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Principal Engineer - Technical

Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: South Plainfield, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  65129 

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.

 

Job Summary

This opportunity is open to current PSEG employees only.

 

The successful candidate will perform as a member of an Engineering team the Asset Reliability team in Electric and Gas Asset Strategy within the Asset Management and Centralized Services organization, utilizing a broad knowledge of business and engineering principles and practices acquired through progressive experience. 

Job Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include the development of projects including needs justification, feasibility and financial analysis. 
Develop and maintain plans and specifications for construction. Develop and communicate clear project components, durations, scopes, etc. Provide the engineering expertise for Outside Plant Electric Transmission (Overhead and Underground). 
Productively interact with internal and external multi-disciplined customers, contractors, agencies, and engineers. Provide problem solving services in handling conflicts between PSE&G transmission facilities and others. 
Project management responsibilities related to engineering, construction and support services include: developing business cases for projects linked to strategic and financial plans; evaluating technical and operational requirements; developing conceptual models and performing feasibility studies; cost estimation; preparing design and installation specifications and bid packages; evaluating bid packages; overseeing performance of contracted design and installation work. 
Maintain and apply working knowledge of PSEG Standards for Business Controls and meet management's expectations for effective internal business controls.

Job Specific Qualifications
Required:

• Required BS in Civil Engineering
• A minimum of 8 years of electrical utility and substations and or outside plant electric distribution and/or transmission systems.
• Experience in Transmission Structure design.
• Requires strong working knowledge in underground transmission cable engineering and manhole design.
• Designing, troubleshooting and maintenance of transmission lines.
• Applicant must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills, strong planning and organizing skills, must be adaptable and be results-oriented.
• Clear and concise writing and verbal communications skills are essential.
• On call 24/7 availability to handle emergency replacement work and assist during system emergency situation.
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
• Must foster an inclusive work environment and respects all aspects of diversity
• Must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices. 

 

Desired: 

  • Advanced technical training or P.E. License
  • Familiarity with utility best practices, IEEE, ASME, NESC and NEMA Standards.
  • Candidate requires knowledge of company or other industry engineering and design standards.
  • Electric Utility or plant experience and knowledge of outside plant electric transmission systems, which includes design and cost estimate.
Minimum Years of Experience
8 years of experience
Education
Bachelors in Civil Engineering
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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.

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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