Utility Workers Needed

PSI students pose for a picture high atop a utility pole to celebrate their graduation from the program.

August 2, 2018

FirstEnergy’s Power Systems Institute (PSI) is seeking interested applicants to train as the next generation of overhead line workers and substation electricians. If you have a friend or family member who would make a good candidate for the program, please let them know about this exciting opportunity.

Did You Know?

In 2017, PSI marked the 15th anniversary of its first graduation class. Over the years, FEU has hired more than 1,700 PSI graduates.

PSI provides students with the skills they need to pursue a career in the electric utility industry. The two-year program combines technical coursework at local community colleges with hands-on training at company facilities. (See sidebar for a list of partnering schools.)

Best of all, tuition, required books and lab fees are paid by FirstEnergy for qualified applicants, and students who successfully complete the program will have the potential to be hired by one of our 10 operating companies.

For more information, interested candidates can visit the PSI website at www.firstenergycorp.com/psi. To be invited to an upcoming information session, they can click on the “Get Invited” link, and PSI will send them an invitation to the next scheduled event in their area. Interested candidates also can call 1-800-829-6801 to speak to a PSI representative.

Help a friend or family member reach new heights by telling them about career opportunities available through FirstEnergy’s PSI program.

PSI Partnerships

  • Stark State College (lines and substation program) – Ohio Edison/Penn Power
  • Kent State University-Trumbull campus (lines) – Ohio Edison/Penn Power
  • Cuyahoga Community College (lines/substation) – The Illuminating Company
  • Owens Community College (lines/substation) – Toledo Edison
  • Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (substation) – Penelec and West Penn Power
  • Porreco College of Edinboro University (lines) — Penelec
  • Reading Area Community College (lines/substation) – Met-Ed
  • Westmoreland County Community College (lines) – West Penn Power
  • Brookdale Community College (lines/substation) – JCP&L
  • Raritan Valley Community College (lines/substation) – JCP&L
  • Pierpont Community & Technical College (lines/substation) – Mon Power and Potomac Edison (substation only)
  • Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (lines) – Potomac Edison