FirstEnergy Corp. Transmission Scheduler in Akron, Ohio
Akron, OH, US, 44313
Job Function: Transmission
Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID: 32484
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 safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,500 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of 3,780 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FEU]
There are 4 openings available.
Transmission Schedulers are responsible for maintaining the reliability of the Bulk Electric System during planned and unplanned outages. Employees at the entry level of this job family apply acquired education and experience to work situations and exercise independent judgment on basic projects and assignments. They provide support to management and higher level professionals.
Processing switching requests submitted by regions
Analyzing outage requests for contingencies
Maintaining compliance with PJM outage coordination requirements
Coordinating outages with internal and external sources
Preparing Four Day Out study, analyzing reliability issues and providing solutions
Modeling scheduled outages in EMS/RTS to identify contingencies and/or overloads. Providing solutions to scheduling concerns
Writing procedures for taking equipment out of service, restoring to service and test energizing
Providing support to Operators regarding switching controls
Providing technical support to control centers
Administration of databases used to support the control centers
Preparing scheduling reports for operating companies
Providing assistance during emergencies and storm related activities
Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field is required
0-2 years of related experience is required. Related experience may include experience in technical writing, scheduling, maintenance, or operations
Works safely according to company policies and procedures
Basic understanding of Transmission System Operations procedures, policies, practices
Strong written and oral communications skills required
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills required
Strong analytical abilities involving complex problems; exercise sound judgment
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Ability to learn the Energy Delivery Outage application, Transmission Outage database, EMS, Microsoft Office, SORS, eDART, FileNet,
Deliver quality, accurate work within established deadlines
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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