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Staff Nuclear Operations Instructor


Oak Harbor, OH, US, 43449

Job Function:  Nuclear Generation
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  19464

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 Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [DBN]

This position is responsible for applying the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process in implementing and delivering Operations training programs at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station.


Responsibilities include:


  • Developing and conducting Operations training for accredited licensed operator training programs.
  • Examining and evaluating student performance during training and maintaining appropriate records.
  • Conducting student counseling and tutoring in accordance with company policies.
  • Interacting professionally with other plant departments and outside agencies to ensure quality training, efficient operation of plant equipment and the preparation of reports for company management.
  • Managing and completing assigned activities to support timely implementation of required training and plant operations.
  • Performing needs analysis and designing and developing training material in accordance with applicable administrative procedures.
  • Ensuring the SAT is satisfied as described in the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) ACAD documents. Presenting classroom and simulator training using approved lesson material to current license holders and initial license candidates.
  • Instructing Initial and Continuing License Training classes at the Reactor Operator (RO) and Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) levels.
  • Developing and implementing initial license and licensed operator requalification quizzes and examinations in accordance with established requirements.
  • Performing Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties as assigned.




  • High school diploma or GED is required. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline is preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in Operations or Operations Training in the nuclear industry is required. Experience on a Babcock & Wilcox Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) is highly preferred.
  • Holding or having previously held an RO license or SRO license or certification is required.
  • Should possess current or previous Staff level experience such as serving as a project lead, project manager or program manager in a training or technical position.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to interface effectively with all levels of management across the plant's organization.
  • Possess the coordination skills necessary to independently schedule various training courses for multiple station departments.
  • Reside within site-specific ERO response time.


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



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Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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