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Comm Equip Tech A

Location: 

Oil City, PA, US, 16301

Job Function:  Communications
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  60504

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 Penelec, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp in the Oil City Service Center. [PN]

Under direct supervision or direction and as assigned; and under general supervision or direction and as assigned performs work on all types of electronic equipment for which they have successfully completed any of the Job Skill

Demonstrations.

 

  1. Assists higher classified personnel in the installation, troubleshooting, testing, calibration, and maintenance of all types of electronic equipment used for both voice and data transmission such as two-way radio, microwave radio, fiber optic systems and leased telephone circuits.  Also included is Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, protective relaying and DC systems.

 

  1. Assists in the investigation of customers’ radio and television interference complaints.

 

  1. Performs routine bench work on all types of electronic equipment.

 

  1. Plans work and follows steps in an engineering job package.

 

  1. Performs paperwork necessary for preparation and closeout of assigned tasks.

 

  1. May be required to work in the field alone or with a helper of equal or lesser classification performing work of a simplified nature, providing he/she is familiar with or has received proper instructions, such as observe and manually initiate the signal associated with all communications channels, in conjunction with higher classified personnel at the opposite terminal of the channel.

 

  1. Must successfully demonstrate a capability in three of the following categories:

Leased Circuits

SCADA / RTU

Power Line Carrier

       DC Systems

       Tone Relaying

       Radio Controlled Switches

       Low/High Band Radio Transport

  1. Upon occasion or in emergency, performs other related or less skilled work as required or directed, including the operation of transportation equipment.

 

Must become familiar with the Company’s Tagging Rules and qualify to be placed on the Company’s tagging list.

 

Experience, Education and Special Information Required:

 

  1. Must have an accredited Associate Degree in Electronics or have equivalent Military Training and Education, or have three years of recent experience as an electronics technician and must have a valid Associate Level or Journeyman Level ISCET Certification earned within four years of the date of the posting                   

  2. Must possess/maintain a valid driver’s license, which could include a Commercial Driver’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 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

Bargaining Unit 

 

FirstEnergy Human Resources Team


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