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PSEG Substation Mechanic in Moorestown, New Jersey

Requisition : 76438

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.

Salary Range : $ 28.671 - $ 52.732

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.

Union Local



None Noted

Job Duties & Responsibilities


  • As the employee becomes qualified through acquired experience and training performs work required in the installation, maintenance, repair and removal of switching station and substation equipment; and also performs work required in the maintenance of switching station and substation buildings, structures and grounds, including customer's installations; performs switching through 26kV in accordance with their assigned work.

  • Performs any work associated with transformer oil filtering, including any work incidental to that piece of equipment. Sets circuits up for work and applies tags for others from assigned work location. Remove tags and restore circuits to normal from assigned work location.​

Years of Experience

Data Needed

Job Qualifications


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

  • Must have successfully completed the Substation Mechanic's portion of the pre-employment test, except that an employee hired prior to May 1, 1983 who has or obtains a high school diploma or its equivalent does not have to complete the pre-employment test.

  • Must be able to follow instructions and perform routine operations.

  • Must have mechanical aptitude. Must have the ability to learn:

  • The reading of elementary diagrams of electric circuits.

  • The basic principles of electricity and the general functions and operations of substation apparatus.

  • The application of hoists, tackle and equipment ordinarily used in the work.

  • The identification and use of materials, tools and equipment commonly used in the work.

  • Must be able to qualify for a basic driver's license with an articulated vehicle endorsement to operate motor vehicles in the State of New Jersey.

  • Must have the ability to complete satisfactorily the Company courses in Fundamentals of Electricity-Direct current and Alternating Current.

  • Must be able to become familiar with the function, operation and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment in the switching stations and substations in the area in which he/she works; must have a general knowledge of the purpose and functioning of the transmission and distribution system and of the Company's system of circuit and equipment designation.

  • Must be able to acquire the ability to diagnose and correct the unusual operating difficulties and faults experienced with electrical and mechanical apparatus and equipment in the switching stations and substations in the area in which he/she works.

  • Must be able to acquire a good working knowledge of the Substation Maintenance Manual and Substation Operating Manual, including the safety rules and practices set forth in these manuals; must have a thorough working knowledge of the procedures covering the ordering out, tagging and releasing of circuits and equipment.

  • Must be able to acquire an understanding and be able to learn to apply manufacturer's instructions for the repair, adjustment and maintenance of all types of station equipment.

  • Must be able to acquire a good working knowledge of the application and safe use of hoists, tackle and other rigging equipment, ordinarily used in this work.

  • Must be able to learn to perform testing, maintenance and repair work in accordance with operating procedures, safely and without causing interruptions to service.

  • Must be resourceful and be able to use good judgment in this work; must be capable of good workmanship.

  • Must have the ability to become proficient in the application of approved methods of artificial respiration.

Desired Skiilss:

  • MBA or equivalent background/work experience.


Data Needed

Licenses or Certifications

None Noted

Training and Courses

Fundamentals of Electricity - Direct current/ Alternating current

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.

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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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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.