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Material Technician I/II


Willow Island, WV, US, 26134-9714

Job Function:  Warehousing
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  16213


About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. - Pleasants Power Station ( FOEP)

Resume Deadline: 12/11/2019
Market Rate:  Tech I Min Rate - $21.09 / Tech II Min rate - $28.18
Hiring Manager: Charles Vandevender
Recruiter:  Jade Santonas

All employees who apply for a posted position must notify their supervisors that they have applied.  Employees who have not been in their current positions for at least one year or who are in a position with specific requirements beyond one year, must obtain approval from their supervisor before applying.

This individual performs physical tasks and routine clerical duties in connection with the operation of a storeroom which requires one to receive, identify, store, disburse, ship and account for a variety of material, equipment, and supplies within the power station; effectively assists higher rated employees in the performance of such duties, instructs and effectively directs other employees in the performance of any duties which qualified; performs work of a lower classification; and performs other work as assigned.


Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Load and unload materials, equipment, and supplies to and from railroad cars, trucks and trailers, in accordance with safe work practices.
  • Transport materials about storeroom and storage areas by hand or using forklift trucks or other material handling equipment.
  • Receive, identify and check materials, tools, equipment and supplies delivered to storeroom; take inventory. 
  • Check materials, equipment and supplies received for over, short, damaged or incorrect items. Report discrepancies for correction.
  • Store materials, equipment, and supplies in proper storage bins or areas in accordance with established storeroom standards.
  • Disburse material, tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Pack or unpack material, equipment and supplies.
  • Prepare material, equipment and supplies for shipment and complete necessary shipping papers.
  • Effectively act as lead on any stores jobs.
  • Confer with responsible employees in connection with simple stock substitutions, requisition changes, shipments, etc.
  • Contact local representatives of private and common carriers to report and arrange for the inspection and verification of concealed damages to items delivered.
  • Perform minor maintenance and repair work on stores material-handling equipment and trucks.
  • Service automotive equipment such as adding fuel, oil, water and antifreeze; check tires and batteries, etc.
  • Operate passenger cars and light trucks safely.
  • Maintain equipment and work areas in a clean, safe and orderly condition.
  • Operate forklift trucks, winches, cranes and other equipment in accordance with instructions.
  • Check and correct discrepancies on purchase orders, shipping papers and storeroom orders and manifests.
  • Prepare complete and accurate records and reports.
  • Perform activities as defined in the Roles & Responsibilities matrix for the Materials Management process.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must pass the Company's EEI Support and Administrative Selection System (SASS) test.
  • Previously passed Plant Operator Selection System (POSS) or Power Plant Maintenance Positions Selection System (MASS) tests a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of plant layout, the functions and operation of the equipment located therein, and the functional relationship with system operations preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of power plant materials and parts preferred.
  • Sufficient experience to meet job knowledge and skill requirements as determined by company interviews and tests.
  • Experience in a power producing utility preferred.
  • Ability to work safely and follow safety rules and regulations.
  • Ability to perform fairly heavy physical work indoors or outdoors in all seasons.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Mechanical aptitude to operate material-handling equipment and trucks used in stores work.
  • Ability to advance within this job to higher classifications.
  • Vision correct to 20-30 and pass hearing tests.
  • Ability to learn and perform the duties involved in stores work.
  • Ability to prepare legible and accurate records and reports.
  • Meet company standards in regard to physical fitness, personal conduct and appearance, attendance, work performance, safety practices and supervision
  • Possess a motor vehicle operator's license with ability to safely operate motor vehicles. 
  • A genuine interest in learning the requirements of this classification as demonstrated through individual and cooperative efforts.
  • Ability to use all the tools and equipment related to this classification. - Ability to work overtime and callouts as needed.

For Material Technician Il

  • Must meet all of the above requirements and have at least two years of relevant experience.


All employees must have an account to use a FirstEnergy computer to apply for jobs.   If you do not know if you have an account, please contact the IT Service Desk at 330-315-4357, Option 1 - 1 for assistance.


FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

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