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Electrical Engineer


Perry, OH, US, 44081

Job Function:  Engineering
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  19254

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 Operating Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [PEN]



The Electrical Engineer is a member of the Rapid Response Engineering Team at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio. This group serves as the first responders for most day-to-day demands of the Engineering organization.  The goal is to provide timely response to the day-to-day emergent needs of the Operations and Maintenance departments, while protecting the core duties of the other Engineering organizations.  The typical duration of engineering support activities performed by Rapid Response Engineering should not exceed 40 hours.


Responsibilities include:


  • Developing electrical engineering specific solutions in support of emergent plant activities, activities that are in the 12-week work management schedule, and for refueling outages for Balance of Plant (BOP) and Nuclear Steam Supply System (NSSS) structures, systems and components for a Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) nuclear power generating facility.
  • Preparing emergent engineering evaluations, temporary modifications and engineering change packages, equivalent replacement evaluations, non-complex engineering calculations, and vendor technical manual updates in support of the 12-week work management schedule.
  • Updating design and licensing basis documentation, including design drawings, vendor drawings, configuration management database and the Updated Safety Analysis Report (USAR).
  • Performing independent reviews and design verification of peer work products.
  • Completing 10CFR50.59 documentation, preparation, and verification.
  • Developing and completing investigations and corrective actions in accordance with the Corrective Action Program related to equipment problems, plant improvements and design basis documentation.
  • Providing technical support for shop maintenance including resolving complex technical questions, providing input to the contents of Maintenance procedures and resolving complex technical questions related to plant modification implementation.
  • Participating in Problem Solving and Decision, Making teams, troubleshooting efforts and developing repair strategies for plant equipment.
  • Completing activities in accordance with industry codes and standards, and FENOC Fleet practices, policies and procedures.
  • Performing Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited institution is required.
  • Fundamentals of Engineering [FE] certificate is preferred. 
  • Possess sound research, analytical and technical abilities.
  • Work independently in leadership and mentoring roles with little Supervisory involvement.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong analytical ability.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make technical presentations to all levels of management.
  • Deliver quality and accurate work within established deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make formal technical presentations to various management levels.
  • Work extended hours, shift schedules and perform on-call duties when necessary.
  • 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



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