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Nuclear Engineer - Analysis Engineering


Perry, OH, US, 44081

Job Function:  Engineering
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  19198

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


Responsibilities include:


  • Interacting with site engineering personnel to provide them with expert technical assistance for planned and unplanned equipment maintenance, outages, proactive recommendations on long-term maintenance and technology improvements, alternative technical and low-cost solutions for current and future equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Providing technical expertise in both long-term equipment reliability and improvement initiatives, as well as provide day-to-day technical support to the sites.
  • Developing solutions to complex problems, assisting in both long-term and short-term strategies.
  • Develop timely solutions to engineering technical issues in support of plant operation and maintenance consistent with design requirements. 
  • Preparing, reviewing or verifying calculations in the areas of thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, machine design, accident analysis, and post-accident radiation dose. 
  • Interfacing and coordinating activities performed by outside engineering/consulting service companies. 
  • Preparing, reviewing or verifying engineering changes, specifications, technical reports and presentations.
  • Preparing corrective action investigations.
  • Completing 10CFR50.59 documentation, preparation, and verification. 
  • Obtaining and maintaining technical knowledge, as well as interfaces with industry peers.
  • Providing site engineering with policies, practices and strategies that are uniform, consistent and result in common best practices at all the plants and drive reliability, availability and safety in the area of discipline- specific components and equipment at each plant.
  • Consulting with INPO and NEI to determine industry best practices and where they are being implemented.
  • Representing FENOC in industry activities related to the process.
  • Consulting with appropriate site section managers and to assess gaps between the current processes and industry best practices.
  • Developing new standard FENOC processes and prepares appropriate documents.
  • Providing assessments of the health of assigned components, including trends and the status of the development of new processes and procedures.
  • Developing and maintain life cycle management plans for selected components.
  • Obtaining and maintain knowledge of predictive maintenance techniques and support the sites to optimize equipment performance.


Qualifications at the Nuclear Engineer Level II:


  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline from an ABET-accredited institution is required.
  • Fundamentals of Engineering [FE] certificate is preferred. 
  • Must be able to 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.
  • Able to 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.
  • Ability to work extended hours, shift schedules and perform on-call duties when necessary.
  • Must reside within site-specific ERO response time.

Qualifications at the Nuclear Engineer Level III level include all the above, plus:


  • Minimum of 3 years professional-level technical experience in the nuclear industry OR 5 years of related technical experience in a non-nuclear industry is required


Qualifications at the Nuclear Engineer Level IV level include all the above, plus:


  •  Minimum of 5 years professional-level technical experience in the nuclear industry or 8 years of related technical experience in a non-nuclear industry is required.



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FirstEnergy Human Resources Team



Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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