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FirstEnergy Corporation

Layout Worker - Engineering - Met-Ed - Reading PA

Engineering and Architecture

Architectural Engineering


Reading, 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 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 Met-Ed a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [ME] Responsibilities Layout Worker Jr. works under close directive supervision to prepare accurate AutoCAD drawings for substations and/or transmission lines of a basic nature from marked prints and/or verbal instructions in a timely and accurate manner. 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 from field notes, wire arrangements, property drawings, route maps, and location maps. The selected candidate will, under close supervision and direction, assist Engineers or Layout Workers of a higher grade with minor substation and/or transmission projects and survey work, and maintenance of system diagrams and maps, and preparing bill of Materials for basic substation projects. Performs other related duties for which he/she is qualified and has received proper instruction or direction. Regularly and customarily assists Engineers or Layout Workers of a higher grade in the performance of field and office work and assist in survey work. Must be available for Hazard Responding. Qualifications - Must be a High School graduate or possess a GED equivalency and a graduate from a FirstEnergy approved AutoCAD drafting program. - Satisfactorily completed FirstEnergy 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 FirstEnergy approved course(s) in Advanced AutoCAD. - Must be computer literate which include a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. - 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 be familiar with FirstEnergy's Safety Rules, and can work safely, both in the office and in the field. - Must develop a working knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code, FirstEnergy Construction Manuals, Materials Manuals, Engineering Manuals and proper accounting. - Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. - 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 FirstEnergy engineering standards and practices. With highest degree of integrity and self-discipline. Complying with FirstEnergy 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 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.