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I & C Maintenance Instructor


Shippingport, PA, US, 15077

Job Function:  Nuclear Generation
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  17034

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. [BVN]


This position is responsible for maintaining the I&C training programs at the Beaver Valley Power Station to ensure that it remains in a state of readiness and that it meets all National Academy for Nuclear Training (NANT) accreditation standards, objectives and criteria. 


Responsibilities include:


  • Maintaining I&C maintenance training programs to NANT Accreditation Standards.
  • Maintaining an excellent working knowledge of the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process, applicable regulatory requirements, industry codes and standards.
  • Designing, developing and conducting initial and continuing training in various settings such as classroom, laboratory and OJT/TPE.
  • Coordinating and conducting training to ensure that maintenance personnel have the requisite knowledge and skills to perform their jobs competently and safely.
  • Partnering with line managers to identify performance issues beneath plant symptoms and determine proactive strategies for improving performance at both the department and plant levels.
  • Acting as a performance consultant with plant personnel at all levels to determine training needs for I&C maintenance training programs.
  • Identifying training interventions to drive performance improvement for I&C maintenance.  
  • Ensuring that training schedules are created, training material developed, and training presented as required to meet plant training and qualification requirements.
  • Coordinating and attending various training committee meetings designed to communicate training issues and solicit input from station personnel on content, scheduling, and implementation of programs.
  • Observing and evaluating subject matter experts’ performance in training settings and providing recommendations necessary to ensure the effective presentation of training programs. 
  • Designing, developing and conducting the necessary training required to qualify craft and supplemental personnel to support plant outages.
  • Performing training and field observations in accordance with department expectations.
  • Performing plant outage and Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties as assigned. 




  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline and 5 years’ experience related to Maintenance or Technical in the nuclear power industry is required.
  • OR Associate Degree in a technical discipline and 10 years’ experience related to Maintenance or Technical is required. 
  • OR H.S. diploma or GED and 12 years’ experience related to Maintenance or Technical is required. 
  • Instructor Certification from an INPO-approved training program is preferred.
  • Ensure the Mechanical training program reflects plant policies, equipment, procedures and industry events to improve plant performance.
  • Exhibit a high degree of nuclear professionalism, commitment to nuclear safety, sound judgment, personal integrity, leadership skills and motivation to drive excellence in performance through training.
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills and interact effectively with all levels of management and outside agencies to ensure a quality training program is maintained.  
  • Conduct student counseling and remediation in accordance with company procedures and policies.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • 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.

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