Associate Engineer Electric Delivery & Planning

Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 74773

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.    

Salary Range: $ 62,700 - $ 100,100 

Incentive: PIP 10%   

Work Location Category: Remote Local  

PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Engineer to join PSE&G Planning department. As a member of our dynamic team, you will play a crucial role in developing and proposing future Distribution and Transmission system upgrades required to maintain system reliability for the short range and long range planning horizons.  You will be responsible for performing various technical analyses, such as interconnection, load-flow, and short circuit studies, to evaluate and optimize the performance of PSE&G’s distribution and transmission system. Your expertise will contribute to determining future reinforcements and solutions to mitigate overloads and address other power system issues. This is an exciting opportunity to grow your career in power system planning and make a significant impact on PSE&G’s success.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct complex power system engineering studies to determine the limitations (thermal, voltage, short-circuit, and stability) of the PSE&G transmission and distribution system.
  • Perform engineering analysis to assess the timing of the electric system reinforcements, ensuring the reliability and economic operation of the bulk power system.
  • Analyze potential operating limitations and develop operating procedures to guide system operators.
  • Evaluate the impact of new customer connections and distributed energy resources (DERs) on the distribution system, and propose appropriate mitigation measures.
  • Prepare technical reports, presentations, and documentation summarizing analysis results, recommended solutions, and future reinforcement plans.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining distribution system models, databases, and documentation to support planning activities.
  • Maintain and apply a working knowledge of PSE&G business controls to meet management's expectations for effective internal controls.
  • Collaborate closely with divisions and the PJM Regional Transmission Organization planning group to coordinate future expansion plans.
  • Stay updated on industry standards, regulations, and emerging trends in power system planning, incorporating this knowledge to enhance planning methodologies and practices.

Job Specific Qualifications

• B.S. in Engineering 
•  0 - 2 years of Utility experience
Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory driving record.

• Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
• Possess leadership skills, professionalism and customer/client focus
• Must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills, strong planning and organizing skills, must be adaptable and results-oriented.
• Must have strong written and verbal communications skills
• Must be willing to work OT as Required and perform on-call/emergency support as needed
• Strong computer skills in MS Office applications
• Must foster an inclusive work environment and respects/encourages all aspects of diversity
• Must demonstrate and value differences in others’ strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

• Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
• System planning experience in a utility environment with knowledge in Regional Transmission Organization planning and operating criteria.
• Knowledge of electric transmission and distribution operations, familiarity with inside/outside plant assets and experience in interpreting one-line diagrams, electrical and civil construction drawings.
• Working knowledge of power flow, short circuit, stability and loss of load probabilistic tools.


Minimum Years of Experience

0 years of experience




None Noted


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