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Building Mechanic, Fairmont, W VA


Fairmont, WV, US, 26555-1395

Job Function:  Maintenance
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  19307

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 Service Co. a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.  [SC00]



The Building Mechanic leads and participates in the inspection, maintenance, diagnoses and repair, installation and modification of HVAC, mechanical, electrical, and other building/facility systems at various locations as needed.  There is a primary focus on safety and teamwork in getting the work completed.  The main objective is to ensure building assets are maintained to achieve maximum useful life and safe operation.


The position reports to the Building Services lead and is located in Fairmont, W VA.


Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for performing various skilled activities required in the operation and maintenance of a variety of building facilities and equipment.
  • Participates in all Company safety programs and practices and promotes safe work methods in all activities.  Maintains a high level of
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the Company's safety philosophy, its principles, and rules which govern safe working practices and the ability to work and direct work safely and in full compliance with these philosophies, principles, and rules
  • Performs work assignments for the locations assigned including breakdown maintenance, corrective maintenance, preventative maintenance, room set-ups, service requests, jurisdictional inspections, and others as needed
  • Installs and maintains plumbing, piping and fixtures for heating, water supply, sprinkler and water systems serving washrooms, photographic laboratories, vending machines and cafeterias
  • Installs and maintains commercial kitchen equipment, including steamers, grills, ovens, dishwashers, disposals, ice machines, walk-in freezers and coolers
  • Monitors daily operation of energy management systems at all facilities, including personal computer as requested on weekends and holidays
  • Installs electrical wiring and equipment of lighting, power supply and complex control systems involving voltages up to 440 volts
  • Performs regular scheduled preventive maintenance on HVAC equipment. This normally consists of changing out filters, replacing drive belts, and inspection of components
  • Installs and removes mobile and permanent partitions, frames openings and hangs doors and sash: installs woodwork trim and moldings; installs and repairs floor tiles, carpet tiles, acoustical and plastic ceiling; and repairs concrete floors and sidewalks
  • Constructs, repairs, refinishes and installs complex woodworking projects, including cabinets, office furniture, desks tables, chairs, etc.
  • Utilizes the Facilities Work Management and Planned Maintenance systems to perform and close on-demand and preventive maintenance work
  • Ensure change management protocols are followed
  • Must be able to work shift work and overtime as assigned; must be able to work scheduled weekends shifts
  • Respond to support operational and emergency situations 24/7





  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience as a Building Servicer required
  • CFC, National Electric Code, and Fork Truck Certifications preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing and able to travel within the regional service territory.
  • Must be able to read and work from blueprints
  • Must be physically capable of lifting up to 75 pounds and carrying up to 50 pounds
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) and interact with facility management software programs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate information on equipment and systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan, coordinate, and lead a job from start to finish
  • May be required to work variable shifts which include evenings, weekends and holidays, if necessary


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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