There are many exciting career paths for both entry-level and experienced engineers at FirstEnergy. We have opportunities available at our nuclear and fossil-fueled power plants, within our energy delivery system and in our corporate offices. Engineering disciplines commonly hired by FirstEnergy include:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

Within our power plants, engineers perform a wide range of duties, including design engineering for plant projects, systems and controls and maintenance engineering to ensure that our plant equipment continues to operate safely, efficiently and reliably. The areas of expertise in which engineers are hired to work in our power plants include:

  • Design Engineering 
  • Performance Engineering
  • Mechanical and Structural Engineering
  • Project Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Controls Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Predictive Maintenance Engineering
  • Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • Engineering Analysis

Engineering positions are available in energy delivery, as well. Our engineers ensure FirstEnergy’s substations, transformers and transmission and distribution lines are functioning properly, allowing customers to continue to receive reliable and safe electric service. Engineering positions available in energy delivery include:

  • Substation Design Engineering
  • Transmission/Distribution Planning and Protection Engineering
  • Substation Maintenance Engineering
  • Transmission Design Engineering
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Project Engineering
  • Transmission Maintenance Engineering

Engineers at FirstEnergy’s corporate offices produce designs, programs and procedures that are implemented across the company’s fleet of power plants and electric utility operating companies. In addition, engineers work on capital projects across the company’s business units.

Last Modified: October 14, 2011