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Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Secaucus, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  55173 

Job Function/Category:  Operations 

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.


NOTE: If you have already bid a PSEG lineman/linewoman posting within the last 5 months there is no need to re-apply.

As the employee becomes qualified through acquired experience and training, perform the work required in the construction, operation, maintenance and removal of transmission and distribution lines on wood poles, including work on iron poles, isolated towers and mats or vaults, which may be energized but not above 13 kV primary distribution voltage.  Check general operation of assigned vehicle and associated equipment. Perform other similar or less skilled work of the occupational group.

Respond to off hour work (i.e. schedule and call out/ standby for regular work and storms and may be required to work shifts outside the normal workday filling in for Trouble-shooters in operations). This is a safety-sensitive position - DOT testing required.

This position is an apprenticeship position with a four (4) year lock-in period.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Obtain an acceptable score on CAST-Distribution pre-placement test
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Must have the ability to:
  • Follow instructions and perform routine operations
  • Climb and work on structures and poles
  • Learn the reading of construction prints and the making of simple field sketches
  • Learn the application of hoists, tackle and knots used in line construction and maintenance work
  • Identify and use all material, tools and equipment commonly used in line work
  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license with a safe and satisfactory driving record and be able to qualify for a commercial driver's license "A" to operate motor vehicles in the State of New Jersey


  • Experience as a lineman
  • Experience climbing and work on structures and poles
  • Experience reading of construction prints and the making of simple field sketches
  • Licensed class "A" commercial driver in the State of New Jersey



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 ( 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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