PSEG PSEGLI Interest Posting - Apprentice Lineperson in Hicksville, New York

Requisition ID: 51762

Job Function/Category: Transmission and Distribution

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.

Job Title: Apprentice Lineperson

Department: Overhead/Underground Lines

Union: IBEW Local 1049

This is an Interest Posting for future Apprentice Lineperson positions requiring pre-employment testing for employment. Testing dates have yet to be determined.

Experience the personal challenge of working for a world class organization and leader in the Utilities and Energy industry as an Apprentice Lineperson for our Electric Service Department for our Long Island New York territory. Apprentice Linepersons performs all activities relating to Overhead/Underground Distribution and Transmission line construction and maintenance.

Job Description:

  • Maintenance of service in the public utility business requires off schedule or overtime work hours.

  • The Training Program will be conducted initially at any or all of the reporting locations in the department.

  • Apprentices will be rotated between locations periodically during the first two years as workload and training requirements dictate.

  • Apprentices who successfully complete the entire training program will be advanced to the classification of Lineman/Linewoman First Class.

  • Trainees will progress in accordance with the Apprentice Line worker Training Program. Transfers will be made in accordance with Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Seniority.

Job Qualifications (required):

  • Obtained a High School Diploma or GED

  • Successfully complete all training and progressed to the top step of the First Class Lineperson classification.

  • Apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form.

  • Deal with problems involving several variables from standardized situations.

  • Perform arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals and percentages.

  • Pass a screening exam that includes physical fitness and aptitude tests.

  • Pass a medical evaluation.

  • Have a valid New York State driver’s license, and be able to qualify for a Class A Commercial Driver’s License.

In addition to possessing the qualifications for this vacancy, employees selected will be expected to work overtime in accordance with the Departmental requirements and to participate in the Company’s Emergency Restoration Program as may be required.

Employees selected for this classification will be required to participate in the federally mandated drug and alcohol testing program prior to selection, randomly on a year round basis, after an accident and for reasonable cause.

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.

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.