PSEG 1288B Energy Supply Specialist in Newark, New Jersey

Requisition ID: 36261

Job Function/Category: Energy Resources & Trade LLC

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

The Energy Supply Specialist is responsible for real time optimization of the electric energy supply portfolio through monitoring and directing the Company’s generation assets (output of steam, combustion turbines and nuclear plants).

Assure optimal economic dispatch, buying and selling of energy in the hourly markets in PJM and surrounding regions, purchasing transmission services, scheduling energy associated with such hourly transactions, and gathering information and conducting analyses in support of Power Pool real time activity. Coordinate generation dispatch and transaction activity with PJM, NYISO, ISO-NE, GSOC, and ESOC during normal and emergency conditions. Monitor and record all significant operating events for future billing reconciliation. Execute short term/real time energy transactions to maximize energy supply, and optimize the company’s real time generation portfolio position. Purchase transmission for real time energy transactions with PJM and surrounding control areas. Prepare necessary NERC tags for energy schedules. Coordinate generation outage and testing with stations and ISO’s. Monitor and forecast natural gas burn requirements. Gather information about the short term market through direct communication with ISO’s, and various internet based sources. Monitor weather, load, energy availability, price behavior and other market factors in real time. Communicate significant events/information to Portfolio team & trading staff. Develop short term price forecasts as basis for hourly dispatch & trading.

This position is a three level growth series (Grade 25, 27, 28). The successful candidate must be able to work 12 hour rotating shifts (6-6), and every other weekend. This is a 24/7 environment. This position is NOT eligible for relocation benefits.

Basic Qualification (Associate Energy Supply Specialist – recent college hires only):

• Bachelors’ Degree or six years’ professional experience

Basic Qualification (Energy Supply Specialist):

• Bachelors’ Degree or six years’ professional experience

Basic Qualifications (Senior Energy Supply Specialist):

• Bachelors’ Degree or six years professional experience

• At least three years’ experience in either electric power system operation or energy trading.

Required Competencies:

• Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Obtain PJM Certification within 1 year of start of position

• Must be able to establish credibility in dealings with counterparts, ISO personnel as well as effectively interact with all levels of the organization.

• Must be decisive and possess confidence to make real time decisions with minimal supervision. These decisions will have direct impact to bottom line results.

Desired Skills, Competencies, Education or Experience:


• Power Pool knowledge

• Energy trading knowledge


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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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.