PSEG PSEGLI Engineer in Hicksville, New York

Requisition ID: 34981

Job Function/Category: Transmission and Distribution

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

As a Protection Engineering System Analysis Engineer at PSEGLI, you will utilize a host of protection principles, practices and tools to develop protection schemes and perform analysis to protect the LIPA T&D system.

Major duties and responsibilities (include and are not limited to):

  • Calculate relay settings for Transmission Lines, Buses, Transformers, Breaker Failure, Reclosing, Low Pressure, Programmable Logic Controllers, Synch check, Phase Angle Regulators (PAR), Capacitor Banks and Shunt Reactors.

  • Calculate temporary relay settings for System Operations for system clearances and/or emergencies.

  • Develop relay logic diagrams and maintain relay setting databases.

  • Perform fuse sizing/coordination studies.

  • Calculate transmission line impedances for 23, 33, 69, 138 and 345kV Lines.

  • Review Transmission Independent Power Producers (HVDC, Statcoms, Synchronous generation, renewable energy, battery storage) interconnect drawings and protective relay settings for compliance with LIPA transmission interconnect standards.

  • Review Distribution Interconnections Design and Relay Settings (Solar, Wind, Fuel Cells and synchronous generators, induction generators and micro grids) for compliance with LIPA distribution interconnect standards.

  • NERC Standard Compliance for the follow Protection and Control (PRC) and other standards.

  • Arc Flash - Perform arc flash studies from 480V through 345kV to assure proper PPE /work methods are utilized.

  • System Emergencies –Develop relay settings for mobile generation, mobile switchgear and mobile transformers.

  • Perform specification review and design review with equipment vendors.

  • Provide field support and resolve any relay setting issues brought up by relay technicians.

  • Provide technical assistance to other departments e.g. Electric System Operations, Electric Service.

  • Calculate substation ground potential rise (GPR) for lease installations.

  • Analyze system disturbances as requested by Operations and make recommendations for change if required. Assist with writing the relay operation portion of the root cause analysis report Calculate distance to fault for underground cables.

  • Perform short circuit and area relay coordination studies to accommodate system expansions and upgrades.

  • Calculate the coefficients of grounding (COG) for lightning arrestor selection.

  • Provide support to other areas within Transmission & Distribution groups in the development of major equipment specification e.g. transformers, breakers, switchgear etc. and construction specifications for work being outsourced to contractors.

  • Participation in Emergency Restoration efforts as needed.

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus a minimum of 2 years of progressive engineering and construction related work experience.

  • Engineer – 2 years or more years professional engineering experience in Electric/Gas Utility Plant/Operations industry.

  • Staff Engineer – 4 years or more professional engineering experience or demonstrated, sustained performance at a higher level in Electric/Gas Utility Plant/Operations industry.

  • Principal Engineer - 6 years or more professional engineering experience/electric system relay protection experience or demonstrated, sustained performance at a higher level in Electric/Gas Utility Plant/Operations industry.

  • Working knowledge of applicable codes (ANSI, IEEE, ASTM, NEC, NESC, etc) and regulatory requirements (NERC/FERC/NPCC).

  • Demonstrated advanced technical/professional knowledge and experience in system relay protection.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • Applies advanced technical theories and engineering tools & methods from first principles.

  • Possess a high level of Electric Delivery System knowledge.

  • Requires a strong technical background.

  • Strong planning and organizing skills.

  • Must possess a valid drivers’ license.

  • May have to travel to other Company locations as needed. This position requires a SAFE DRIVING RECORD that will require the use of a personal vehicle with mileage reimbursed in accordance with the PSEG Long Island expense policy.

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated managerial/leadership skills.

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License

  • Advanced technical training.


Business Unit- Long Island T&D Operations

Incentive- TBD

If you are a current PSEG employee and if you are offered an opportunity with PSEG Long Island, you will be treated as a new hire. Please note that as a new hire to the Long Island subsidiary, your benefits will change and generally will be consistent with other similarly situated PSEG Long Island new hires. Similarly, for PSEG Long Island employees who accept job opportunities with PSEG or any of its subsidiaries (other than PSEG Long Island), their benefits would change and generally be consistent with other similarly situated new hires of that company.

Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG LI, 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.

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 legally protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics include 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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