Mechanic Assistant Rider-Harrison

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Requisition ID: 66414

Job Function/Category: Laborers

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.

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This opportunity is open to current PSEG employees only.

​The Mechanic Assistant – Rider position shall be considered a permanent classification. Employees hired into this classification must pass the basic hiring test including a drug and alcohol screening, and maintain a driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

1. Assist other employees in the field as assigned. They will be assigned schedules to support operations in two-person areas. Schedules will be posted and so arranged that work periods and days off shall be rotated.
2. Perform security guard duties, custodial duties, drive Company vehicles including any service vans, and operates other vehicles when the decal weight does not exceed 6,000 pounds.
3. Meet with other employees assigned at locations mutually agreed upon between the Company and local Union representatives.​

Job Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must pass the Street portion of the Gas Battery Test
  • Because 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
  • Must be able to learn the effective and safe use and the proper care of the tools, equipment and materials used in the work
  • Must have a knowledge of and ability in the safe operation and care of vehicles in all locations and under all conditions of traffic and terrain
  • Must be able to learn the safety rules and practices required for their own and fellow worker safety on the job.
  • Selected candidates will be required to successfully complete background screening, driving history review and drug testing.
  • Experience, training and certifications/licenses in skilled trades such as HVAC, electric, appliance repair, plumbing, carpentry and heavy construction is desired.


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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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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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