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Spring 2019 CO-OP Environmental Health and safety

Date: Dec 12, 2018

Location: Lawrenceville, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  52144 

Job Function/Category:  University Recruiting 

Employment Type:  Non-Exempt Part 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.


PSE&G is seeking a three (3) to eight (8) month co-op working in Environmental Projects & Services group at the Lawrenceville Electric Southern Headquarters to assist the Regulatory Programs Manager with spill response and remediation projects across Electric and Gas Operations. The position will support the Regulatory Programs Manager with program process improvements, Environmental Database development, and also support the Senior Environmental Specialists with spill remediation activities throughout the state, in addition to assisting with special projects for process improvements.


The position's responsibilities include: Assist Environmental Projects & Services group in preparing and maintaining documentation including: 1.) Preparation and maintenance of documentation for environmental spill management including, waste manifests, spill reports, chemical analysis and environmental and regulatory reports; 2.) Assist in the development of spreadsheets and databases for the tracking of regulatory and compliance data; 3.) Assist the Environmental Regulatory Programs Manager with program management and improvements; 4.) Assist the Senior Environmental Specialists with spill response and management, and environmental log development and maintenance; 5.) Interact with other company departments, contractors and consultants to support environmental projects; 6.) Prepare charts, presentations, process flow diagrams, guidance documents.  Candidate should have the desire to work in the environmental field focused on spill response, remediation, compliance and safety.


Required: The applicant must be an Engineering student pursuing a BS degree in Environmental, Civil, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering; or a BS degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, or Geology from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  PSE&G recognizes institutions of higher education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.  The Applicant must have good written and oral communication skills, be able to meet deadlines, be well organized, client focused, and demonstrate teamwork.  Knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint is needed.  In addition, the applicant must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, have a safe driving record and personal transportation. 


All PSEG internship and co-op roles are paid at an hourly rate, however there are no benefits associated with these positions. Candidates are expected to work 40 hours per week over the summer period for the full 10-12 week period. We are targeting: Currently enrolled students with GPA of 3.0 staying in the NJ/NY/PA metro area for the duration of the internship and able to commute to the assigned work location. Housing, transportation, Immigration Support will not be provided with this position. 


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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