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PSEGLI Power Markets Engineer

Date: Nov 20, 2018

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  51721 

Job Function/Category:  Power Markets 

Employment Type:  Non-Exempt Full Time 



PSEG is a diversified energy company headquartered in Newark, N.J. Established in 1903. The company has long had a key role in fueling New Jersey's economy and supporting the state's quality of life. Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) is New Jersey's largest provider of electric and gas service – serving 2.2 million electric customers and 1.8 million gas customers. Another member of the PSEG family of companies, PSEG Long Island, operates the electric transmission and distribution system of the Long Island Power Authority, with 1.1 million customers.


PSEG also owns and operates a diverse fleet of power plants with approximately 10,600 megawatts of generating capacity located primarily in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions and has solar energy facilities throughout the United States.


PSEG is a Fortune 500 company included in the S&P 500 Index and is a decade-long member of the Dow Jones North America Sustainability Index. PSEG has approximately 13,000 employees, who are carrying forward a proud tradition of dedicated service that has continued over more than 100 years.


Position Description:


Under the direction of the Manager of Resource Planning this position is responsible for developing plans for the reliable, economic and environmentally acceptable performance of the electric supply system on Long Island.  This position is accountable for selection, prioritization, and economic justifications of LIPA’s resource expansion plans.  The results of this have a significant impact on the overall operation and performance of the power system as well as have a great economic and financial effect on PSEG Long Island, LIPA and Long Island ratepayers.


Duties include (but not limited to):


  • Develop major generation expansion programs with associated capital expenditures in accordance with criteria for short and long range planning of the electric system for maintaining future operating goals. 
  • Analyze costs and performance of the existing electric system as well as future generation, transmission and power purchase proposals as part of the least cost resource planning process using multi-area production costing and reliability models. 
  • Identify potential operating problems and provide guidance to the Electric System Operations department.
  • Perform complex environmental studies and financial analyses to compare different alternatives while ensuring the Long Island power system is compliant with governing design criteria. 
  • In coordination with Transmission Planning perform studies, develop various alternatives to address system needs and make recommendations for projects. 
  • Provide assistance to the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) in determining the viability of different generation and transmission projects. 
  • Develop annual fuel and purchase power budget for LIPA. 
  • Determine financial and system impact of merchant project proposals on LIPA and Long Island customers.
  • Interface with other company departments and LIPA, as well as represent the company on various regional working groups, task forces and regulatory proceedings.


Education and Qualifications:




  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering no later than May 2019.
  • Familiarity with engineering economics fundamentals necessary to evaluate alternative system proposals is preferred for entry-level; increased level of knowledge is required for higher grades. 
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to travel to attend meetings on and off Long Island is required. 
  • Ability to respond to emergency storm and other conditions requires field work during nights and weekends.




  • MBA or PE License.
  • Experience with production cost modeling software (GE-MAPS, Promod, GridView, UPlan) or power flow software (PSSE, PSLF)


This position requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, applicants must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history.


Immigration Support will not be provided in association with this position now or in the future.


This position has a career path, which provides for promotional opportunities within and across grades as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. 


This is a multi-level growth series position, the title, grade level and incentive target assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by assessing skills and related experience, learned through the interview process. 


If an internal candidate is selected, they will move laterally at their current grade level and will not be eligible for a promotion at the time of accepting this position.  This applies to candidates moving within the same career path (e.g., analyst, supervisor, engineer), or to a different career path (e.g., analyst to engineer, supervisor to analyst).  The selected candidate will have an opportunity for promotion within the career path during an annual review.


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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