Associate Environmental Science & Plan Analyst Job at PSEG, Bethpage, NY

  • PSEG
  • Bethpage, NY

Job Description

Requisition : 78909

PSEG Company: PSEG Long Island

Salary Range : $ 63,500 - $ 100,500 

Incentive : PIP 10%

Work Location Category : Hybrid


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.

W e want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That’s why you’ll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you’ll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement and a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year.

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

PSEG Long Island is seeking an Environmental Science and Planning Analyst to join their Licensing and Permitting (L&P) team. The Environmental Science and Planning Analyst will support licensing and permitting activities for utility projects located throughout Long Island and the Rockaway Peninsula. This role will involve reviewing project scope documents and design drawings to evaluate the need for, and to identify, the necessary environmental permits and approvals. The Environmental Science and Planning Analyst will be directly involved in licensing and permitting activities, with a particular focus on State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) in accordance with 6 NYCRR Part 617, and Federal and State wetland permitting. The analyst will serve as an advocate and subject matter expert for environmental permitting, and will consult with appropriate regulatory agencies to identify compliance requirements.

Job Responsibilities

• Review project scope documents and designs (including engineering drawings, contract documents, specifications) to identify permits and approvals required for construction/operation. 
• Preparation of permit applications and environmental documentation including but not limited to State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) analyses, U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) wetland permits. 
• Visit project sites to oversee work activities and monitor environmental compliance, as needed 
• Oversee consultants and contractors during field activities (wetland delineations, geophysical surveys, soil/groundwater sampling, etc.) as needed
• Manage consultants/subcontractors supporting licensing and permitting activities
• Complete or participate in wetland delineation activities
• Administrative support, including budget review and tracking, invoice review and approval, project tracking, maintaining SharePoint site documentation, data entry, etc.


Job Specific Qualifications

Required Education, Competencies and Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline: Environmental Science, Ecology, Environmental Planning, Environmental Engineering, or other related natural science
• A minimum of 0 – 3 years of relevant experience in environmental science and/or planning
• Familiarity with New York State and federal environmental regulations.
• Highly motivated self-starter who is able to work independently and part of a team
• Ability to read maps and engineering drawings
• Excellent time management and organizational skills.
• Must exhibit high personal standards of commitment and integrity
• Must have excellent verbal, quantitative and written communication skills
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)
• Must foster an inclusive work environment and respects all aspects of diversity
• Must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices
• Must have and maintain a valid U.S. drivers’ license and a safe driving history

Desired Education, Competencies and Skills:
• Wetland identification and delineation skills
• Experience with ArcGIS 
• Knowledge and experience in environmental and construction permitting, licensing, site assessments and environmental due diligence
• Knowledge of local, state and federal permitting statutes, ordinances and regulations related to environmental, land use, and construction
• Experience working in the utility field

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. 


Minimum Years of Experience

0 years of experience




None Noted


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.

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 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

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


Job Tags

Contract work, For contractors, For subcontractor, Local area, Remote job, Work from home, Flexible hours,

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