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Mechanic Assistant Rider S

Date: Apr 27, 2022

Location: Harrison, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  70340 


Job Function/Category:  Laborers 


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.

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This is a temporary position.

The Mechanic Assistant Rider will assist other employees in the field as assigned, including supporting operations in two-person areas (performing security duties), and drive Company vehicles including any service vans, and operate other vehicles when the decal weight does not exceed 6,000 pounds.

Job Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must pass the Street portion of the Gas Battery Test
  • Because the job requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history
  • Must be able to learn the effective and safe use and the proper care of the tools, equipment and materials used in the work
  • Must have a knowledge of and ability in the safe operation and care of vehicles in all locations and under all conditions of traffic and terrain
  • Must be able to learn the safety rules and practices required for their own and fellow worker safety on the job.
  • Selected candidates will be required to successfully complete background screening, driving history review and drug testing.
  • Experience, training and certifications/licenses in skilled trades such as HVAC, electric, appliance repair, plumbing, carpentry and heavy construction is desired.

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.

This site ( is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

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

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, 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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