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Temporary Serv Mechanic 1st Class (Mobile) Statewide

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Plainfield, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 73543

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.    

Salary Range: $ 23.164 - $ 43.791 

Incentive: Not applicable   

Work Location Category: Onsite  

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.

Union Local

UA 855


We are looking to fill multiple locations and hubs around the state, please see below for the list of locations. This is a temporary position. Under general supervision in the field, installs meters, service regulators, appliances and associated piping; maintains gas installations and appliances; carries through assignments, at times with the assistance of employees of equal or lesser grade; under general supervision in the shop, does other fitting shop work.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

This is a temporary position which requires a VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE and SAFE DRIVING RECORD. 

​Performs such work as:
1. Installing, renewing, and repairing gas piping on residential, industrial and commercial customers' premises; extending service piping, installing meter spacing’s; setting meters on new spacing’s, including the fitting of pipe from meter outlet connection to house piping; checking completed work for tightness and compliance with Company's specifications, including the piping installed by plumbers.
2. Installing all types of gas appliances and turning on for normal operation.
3. Installing, inspecting, and changing service regulators; testing operation of service regulators in the field, including industrial regulators used in complicated installations.
4. Making repairs to and installing repair parts on non-automatic appliances such as water heaters, space heaters, and ranges, excluding repairs to and installation of electrically operated controls; making repairs to, and installing those repair parts on automatic type appliances which do not involve the adjustment of automatic gas controls.
5. Clearing services and house piping of stoppages with or without the use of compressed gasses or vacuum tank, investigating complaints of no gas, insufficient gas at customers' premises, correcting same.
6. Taking and interpreting U-gauge pressure readings in order to locate small leaks and stoppages in service and house piping, and in order to determine adequacy of such piping.
7. Setting or removing pressure or temperature recording gauges, on customers' premises.
8. Stopping flow of gas by such methods as inserting rags or expansion plugs.
9. Shutting off, cleaning and relighting central building heating furnaces and boilers.
10. Relighting residential, commercial and industrial appliances in conjunction with active orders, meter change work and Street Department work.
11. Making simple sketches of piping and equipment layout on customers' premises to explain unusual condition to supervisor in shop.
12. Investigating inside and outside gas leaks at customers' premises, using approved devices; making same safe.​

Years of Experience

Data Needed

Job Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent.
Minimum 3 months construction, manufacturing, mechanical or related work experience
Must have successfully passed the hiring tests administered by the Company (Gas Battery Test).
Must have a valid Driver's License with a safe and satisfactory driving history. 


Data Needed

Licenses or Certifications

None Noted

Training and Courses

None Noted

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.

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.

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