First Energy Corp. Nuclear Electrical I&C Systems Engineer in Shippingport, Pennsylvania

Nuclear Electrical I&C Systems Engineer

Location: Shippingport, PA, US, 15077

Job Function: Engineering

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 1461


About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FENOC, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [BVN]

As a Electrical/ Instrumentation &Control (I&C) Systems Engineer at the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant in Shippingport, PA your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading in the development of solutions to system issues in support of plant operations and maintenance during both outage and non-outage periods.

  • Serving as the system expert specifically in Instrumentation and control in support of operating requirements.

  • Providing leadership for Problem Solving, Decision Making, Troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis Teams.

  • Trending system parameters and monitoring performance of assigned systems.

  • Preparing technical reports and presentations.

  • Developing outage and routine maintenance activity lists.

  • Establishing predictive and preventative maintenance (task and frequency) for assigned systems.

  • Developing and completing investigations and corrective actions in accordance with the Corrective Action Program.

  • Providing support for interface with regulatory and oversight agencies.

  • Performing field walk-downs and interfacing with other groups to resolve emergent and routine plant issues.

  • Performing audits, observations, surveys and assessments of plant activities such as maintenance and operations.

  • Pursuing opportunities to improve site human performance.

  • Reviewing and analyzing plant operating characteristics and both Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Industry correspondence to identify operating experiences that may be pertinent to or will aid in the resolution of plant issues applicable to assigned systems.

  • Reviewing schedules and work orders to ensure efficient work implementation.

  • Championing design change improvements and interfaces.

  • Demonstrating a solid commitment to all aspects of safety.

  • Actively seeking formal and informal learning opportunities to better understand technical policies, practices, and procedures.

  • Developing effective working relationships with employees within you own work group, and establishing a professional network.

  • Performing Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred.

  • Experience in Instrumentation and control preferred

  • Prior professional-level engineering experience is preferred.

  • Prior plant system engineering experience, including experience with electrical, mechanical and I&C components, is preferred.

  • Must be able to work independently in leadership and mentoring roles with little Supervisory involvement.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong analytical ability.

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with all employees at FirstEnergy.

  • Able to deliver quality and accurate work within established deadlines.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make formal technical presentations to various management levels.

  • Ability to work extended hours, shift schedules and perform on-call duties when necessary.

  • Must reside within site-specific ERO response 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 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 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.

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