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PSEG PSEGLI Apprentice Lineman/Linewoman in Hicksville, New York

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Position description:

Experience the personal challenge of working for a world class organization and leader in the Utilities and Energy industry as an Apprentice Lineperson for our Electric Service Department for our Long Island New York territory. Apprentice Linepersons performs all activities relating to Overhead/Underground Distribution and Transmission line construction and maintenance.

Job Description:

  • Maintenance of service in the public utility business requires off schedule or overtime work hours.

  • The Training Program will be conducted initially at any or all of the reporting locations in the department.

  • Apprentices will be rotated between locations periodically during the first two years as workload and training requirements dictate.

  • Apprentices who successfully complete the entire training program will be advanced to the classification of Lineman/Linewoman First Class.

  • Trainees will progress in accordance with the Apprentice Line worker Training Program. Transfers will be made in accordance with Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Seniority.

In addition to possessing the qualifications for this vacancy, candidates selected will be expected to work overtime in accordance with the Departmental requirements and to participate in the Company’s Emergency Restoration Program as may be required.

Candidates selected for this classification will be required to participate in the federally mandated drug and alcohol testing program prior to selection, randomly on a year round basis, after an accident and for reasonable cause.

Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • A valid New York State driver’s license with a satisfactory driver history.

  • Able to qualify for an Interstate Class A Commercial Driver’s License at time of hire. (To learn more go to: but be sure to specify CDL type as Class A (Interstate).

  • Successfully complete all training and progressed to the top step of the First Class Lineperson classification.

  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form.

  • Deal with problems involving several variables from standardized situations.

  • Perform arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals and percentages.

  • Pass a screening exam that includes physical fitness and aptitude tests.

  • Pass a medical evaluation.

Licenses or Certifications

  • Valid NYS driver's license


Business Unit- Long Island T&D Operations

Hiring Manager- ROBERT E O CONNELL

Job Grade- Union

Union Wage Rate- $31.26

Incentive- N/A

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.

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 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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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.