Associate Engineer

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: South Plainfield, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 75698

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.    

Salary Range: $ 62,700 - $ 100,100 

Incentive: PIP 10%   

Work Location Category: Hybrid  



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.

Job Summary

The position is a growth series (Grade Level 25 – 27) typically posted at the lowest level.  The title, grade level and incentive target assigned to the successful candidate will be determined based upon the skills and relevant experience of the candidate learned through the interview process. Provide engineering and/or operational support for PSE&G’s Outage Planning and Scheduling Group, part of Projects & Construction (P&C) in support of capital projects, i.e., major transmission expansions, transmission life cycle, 69kV, and Energy Strong. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for developing, submitting and managing planned outages on the transmission and distribution levels for capital projects and may be assigned to work in one of PSE&G’s locations, i.e., Hadley Road, South Plainfield; Palisades Division – Secaucus; Metropolitan Division – Clifton; or Southern Division – Lawrenceville; Central Division - Somerset.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include coordinating with multiple project teams and operating divisions to ensure successful execution of capital projects while maintaining reliability and limiting risk to the bulk electric system and distribution customers. Develop and maintain outage logs to track outages, submit local and transmission outages to meet submission requirements, coordinate with other outage planners, ESOC, and Divisions to avoid conflicting outages, and work with project teams to provide one line updates and other required information to ESOC and Divisions in a timely manner. Schedule and conduct meetings as needed to support project execution. Develop contingency plans to support outages as needed to meet the requirements of the operating divisions. Work with project teams to identify need for mobiles to support outages and work with mobile coordinator to schedule mobiles.

Job Specific Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering 
  • 0 to 2 years of industry and engineering experience 
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be willing to work OT as required and perform on-call/emergency support as needed
  • Clear and concise wring and verbal communication skills 
  • Must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills; strong planning and organizing skills; must be adaptable, results-oriented and customer/client-focused
  • Because the job requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history 



  • Advanced technical training
  • Advanced technical or engineering degree / MBA
  • Electrical utility experience
  • Familiarity with substation equipment and operations. 
  • Able to read/understand electrical one lines Experience with outage planning 
  • Experience with contingency planning
  • Working knowledge of protective relay schemes and applications

Minimum Years of Experience

0 years of experience


Bachelors in Engineering


None Noted


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