Nuclear Worker (Temporary Outage)

Date: Aug 27, 2023

Location: Hancocks Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 75189

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 22.854 - $ 44.328 

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.

Union Local



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 move 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. Assist all other Nuclear Departments where unskilled labor is required.
17. Maintain shop and work location in a neat and orderly condition.
18. Learn the approved methods of artificial respiration.
19. Operate forklifts, Company passenger cars and pick-up trucks or equivalent.
20. Perform other similar or less skilled work.

Years of Experience

Data Needed

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.


Data Needed

Licenses or Certifications

None Noted

Training and Courses

None Noted

Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG LI, 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.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to 10 CFR Part 810 controlled information.  If the position does require access to this information, the Talent Acquisition representative will provide further details upon making an offer.

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.

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

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