Principal Staff Engineer

Requisition ID: 66694

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.

This is a multi-level position (Grade Level 28-29) that is posted at the Principal Staff Engineer level. The title and grade level assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by assessing skills and related experience, learned through the interview process.

The successful candidate will work as an Engineer in the Outside Plant (OP) Engineering & Design Group within the Construction & Maintenance organization of the Electric T&D – Projects & Construction line of business utilizing a broad knowledge of business and engineering principles and practices.

Job Responsibilities

The job responsibilities include the following:

• Develop and/or review project engineering scope of work documents
• Ensuring that all aspects of the project proceed while adhering to internal company standards and practices; as well as external regulations and laws, including maintenance of project documentation
• Supervise the planning, forecasting and implementation of the projects
• Serve as a liaison to facilitate communication with contractors, suppliers and internal company stakeholders, as needed to drive the seamless running of the projects
• Track and maintain project technical deliverables to ensure they are on schedule
• Troubleshoot / determine efficient and effective solutions to problems as they arise on a project – usually involves making critical decisions that may impact the schedule and budget of the projects
• Take responsibility for the technical considerations and supervise the technical design team within the projects
• Track detailed project target dates and consult with all team members to ensure they are able to meet all milestones while maintaining the budget
• Working to minimize the risks associated with the Engineering aspects of the projects
• Interpreting the needs, expectations and limitations of all stakeholders across every area of the project, bringing them together with the aim of successful project delivery
• Coordinate and procure major Transmission Equipment Materials (UG Cable, Transmission Structures, and Hardware Assemblies etc.)
• Review Technical Engineering Specifications and create Scope Documents
• Perform commissioning and qualification responsibilities
• Provide supervision and technical guidelines to junior level engineers (dependent upon assigned grade level)
• Perform technical reviews of engineering design packages and provide engineering-related comments

As an employee of PSE&G, you should be aware that during Strom/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. Must be willing to work OT as required and perform on-call / emergency replacement work and assist during system emergency situations.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
• B.S. Degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering
• Minimum of 6 years of electrical utility, power system infrastructure design, substation or outside plant electric distribution and/or transmission systems
• Knowledge of Overhead (OH) and Underground (UG) transmission line design
• Familiar with transmission system operation and construction
• Prior experience as Lead Project Engineer on a large scale transmission or generation project
• Working knowledge of utility best practices, ASME, NESC and ASCE standards
• Clear and concise writing and verbal communications skills
• As 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 driving history

Preferred / Desired Skills:
• Advanced Technical or Engineering Degree
• Advanced technical training or P.E. License
• Familiar with AutoCAD / Microstation
• Familiar with preparing bottom up engineering estimate
• Knowledgeable in excavation stability, subgrade preparation, backfilling, thermal and electrical properties of soils, and dewatering

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.

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