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Engineer, Energy Efficiency C & I Program- Greensburg, PA


Greensburg, PA, US, 15601

Job Function:  Engineering
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  20747

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]



Position reports to the Manager, Commercial and Industrial Programs and will be located in Greensburg, PA.


This position is responsible for providing support for the implementation and operation of Commercial & Industrial (C&I) energy efficiency programs in any of FirstEnergy’s operating.


Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Program Engineer, will support the implementation of energy efficiency programs through: assisting in program design, providing technical support to C&I Implementation team through analytics, development of energy evaluation tools, project management support, database management support and assisting in development of Company defined program implementation strategies and plans, as well as continually making progress toward long-term FirstEnergy goals.


Responsibilities include:

  •  Support the implementation process of C&I energy efficiency programs to achieve legislated energy efficiency and peak demand reduction targets in one or more of FirstEnergy’s Electrical Distribution Companies (EDC) located in NJ, PA, MD, WV and OH; implementation process includes managing program budgets, adhering to regulatory requirements and creating  positive customer experiences.
  •  Participate on cross functional working groups in the development of: C&I energy efficiency plans, development of Request for Proposal (RFP), selection of implementation vendors.
  •  Assist with developing program energy saving protocols for energy saving technologies or customer-specific energy efficiency projects. May include conducting energy efficiency research; compiling and analyzing moderately complex data; solving practical problems.
  •  Ability to analyze new energy efficiency technologies for potential adoption in FirstEnergy C&I energy efficiency programs.
  • Assist with developing tools and methods for managing large datasets using Excel and/or Visual Basic for Applications.
     Ability to proactively initiate value-added analyses to quickly identify and resolve issues and contribute to improving FirstEnergy’s overall implementation of programs.
  •  Documenting program implementation processes and protocols.
  •  Exercise sound decision making by developing alternatives, and recommendations, to current work processes to drive continuous process improvement.
  •  Actively seek formal and informal learning opportunities to better understand departmental procedures, trends in energy efficiency technology and industry standards.
  •  Participate in working group activities with regulatory bodies, state agencies or other utilities.
  •  Build relationships and credibility across organization.
  •  Demonstrate a solid commitment to all aspects of safety




  • BSEE (electrical), BSME (mechanical) or BSCE (civil) degree required OR BSET (Engineering Technology) with Professional Engineer license (PE) required.
  • Minimum 0-3 years relevant work experience required.  Relevant work experience will include energy related technical or analytical experience; mechanical systems experience is a plus.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, customer focused, and results oriented.
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis, data analytics, sampling approaches and data collection methods and standards.
     Demonstrated abilities of effective analytical and reasoning, refined oral and written communication skills, including ability to effectively structure and confidently present information to peers and leadership.
  • Ability to develop visualizations and dashboards to identify energy efficiency opportunities and track C&I energy efficiency program performance.
  • Experience working in a team environment both as a leader and/or as active team member; ability to adeptly manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments, prioritize assignments and deliver quality, accurate deliverables within established deadlines. Must be capable of driving projects and tasks to completion.
  •  Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrate a questioning attitude towards continuing to learn, producing results, and strengthening existing relationships.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to express thoughts and ideas clearly and concisely.
  •  Positive, patient and friendly attitude.
  •  Knowledge of energy efficiency programs, products and technologies, customer electricity usage patterns, rate structures, and state regulatory policies a plus




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