First Energy Corp. Engineer II/III/ IV - Power Network Analysis - Transmission in Akron, Ohio

Engineer II/III/ IV - Power Network Analysis - Transmission

Location: Akron, OH, US, 44313

Job Function: Transmission

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 461

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 Utilities, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FEU]

This individual will be responsible for supporting Power Network Analysis within the Transmission Operations

Services department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and enhance the network analysis system within the Real-time Energy Management System

(EMS)

  • Support and maintain the Dispatcher Training Simulator (DTS) system.

  • Review and update SCADA/ICCP telemetry.

  • Perform, or aid in performing, special studies (STNET) and projects of varying complexity relating to the

operation of FE Transmission system.

  • Interface with ED Planning and Protection in preparation of seasonal assessment studies and network

model comparisons.

  • Coordinate data changes such as limit updates and topology changes.

  • Work with Regional personnel to coordinate joint Transmission initiatives.

  • Work closely with internal staff to support compliance issues.

  • Assist in the maintenance and coordination of back-up facilities.

  • Prepare technical reports and summaries, and make presentations when necessary.

  • Demonstrate a solid commitment to all aspects of safety.

  • Meet customer needs by providing sound service and responsiveness.

  • Actively seek formal and informal learning opportunities to better understand departmental procedures.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited school.

  • Knowledge of the electric transmission system, reliability standards, and regional transmission

organizations is beneficial.

  • For Engineer III: at least 3 years of applicable electric industry experience or equivalent

  • For Engineer IV: at least 5 years of applicable electric industry experience or equivalent

  • Knowledge of NERC and RFC standards and policies of the electric utility industry is preferred.

  • Experience in analyzing complex problems and demonstrating good judgment in decision making is

essential.

  • The candidate must have demonstrated experience in accomplishing responsibilities in a timely manner

through maximizing organizational resources and employing logical approaches.

  • The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently, as well as

collaboratively, with multiple departments in multiple locations.

  • The candidate must have effective written and oral communication skills and conduct oneself in a

professional manner.

  • Proficient PC skills (Word, Excel and Lotus Notes) are required with core understanding of applicable

technical products and/or services.

Position Classification

Exempt

Employment Type

Full-time

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

Exempt

FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Nearest Major Market: Akron

Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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