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Power Network Analysis Engineer - Power Network Analysis - Akron, OH or Fairmont, WV

Location: 

Akron, OH, US, 44313

Job Function:  Engineering
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  39004

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]

 

This individual will be responsible for supporting Power Network Analysis within the Transmission Operations Services department.

 

This position can be located in Akron, OH or Fairmont, WV.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining, enhancing, and accurately resolving real-time issues of the Network analysis system within the Real-time Energy Management System (EMS).
  • Reviewing and updating SCADA equipment capabilities and ICCP telemetry.
  • Performing and aiding in performing studies relating to the operation of FE Transmission system.
  • Interfacing with Transmission Planning and Protection in preparation of seasonal assessment studies and network model comparisons.
  • Coordinating data changes for new equipment energization such as limit updates and topology changes.
  • Working with External personnel to coordinate joint Network model updates.
  • Working closely with internal staff to support compliance issues.
  • Preparing technical reports, summaries, and make presentations when necessary.
  • Demonstrating a solid commitment to all aspects of safety.
  • Supporting real-time Operations during off-hours as part of callout rotation.
  • Actively seeking formal and informal learning opportunities to better understand departmental procedures.                                                   

 

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from an ABET accredited institution is required.  In lieu of a degree, a Professional Engineer’s (PE) License is required. 
  • A Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Certificate is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 (three) years of Engineering experience is required.
  • Experience and knowledge of programming in Perl and/or Visual Basics is preferred
  • Familiarity with either or all applications is preferred – GE/Alstom Energy Management System (EMS), Positive Sequence Load Flow (PSLF), Energy Delivery Outage Application (EDOA), Transmission Line Loadability (TLL), System Operations Requests (SOR), Transmission Adequacy & Reliability Assessment (TARA), PI DataLink, HABDDE/HABExplorer, Primavera Unifier, QlikView

 

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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

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

Exempt 

 

FirstEnergy Human Resources Team


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Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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