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Associate Laboratory Technician Co-Op/Intern-Spring 2022


Mayfield, OH, US, 44143

Job Function:  Scientific
Employee Type:  Student Full Time
Requisition ID:  44164

FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, 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 regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co. a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]


The Associate Laboratory Technician Intern position performs bench analyses, basic laboratory maintenance tasks and, with direction, some complex technical assignments in the Laboratory Chemistry area.  Some of the data may be the subject of audits and surveillances.  Work includes, but is not limited to, the items listed under Job Responsibilities.


Reports to a Supervisor as assigned.


Job Responsibilities


  1. Maintain and enhance a safe working environment, including laboratory safety practices, while achieving targeted production with high quality results.


  1. Maintain and enhance customer satisfaction through knowledge and implementation of the Laboratory Quality Plan.


  1. Interact with the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), and other lab software applications, for sample receipt, data entry, schedule management and trend review.


  1. Complete Training, Qualification, and achieve proficiency in assigned field or analytical areas.
  • Operation of common laboratory equipment (balance, pipette, titrators).
  • Performance of calibration checks on laboratory instruments prior to use.
  • Perform routine analytical procedures operating analytical instruments (e.g. pH, Karl Fisher Moisture, Oil & Grease, Solids, etc.).
  • Performs maintenance/procedures associated with the area of assignment
  • Successfully analyzes proficiency samples in areas of qualification.


  1. Assist with the work of higher classification and perform similar and less skilled work as assigned.


Job Qualifications


  • Must meet the Company’s general qualifications for employment
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program, majoring in Chemistry or related Science
  • Must have the ability to work without sponsorship (now or in the future)
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Must have ability for solving technical problems.
  • Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Should have initiative, creativity, dependability, good judgment and a good work ethic.
  • Exhibits accountability, teamwork, and adaptability.
  • Must be capable of lifting at least 50 lbs.

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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