First Energy Corp. Nuclear Electrical Rapid Response Engineer in Perry, Ohio

Nuclear Electrical Rapid Response Engineer

Location: Perry, OH, US, 44081

Job Function: Engineering

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 764


About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [PEN]

This Electrical Engineer serves as a member of the Rapid Response Engineering Team at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio. This group serves as the first responders for most day-to-day demands of Site Engineering and is the first point of contact for engineering support of emergent plant activities (Priority 300, 400, 500 or below).

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing electrical engineering specific solutions in support of emergent plant activities, activities that are in the 12-week work management schedule, and for refueling outages for Balance of Plant (BOP) and Nuclear Steam Supply System (NSSS) structures, systems and components for a Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) nuclear power generating facility.

  • Preparing emergent temporary modifications and engineering change packages, non-complex engineering calculations, and vendor technical manual updates in support of the 12-week work management schedule.

  • Updating design and licensing basis documentation, including design drawings, vendor drawings, configuration management database and the Updated Safety Analysis Report (USAR).

  • Performing independent reviews and design verification of peer work products.

  • Completing 10CFR50.59 documentation, preparation, and verification.

  • Developing and completing investigations and corrective actions in accordance with the Corrective Action Program related to equipment problems, plant improvements and design basis documentation.

  • Providing technical support for shop maintenance including resolving complex technical questions, providing input to the contents of Maintenance procedures and resolving complex technical questions related to plant modification implementation.

  • Participating in Problem Solving and Decision Making teams, troubleshooting efforts and developing repair strategies for plant equipment.

  • Completing activities in accordance with industry codes and standards, and FENOC Fleet practices, policies and procedures.

  • Performing Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required.

  • Minimum of 3 years related professional-level electrical engineering experience in the nuclear industry OR a minimum of 5 years related professional-level engineering experience in a non-nuclear industry required.

  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Certificate preferred.

  • Prior professional-level electrical engineering experience preferred.

  • Should possess sound research, analytical and technical abilities.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make technical presentations to all levels of management.

  • Ability to work extended hours, shift schedules and perform on-call duties when necessary.

  • Must reside within site-specific ERO response time.

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.

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