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FirstEnergy Corp. Lineman 1st Class - HS-Hamburg PA in Hamburg, Pennsylvania

Lineman 1st Class - HS-Hamburg PA


Hamburg, PA, US, 19526

Job Function: Distribution

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 62544

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 Met-Ed, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.[ME]

Hourly Rate: $45.76

Bargaining Position with IBEW777

Partial Job Requirements (Complete requirements are outlined in the Job Specifications.)

  1. Under direct supervision does the most complicated construction and maintenance work on energized conductors, structures and equipment, including Hot Sticking up to 34.5 KV and direct handling up to 15KV.

  2. Will be required to install instrument transformers; install, remove connect or disconnect electric meters and services; and do switching and tagging of all voltages.

  3. Performs other related or lesser skilled duties for which they are qualified or have proper instruction or direction, including driving and operating all equipment, except bulldozers, caterpillar tractors with front and overhead loaders, rubber-tired loaders, all types of cranes, graders, heavy duty trenchers, backhoes with front-end loader and pole hole diggers.

  4. Will be required, given the proper training to work alone or with personnel of equal or lesser classifications.

  5. Must be familiar with Company’s Safety Rules, methods of resuscitation on or off the ground, and be able to render practical First Aid.

  6. Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License or equivalent.

  7. Must have basic knowledge of the layout and characteristics of the distribution and transmission lines in the area to which assigned and must have basic knowledge of the Line Department’s practices and standards and working knowledge of electrical fundamentals as related to transmission and distribution construction and maintenance.

  8. Normal health, physique and sensory functions, including color perception, near/distant visual acuity and hearing as required to perform the job duties.

  9. Must be willing and able to work extra and/or irregular hours under unusual or special working conditions and surroundings according to Company construction standards and practices with highest degree of integrity and self-discipline and be willing to work away from home base for extended periods of time.

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

Bargaining Unit

FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

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