Distribution Lines Designer


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 nations 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 Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp [OE].
This is a mobile (remote) position. The selected candidate must be located within the Ohio Edison footprint.
Position Summary:
The Distribution Designer is responsible for the designed construction, relocation, and new business work for the Distribution function of the Company. The position leverages customer service, software use, and learned expertise in design standards and regulatory requirements. It acts as a regular point of contact for internal and external customers through the lifetime of various projects and tasks.
Workplace culture includes a supportive environment focused on career growth and development. Expect a high-energy team with a balance of field and desk work, as well as flexible scheduling that allows for community involvement. The team supports the mission of providing best-in-class service to internal and external customers and partnering with key stakeholders to find least-cost and environmentally sound solutions for required construction work.
Job Perks:
Flexible schedule
Robust Career Development Program
Overtime opportunities
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Paid time off to perform volunteer work (VTO)
HealthyLiving Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Active Employee Business Resource Groups (EBRGs)
Demonstrate and direct a solid commitment to all aspects of safety.
Utilize FirstEnergy construction standards and engineering practices to complete single- and 3-phase overhead and underground designs to serve residential, commercial, and industrial requests.
Support job progress through customer contacts, field work, job packages, and job closeout functions including material review and paperwork verification.
Facilitate billing functions for line extension and applicable relocation work, including billing recommendations in non-routine scenarios.
Facilitate completion of outage management system (OMS) follow-up requests, inspection and maintenance repairs, streetlight installation and replacement, claims, Transmission priority repairs, aerial patrol findings, and Job & Contracting (J&C) projects.
Acquire permits related to railroad, Department of Transportation, and municipality road right-of-way.
Collaborate with customers to secure and document easements for line extensions and highway relocation work.
Update and maintain compliant records to support technical reports, metrics, and information systems.
Travel to various off-site locations as required, including FirstEnergy offices, training facilities, and customer sites.
Provide ongoing assistance during emergencies and storm-related activities.
Attend all required regulatory training.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Include:
Associate degree in a technical discipline is required. Consideration will be given to applicants having a minimum of 2 years extensive multi-disciplinedApply here: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YmJnZW5lcmljLjkyNTYxLjEwNTA4QGZpcnN0ZW5lcmd5Y29tcC5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20