First Energy Corp. Nuclear Engineer, Electrical Maintenance - Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pennsylvania

Nuclear Engineer, Electrical Maintenance - Beaver Valley Power Station

Location: Shippingport, PA, US, 15077

Job Function: Engineering

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 9544

FirstEnergy at a Glance

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 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.

About the Opportunity - Req 9544

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [BVN]

As an Electrical Maintenance Engineer at the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant, your responsibilities include:

  • Providing technical support for the Electrical Maintenance Department to maintain excellent material condition of systems, structures, and components.

  • Assuming responsibility for Predictive Maintenance at the station, including obtaining system responsibility for the seismic monitoring system at both Beaver Valley units.

  • Developing engineering solutions to technical issues in support of plant maintenance and conducting all predictive maintenance in assigned discipline.

  • Providing technical input to maintenance craft in the implementation of work, including interpreting vendor manuals, drawings and schematics, and determining tolerances and values required by field representatives.

  • Troubleshooting station components and systems, and developing and implementing troubleshooting plans.

  • Evaluating site maintenance processes and implementing standardized changes to optimize maintenance costs, work quality, and availability.

  • Executing technical testing in the field, including surveillance and performance testing, and developing and maintaining associated procedures such as Maintenance Surveillance Procedures (MSPs).

  • Providing input to documents associated with temporary and minor modifications.

  • Developing and completing investigations and corrective actions in accordance with the Corrective Action Program (CAP).

  • Performing field walk downs and interfacing with maintenance craft to resolve emergent shop and plant issues.

  • Preparing technical reports and presentations in support of maintenance functions.

  • Interfacing with engineering to resolve design and licensing basis issues

  • Interfacing with and coordinating activities performed by outside engineering and consulting service companies related to maintenance work.

  • Managing and completing assigned activities to support the timely implementation of required plant operations.

  • Performing Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties as assigned.

Qualification at the Nuclear Engineer II level include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution

  • Working knowledge of power plant systems, structures and components highly desired.

  • Familiarity with nuclear power plant design and licensing basis documents and the processes used to maintain them is preferred.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make technical presentations to all levels of management.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

  • Prior multi-department experience is preferred.

  • Must reside within site-specific ERO response time.

Qualifications at the Nuclear Engineer Level III include all of the above, plus:

  • Minimum of 3 years professional engineering experience in the nuclear industry or 5 years of professional engineering experience in a non-nuclear industry required.

Qualifications at the Nuclear Engineer Level IV include all of the above, plus:

  • Minimum of 5 years professional engineering experience in the nuclear industry or 8 years of professional engineering experience in a non-nuclear industry required.

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.

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