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FirstEnergy Corporation

Engineer (Distribution Planning Support)

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer


Holland, Ohio, United States

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 the FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00] The Distribution Planning Support CYME engineer position supports distribution engineers with circuit modeling and analysis tools such as CYME and CYMETCC. This position can be sited at any FirstEnergy location in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, or New Jersey and is considered remote (mobile). Responsibilities include: - Maintaining a safe workplace for coworkers and the community based upon knowledge of potential hazards and industry regulations and requirements. - Providing a high level of service, continuous support, and proactive involvement surrounding technical subject matter to leadership and peers, using standard planning and protection tools, such as Microsoft Office tools, CYME Distribution, CYME Time-Current Characteristic Current, Load Forecasting Data Management System ( LFDMS), SAP, GISView, Pl Process Book, Pl Datalink, PTLOAD, reviewing and approving circuit modifications. - Providing guidance in the use of Energy Delivery Operations Services systems and processes, such as: The Distribution System Planning Criteria; Distribution Engineering Practices; Field Guides; and Standards. - Supporting an annual Engineering task, such as Capital Portfolio development and review process, Summer Readiness, Manual Load Shed, Distribution System Assessment, etc. - Conducting technical research analysis and offering an interpretation of the results. - Assisting in implementation activities involving complex processes and procedures. - Contributing to solutions by taking initiative to develop alternatives and recommendations. - Offering ideas and suggestions to improve moderately complex technical processes and/or projects. - Providing sound customer service by exceeding internal customer needs. - Proactively seeking ways to build challenge and add value within scope of assignments. - Consistently anticipating and delivering results on a variety of job-specific subject matters. - Supporting operating company personnel through webcasts, workshops, and training. - Independently improving technical programs and process effectiveness - Offering advice, education, and encouragement to others. - Championing continuous improvement teams and/or initiatives across FirstEnergy - Integrating strategic concepts into business unit activities, providing strategic direction - Serving in a leadership role for the development of designated programs and policies. - Developing process improvements and efficiencies to improve work products and processes. - Directing others on technical subject matters - Supporting the storm response process as either a storm analyst, hazard dispatcher, hazard responder, or in another corporate storm role. Qualifications - Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution is required. Acceptable alternatives are: (1) a Professional Engineers (PE) License (2) a Bachelors degree in Engineering or technical field of study (non-ABET) plus an advanced degree in Engineering from a university with an ABET accredited Bachelors program. - Minimum of three (3) to eight (8) years' engineering experience is required - Advanced degree or certification is a plus; PE preferred. - Previous experience in distribution planning& protection job functions is preferred - Possess an In-depth understanding of pertinent technical products and/or services and of customer needs and expectations - Expert-level analytical and technical abilities - Proficient in Microsoft Office tools, including Teams, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word. Experience with SAP, CYME, LFDMS, EMS, TOAD/SQL, and GISView a plus. - Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to make formal technical presentations to various management levels - Excellent technical analysis and technical writing abilities - Able to lead by example and coach others in effective decision making 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 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 Exempt FirstEnergy Human Resources Team