Requisition ID: 51145
Job Function/Category: Engineering
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
Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Accomplish annual cyclic area planning tasks on a schedule to support the Office of Planning, Resource and Engineering of the PSEGLI 5 - year Capital Budget Plan. This work includes the development of annual substation and feeder load forecasts; planning and prioritizing major sub-transmission, substation and distribution feeder projects including:
Preparing purpose and necessity statements with electrical one-line diagrams
Issuing area studies in support of major capital projects as required
Preparing annual material and equipment forecasts for the distribution lines program
Forecast the long range (5-15 year) bus loads for system base cases. Develop the necessary sub-transmission and substation projects to meet the 5-15 year system requirements. Work with System Planning in analyzing the impact of capacity additions on bulk power and inter-tie systems in support of an integrated resource planning effort.
Support Electric System operations as requested and resolving operating concerns during peak operating conditions.
Track the development of large residential housing developments, new commercial and industrial load growth on the distribution system. Plan distribution feeder and substation reinforcements with sufficient lead time to support this growth.
Work directly with Design Engineers and Major Accounts to provide cost effective and reliable service to all major customers. Take lead position in the design and upgrading of all Area and Spot Networks.
Work directly with Electric Service and System Performance Engineering in developing and issuing major circuit Reliability and Sectionalizing projects.
This assignment includes: issuing normal load transfers and making similar recommendations for the sectionalizing and circuit restoration program: developing and issuing periodic updates to the Substation and Feeder Contingency Report.
Participate directly in the work of the Transmission and Substation Reliability Task Force. This assignment includes working with engineering and operating representatives; participating in circuit walk-downs; attending task force meetings; issuing reports; developing projects; assigning study work orders; requesting cost estimates; developing purpose and need statements; assigning project priorities and preparing special reliability reports.
Learn the use of and participate in the development of new planning tools (Cymdist) that is required for upgrading planning forecasts, load flows, economic and costing studies and research & development programs.
Issue projects to support and regulate system, substation and distribution power factor during peak and off-peak periods. This work includes: maintaining capacitor bank data records: issuing new capacitor installation and relocation projects; developing capacitor zones and specifying the type of capacitor controls.
Monitor substation and feeder voltages during normal and contingency conditions. Issue instructions to adjust bus regulator compensation settings as required.
Review circuit loading levels and issue phase balancing instructions within planning guidelines.
Participate actively in the design of programs to electronically transfer load, voltage and power factor information from the system data base. Report on inquires sent to Planning concerning the rental, leasing or sale of Company properties.
Work directly with or in support of other Company representatives applying for permits or attending: governmental, environmental, zoning or local community meetings with respect to service reliability, new construction or major upgrading programs. Support Electric Planning activities in the evaluation and administration of wheeling contracts, co- generation contracts, distributive generation and independent power producer contracts and related issues.
Participate in committee assignments for updating: operating and maintenance procedures; design criteria and specifications; spare equipment and material requirements, transmission and substation designs, use of electronic data bases, and improving budget estimating and statistical models.
Work on special assignments including developing special reports for: LIPA and FERC; municipalization and undergrounding studies; the addition of gas turbine generation units and participation in R & D projects (including connecting fuel cells, wind generators and photo-voltaic units to the distribution system).
Participate in Task Force Assignments with other Department representatives in areas such as Transmission Reliability, Modular Substation Design and Distributive Generation.
Support Utility 2.0 filing, Reforming Energy Vision (REV), FEMA enhancement to the LIPA system, Feed in-Tariffs (Solar, Fuel Cell and other non-wire alternative).
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering is required.
Must possess a minimum of 2- 6 years electric utility background and able to conduct detailed analysis of system load and Distributed Generation applications.
Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills as well as ability to travel to attend meetings on and off Long Island is required.
Desire to handle challenging projects and the ability to quickly come up to speed is essential.
Desire to learn new concepts and attention to details is critical to be successful in this position.
Ability to respond to emergency storm and other conditions requires field work during nights and weekend.
Must be a proactive problem solver with high energy level and possess the ability to quickly remedy problems as they arise.
Candidate should be detail oriented and be able to handle concurrent, multiple assignments.
Should have strong oral and written communication skills and have the ability to effectively interact with both internal and external customers, support staff, and various levels of management.
Desired Education, Skills and Expereince:
Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, MBA or PE License
Knowledge of electric transmission, resource, substation, and distribution systems and equipment
Immigration Support will not be provided in association with this position now or in the future.
This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across grades as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
This is a multi-level growth series position, the title, grade level and incentive target assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by assessing skills and related experience, learned through the interview process.
If an internal candidate is selected they will move laterally at their current grade level and will not be eligible for a promotion at the time of accepting this position. This applies to candidates moving within the same career path (e.g., analyst, supervisor, engineer), or to a different career path (e.g., analyst to engineer, supervisor to analyst). The selected candidate will have an opportunity to be promoted within the career path during an annual review.
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
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.
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