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Temp Fire Protection Operator - Nuclear

Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Hancocks Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  71404 


Job Function/Category:  Security 


Employment Type:  Non-exempt Full Time 


This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire employment.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.   Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Union Local



Perform work of higher skill in the operation, inspection, testing and adjustment of all Artificial Island fire protection system, first aid functions, and equipment.



Job Duties & Responsibilities


1.Operate, test, and adjust fire protection equipment such as: fire hydrants, deluge and isolation valves, and foam systems, Cardox and Halon suppression systems, alarm systems, breathing apparatus and auxiliary equipment associated with the fire protection system.

2.Operate all types of vehicular fire fighting apparatus and associated equipment such as: fire engines, rescue trucks, equipment trucks, ambulance and rescue boat, and Company vehicles, such as: passenger cars and pick-up trucks.

3.Respond to fire alarms prepared to fight fires, assist  and escort off-site fire fighters and assist in other plant emergencies, including hazardous material emergencies.

4.Make routine inspections of equipment and areas as assigned and record data as required.

5.Assist in the training of assigned personnel.

​6.Satisfactorily complete the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and recertification as required.

7.  Recharge fire extinguishers.

8. ​Add or change lubricant to firefighting as associated equipment.

9. Maintain cleanliness of equipment and assigned areas.

10. Move and handle fire protection equipment, materials, and supplies.

11.Assist other departments as required in firefighting, first aid and related work.

12. Operate and test fire pumps.

13. Operate portable auxiliary equipment associated with fire protection such as: compressors, pumps, fans, generators, and foam systems.

14. Perform on-site fire hazards analysis.

15. Provide training to assigned personnel.

16. Perform electrical tagging on 480kV and below in addition to mechanical tagging in accordance with approved tagging procedures as specified in Off-Site Tagging procedures. Clear equipment or make it ready for service in accordance with instructions and  procedures; clear, tag, test, and safety tape these  operations. 

17. Position valves; as assigned, drain and vent systems in connection with Off-Site Tagging Procedures.

18. Perform confined space surveys to determine the presence of oxygen and/or potential explosive gas atmospheres.

19. Perform other similar or less skilled work of the occupational group.

20. Operation of the rescue boat.

21. Perform less skilled maintenance work on all Artificial Island fire protection systems and equipment. Duties are: Remove, repair, and/or install as required, fire protection equipment such as: fire hoses, fire extinguishers, sprinklers, plug in components isolation valves, fire doors, replacement of flow switches, tamper switches, fusible links, replace level and pressure switches, lamping and battery replacement on emergency lighting, etc.

Years of Experience

Data Needed

Job Qualifications


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

1.Must successfully complete the Fire Protection   Operator Nuclear (1310) Modular Training Course.  

2.  Must demonstrate:  

  • The ability to follow detailed instructions and carry out complex assignments.
  • An aptitude for mechanical and technical work.
  • Keen faculties of observation.
  • Oral and written communications skills necessary for performance of the work.
  • Must have successfully completed the appropriate Pre-Employment Tests except that an employee hired prior to May 1, 1977, who has or obtains a high school diploma or its equivalent does not have to complete  the Pre-Employment Tests.
  • 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

  • EMT certification

  • Fire Protection operator nuclear modual training course

Training and Courses

None Noted

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, 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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