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FirstEnergy Corporation

Advanced Business Analyst - Asset & Records Control - Akron General Office Bldg


Business Analyst


Akron, 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 FirstEnergy Service Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FEU].

The responsibilities of this position include assisting with the development and ongoing monitoring and training of Energy Delivery staff the required asset policies and procedures to comply with FirstEnergy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), & North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) policies and procedures.

The Business Analyst position is within the Asset and Records Control department located in Akron, Ohio.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support other business units with reporting and data analysis needs for the completion of required regulatory Transmission Construction project documentation to support the in-service of networked assets.
  • Ability to perform reporting and data analysis for in-depth reviews to determine the effectiveness of reliability standards adherence and compliance practices.
  • Revise existing and develop new Energy Delivery asset work practices and procedures in coordination with Transmission Protection & Planning, Transmission Engineering, Project Management, Energy Delivery Operations, and Information Technology departments.
  • Lead and participate in Asset Ownership Change Control meetings to communicate consistent asset ownership policy and procedure interpretations.
  • Improve FirstEnergy processes associated with the initiation of transmission work, both maintenance expense and capital, to ensure compliance with FERC Code of Federal and US GAAP Regulations through the use of data analysis and reporting.
  • Ability to perform in-depth data reviews of business unit processes, procedures, and related controls to determine the effectiveness of reliability standards adherence and compliance practices.
  • Make recommendations to influence future policy, procedure, process, and technology changes to improve the overall accuracy and reliability of compliance information.
  • Work with Transmission stakeholders and employees to address questions and provide consistent policy and procedure interpretations.
  • Assist with responding to compliance related items from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain systems to track/ monitor compliance with the FERC accounting standards.
  • Support the Emergency Plan through participating in the assigned storm duties including hazard response and hazard dispatch activities.

Qualifications include:

  • Two to four-year degree in Management, Business Administration, Finance, Computer Science, or related discipline is preferred, along with a minimum of 4 years related work experience required.
  • In lieu of a degree, 7 years of related experience will be required.
  • Relevant experience includes identifying and acting on process improvements, analyzing, and projecting required work, monitoring requirements to completion, data reporting, analysis, costing and recommendations, and an in-depth understanding of the relevant subject matter.
  • Experience in Structured Query Language (SQL) preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools, including Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Word.
  • Experience with work management processes of related systems in TAMI, PowerPlan, SAP, ITOA, Energy Management System (EMS), FileNet (Content Navigator), Oracle Primavera Portfolio Management OPPM), and Request for Project Authorization (RPA) preferred. Additional training of these systems will be trained as needed.
  • Ability to drive and manage simultaneous projects and tasks to completion within established deadlines and with a high degree of quality, accuracy, and reliability.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, customer focused, and results oriented but works effectively with team members or independently.
  • Deliver quality, accurate work within established deadlines.

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.