PSEG 1290C Engineer in Hicksville, New York

Note: This is a multi-level growth series position (Grade Level 25/26/27/28). 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.

Under the direction of the Manager – Power Program Operations this position is responsible for operational support for feed-in tariffs and administration of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) contract as it relates to performance of the electric supply system on Long Island.

Specific responsibilities are listed below:

Administer the Feed-In Tariff Programs for renewable energy resources by screening resources for eligibility, selecting resources for the programs, administering the contractual arrangements for the resources, monitoring development progress, and preparing monthly reports for the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) compliance and Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program status. Perform on-site monitoring of the tests required of generators under contract to LIPA including annual and seasonal testing and reporting of DMNC ratings, Heat Rate Performance and Voltage Support Service (VSS) Testing. Provide Bidding Support and Data to Electric Resources & Trading (ER&T) for the daily and hourly bidding of generating units into the New York State Independent System Operator (ISO). Data reports are updated on a daily, weekly, monthly, seasonal and annual basis.

This position is accountable for the following areas: testing and verification of power plant performance under contract to LIPA which can have a significant impact on the overall operation and performance of the power system; the administration of the Feed-In tariffs which are a significant component of meeting LIPA’s Clean Energy Standard commitment; and, preparation of bidding parameters which are used to dispatch the power system. These responsibilities can have a significant economic and financial effect on PSEG Long Island, LIPA and Long Island ratepayers.

Knowledge and Experience Required :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or other Engineering, Science, Accounting, or Finance discipline

  • Minimum 0-2 years academic and/or work experience performing similar reporting, process and/or testing responsibilities for Associate Engineer

  • Minimum 2 years work experience performing similar work responsibilities for Engineer

  • Minimum 4 years work experience performing similar work responsibilities for Staff Engineer

  • Minimum 6 years work experience performing similar work responsibilities for Principal Staff Engineer

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills as well as ability to travel to attend off-site generating unit tests, and meetings on and off Long Island is required.

  • Ability to respond to emergency storm and other conditions requires work during nights and weekend.

Preferred Skills:

  • Engineering experience in Electric Power, Mechanical or Electric.

  • A Master’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, MBA or PE License is a plus.

  • Familiarity with power plant operations and testing is preferred, as well as knowledge of renewable energy plant development, construction and operation.

  • Familiarity with transmission and distribution power systems is a plus. PSEG1000

Business Unit- Long Island Business Services

If you are a current PSEG employee and if you are offered an opportunity with PSEG Long Island, you will be treated as a new hire. Please note that as a new hire to the Long Island subsidiary, your benefits will change and generally will be consistent with other similarly situated PSEG Long Island new hires. Similarly, for PSEG Long Island employees who accept job opportunities with PSEG or any of its subsidiaries (other than PSEG Long Island), their benefits would change and generally be consistent with other similarly situated new hires of that company.

Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG LI, 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.

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