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Supv, Reg Operations Line&Sub, LEWISTOWN

Location: 

Lewistown, PA, US, 17044

Job Function:  Distribution
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  16674

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 Penelec, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.

 

*Note- This position will be based out of the FirstEnergy / Penelec location in Lewistown, PA

 

This position supervises employees engaged in complex construction, maintenance, repair, testing and operation of the electric transmission and distribution system.

 

Responsibilities:
 

  • Demonstrating and directing a solid commitment to all aspects of safety.
  • Directing and supervising employees engaged in electric transmission and distribution line work.
  • Directing line workers in the installation of energized lines, transferring circuit loads, directing cutovers from poles and equipment to new or temporary installations and locating faults on distribution voltages and street light circuits.
  • Responding and supervising resources during emergency conditions to support public safety and system reliability, as well as supervising and dispatching service restoration crews during major storms.
  • Monitoring the activities of employees and enforcing conformance to established work practices and methods, (according to Preferred Practices Manual, Accident Prevention Handbook, Safety Specifications and Construction Standards).
  • Requesting and coordinating the availability of necessary equipment tools, materials and supplies required.
  • Coordinating work with other departments and scheduling construction, maintenance, repair or test work.
  • Demonstrating sound internal and external customer service.
  • Counseling employees, recommending corrective actions required to meet performance standards and acknowledging good work and work habits.
  • Implementing instruction and training of line employees in the established work practices and methods utilized throughout the department.
  • Administer Company and Regional Absenteeism Management Program and Regional Safety Plan.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

     

    Qualifications:
     

  • High school diploma or equivalent with specialized training or 10+ years equivalent work experience.
  • Some supervisory experience preferred.
  • Advanced level knowledge of principles and operation of electric transmission and distribution systems.
  • Ability to learn various computer applications (CREWS, SAP, POWERON, GIS), and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to read, alter and communicate complex prints and specifications to personnel.
  • Ability to coach, mentor, engage and inspire people to excel in their roles.
  • Knowledge of applied electricity including AC and DC circuits and equipment.
  • Questioning attitude to learn, produce results and develop relationships.
  • Effective leadership skills to communicate with and direct work of others to ensure safety and produce satisfactory work results.
  • Knowledge of the practices and procedures Manual of Operations for clearing and grounding lines and equipment for the protection of the public, personnel and property.
  • Advanced knowledge of practices, principles of operation and the proper application of safety equipment, first aid and rescue.
  • Ability to set and communicate clear expectations, priorities and measures of success.
  • Solid understanding of National Electric Safety Code.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Possession of or ability to quickly obtain a valid CDL operator's license.
  • Must be able to work in known and unknown environments and be able to travel over developed and undeveloped terrain.


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 

 

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