Vibration Engineer Nuclear

Date: Mar 22, 2024

Location: Hancock's Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 77317

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 75,000 - $ 118,700 

Incentive: PIP 10%   

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 Salem Component Engineer - Vibration Specialist will be responsible for implementing the assigned station predictive maintenance technologies. The engineer will implement Equipment Reliability initiatives, including motivating the correct behaviors to promote results-oriented Equipment Reliability and support Plant Outages. Through periodic monitoring and preventive maintenance programs, the engineer will ensure components health are maintained to prevent failure and in compliance with facility license, company and government regulations. The engineer will also provide recommendations to improve operating and maintenance costs through new maintenance strategies or use of value based or condition based monitoring. This individual has ultimate responsibility to ensure that these components for PSEG Nuclear meet or exceed all regulatory requirements and are achieving / approaching industry best practice.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise in the identification, investigation, and resolution of equipment vibration challenges to ensure plant reliability and availability
  •  Act as subject matter expert on vibration diagnostics and dynamic balancing
  • Detect equipment degradation and prevent equipment failures through accurate analysis and timely corrective action
  • Provide equipment condition information to allow for optimizing scope and frequency of time-based preventive maintenance activities
  • Implement new technologies and monitoring strategies to support transitioning to condition-based monitoring (CBM) where possible
  • Lead cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and solve component and complex performance issues

Job Specific Qualifications



  • BS Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline, with 2 years of engineering experience. (Candidates without a degree but possessing >5 years of commercial nuclear experience may be considered)
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to support shift work during refueling outage, forced outages, and access industrial areas of a nuclear power plant.
  •  Ability to gain unescorted access to a nuclear power plant.
  •  The candidate will need to demonstrate flexibility with balancing multiple work items with various levels of priority.
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license and maintain a satisfactory driving record.


  • Degree or experience in mechanical engineering or technology discipline
  •  5+ years of Nuclear Power Plant experience.
  •  Familiar with INPO Components Engineering / Equipment Reliability expectations and the ability to drive site improvement to achieve sustained excellent performance (industry top quartile performance)
  • Subject matter expert in vibration program implementation and vibration analysis (certified Level 1 or higher).
  • Previous commercial nuclear plant engineering or RO/SRO license/certification is a plus.
  •  Experience with other predictive maintenance technologies and experience with vibration database softwares (RBMWare, Bently Nevada, and SystemOne)


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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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