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PSEG Staff Engineer - Plainfield in Plainfield, New Jersey

Requisition : 77895

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.

Salary Range : $ 88,400 - $ 140,000

Incentive : PIP 10%

Work Location Category : Hybrid

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.

Job Summary

This position involves working as an engineer within PSE&G’s Gas Operations organization, utilizing a broad knowledge of business and engineering principles and practices acquired through progressive experience. This position supports the delivery of safe and reliable natural gas to customers within the territory by analyzing business results and resource allocation, collaborating on corrective actions, and preparing plans for effective operations. In addition, this position performs engineering and/or project work and provides technical/financial assistance through the application of engineering/business knowledge.

Job Responsibilities

• Working with District Manager and supervisory team, manage the day-to-day operations of the district, executing on strategies to accomplish planned work, respond to customers and gas emergencies, ensure compliance and safety, and drive productivity and process improvements.

• Review workload analytics, timesheets, and other data to ensure productivity and compliance. Maintain performance records to ensure proper productivity and quality of work.

• Manage IMS/OMS inspections program for the district and ensure timely completion of the program.

• Manage district financials, and work with appliance service and gas distribution department to provide analysis and metric to ensure that the business is meeting its financials goals and objective.

• Provide Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual budgeting forecasts for Gas Distribution and Appliance Service Departments for O&M and Capital.

• Partner with procurement, materials management, facilities etc. to ensure that purchase orders, CAPEX and OPEX projects are identified, planned and executed.

• Lead the local safety and security council, and work with various departments across Gas ops and PSEG services corporation to improve overall safety and security of the district and district employees.

• Take on direct supervision / scheduling of craft personnel. Ensure technical development of personnel; train, appraise and evaluate work performance. Ensure work practices are safe and quality driven.

• Lead process improvement by participating in Gas, Utility and company-wide initiatives. Participate in District, regional and other meetings to represent Gas Operations. Participate in Safety meetings; reinforce corporate messages and practices.

• Identify, evaluate and implement processes and systems to support short- and long- term goals and objectives.

Job Specific Qualifications


• BS Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil) and 4 years of relevant engineering work experience

• Experience in SAP, Access, PowerPoint and Excel

• Experience in project management

• Must demonstrate a working knowledge of utility and or gas operations best practices and regulations.

• Demonstrated effective problem-solving and decision-making skills, demonstrated planning and organizing skills, must be adaptable and results oriented.

• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills

• Must possess and maintain a valid US Driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.

• Safety sensitive; DOT testing required

• Microsoft office suite expertise required.


• A master’s degree in engineering, MBA or PE License

• Familiarity with gas utility best practices, Federal, NJ Administrative, and ASME pressure piping codes and Company tariff.

• Experience with gas utility facilities e.g. pipelines, regulators, meters.

• Knowledge of SAP and running Financial reports

• Lean Six Sigma certification

• Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Minimum Years of Experience

4 years of experience


Bachelor in Engineering


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