Nuclear Worker (Temporary Outage)

Date: Jul 20, 2024

Location: Hancocks Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 78825

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 23.540 - $ 45.658 

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.

We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That’s why you’ll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you’ll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement and a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year.

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:

  • Clean internal and external surfaces (buildings, structures, and equipment), 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
  • Operate power equipment ie., hacksaws, drills, grinders, hammers, small pipe and bolt threading machine and other equipment of this type
  • Move and handle equipment, materials, and supplies. Install and remove all types of scaffolding 30 feet or less in height
  • Install, fabricate, remove, replace and make repairs to thermal insulation and lagging
  • Set up temporary safety barriers and protective screening around work areas
  • Install, check, test, repair and remove temporary power and light as required, up to 120 volts
  • Perform simple rigging
  • Install and repair floor and ceiling tiles, office furniture and door hardware
  • Assist all other Nuclear Departments where unskilled labor is required
  • Maintain shop and work location in a neat and orderly condition
  • Learn the approved methods of artificial respiration
  • Perform less skilled work
  • Must be able to perform job duties according to company’s safety policy and procedures
  • Must be able to operate fire extinguishers as needed
  • Incumbent may be required to work in contaminated and/or radiological controlled areas
  • Ability to wear personal protection equipment if working in/with hazardous materials and/or waste

Job Qualifications

  • Must meet the Company’s “General Requirements”, and in addition
  • Be able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must demonstrate the ability to follow simple instructions and carry out routine assignments; an aptitude for mechanical work; keen faculties of observation
  • Must be able to qualify for an auto driver’s license to operate vehicles in the State of New Jersey


Years of Experience

Data Needed


High School

Licenses or Certifications

None Noted

Training and Courses

None Noted

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.


For all roles, PSEG’s drug and alcohol testing program includes pre-employment testing, testing for cause, and post-incident/accident testing. For employees in federally regulated roles (including positions covered by USDOT, PHMSA, or NRC regulations), this also includes random testing. Although numerous states throughout the country have legalized marijuana/cannabis products recreationally and/or medically, it is prohibited for employees in federally regulated roles. Employees who are hired or transfer into a federally regulated role are subject to drug and alcohol testing, inclusive of marijuana. Please note that the use of CBD products may result in a positive drug test for THC/Marijuana and such use is not a legitimate medical explanation for such a positive result.


PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through emPower which can be accessed through by clicking on the emPower icon, then selecting careers. This site (PSEG Careers and Job Openings) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees, with the exception of PSEG employees who do not have company email addresses.

PSEG is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance applying for a position, please call 973-430-3845 or email

If you need to request a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job, email Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.


Know your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Nuclear, Sharepoint, Developer, Labor, Environmental Engineering, Energy, Technology, Operations, Engineering