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
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 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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