PSEG PSEGLI Operations Supervisor - Substation Protection in Hicksville, New York

Requisition ID: 34441

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 Substation Operations Lead Supervisor you will supervise, train and coordinate the work of personnel responsible for the operation and inspection of the electric system including all substation equipment, oil and gas filled cable systems, gas turbines, diesel generators and gas insulated bus systems.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Responsible for the safe and reliable operation of the LIPA transmission and substation system.

  • Develops in concert with Electrical Engineering specifications and standards for substation equipment, design and operation. Develops and implements safety, equipment and administrative procedures. Administers and enforces company policies and procedures, department/division policies, rules for safe operation, OSHA standards and the collective bargaining agreement.

  • Analyzes equipment operations so that potential problems can be identified and corrective action initiated. This mitigates equipment malfunctions, failures and supports the goal of maintaining system reliability.

  • Evaluates, recommends, and initiates design changes to Engineering on proposed substation designs to ensure LIPA personnel can operate the electric system in a safe and efficient manner. Participates in the developing of the capital work plan for substations.

  • Develops methods of improving field productivity for the Multi Station Operators.

  • Participates in supervisor’s 24 hour standby schedule for consultation and advice to others on equipment problems and for dispatching Multi Station Operators during emergencies.

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with three minium (3) years’ experience in an Engineering or Operations environment. Consideration will be given to those with a degree in other engineering disciplines and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in substation equipment maintenance/operations. A minimum of 8-10 years equivalent experience and training may be substituted for the degree requirements.

  • Basic knowledge of computer operations and applications is preferred.

  • Technically proficient within subject matter and experience of leading a team involved in transactional operational services.

  • Must have a good working knowledge of tools and systems within designated area.

  • Leadership skills and the ability to supervise others are necessary.

  • Must have experience managing a team with the ability to build effective, respectful, working relationships.

  • Experience of managing the work of an operations functional area/business unit and demonstrates taking specific actions to enable the team to function efficiently and effectively.


  • Possesses theoretical knowledge and understanding of PSEGLI policies and processes and how to apply them effectively.

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of regulatory issues affecting the industry.


Business Unit- Long Island T&D Operations

Incentive- 10%

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.

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.

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