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FirstEnergy Corp. Engineer II (Rotational Engineer) in Akron, Ohio

Engineer II (Rotational Engineer)


Akron, OH, US, 44308

Job Function: Engineering

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 66687

FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, 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 regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

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

As an entry level Engineer, you will perform tasks related to engineering, analysis, construction, startup, maintenance and operation of electrical Transmission and Distribution equipment and associated facilities. Individuals are selected based on their motivation and flexibility to learn and perform projects at a variety of locations as well as central design and technical support groups. Activities for which may include operations support, testing, troubleshooting, project management and installation of new equipment. Possible work locations include: Akron, OH, Fairmont, WV, Reading, PA, and Greensburg, PA.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Recognizing risks and taking precautions and preventative measures to ensure a safe work environment for others as well as self

  • Conducting technical research and analysis, interpreting results and making recommendations

  • Offering and implementing technical solutions to basic technical processes and/or projects

  • Preparing engineering change packages, specifications, technical reports and presentations

  • Providing engineering output documents, such as minor modifications and corrective action response

  • Managing and completing assigned activities to support timely implementation of required system operations

  • Ensuring compliance with design codes/standards

  • Providing sound customer service

  • Actively seeking ways to add value within scope of assignments

  • Anticipating and delivering results on a variety of job-specific projects

  • Performing project management and assistance in project start-up

  • Working independently as well as in a team environment


  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), Civil Engineering (BSCE), or Mechanical Engineering (BSME) from an ABET accredited institution is required. In lieu of a degree, a Professional Engineer’s (PE) License is required.

  • Minimum of 0 (Zero) years of Engineering experience.

  • Participation in an Engineering Co-op or Internship program preferred

  • Ability to incorporate safety into project designs and an overall commitment to safety

  • Familiarity with National Electrical Code (NEC), safety and other applicable codes

  • Ability to work collaboratively to achieve team goals

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop positive working relationships with employees at all levels of FirstEnergy Corp

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

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Familiarity with AutoCAD applications preferred

  • Demonstrate a questioning attitude to continue to learn, produce results, and strengthen existing relationships

  • Desire to learn and grow; work across FirstEnergy, and deliver results

  • Deliver quality, accurate work within established deadlines

EEI Testing

We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies. We strongly encourage potential employees to review all information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests. Click this link to access the practice tests. You will be prompted for a name and password. Use firstenergy for both.

Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It's important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.

Note: EEI website does not allow access to actual tests. Testing is held at various locations throughout our service territory based on where the job is located.

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.

Position Classification


FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Nearest Major Market: Akron

Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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