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PSEG SERVICE MECHANIC 1st CLASS - Oradell in Oradell, New Jersey

Requisition ID: 66645

Job Function/Category: Craftworkers

Employment Type: Non-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.

Union Local

UA 855


​Under general supervision in the field, installs meters, service regulators, appliances and associated piping; maintains gas installations and appliances; carries through assignments, at times with the assistance of employees of equal or lesser grade; under general supervision in the shop, does other fitting shop work.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

​Performs such work as:

  1. Installing, renewing, and repairing gas piping on residential, industrial and commercial customers' premises; extending service piping, installing meter spacing’s; setting meters on new spacing’s, including the fitting of pipe from meter outlet connection to house piping; checking completed work for tightness and compliance with Company's specifications, including the piping installed by plumbers.

  2. Installing all types of gas appliances and turning on for normal operation.

  3. Installing, inspecting, and changing service regulators; testing operation of service regulators in the field, including industrial regulators used in complicated installations.

  4. Making repairs to and installing repair parts on non-automatic appliances such as water heaters, space heaters, and ranges, excluding repairs to and installation of electrically operated controls; making repairs to, and installing those repair parts on automatic type appliances which do not involve the adjustment of automatic gas controls.

  5. Clearing services and house piping of stoppages with or without the use of compressed gasses or vacuum tank, investigating complaints of no gas, insufficient gas at customers' premises, correcting same.

  6. Taking and interpreting U-gauge pressure readings in order to locate small leaks and stoppages in service and house piping, and in order to determine adequacy of such piping.

  7. Setting or removing pressure or temperature recording gauges, on customers' premises.

  8. Stopping flow of gas by such methods as inserting rags or expansion plugs.

  9. Shutting off, cleaning and relighting central building heating furnaces and boilers.

  10. Relighting residential, commercial and industrial appliances in conjunction with active orders, meter change work and Street Department work.

  11. Making simple sketches of piping and equipment layout on customers' premises to explain unusual condition to supervisor in shop.

  12. Investigating inside and outside gas leaks at customers' premises, using approved devices; making same safe.​

Job Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Minimum 3 months construction, manufacturing, mechanical or related work experience

  • Must have successfully passed the hiring tests administered by the Company (Gas Battery Test).

  • Must have a valid Driver's License with a safe and satisfactory driving history.

Per the Bargaining Unit Contract, this position has a 5 year lock-in period.



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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.