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PSEG 1039 - Associate Designer in Newark, New Jersey

Requisition ID: 65495

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.

Job Summary

Entry level role of Designer position that is intended to be part of the existing growth series for Designers which already includes two existing positions, i.e., Designer - Grade Level 26 and Lead Designer - Grade Level 27.

This position includes working with multiple project teams and project engineers to develop electrical layout drawings for PSE&G Switching Stations and Substations (voltage levels from 4 kV to 500 kV). Electrical layout drawings including (but are not limited to) conceptual plans, plan and profile, general arrangement drawings, manhole and hand hole development, bus plans, station grounding details, trench and conduit plans, control house equipment layout, and station lighting.

  • Electrical Layout Designer is responsible for completing all the electrical layout drawings necessary to accurately convey construction and/or fabrication instructions,

  • Electrical Layout Designer is responsible for assisting engineers with conceptual design and drawing requirements,

  • Electrical Layout Designer is responsible for coordinating and analyzing vendor supplied drawings and incorporating the required information into engineering drawings,

  • Electrical Layout Designer is responsible for the development of detailed bill of material (B.O.M.) required to connect major substation equipment (include but not limited to GIS/GIB, transformers, circuit breakers, disconnect switches, CCVT’s, wave traps, bus, etc.),

  • Review and comment on engineering drawings produced by external architectural and engineering (A&E) firms and/or internal designers to ensure compliance with PSE&G process, standards, and practices, constructability, maintainability, operational needs, safety and acceptable utility practice, and

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Off-hours availability to assist with emergency equipment replacement work and system restoration. As an employee of PSE&G, you should be aware that during storm/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

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Job Responsibilities

  • Pre-construction and post-construction field marked prints incorporation into as build packages (Issued For Record), including help to the Divisions with scanning of the station filed marked prints

  • Support emergency projects by working on Computer Aided Drafting Design

  • Work on small design projects for construction

  • Work on creation of new PSE&G drawings based on the vendor drawings

  • Work in Microstation on creation of 30 scale drawings

  • Update standard drawings for the correspondent design discipline, i.e., civil, electrical, layout, and controls. Update Microstation cell libraries for the correspondent design discipline, i.e., civil, electrical, layout, or controls.

Job Specific Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or 5+ years equivalent technical experience in the area of substation engineering

  • Must have at least 0 to 3 years of switching and substation layout design experience in the electrical utility industry

  • Working knowledge of Microstation/CAD software

  • Strong computer skills in MS Office applications

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

  • Must have strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills, strong planning and organizing skills, must be adaptable and results-oriented DESIRED:

  • Advanced degree or technical training

  • Electrical utility experience

  • Familiarity with substation equipment and operations

  • Able to read/understand electrical one lines

  • Experience with contingency planning

  • Experience with outage planning

Education

High School

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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.

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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.

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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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