Garage Mechanic - Arnold, PA Service Center
FirstEnergy Corp

Arnold, Pennsylvania

Posted in Utilities


Job Info


JOB DESCRIPTION

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 24,000miles 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 FirstEnergy Pennsylvania Electric Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. at the Arnold Service Center. [WPP]

Garage Mechanics perform duties in and around a company garage required to service, clean, repair, inspect, test and maintain all automotive and mechanized field equipment in good operating condition.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to meet job knowledge and skill requirements will be determined by company interviews and tests. Must be able to perform safely and proficiently all the duties of lower classifications.
  • Ability to perform physical work under various conditions including lifting and positioning heavy parts and equipment while working under cars or in an upright work position. Mechanical aptitude for garage work.
  • Working knowledge of company methods and routines applicable to garage work.
  • Ability to prepare legible and accurate records and reports.
  • Meet company standards in regard to physical fitness, personal conduct and appearance, attendance, work performance, safety practices, and supervision required.
  • Possess the appropriate motor vehicle operator's license, be able to operate motor vehicles safety.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle and inspection laws. Employee must possess State Motor Vehicle Inspection License.
  • Ability to effectively apply safety rules and regulations.
Qualifications:
  • High School/GED required.
  • Two years of mechanic trade school or five years of recent full-time experience as a mechanic required.
  • Must pass the EEI Construction and Skilled Trades Test (CAST).
  • Class A CDL required.
  • PA state inspection license required; must be able inspect Class 7 vehicles.
  • Demonstrated ability in diesel truck repair preferred; hydraulic and air brake experience also preferred.
  • Experience with automotive scan equipment/computer scan tools preferred.
  • Must live or be willing to relocate during the 6-month probationary period within 30 minutes' drive time of the reporting work location.
EEI Testing

We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies. We strongly encourage potential employees to review all information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests. Click this link to access the practice tests. You will be prompted for a name and password. Use firstenergy for both.

https://secure.eei.org/eeitests/onlineproducts/Login.aspx

Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It's important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.
Note: EEI website does not allow access to actual tests. Testing is held at various locations throughout our service territory based on where the job is located.

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 H1B visas at this time.

Safety
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.

Position Classification
Bargaining Unit

FirstEnergy Human Resources Team



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