivalent to two* years of college.

2. Must have a working knowledge and be able to acquire a thorough working knowledge of the operation and application of the instruments, test equipment, computers, and test methods used in the work. 

3. Must have a basic working knowledge and be able to acquire a thorough working knowledge of the principles of science and engineering as they apply to the work (such as thermodynamics, heat cycles, heat power, physics, chemistry, electricity, materials  science, etc.).  

4. Must be a careful and thorough worker and be able to exercise good judgment.  

5. Must possess the skill and knowledge necessary for certification(s) to the required level in all pertinent test disciplines.  

6. Must meet all training required in order to perform the duties of the position such as  unescorted access to vital areas in nuclear plants.   

* Must have completed technical training equivalent to three years of college to progress beyond pay step "I".


  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA), ETT Certified Technician Level 3 
  • Experience working in High Voltage Testing
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Knowledge of SAP



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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