/77548/77549 - Principal Staff Engineer - Regulatory & Policy-Technical

Location: Long Island, New York US


Job Number: 4782

External Description:

Regulatory & Policy Principal Staff Engineer, Technical PSEGLI

Date: Feb 27, 2024

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 77550

PSEG Company: PSEG Long Island    

Salary Range: $ 101,600 - $ 160,900 

Incentive: PIP 15%   

Work Location Category: Remote Local  


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.

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

This position is responsible for providing regulatory policy and technical support to the overall Management and Administration of Market Policy & Strategy for LIPA as outlined under OSA. PSEG Long Island currently manages and advises LIPA on Wholesale Market policy and related issues at the Federal, Regional Transmission Operator (RTO), and State levels as well as Capacity Market Requirements and Compliance.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Support the implementation and analysis of Market Policy and Strategy in all Regulatory Areas for LIPA market interests, including Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Public Service Commission (PSC), and NYSERDA, NYISO, Pennsylvania Jersey Maryland (PJM) and Independent System Operator (ISO)-NE. Provide technical and regulatory support to participants on market committees, working groups as well as LIPA. This includes review and written assessment of regulatory proposals and filings in areas such as Off Shore Wind, Energy Storage, Greenhouse Gas Cap and Trade Programs, Capacity & Energy Markets, and Retail Access consistent with the targets and objectives defined under New York State’s Climate Legislation and Community Protection Act (CLCPA). This position will also provide technical and regulatory support related to the development of major transmission projects. In addition, this position will coordinate with subject matter experts in Legal, Planning, Energy Trading and at LIPA to ensure consistency and consensus in all policy matters..
  • Provide expert advice and guidance regarding market and regulatory assessments of future system resource needs solutions, contract proposals, and capacity related cost studies.
  • Prepare and submit monthly Capacity Compliance Filings with NYISO. These filings require thorough analyses of data from Power Asset Management (PAM), Energy Resource & Trading (ER&T), LIPA, National Grid Generation (NGRID), and New York Power Authority (NYPA) as well as various municipalities and contracted resources.
  • Provide support to LIPA retail access program interests and tariff concerns as they pertain to the NYISO capacity and regulatory markets.

Job Specific Qualifications


  • BS in Engineering
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in wholesale energy markets or consulting in a utility regulatory environment
  • Familiarity with FERC, NYISO, PJM and ISO-NE Market Policy as well as a working knowledge of economics and statistics fundamentals.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to travel to attend meetings on and off Long Island is required, including periodic in-person attendance at NYISO stakeholder meetings.
  • Ability to respond to emergency storm and other conditions which requires field work during nights and weekends.
  • This position requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid US driver's license with a safe and satisfactory driver history.


  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred or MBA or Law Degree is also preferred but not required.
  • Experience in transmission planning and/or transmission project management.


Minimum Years of Experience

6 years of experience


Bachelors in Engineering




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PSEG is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legally protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics include 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.


As an employee of PSEG 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.


For all roles, PSEG’s drug and alcohol testing program includes pre-employment testing, testing for cause, and post-incident/accident testing. For employees in federally regulated roles (including positions covered by USDOT, PHMSA, or NRC regulations), this also includes random testing. Although numerous states throughout the country have legalized marijuana/cannabis products recreationally and/or medically, it is prohibited for employees in federally regulated roles. Employees who are hired or transfer into a federally regulated role are subject to drug and alcohol testing, inclusive of marijuana. Please note that the use of CBD products may result in a positive drug test for THC/Marijuana and such use is not a legitimate medical explanation for such a positive result.


PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through emPower which can be accessed through sharepoint.pseg.com by clicking on the emPower icon, then selecting careers. This site (PSEG Careers and Job Openings) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees, with the exception of PSEG employees who do not have company email addresses.

PSEG is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance applying for a position, please call 973-430-3845 or email accommodations@pseg.com.

If you need to request a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job, email accommodations@pseg.com. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.


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