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Engineer- Asset Information


Akron, OH, US, 44308

Job Function:  Transmission
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  51545

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 Serice Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FEU]

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a safe workplace for coworkers and the community based upon knowledge of potential hazards and industry regulations/requirements
  • Utilize project management skills for projects relating to the Cascade Asset Management Tool.  Such projects include, but are not limited to, interfacing to other systems/tools, (such as SAP, OTCM, Asset Health Center, Work Management Initiative (WMI) tools, & Transmission Oil Analysis), system upgrades, & substation improvement initiatives.
  • Supporting configuration of Cascade to support regulatory compliance activities
  • Provide support for Pre and Post Energization checklist/checkout needs
  • Working and networking with utility peers to determine best practices and to identify and support Cascade development and enhancements with the Cascade vendor
  • Identify and record requirements for all aspects of the Transmission Data Governance program
  • Support analysis of data issues, rule interpretations and modifications to the Data Governance Framework
  • Create use cases and test cases to support Transmission Data Governance operations
  • Participate in the Weekly Transmission Data Governance Warehouse support and status meetings
  • Conducting technical research and analyzing highly complex data; Interpreting results; Providing recommendations to high-level solutions
  • Recommending and implementing technical solutions to complex issues and assignments
  • Independently anticipating and meeting internal/external technical needs
  • Assist in the development and documentation of process improvements and efficiencies to improve work products. 
  • Provide a high level of customer service, continuous support, and proactive involvement to leadership and fellow peers surrounding technical subject matter
  • Providing support to FEU personnel on information and /or reports related to Substation Assets
  • Provide advice, education, and encouragement to others
  • Provide assistance during emergencies and storm related activities


Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil) from an ABET accredited school (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil) required, P.E. License is preferred.  Position level requires minimum of 3 years of professional engineering experience. (Advanced degree a plus)
  • Understanding of substations and substation devices preferred
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Familiarity with substation maintenance practices preferred
  • Must be able to read and understand substation one-lines, schematics, wiring diagrams and bills of material
  • Strong analytical and technical abilities
  • Ability to analyze large datasets
  • Working knowledge of Cascade, PowerBase, EDOA, TAMI, CrossBow, CREWS, SAP, QlikView, PowerBI, SQL and querying tools (i.e. Toad) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of network communications devices and architecture is preferred
  • Familiarity working with databases is preferred
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office tools, including Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word.  SAP a plus
  • Demonstrate a questioning attitude to continue to learn, produce results, and strengthen existing relationships
  • Ability to model active learning through continuing to develop breadth of knowledge, skills, and perspective
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels of FirstEnergy Corp.
  • Deliver quality, accurate work within established deadlines
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Some travel required; must possess a personal vehicle and valid driving license

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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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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