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Associate Engineer

Date: Mar 24, 2021

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  66513 

Job Function/Category:  Engineering 

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.

 

Job Summary

This is a multi-level position (Grade Level 25 - 27) that is posted at the entry level. The title and grade level assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by assessing skills and related experience, learned through the interview process.

 

This opportunity is open to current PSEG employees only.

 

This role will provide support for the relay system protection portion of major substation capital Projects (4kV- 500kV) from inception to successful completion in terms of safety, reliability, functional performance requirements, timely completion within scope and budget.

The successful candidate will work with multiple Project Teams to ensure Operating Division concurrence on all major Project design and system protection issues.  Responsibilities include the following:  develop relay settings and test value procedures; provide technical assistance to field personnel in implementing relay settings and assist in troubleshooting during testing and commissioning phase; perform “fault” analysis to determine correct relay operation during failures review protection drawings and providing protection recommendation; perform analysis of system event; conduct outage coordination and contingency planning;  assist with scope lock down; assist Project Integration group and project council in providing communications for standards issues and process improvements; and respond to electric transmission and distribution system emergencies.

 

Job Responsibilities

Additional duties include:

  • Provide system protection technical support on call and during off-hours in response to system emergencies and equipment failures.
  • Interface with other technical and project disciplines to support project schedules and milestones.
  • Provide relay recommendations for scoping documents.
  • Coordinate as required with system planners, designers, asset experts, project managers, vendors, and construction and operation personnel.
  • Provide technical support during commissioning phases of projects.

As an employee of PSE&G, you should be aware that during Strom/Outage restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions different from normal operations and your regular work schedule. You may also be required to work in an alternate location.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • A minimum of 0-2 years of relevant engineering experience 
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications
  • Clear and concise writing and verbal communications skills
  • Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills; strong planning and organizing skills; adaptable and results-oriented
  • Possess leadership skills, professionalism and customer/client focus
  • Must be willing to work OT as required and perform on-call/emergency support as needed
  • As the job requires driving to Company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driving history

Preferred / Desired Skills:

  • Advanced Technical or Engineering Degree
  • Advanced technical training
  • Electrical utility experience
  • Familiarity with substation equipment and operations
  • Able to read / understand electrical one lines
  • Experience with outage planning
  • Experience with contingency planning
  • Working knowledge of protective relay schemes and applications
  • Working experience in the selection of electrical utility microprocessor based relays, calculation of settings and analyses

Disclaimer

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.

 

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 (http://www.pseg.com) 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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