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 safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,500 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, anda regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of3,780 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open temporary position with Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.
Jersey Central Power & Light, an Operating Company of FirstEnergy, is looking to establish a pool of interest for Transitional Meter Reading positions in NorthNew Jersey. In order to be considered for a transitional position,a candidate must successfully pass an EEI Meter Reading test.
Applying to this posting is an expression of interest to be considered for testing for future Transitional Meter Reader opportunities at multiple locations in Northern New Jersey.
Regularly and customarily reads meters
Reads meters and records on handheld processor
Estimates readings when required
Reports apparent improper rate classifications
Checks Company meter numbers
Reports evidence of meter tampering, diversion of current and other unusual conditions
Sees that meters are properly sealed
Reads and resets demand meter registers
Checks time and resets water heating and time clocks
Reports complaints or inquiries to the proper authority
Familiarizes self with district rules, assigns folios to new accounts and marks location on route map
Makes rereads or special readings
Performs incidental clerical work
MUST HAVE SUCCESSFULLY PASSED THE EEI METER READING TEST
Should be able to perform semi routine operations of moderate complexity and under directive supervision
Pertinent and qualifying experience and training in a similar type and line of work
Must exercise a moderate degree of judgment
Must be familiar with the Company's safety rules applicable to this and related jobs
Work moderately varied
Frequent customer contacts of moderate importance required
Must have a valid driver's license
Must have a working vehicle and proof of insurance in order to perform the daily duties of this job
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.
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. Benefits include competitive pay, a company-sponsored pension plan, and a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision 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
FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, 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.