First Energy Corp. Energy Management System Intern- Analyst/Engineer (Akron, OH or Fairmont, WV) in Akron, Ohio

Energy Management System Intern- Analyst/Engineer (Akron, OH or Fairmont, WV)

Location: Akron, OH, US, 44320

Job Function: Information Technology

Employee Type: Student Full Time

Requisition ID: 6515

FirstEnergy at a Glance

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]

This is an open position with the FirstEnergy Utilities, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FEU]

FirstEnergy seeks a self-motivated intern with a desire to learn new and proprietary systems, with a strong desire to dig deep into unfamiliar territory

Position may be located in either Akron, OH or Fairmont, WV.

The primary accountabilities of this internship include design, development, and support of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and grid monitoring tools used as part of FirstEnergy’s Energy Management System (EMS).

Based on your discipline you may participate in the following functions in support of the Energy Management System:

  • Design, build, and enhance FirstEnergy’s EMS to provide tools for situational awareness of electrical system conditions

  • Maintain user interface tools to facilitate monitoring and control of power system components

  • Assist with administration, maintenance, and upgrades of software

  • Perform power system equipment commissioning activities

  • Support Energy Delivery system operators and engineers in the use of the EMS

  • Perform data analysis and create reports, scorecards, and historical trends

  • Develop and communicate system documentation, version release notes, and training material

  • As a FirstEnergy Intern you will also be expected to:

  • Fully participate in the FirstEnergy Co-Op/Intern program mandatory events

  • Utilize knowledge, skills and abilities to work on challenging assignments and contribute to FirstEnergy’s success

  • Gain understanding of the electric utility business and seize the opportunity to explore potential career paths at FirstEnergy

  • Engage in candidate self-assessments and use supervisory feedback to improve your performance

  • Develop career contacts and receive guidance from coaches and peers

  • Network with other students

  • Present to department members and leadership at the end of each session/rotation to highlight projects and contributions.

Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a 4 (four) year accredited college / university with a major in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • Must have the ability to work without sponsorship (now or in the future)

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Must work effectively in a team environment and on concurrent assignments

  • Strong technical writing skills

  • Ability to commit to a minimum of two (2) intern sessions. Spring, Summer or Fall

  • Must be willing to relocate to / reside near the job location for the duration of the assignment (some candidates may be eligible for a living stipend)

  • Successful completion of basic engineering and/or computer science coursework

  • Positive communication skills (verbal and written) as well as organizational skills to prioritize and plan work, multi-task and meet project deadlines

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.

Safety

Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification

Co-Op/Intern-Hourly

FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Nearest Major Market: Akron

Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Systems Analyst, Manager, Intern, Electrical, Technology, Entry Level, Energy, Management, Engineering