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FirstEnergy Corporation

Layout Worker - Engineering - Met-Ed - Reading PA

Engineering and Architecture

Architectural Engineering

No

Pennsylvania, 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 safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,500 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of 3,780 megawatts.


About the Opportunity

This is an open position with Met-Ed, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [ME]

Full Time Layout Worker - Engineering

Hourly Rate - Layout worker $35.76/hour / Sr $45.88/hour

Apply here: https://careers.firstenergycorp.com/job-invite/35868/

Responsibilities at the lower level include:

  • Under close supervision or direction, prepares accurate AutoCAD drawings for substations and/or transmission lines of a basic nature from marked prints and/or verbal instructions. This includes, but is not limited to: electrical layouts, AC&DC Systems, grounding, oil containment, relay and control schematics and detail wiring diagrams, conduit layouts, control building layouts, one-line diagrams, structure drawings, plan-profile drawings, wire arrangements, property drawings, route maps, and location maps. Must assist with surveying projects. Must be available for Hazard Responding.
  • All work must be completed in a timely, proficient manner to meet project schedules.
  • Performs other related duties for which he/she is qualified and has received proper instruction or direction.
  • Regularly and customarily assist Engineers or Layout's of a higher grade in the performance of field and office work.

Qualifications at the lower level include:

  • Must be a High School graduate or possess a GED equivalency and a graduate from a Company approved AutoCAD drafting program.
  • The successful candidate must be able to understand and apply any command in AutoCAD to create, dimension, and print models and/or drawings. They must have the following skills:
    • Use basic CAD equipment to coordinate systems and software used with CAD programs.
    • Be familiar with the use of drafting equipment, media and reproduction methods.
    • Perform Dimensioning, Geometric Construction and Geometric Tolerancing
    • Accurately perform AutoCAD commands.
    • Prepare electrical and electronic schematics with AutoCAD.
  • Must have satisfactorily completed Company approved courses Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Physics, AC & DC electrical theory, and Static's. An Associate degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil engineering will satisfy the requirements in lieu of the courses specified above. In addition, must have completed a Company approved course(s) in Advanced AutoCAD and must be computer literate which include a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must be familiar with Company's Safety Rules. Must have the ability to work safely, both in the office and in the field.
  • Must develop a working knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code, Company Construction Manuals, Materials Manuals, Engineering Manuals and proper accounting.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
  • As a Layout Assistant must complete six months but not more than two years of experience as a Layout Assistant and must successfully demonstrate the skills required for a Layout Jr. classification.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills to clearly, accurately and effectively exchange information with others.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Must be willing and able to work:
    • Extra and/or irregular hours as required.
    • Under unusual or special working conditions and surroundings.
    • According to Company engineering standards and practices.
    • With highest degree of integrity and self-discipline.
    • Complying with Company Standards of attire.
    • Away from home base for periods of time.

Responsibilities at the mid-level include:

  • Under close supervision or direction, assists an Engineer or Layout of a higher grade with minor substation and/or transmission projects and survey work, and maintenance of system diagrams and maps.
  • Under close directive supervision prepares accurate AutoCAD drawings for substations and/or transmission lines of a basic nature from marked prints and/or verbal instructions. This includes, but is not limited to: electrical layouts, AC&DC Systems, grounding, oil containment, rela y and control schematics and detail wiring diagrams, conduit layouts, control building layouts, one-line diagrams, structure drawings, plan-profile drawings from field notes, wire arrangements, property drawings, route maps, and location maps. Must assist with surveying projects. Must be available for Hazard Responding.
  • Prepares accurate Bill of Materials for basic substation projects.
  • All work must be completed in a timely, proficient manner to meet project schedules.
  • Performs other related duties for which he/she is qualified and has received proper instruction or direction.
  • Regularly and customarily assists Engineers or Layout's of a higher grade in the performance of field and office work.

Qualifications at the mid-level include:

  • Must have completed six months of experience as a Layout Assistant or equivalent experience and must have demonstrated skills required for a Layout Jr.
  • Must be familiar with Company's Safety Rules. Must have the ability to work safely, both in the office and in the field.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of Company Construction Manuals, Materials Manuals, Engineering Manuals and proper accounting.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code.
  • As a Layout Jr. must complete six months but not more than four years of experience as a Layout Jr. and must successfully demonstrate the skills required for the Layout I classification.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills to clearly, accurately and effectively exchange information with others.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Must be willing and able to work:
    • Extra and/or irregular hours as required.
    • Under unusual or special working conditions and surroundings.
    • According to Company engineering standards and practices.
    • With highest degree of integrity and self-discipline.
    • Complying with Company Standards of attire.
    • Away from home base for periods of 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 www.firstenergycorp.com 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.

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FirstEnergy Human Resources Team