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Service Specialist (Journeyman)

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Summit, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  53702 

Job Function/Category:  Craftworkers 

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.


Under general directive supervision, the Service Specialist / Journeyman investigates and satisfies all complaints for servicing automatic gas appliances, carries through assignments, at times, with the assistance of other employees of equal or lesser grade; dispatches work orders to employees, performs duties such as:


1. Adjusting automatic appliances and associated electrical control equipment, such as, water heaters, house heating, cooling, and conditioning systems, and commercial and industrial equipment.


2. Making investigations and satisfying service requirements on air conditioning controls, circuits, pressure, pilots and burners, etc. of the type that would normally be performed on central building heating or other gas burning equipment of which the following items are typical but not exclusive - (1) Correcting gas pressure and supply (2) Cleaning and adjusting burners and pilots (3) Cleaning and repairing gas controls and filters (4) Correcting fan operations where necessary (5) Checking flues, basic power circuit, and thermostats (6) Making seasonal changeover (7) Lighting pilots and making minor repairs


3. Inspecting gas installations done by plumbers or contractors, excluding fully automatic equipment using a programmed sequence of operation to attain, prove and maintain combustion (controls of the type required on fully automatic equipment with input of 400,000 BTU per hour or more in a single combustion chamber), to determine whether the specifications of the Company have been followed and that the completed work is safe and satisfactory for receiving as service.


4. Performing other similar or less skilled work of the occupational group.




Must meet the Company’s requirements as to general qualifications; must have all the qualifications of Service Mechanic or Service Apprentice and, in addition:


1. Must have a working knowledge of HVAC equipment


2. Must have the ability to locate and remedy sources of trouble in all types of gas utilization equipment and controls


3. Must have a working knowledge of the use of special tools and instruments such as flue gas analyzers


4. Must be able to make simple diagrams of controls and wiring


5. Must have a thorough knowledge of the company’s policy concerning charges to customers for services and repair work performed


6. Must know the Company’s safety rules applying to the work;


7. Must be able to maintain harmony and safety and obtain satisfactory work results from employees assigned to work with them.


In addition: Need experience in adjusting, service or repair of equipment consuming 1,000,000 BTU’s or less for residential and commercial buildings


Must possess type II or Universal refrigerant certificate;


In all 9401 Classification, seniority will be based on date of entering Service Specialist classification.


Must successfully pass the Gas Battery preplacement test before hire.


Must have a valid driver's license with a safe and satisfactory driving record


High School Diploma or equivalent


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.


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

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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