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PSEG Associate Engineer - Civil Engineer in South Plainfield, New Jersey

Requisition : 78649

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.

Salary Range : $ 63,500 - $ 100,500

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.

We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That’s why you’ll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you’ll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement and a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year.

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

Provide Asset Management support for the engineering, design, evaluation, specification and documentation of new and existing outside and inside plant overhead and underground equipment, including safety, reliability, and functional performance requirements. Engineer will be responsible for providing technical support to all electric field divisions on complex engineering problems. Engineer may be assigned to work in one of PSE&G’s locations, i.e., Hadley Road, South Plainfield; Central Division – Somerset; Palisades Division – Secaucus; Metropolitan Division – Clifton; Burlington or Southern Division – Lawrenceville.

Job Responsibilities

This position is in the Electric T&D - Projects and Construction (P&C) organization and will act as a key contributor to the successful execution of Inside Plant (IP) and Outside Plant (OP) Transmission and Distribution projects. Complete engineering and Project Management activities and coordination for projects in the Electric T&D - Projects & Construction Portfolio. These projects shall be handled from inception to successful completion in terms of safety, reliability, functional performance requirements, and timely completion and within scope and budget. Responsibilities include ensuring that all project objectives are successfully achieved (i.e., safely, within scope, on schedule and within budget); implementation of the P&C Project Management and Project Engineering Programs; lead project teams commensurate with project needs; interact with the local Electric Division management personnel throughout the State; and influence / negotiate with State and Federal agencies and the relative Electric Division management personnel for shared resources. The Engineer will provide support to the P&C Manager to whom they are assigned. The Engineer will be asked to develop, prepare and update various engineering and project management deliverables as needed by the project team, construction, and local management.

Job Specific Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering

  • 0 to 2 years of industry and engineering experience

  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications

  • Must be willing to work OT as required and perform on-call/emergency support as needed Clear and concise wring and verbal communication skills

  • Must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills; strong planning and organizing skills; must be adaptable, results-oriented and customer/client-focused

  • Because 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 driver history


  • Advanced technical training

  • Advanced technical or engineering degree / MBA

Minimum Years of Experience

0 years of experience


Bachelors in Engineering or Engineering Technology


None Noted


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