FirstEnergy Corp. Planning & Protection Engineer in Fairmont, West Virginia
Planning & Protection Engineer
Fairmont, WV, US, 26554
Job Function: Engineering
Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID: 40384
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 Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [MP]
The Planning & Protection Engineer, located in Fairmont, WV, is responsible for distribution planning & protection, capital budget planning, and providing engineering support for the region.
Working safely in a variety of electric utility settings and follow all Accident Prevention Handbook work practices
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, including CYME (Distribution Power System Analysis and Protective Device Coordination), Load Forecasting Data Management System, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Viewer, PI Data, Toad Data Point, and Energy Management System
Continually monitoring system loading; supporting dispatch operations during switching
Reviewing and approving circuit modifications
Ensuring adherence to the Distribution System Planning Criteria
Participating in the development and presentation of the yearly Capital Portfolio process
Conducting technical research and analysis and interpreting results; assisting in implementation activities
Maintaining a safe workplace for coworkers and the community based upon knowledge of potential hazards and industry regulations and requirements
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 customer needs
Actively 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
Providing advice, education, and encouragement to others
Supporting the emergency response process
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited school is required. Electrical Engineering is strongly preferred; other engineering disciplines will be considered. Electronic(s) Engineering Technology degree requires a PE license to meet position requirements.
Possess a sound knowledge of various researching techniques
Intermediate level analytical and technical abilities
Strong written and oral communication skills; including the ability to make formal technical presentations to various levels of management
Demonstrate a questioning attitude to continue to learn, produce results, and strengthen existing relationships
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 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 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.
FirstEnergy Human Resources Team
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