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 generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 5,000 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open position with FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [DBN]
The Supervisor, Nuclear Operations Training supervises a staff of technically knowledgeable personnel and interacts with other work groups to qualify operators in accordance with specific operator training program requirements at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Plant. Operator training programs include Licensed and Non-licensed Initial & Continuing Training, Shift Manager Training and Shift Technical Advisor Training.
- Designing, documenting, implementing, and evaluating training programs to meet all industry standards, government regulations, and FENOC commitments to achieve and maintain the site-specific number of NRC licensed and non-licensed operators required for operation of the power plant.
- Developing training schedules, assigning work tasks, and managing personnel to ensure quality work products are produced by the due dates and completion standards specified.
- Maintaining designated training programs to a standard which meets or exceeds accreditation requirements of the National Academy of Nuclear Training (NANT).
- Implementing the Institute for Nuclear Power Operators (INPO) accredited Licensed and Non-Licensed Operator, Shift Technical Advisor (STA) and Shift Manager Initial and Continuing Training Programs using the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process.
- Preparing for and interfacing with INPO and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) personnel during program evaluations and inspections.
- Reviewing and approving examinations, lesson plans, and other training material.
- Ensuring that activities are completed in accordance with standardized FENOC fleet practices, policies, and procedures.
- Ensuring satisfactory performance and qualification of assigned personnel and developing assigned personnel for increased responsibility.
- Serving as a member of the Operations Training Review Committee (OTRC).
- Maintaining and reporting qualification data for program incumbents to Operations management.
- Monitoring and evaluating instructor performance.
- Interpreting regulatory requirements, industry guidelines, and FENOC policies in order to ensure site compliance.
- Performing Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related technical discipline preferred.
- Minimum of 5 years Operations and/or Training experience in the nuclear industry required.
- Prior supervisory/leadership experience preferred.
- Hold or having held a Reactor Operator’s (RO) license or Senior Reactor Operator’s (SRO) license or certification preferred.
- Hold or having held Classroom Instructor and OJT/TPE qualifications preferred.
- Knowledge of the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process preferred.
- Capable of preparing for and interfacing with INPO Evaluation & Assessment (E&A) and Accreditation Team Visit (ATV) personnel.
- Ability to implement applicable regulatory requirements, industry codes and standards pertaining to operations training in a manner that assures all required training goals, objectives, and commitments are effectively achieved in a timely manner.
- Must exhibit a high degree of nuclear professionalism, nuclear safety conscious, maturity, good judgment, personal integrity, leadership ability, a sense of empowerment and motivation to drive excellence in performance.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
- Must reside within site-specific ERO response time.
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 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.
FirstEnergy Human Resources Team
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