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Principal Engineer - Technical

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

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. With our reimagined workplace, we recognize the importance of flexibility in terms of when and where employees perform their jobs.  And many of our jobs do not require you to live in the tristate area.

Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.   Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will assist in developing and proposing future transmission and distribution system upgrades required to maintain bulk power system reliability for the short and long range planning horizons.  This position requires close interaction for coordination of future expansion plans with the PJM Regional Transmission Organization planning group.  Work function includes power system simulation studies, determination of feasibility and scope for proposed direct generation and merchant transmission interconnection and network enhancements as well as baseline transmission expansion projects impacting the PSE&G bulk power system.  The job function would include engineering analysis to evaluate the timing of transmission reinforcements to ensure the reliability and economic operation of the bulk power system, performing complex power system engineering studies to determine the PSE&G transmission system limitations (thermal, voltage, short-circuit, and stability), operating capability and performing short range planning analysis and analyze potential operating limitations and develop operating procedures to guide the system operators. Candidates for this position should have an understanding and knowledge of NERC and PJM planning operating criteria.  This position will require participation in RTO committees and working groups.

Must have the initiative and ability to work independently on most issues with limited supervision.  Must have demonstrated ability to manage multiple issues and projects.  Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with internal and external groups.  Cleary demonstrated individual and team leadership on critical projects and initiatives.  Proven ability to present technical information to an audience.  Responsible for providing oversight, guidance and direction to technical teams.  You may also be required to work in an alternate location.

Job Responsibilities

Job Specific Qualifications

• B.S in Electrical Engineering and at least 8+ years of power systems analysis experience.

• Requires strong working knowledge of power flow, short circuit, stability and loss of load probabilistic tools; knowledge of PSS/E and TARA/MUST strongly preferred.

• Experience with electric transmission and distribution operations, familiarity with inside/outside plant assets and experience in interpreting one-line diagrams, electrical and civil construction drawings.

• Strong understanding of the FERC Order 1000 process and Regional Transmission Organizations.

• Strong individual initiative and ability to work independently on most technical issues.

• Clear and concise writing and verbal communications skills.

• Must have a valid U. S. driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory driving record

• Must foster an inclusive work environment and respects all aspects of diversity.

• Applicant must have effective problem-solving and decision-making; strong planning and organizing skills; must be adaptable and be results-oriented.

Desired:

• PE license, or advanced technical training.

• Advanced technical or engineering degree/MBA.

Minimum Years of Experience

10 years of experience

Education

Bachelors

Certifications

None Noted

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.

Disclaimer

If you are a current PSEG employee and if you are offered an opportunity with PSEG Long Island, you will be treated as a new hire.  Please note that as a new hire to the Long Island subsidiary, your benefits will change and generally will be consistent with other similarly situated PSEG Long Island new hires.  Similarly, for PSEG Long Island employees who accept job opportunities with PSEG or any of its subsidiaries (other than PSEG Long Island), their benefits would change and generally be consistent with other similarly situated new hires of that company.

Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG LI, 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.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to 10 CFR Part 810 controlled information.  If the position does require access to this information, the Talent Acquisition representative will provide further details upon making 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 legally protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics include 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.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

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 sharepoint.pseg.com by clicking on the emPower icon, then selecting careers.

 

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:

PSEG is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you have a disability and need assistance applying for a position, please call 973-430-3845 or email accommodations@pseg.com.  If you need to request a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job, email accommodations@pseg.com. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

 

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