FirstEnergy Corp. Electrical Engineer - SCADA Design Specialist (OH or WV) in Akron, Ohio
Electrical Engineer - SCADA Design Specialist (OH or WV)
Akron, OH, US, 44313
Job Function: Information Technology
Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID: 38704
Responsible for designing, developing, and supporting Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) field equipment that communicates with FirstEnergy’s Energy Management System (EMS).
Designing for the installation and modification of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) field equipment, with an emphasis on configuration of Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) to communicate to real-time systems that monitor and control field assets
Issuing SCADA design packages
Providing second-level field support for commissioning activities
Managing schedules and coordinate changes following established department procedures
Providing engineering technical expertise to ensure the operational reliability of SCADA systems
Managing SCADA asset lifecycles, including establishing and coordinating maintenance programs for RTUs and associated equipment
Reviewing and approving completed work packages by technical analysts to ensure adherence to engineering principles and practices
An employee hired at the Level III or IV will be expected to perform all of the above responsibilities with more proficiency, and in a more independent manner. Further, the Level III or IV employee will be assigned additional related responsibilities.
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering required along with 1 year related experience
Related experience includes but is not limited too: Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and RTU Programming
Ability and willingness to travel to Company sites, work flexible hours, and be available for call-in and after-hours support (7x24 operations)
Proficient with MS Office tools
Ability to effectively prioritize and plan activities, work on multiple concurrent tasks, and meet deadlines.
Strong background and experience with personal computer hardware, operating systems and application software (office productivity tools)
Familiarity with relevant utility operations (transmission, distribution, generation)
SCADA engineering experience
Data communications and networking skills/knowledge
Familiarity with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and RTU Programming
Familiarity with engineering drafting software
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 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.
FirstEnergy Human Resources Team
Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland
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