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PSEG 18011 Principal Engineer 1 in South Plainfield, New Jersey

Requisition ID: 66693

Job Function/Category: Engineering

Employment Type: 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.

Job Summary

This opportunity is open to current PSEG employees only.

The successful candidate will work as a Principal Engineer in the Outside Plant (OP) Engineering & Design Group within the Construction & Maintenance organization of the Electric T&D – Projects & Construction line of business utilizing a broad knowledge of business and engineering principles and practices. The successful candidate will be an experienced structural engineer with broad knowledge and experience in electric transmission and distribution design and construction. Perform detailed civil / structural engineering design and analysis and solve complex technical issues. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to lead and will coordinate and perform structural design, alterations, and repairs to produce construction drawings and calculations, as well as provide field construction support. Perform technical reviews on engineering design practices and provide engineering-related comments, as necessary. Oversee the work and provide technical guidance and direction to junior-level engineers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform complex civil / structural calculations and analysis

  • Prepare construction drawings, including steel, aluminum, concrete structures and foundations

  • Design and detail steel transmission structures, including both lattice steel towers and tubular steel poles / structures

  • Prepare existing structural and foundation reinforcement drawings

  • Perform underground duct bank and manhole structural design

As an employee of PSE&G, you should be aware that during Strom/Outage restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions different from normal operations and your regular work schedule. You may also be required to work in an alternate location. Must be willing to work OT as required and perform on-call / emergency replacement work and assist during system emergency situations.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • B.S. Degree in Structural / Civil Engineering

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in civil / structural engineering, including design and field / resident engineering on major civil / structural construction, alteration / renovation and modification projects

  • Experience in performing complex civil / structural calculations and analysis

  • Experience in preparing construction drawings, including steel, aluminum, concrete structures and foundations

  • Experience in designing and detailing of steel transmission structures, including both lattice steel towers and tubular steel poles / structures

  • Experience in preparing existing structural and foundation reinforcement drawings

  • Knowledge of subsurface investigation and different geology conditions

  • Experience in deep foundation design, including concrete caisson, driven pile, helical foundations, as well as steel vibratory caisson

  • Experience in performing underground duct bank and manhole structural design

  • Working knowledge of utility best practices, ASME, NESC, ACI, ASTM, and ASCE standards

  • Proficient experience utilizing PLSPOLE, PLSTOWER, RISA and STAAD Pro for structural designs

  • Proficient experience utilizing LPILE, GROUP, and FAD Tools for foundation designs

  • Proficient experience utilizing Microsoft Office products

  • Must be familiar with AutoCAD / MicroStation

  • Must have New Jersey P.E. License

  • Clear and concise writing and verbal communications skills

  • As the job requires driving to Company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driving history

Preferred / Desired Skills:

  • Advanced Technical or Engineering Degree

  • Advanced technical training

  • Familiar with preparing bottom up engineering estimates

  • Familiar with NESC, PJM and PSE&G loading criteria for transmission structures

  • Knowledgeable in excavation stability, subgrade preparation, backfilling, thermal and electrical properties of soils, and dewatering

Minimum Years of Experience

8 years of experience

Disclaimer

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.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, 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.

This site ( http://www.pseg.com ) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

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 legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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