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Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Job Function:  Engineering
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  15777

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 Cleveland Electric Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [CEI]


This position is located within the Cleveland (CEI) Distribution Control Center at the North Region Headquarters.


Standardized Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Employees are proficient in basic skills and occasionally require assistance in advanced functionality; Understand business units’ technical and/or business processes; Possess intermediate troubleshooting skills.
  • Provide a high level of service, continuous support, and proactive involvement surrounding technical subject matter to leadership and fellow peers
  • Conduct a variety of technical research and analysis; Interpret results; Assist in implementation activities (when necessary)
  • Maintain a safe workplace for coworkers and the community based upon knowledge of potential hazards and industry regulations/requirements
  • Contribute to solutions by taking an initiative to developing alternatives and recommendations
  • Offer ideas and suggestions to improve moderately complex technical processes and/or projects
  • Provide sound customer service by exceeding customer needs
  • Actively seek ways to build challenge and add value within scope of assignments
  • Consistently anticipate and deliver results on a variety of job-specific subject matter
  • Provide advice, education, and encouragement to others


Business-Unit Specific Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Provide outage review and assistance with operational statistics
  • Provide storm support as required
  • Maintain weekly and monthly operational reports
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with other engineers
  • Assist with training as needed
  • Provide support to daily operations within the DCC
  • Provide support to the Outage Coordinators
  • Provide support to the Field Operations, Lines, Substation, Underground, etc.
  • Attend weekly and monthly reliability meetings as requested


Standardized Summary of Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited school.
  • Position level requires a minimum of 3 to 5 years of engineering experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools, including Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word.  SAP a plus
  • In-depth understanding of pertinent technical products and/or services and of customer needs and expectations
  • Demonstrate a questioning attitude to continue to learn, produce results, and strengthen existing relationships
  • Possess a sound knowledge of various researching techniques
  • Desire to continue to learn and grow, work across FirstEnergy, and deliver results
  • Intermediate-level analytical and technical abilities
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels of FirstEnergy Corp.
  • Deliver quality, accurate work within established deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to make formal technical presentations to various management levels


Business-Unit Specific Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with PowerOn, GIS, EDOA, CYME, TOAD, SAP, AutoCAD, PI, and SCADA preferred but not required.
  • Must be willing to travel with position when needed to.
  • Knowledge of an Electrical Distribution System preferred but not required.




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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