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PSEG 5105 Principal Engineer - Technical in Newark, New Jersey

Requisition ID: 69403

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

Lead and Manage the project engineering efforts for assigned multiple electrical switching and substation projects (4kV to 500 kV Air insulated and Gas insulated) from conceptual stages and adherence to scope, schedule and budget.

Responsibility includes, but not limited to the following: Interface with other technical disciplines, project management and construction teams through all phases of assigned projects. Develop project scooping documents, develop engineering schedule and prepare cost estimates. Assist and oversee development of cost-effective and reliable station layout and one-line control drawings, protective relay, SCADA and monitoring scheme. Provide technical support during construction and commissioning stages. Resolve complex technical problems and provide solutions. Provide input in developing specification for equipment purchase. Perform engineering calculations for substation grounding grid, station battery sizing, lightning protection, voltage drop, SL& P transformer sizing, Arc flash, Cable Pull, Illumination etc. Review and approve licensing and permit packages, and construction drawings to assure all engineering standard, construction standard and safety code are met. Review and provide comments and approve control and layout construction and equipment vendor drawings. Candidate shall provide technical support for strategic management initiatives and help to set direction for the organization in regards to technical issues. Supervise and mentor young project engineer engineers and perform technical presentations. Procure miscellaneous material.

Job Responsibilities

• As an employee of PSE&G, you should be aware that during storm/outage restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions different from normal operations and your regular work schedule. You may also be required to work in an alternate location.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering with power background • Minimum of eight (8) years of Public Electric Utility high voltage substation engineering experience and knowledge of electrical substation and switching station planning, design, construction and substation equipment.

  • Prior experience as lead project engineer on a large-scale utility substation Projects.

  • Candidate must possess a working knowledge of utility best practices, IEEE, ASME, NEC, NESC and NEMA standard.

  • • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment

  • • Possess leadership skills, professionalism and customer/client focus

  • • Must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills, strong planning and organizing skills, must be adaptable and results-oriented.• Must have strong written and verbal communications skills• On call 24/7 hours to handle emergency replacement work and assist during system emergency.• Strong computer skills in MS Office applications• As the job requires driving to Company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history

Desired:

• M.S in Electrical Engineering with Power background and extensive technical training.

• P.E License

• Familiarity with substation equipment and operations

• Advanced knowledge and experience with utility regulations, utility operation, standards codes and engineering principals.

Minimum Years of Experience

8 years of experience

Education

Bachelors in Electrical Engineering

Certifications

None Noted

Disclaimer

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.

This site ( http://www.pseg.com ) 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.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

Diversity at PSEG: Equal Opportunity Employer

PSEG is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. PSEG's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

PSEG is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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