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Electrician - Fort Martin Power Station


Maidsville, WV, US, 26541-0247

Job Function:  Maintenance
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  12795



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 Fleet Operations, MonPower, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FOS]


Job Summary:

Performs duties in connection with the installation, removal, inspection, testing, replacement, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the electrical & control systems associated with power generation.


  • Find, read and utilize all station prints and diagrams
  • Clean, install and repair relatively simple circuits such as, but not limited to, lighting fixtures, convenience outlets, heating cables, public address system cables.
  • Perform installations of conduit and fittings and support conduit conductors.
  • Install, adjust, repair, troubleshoot and correct malfunctions in control circuits such as, but not limited to, low voltage motor circuits, annunciators, fly ash systems, bottom ash systems, motoroperated valves, turbine hall lighting, control and emergency throw-over switches, elevator and soot blower systems.
  • Troubleshoot, adjust and maintain DC batteries, charges, busses, and disconnect switches.
  • Troubleshoot, test and repair PLC logic control circuits using digital technology.
  • Be able to test current transformers for proper wiring used in protection circuits.
  • Clean, adjust and make minor repairs to non-rotating electrical apparatus.
  • Clean, adjust, test and repair rotating electrical equipment such as AC or DC motors
  • Troubleshoot, inspect, repair and adjust solenoid and electrical valve operators, limit switches and torque switches.
  • Perform silver soldering, oxyacetylene cutting and shielded metal arc welding in the flat position.
  • Install, adjust, repair, design and troubleshoot plant instrumentation.
  • Operate fork lift, mobile aerial work platform and simple machine tools.
  • Disassemble, inspect, replace and align flexible couplings on shafts with two or more bearings.
  • Remove, clean, inspect and install rolling contact bearings.



  • Preferred candidates possess an Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from an accredited college or university or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an electrician in a power producing utility or other process related industry, including but not limited to paper-mill industry, chemical and petroleum-chemical industries or military experience in any branch of the United States Armed Services applicable to the above.
  • Must pass the Plant Operator Selection System (POSS) and Power Plant Maintenance Positions Selection System (MASS) tests. Must also pass the Ramsey electrical test.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to occasionally lift weights up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work indoors in a wide range of temperatures and some work outdoors in all weather.
  • Ability and willingness to work assigned shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays.  Must be able to quickly and efficiently respond to emergency callouts.
  • Ability to work well with others and perform group work tasks.
  • Self-motivated to work alone and without direct supervision.
  • Ability and willingness to work in high places, confined spaces, and over and near water.
  • Ability to prepare legible and accurate reports.
  • Be proficient in use of CAD to develop electrical drawings.
  • Must have a working knowledge of the safe use of tools used for routine repairs.

EEI Testing

We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies.  We strongly encourage potential employees to review all information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests.  Click this link to access the practice tests. You will be prompted for a name and password. Use firstenergy for both.

Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It's important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration.  You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer. 

Note: EEI website does not allow access to actual tests. Testing is held at various locations throughout our service territory based on where the job is located.

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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