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5105 Principal Engineer - Technical

Date: May 20, 2022

Location: South Plainfield, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  71395 

 

Job Function/Category:  Engineering 

 

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.

 

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 employment.  "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

Perform commissioning and start-up engineering for inside plant construction projects in the Delivery Project and Construction Management Organization (P&CM). Provide leadership and technical expertise through the application of engineering tools, processes and procedures to manage the successful commissioning/start-up activities for a portfolio of projects. Develop standard commissioning and testing practices for high voltage equipment and associated protective relays and controls equipment. Manage start-up engineering requirements for equipment check-out and testing for standard application and repeatability. Provide technical support to Construction Specialists and ensure compliance in regards to established methods for commissioning. Works closely with System Protection, Design/Engineering and the Major Equipment Group to ensure all necessary checks and testing are performed and verified acceptable prior to equipment being placed into service. Ensure that all cut-over procedures and write-ups are completed in a comprehensive and consistent manner so that uniform procedures are followed throughout the group. Conduct and lead major, complex or non-routine field testing/start-up activities and tie-ins. Ability to perform independent field verification of proper testing procedures and results. Review and approve test data and reports to ensure major equipment is ready for service. Conduct or participate in pre-energization walk through meetings. Interface with Relay Supervisors/Technicians to ensure proper testing of protective relays and circuits. The successful candidate must exhibit expertise of computer based engineering and business applications. Must possess demonstrated professionalism and leadership skills to drive improvements in present/established methods of testing and associated practices for the Safe and reliable energization of high voltage equipment. Must possess and use strong oral and written communication skills.

Location: This position resides in the South Plainfield, NJ facility but will report to the Burlington Twp. field office. 

Job Responsibilities

Job Specific Qualifications

Job Specific Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
• 8 years of experience in substation design, engineering and construction.
• Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of protective relays and controls systems.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent planning, organizational, problem-solving, decision-making and project management skills.
• Must possess a valid U. S. driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory driving record.


Desirable:

Masters Degree in Engineering, Professional Engineer’s

Minimum Years of Experience

10 years of experience

Education

Bachelors

Certifications

None Noted

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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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