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IT Electrical Engineer Intern - SCADA Design

Company: FirstEnergy Corp
Location: Akron
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

About the OpportunityThe Information Technology organization at FirstEnergy creates and maintains software solutions, and operates FirstEnergy data centers, service desks and voice/data networks. As a participant in the Co-op/Intern Professional Development Program, you will be cultivating professional skills and performing professional level work at FirstEnergy. Each participant will receive on-the-job training, and challenging assignments to refine skills and round out competencies. Summer Internships with FirstEnergy are full-time opportunities spanning 14 weeks. FirstEnergy offers paid internships to qualified students actively enrolled in an accredited university or college.Responsibilities of a SCADA Design Specialist - Supports FirstEnergy's Transmission & Distribution Energy Management Systems (EMS)Core responsibilities include Designing, developing, and supporting Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) field equipment that communicates with FirstEnergy's Transmission & Distribution Energy Management System (EMS).Additional job duties and responsibilities of a SCADA Design Specialist: - Designing for the installation and modification of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) field equipment, with an emphasis on configuration of Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) to communicate to real-time systems that monitor and control field assets. Ex: RTU's, Data Concentrators, and HMI's. - Complete and issue SCADA Design Work Package - Perform data analysis and create reports, scorecards, and historical trends - Assist with administration, maintenance, and upgrades of software - Managing schedules and coordinate changes following established department procedures Applicant Requirements: - Currently enrolled, full time, in a bachelor's degree program at an accredited university/college focusing on Electrical Engineering[JBP1] or related work experience. - Class Standing - Graduation between Fall 2024 and Spring 2026 - Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. - Must have the ability to work without sponsorship (now or in the future) Preferred Skills/Experience: - Strong knowledge of the following: - Basic Network Concepts - PC Usage, Windows 10 operating system preferred - MS Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), MS Outlook- Basic knowledge of common test equipment (e.g. DMMs, antenna analyzers, spectrum analyzers and RF wattmeters). - Provide network circuit design, platform administration, and support. - Environmental support systems for the technology platforms (e.g., HVAC, AC/DC power systems, batteries, generators, etc.) - Core competencies to include interpersonal, communications (written & verbal), presentation, and drafting/drawing (Visio/CAD/GIS) skills. - Circuit design and drawing management tools. - Tools used to monitor, control & track the performance of these circuits and manage the work. - Project management concepts and tools. - Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA); Remote Terminal Units (RTUs). Ideal Candidate: - Highly motivated to work independently and productively and learn quickly - Must be organized and work well with constant priority changes - Proven team player, contributes to team goals, encourages, and supports team members - Willingness to undertake assignments involving unfamiliar subjects - Organizational skills to prioritize and plan work, multi-task and meet schedules - Ability to work remotely, utilizing virtual technologies - robust communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively participate on a team and in remote meetings and conference calls - Sound understanding of Microsoft Office line of products, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint - Strong attention to detail - Strong technical writing skills Your Resume Must Include: - Major/Minor/Degree - GPA, - Anticipated graduation date Resume Suggestions: We encourage you to include on your resume courses completed relevant to the position you are applying. Additionally, tell us about school projects where you utilized the skills needed for the position in which you are applying. Technology enthusiasts: be sure to describe your tech hobbies and use of technology outside of the classroom on your resume. To Apply: All applicants must create an account on FirstEnergy's Career Opportunities website to be eligible and to apply for this position.

Keywords: FirstEnergy Corp, Akron , IT Electrical Engineer Intern - SCADA Design, Engineering , Akron, Ohio

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