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Network Electrician - B (Northwood OH)


Northwood, OH, US, 43619

Job Function:  Lineworker
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  44545

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


Req ID 44545 - Posted 11/18/21 - Lakewood Operations Center - Northwood OH - Regular Full-Time (FT) - Bargaining

This is an open position with Toldeo Edison a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.


A.  Duties
Under directive supervision, assists employees of higher classification, makes splices in, installs terminals on, and performs other work in connection with energized cables of primary voltages; under directive or general directive supervision does such work on cables which may be energized at secondary voltages or de-energized cables of operating potentials at any voltage; carries through assignment, at times with the assistance of other employees; performs duties such as:

  1. Making all types of splices and installing terminals on energized cables of operating potentials of primary voltage; performs such work on secondary cables that may be energized;
  2. Forming and racking cables in manholes; cutting and fitting cables and connecting and wiping terminals to equipment;
  3. Constructing and installing bonding;
  4. Making splices in aerial cables;
  5. Applying insulation and shielding tape; installing stops and binding cables;
  6. Inspecting and testing safety equipment and seeing that it is properly used;
  7. Assisting in tagging out circuits and equipment; installing and removing grounds and taking all necessary safety precautions;
  8. Assisting in testing for identifications; checking for phase, polarity and continuity; meggering cable;
  9. Assisting in performing switching operations in vaults and substations for the transfer of load paralleling or separating cables, as required;
  10. Reporting abnormal conditions that develop during progress of the work;
  11. Performing other work, as assigned.
  12. Assist and Perform Substation work when assigned


B. Qualifications


Must meet the Company’s requirements as to General Qualifications of employment and have a two-year academic degree from the Power Systems Institute Substation program or have equivalent knowledge and work experience as determined by the Company, and in addition:


  1. Must have the aptitude of a skilled Electrician and be able to demonstrate this ability and successfully complete the job skills demonstration program where applicable.
  2. Must have acquired the practical knowledge of basic courses in electricity, including methods of electrical measurement equivalent;
  3. Must know the practices and procedures for making splices in the various types and sizes of cable as required by the duties in an underground network;
  4. Must have acquired a thorough working knowledge of:
    1. the functions and operation of the equipment, apparatus and circuits used in the Company’s underground system;
    2. the maintenance, repair and construction procedures and practices of the department; and
    3. the proper use of safety equipment and devices, including the proper care, field inspection and maintenance of such equipment.
  5. Must have acquired a working knowledge of:
    1. the theory and practices of cable splicing;
    2. the mechanical and dielectric characteristics and properties of the materials used in making cables and cable joins; and
    3. the functions and operation of testing and other special apparatus required in the work.
  6. Must be able to identify the various sizes and types of cable in the Company’s underground system;
  7. Must be able to work from complex drawings and circuit diagram;
  8. Must have a thorough understanding of the operation of circuits, their connections and interconnections;
  9. Must be able to make clear, concise and accurate reports, as required by the work;
  10. Must be able to maintain harmony and safety and obtain satisfactory work results from men assigned to the work;
  11. Must know the principles of operation and the proper application of safety and fire fighting equipment installed on the properties to which assigned, and know the safety, first aid and resuscitation practices as prescribed by the Company; and
  12. Must pass motor vehicle operator tests prescribed the Company; must obtain and maintain a valid State of Ohio Class A CDL Bureau of Motor Vehicles Operator’s License.

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

Bargaining Unit 


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