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Mgr, Fleet Outage & Work Management


Akron, OH, US, 44320

Job Function:  Plant Operations
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  19433


About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Solutions (FES), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FES]


The Fleet Outage and Work Management Manager is responsible for driving improvement in outage preparation and execution across FES's fleet of power plants, and providing leadership in development of common practices, policies and methods to improve plant safety, reliability, efficiency, and cost and outage performance.


The resource will serve as the Corporate Functional Area Manager (CFAM) for outages.





  • Driving efforts that result in Fleet standardization, effectiveness and efficiency, and developing, maintaining and implementing standardized procedures.
  • Developing and managing databases to monitor fleet effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Assessing assigned programs periodically, and trending and analyzing data.
  • Participating in industry groups and interacting with industry best plants and organizations to identify best practices, new technologies, industry trends and pending regulatory changes to position plants for continuous improvement. 
  • Benchmarking and reviewing and analyzing Operating Experiences for assigned programs.
  • Facilitating peer interactions and working teams to continuously review and recommend improvements
  • Participating in site evaluations and assessments. 
  • Ensuring activities are completed in accordance with standardized fleet practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Communicating expectations, priorities, and goals for staff, and providing leadership and guidance to various managers and functions involved in plant outage initiatives.
  • Driving continuous improvement in outage preparation and execution across the fleet.
  • Working with site outage managers to oversee and direct fleet outage-related activities consistent with FES policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Designing and developing departmental plans and fleet-wide outage strategies and identifying and helping to provide required support prior to and throughout fleet outages. 
  • Providing accountability for outage-related documentation and assessing the adequacy of planning strategies, systems, and documentation.
  • Monitoring the progress of fleet outages, identifying and helping to resolve problems, and participating in site evaluations and assessments.
  • Identifying and analyzing outage related data for trending, problem resolution and continuous improvement strategy implementation.
  • Performing Emergency Response Organization (ERO) and/or outage support activities when assigned. 




  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline preferred
  • Prior experience as an Outage Manager is highly preferred
  • Demonstrated prior supervisory/leadership experience
  • Holding or having previously held a Senior Reactor Operator’s (SRO) license or certification
  • Prior multi-departmental and multi-station experience
  • Prior nuclear industry exposure such as Institute of Nuclear Power Operators (INPO) assist visits and/or loanee assignments and industry committee representation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint








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 Secondary Market: Cleveland

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