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SERVICE SPECIALIST TECHNICIAN (White Appliances)- Plainfield

Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Plainfield, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  67591 

Job Function/Category:  Craftworkers 

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.


Union Local

UA 855


Troubleshoot and repair major brand washing machines, dishwashers, refrigerators, and electric appliances. Work various schedules and hours as required. Must safeguard all Company tools and equipment. This position is home based reporting assigned to Mid-Central Gas Division and performs all work for which pre-qualified. Must be able to read schematics and wiring diagrams and be proficient in the use of tools and equipment relating to the trade, such as multi-meters, pressure gauges, etc.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

​Performs duties such as:
1. Troubleshooting and adjusting automatic white and electric appliances and associated electrical control equipment of any type, size, kind, or complexity, including commercial and industrial equipment; investigating complaints of unsatisfactory performance of all types of appliances and unsatisfactory performance of all types of appliances and controls; investigating complaints from customers on automatic equipment beyond the scope of employees of lesser grades; locating and remedying sources of trouble; checking operation of equipment to determine completeness and adequacy of repairs; testing operation and efficiency of equipment.
2. Making repairs to and installing those repair parts on automatic type appliances that may involve the adjustment of automatic controls of any type or complexity.​

Years of Experience

2 years of experience

Job Qualifications

Essential requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED
  • Must have successfully passed the Gas Battery test or if applicable White Goods hands on skills test administered by the Company.
  • Because the job requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history.
  • 2+ years field experience.
  • Must possess Type I or Universal refrigerant certification.
  • Must demonstrate, through written and hands on testing, a thorough knowledge of stated experience.

Desired Requirements:

  • Technical school training and /or related college courses
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair major brand gas appliances other than washing machines, dishwashers, refrigerators, and electric appliances.


Per the Bargaining Unit Agreement, this position has a 5 year lock-in period for both the department and location.



High School

Licenses or Certifications

Type I or Universal Refrigeration Certification


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

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