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Manager Surveys Mapping & Field Service

Date: Feb 1, 2019

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  52981 

Job Function/Category:  Operations 

Employment Type:  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.



This position will oversee the survey and mapping function for PSEG Enterprise, including all gas and electric transmission and distribution utility projects for inside and outside plant work, including linear developments and Power projects. This position requires a Professional Land Surveying License in the State of New Jersey, and is required to be listed on the PSEG Certificate of Authorization to perform land surveying services.


Specific duties include: 


  • Partner with the Director of Environmental Projects and Service, Director of Engineering, and Directors of Projects in the development and implementation of short and long term strategic initiatives designed to assure the highest levels of performance, attainment of business unit and/or site and corporate goals, and attainment of target metrics.
  • Manage, plan, administer, and direct the survey and mapping team activities required for the negotiation, acquisition and disposition of corporate real estate assets, the preparation of plans required for major federal, state, and regional authorizations / approvals, and the acquisition of geospatial data required for engineering design.
  • Interact with executive leadership and key internal stakeholder groups including corporate real-estate, legal, project teams, permitting and engineering to support the review and acquisition of real estate assets.
  • Direct accountability for survey and mapping team results including the design, development and implementation of land surveys required to support project integration, engineering design, real estate transactions, permitting strategies and permit conditions related to gaining environmental agency approvals for land-use, construction and water permits related to company projects and operations. Manage document retention process and work with Business Solutions group to ensure appropriate document retention.
  • Develop surveying/engineering, scope and schedule recommendations and assessments that facilitate regulatory approvals and obtain permit conditions and requirements that support the milestones of specific projects.
  • In addition to managing the survey and mapping team, manage survey and mapping consultants and contracted services to obtain necessary professional and technical resources to complete required land surveys and permit plans.
  • Provide oversight of land survey, permit / environmental compliance to approved terms and conditions in support of the Business.
  • Provide expert testimony on behalf of the business to acquire necessary permits or to support litigation.



  • B.S. Engineering or equivalent.
  • Licensed Land Surveyor in the State of New Jersey.
  • 5 to 7 years of demonstrated experience in land surveying support for corporate real estate transactions and the preparation of federal, state and municipal permitting plans required for the design and construction of utility projects and operating facilities. 
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills. 
  • At least 3 years of progressively increasing leadership experience, including managerial and project management experience. 


Required Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience: 


  • Strong supervisory experience with the ability to manage a diverse, multi-disciplinary team of professionals, across departmental lines. 
  • Proven project management skills, with a record of effective implementation of cost, schedule and scope plans in a matrix management environment. 
  • Detailed knowledge of local, State and federal permitting statutes, ordinances and regulations pertinent to the preparation of plans for environmental, land use, and construction permits and approvals, with the ability to integrate diverse technical inputs and legal issues, with public scrutiny. 
  • Accomplished public speaker with the ability to represent PSEG in hearings and in media situations. 
  • Client relations skills, proven leadership and sound judgment are required. 
  • The ability to persuade and convince internal and external constituencies to support PSEG positions is a critical skill. 
  • Ability to regularly interface with Senior Management of the Services Corporation and the Businesses.


Desired Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience: 


  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)
  • Established contacts with external administrative and regulatory agencies and professional boards
  • Experience providing geospatial support for asset management, engineering, permitting and real estate activities
  • Experience in NJ DEP permitting process
  • Experience providing expert testimony in support of land development projects
  • Knowledge of utility and / or generation operations 




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.

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