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PSEGLI Automotive & Equipment Specialist (Hicksville-Night Shift)

Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  51083 

Job Function/Category:  Transmission and Distribution 

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

Location and Hours:  Hicksville (Night Shift) - Monday through Friday 3PM – 11:30PM


Job Description: (Responsibilities)

  • Experience the personal challenge of working for a world class organization and leader in the utilities and energy industry as an Automotive and Equipment Mechanic in our Fleet Services Department on Long Island, New York.  Our Fleet Department has an opening for experienced automotive and/or equipment specialist with a strong knowledge of the following automotive skills:
  • Perform diagnostic, repair, and preventive maintenance on gasoline / diesel / CNG and Hybrid company fleet vehicles including cars, trucks, construction equipment, and auxiliary components in accordance with manufacturers specifications.
  • Able to perform all type repairs to a multitude of motor operated vehicles and equipment, such as cars, light duty trucks, medium and heavy duty trucks, as well as various tracked or wheeled earth moving and digging equipment.
  • Conduct New York State Motor vehicle inspections such as: emissions, safety, heavy duty and NYVIP inspections.
  •  Knowledgeable in the safe operation of all garage tools, diagnostic equipment, lifts, hoists and jacking equipment.
  •  Identify and obtain necessary replacement parts as needed to execute repairs.
  • Adhere to OEM warranty policies and procedures.
  •  Shall be consistently capable of independently analyzing and safely resolving problems related to overall fleet maintenance.
  • The successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability and desire to learn and thoroughly, understand new equipment and operating methods presented to the department as technology evolves.


Required Skills (Knowledge and Experience Required):

  • Candidates must have a high school degree or GED, plus automotive vocational training or equivalent.
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a fleet maintenance technician.
  • Must have the ability to diagnose and correct all vehicle systems, including but not limited to: diesel, fuel injection, air brakes, hydraulic systems, diagnostic experience using a laptop with insight, tech 2, Maxforce, Allison transmission programs.  Diesel engine knowledge of Cummins, international, caterpillar engines.  Allison automatic transmission.  After treatment systems, electronic igition, power hydraulic systems, ABS, CNG, OBDII, electroic engine controls, etc.
  • Candidates must pass an Eight part written and practical exams in fleet mechanical disciplines.
  • Candidates must have a commercial driver's license, and NYS Inspection license.
  • Must be capable of obtaining tank, hazardous material endorsement within 180 days.
  • Ability to satisfactorily perform record keeping, electronic or hand written related to fleet maintenance.
  • Must be physically capable of working areas above, below, in and around vehicles and safely operate associated machinery and tools, including but not limited to power tools, wheel balancer, brake lathe, vehicles, hoisting equipment, several power operated wheeled and tracked vehicles and equipment.
  • Required to work extra/irregular hours including shifts, special assignment, and storm conditions while being alert and observing hazards and avoid accidents.
  • 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.

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

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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