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Transmission Operations Specialist


Akron, OH, US, 44313

Job Function:  Transmission
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  15527

FirstEnergy at a Glance

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 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 5,000 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Utilities, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FEU]



Transmission Operations Specialists are technical resources responsible for ensuring FirstEnergy’s interconnection requirements are met, coordinating interconnection projects, and resolving meter related issues.




  • Coordinating new interconnection projects and metering                                                                  
  • Preparing modeling for new projects, ties and/or generators
  • Resolving meter related issues including meter failures, changes and new installs
  • Ensuring the accuracy of tie line and generator data submitted to PJM and determine estimates as required
  • Verifying generation and tie-line values used to determine zonal loads for each operating company are correct
  • Acting as the technical resource for the modeling of inter and intra ties and generators
  • Developing Year-to-Date peak information
  • Recommending and implementing improvements to the Regulated Settlements process
  • Ensuring meter corrections are performed and submitted to PJM on schedule
  • Ensuring direction, magnitude, time range, and accuracy of all end of month corrections to PJM estimates and out of market corrections
  • Training Transmission Operations personnel on settlement processes and applications
  • Providing guidance to Transmission Operations personnel in resolving daily issues related to the checkout process and in operating and updating the PowerTracker application
  • Recommending and implementing solutions to more complex issues and assignments
  • Providing assistance during emergencies and storm related activities





  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical field.
  • 0-3 years related experience.
  • Works safely according to company policies and procedures.
  • Basic written and oral communications skills.
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic analytical abilities involving moderately complex problems; exercise sound judgment.
  • Basic leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to use PowerTracker Energy Settlements application, Energy Management System, eMTR, Plant Information system, Excel and TESLA
  • Deliver quality, accurate work within established deadlines.

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



FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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