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PSEG Fire Protection Operator - Nuclear in Hancocks Bridge, New Jersey

Requisition : 77968

PSEG Company: PSEG Power

Salary Range : $ 22.854 - $ 50.63

Incentive : Not applicable

Work Location Category : Onsite

PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

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Perform work of higher skill in the operation, inspection, testing and adjustment of all Artificial Island fire protection system, first aid functions, and equipment.

Job Duties & Responsibilities


1.Operate, test, and adjust fire protection equipment such as: fire hydrants, deluge and isolation valves, and foam systems, Cardox and Halon suppression systems, alarm systems, breathing apparatus and auxiliary equipment associated with the fire protection system.

2.Operate all types of vehicular fire fighting apparatus and associated equipment such as: fire engines, rescue trucks, equipment trucks, ambulance and rescue boat, and Company vehicles, such as: passenger cars and pick-up trucks.

3.Respond to fire alarms prepared to fight fires, assist and escort off-site fire fighters and assist in other plant emergencies, including hazardous material emergencies.

4.Make routine inspections of equipment and areas as assigned and record data as required.

5.Assist in the training of assigned personnel.

​6.Satisfactorily complete the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and recertification as required.

  1. Recharge fire extinguishers.

  2. ​Add or change lubricant to firefighting as associated equipment.

  3. Maintain cleanliness of equipment and assigned areas.

  4. Move and handle fire protection equipment, materials, and supplies.

11.Assist other departments as required in firefighting, first aid and related work.

  1. Operate and test fire pumps.

  2. Operate portable auxiliary equipment associated with fire protection such as: compressors, pumps, fans, generators, and foam systems.

  3. Perform on-site fire hazards analysis.

  4. Provide training to assigned personnel.

  5. Perform electrical tagging on 480kV and below in addition to mechanical tagging in accordance with approved tagging procedures as specified in Off-Site Tagging procedures. Clear equipment or make it ready for service in accordance with instructions and procedures; clear, tag, test, and safety tape these operations.

  6. Position valves; as assigned, drain and vent systems in connection with Off-Site Tagging Procedures.

  7. Perform confined space surveys to determine the presence of oxygen and/or potential explosive gas atmospheres.

  8. Perform other similar or less skilled work of the occupational group.

  9. Operation of the rescue boat.

  10. Perform less skilled maintenance work on all Artificial Island fire protection systems and equipment. Duties are: Remove, repair, and/or install as required, fire protection equipment such as: fire hoses, fire extinguishers, sprinklers, plug in components isolation valves, fire doors, replacement of flow switches, tamper switches, fusible links, replace level and pressure switches, lamping and battery replacement on emergency lighting, etc.

Job Qualifications


Must meet the Company's "General Requirements"; and, in addition:

1.Must successfully complete the Fire Protection Operator Nuclear (1310) Modular Training Course.

  1. Must demonstrate:
  • The ability to follow detailed instructions and carry out complex assignments.

  • An aptitude for mechanical and technical work.

  • Keen faculties of observation.

  • Oral and written communications skills necessary for performance of the work.

  • Must have successfully completed the appropriate Pre-Employment Tests except that an employee hired prior to May 1, 1977, who has or obtains a high school diploma or its equivalent does not have to complete the Pre-Employment Tests.

  • Must be able to qualify for an auto driver's license to operate vehicles in the State of New Jersey.

Licenses or Certifications

  • Fire Fighter 1 Certification

  • EMT Certification

  • Fire Protection operator nuclear module training course

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.

As an employee of PSEG 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.

For all roles, PSEG’s drug and alcohol testing program includes pre-employment testing, testing for cause, and post-incident/accident testing. For employees in federally regulated roles (including positions covered by USDOT, PHMSA, or NRC regulations), this also includes random testing. Although numerous states throughout the country have legalized marijuana/cannabis products recreationally and/or medically, it is prohibited for employees in federally regulated roles. Employees who are hired or transfer into a federally regulated role are subject to drug and alcohol testing, inclusive of marijuana. Please note that the use of CBD products may result in a positive drug test for THC/Marijuana and such use is not a legitimate medical explanation for such a positive result.

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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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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.