Jobs in the Exciting Energy Sector are Offered to War Veterans
FirstEnergy Corp. Partners with HireVeterans.com
By Gordon Gates
As one of the nation’s largest electric companies, FirstEnergy Corp. knows that it takes a large workforce of highly trained, dedicated and motivated men and women to generate and deliver electricity safely and reliably to their customers.
They employ nearly 14,000 people throughout their 36,100-square-mile service area in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. They are looking to bring in more skilled workers – such as line workers, substation electricians, dispatchers, fossil and nuclear plant operators, maintenance workers, and engineers – who are vital to the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity.
Military veterans have the skills and experience that match up well with opportunities at FirstEnergy Corp. Understanding and acknowledging your transferable skills is the first step toward a successful transition to the civilian workforce.
Serve your community as a FirstEnergy Corp. employee the same way you served your country. THey have outstanding opportunities within their Energy Delivery, Power Generation, Nuclear, and Corporate Services organizations that are ideal for many levels of skill and expertise acquired during military service.
These include all engineering disciplines, Navy Nuclear, Naval Electricians and Machinists Mates, Logistics, Telecommunications, Communications, Technicians, Administrative and many other enlisted experiences. For example, Navy Nuclear or Naval Electrician’s Mates offer great transferable skills for electric distribution dispatchers, generating plant operators, nuclear, or line worker positions.
FirstEnergy Corp. rewards individual and team efforts through a total rewards philosophy, which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation; a Company-sponsored pension plan; 401k savings plan with matching and performance bonuses; a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs; and skills development training with tuition reimbursement.
FirstEnergy Corp. also provide employees called to active duty with 540 days (approximately 18 months) of differential pay and health coverage to support you as you serve our nation.
FirstEnergy Corp. provides competitive pay plus incentive compensation; a Company-sponsored pension plan; 401k savings plan with company match and performance bonuses; a choice of medical, prescription, dental, vision, and life insurance programs; and educational assistance programs. They also provide employees called to active duty with 540 days (approximately 18 months) of differential pay and health coverage to support you as you serve our nation. Join a company that emphasizes volunteerism, professionalism, and team work – and rewards the skills and discipline you developed in the service.
FirstEnergy Corp. will be a leading regional energy provider, recognized for operational excellence, customer service and its commitment to safety; the choice for long-term growth, investment value and financial strength; and a company driven by the leadership, skills, diversity and character of its employees.
They are a leading competitive supplier of energy to residential and commercial industrial customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois and Michigan. FirstEnergy Corp. currently supplies electricity to more than 300,000 accounts and their experienced energy procurement team, The E Group, provides consulting services to more than 120,000 accounts, including many of the nation’s leading companies.
FirstEnergy Corp. is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Its subsidiaries and affiliates are involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, as well as energy management and other energy-related services.
Its seven electric utility operating companies comprise the nation’s fifth largest investor-owned electric system, serving 4.5 million customers within 36,100 square miles of Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey; and its generation subsidiaries control more than 14,000 megawatts of capacity. The company’s corporate vision is to become a leading regional energy FirstEnergy Corp. continues to explore a wide range of technologies to improve customer service, reduce costs and increase revenues.
They have enhanced customer service through a redesigned Customer Service Web site and implementation of an interactive voice recognition system. FirstEnergy Solutions Corp, an unregulated subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., offers a wide range of energy and related products and services, including the generation and sale of electricity and energy planning and procurement.
It supplies electricity to over 400,000 customers and manages the energy and procurement needs for over 120,000 accounts in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Maryland and New Jersey.
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Come join a company that emphasizes volunteerism, professionalism, and team work – and rewards the skills and discipline you developed in the service. Please visit their Open Positions page for career opportunities. For more information on the different types of jobs at FirstEnergy Corp., visit their Fossil Generation, Energy Delivery business segment, and their Nuclear business segment pages.
Please visit their jobs on offer at America’s # 1 job site for U.S. Military Veterans, HireVeterans.com. There you will find a list of opportunities in areas such as Plant, Substation, overhead/underground line and more and see how you can be part of FirstEnergy’s next generation of electric utility professionals.