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FirstEnergy Reviews

Updated Mar 10, 2020

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53 Ratings
  1. "Employment @First Energy"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager | Distributioin Tech II in Greensburg, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Takes care of employees, promotes work life balance initiative.

    Cons

    Pushing Diversity and Inclusion agenda

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    FirstEnergy2020-03-11
  2. "Great Job, benefits, co workers and Management"

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    Current Employee - Systems Operator in Erie, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Job is rewarding. Generous PTO. Slow and busy times of year. relocation packages.

    Cons

    Rotating schedule, erie is cold and miserable. If this exact job was located in the south I'd never leave.

    FirstEnergy2020-02-28
  3. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Quality Control 

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay, advancement opportunity, and education reimbursement

    Cons

    State of company is not certain on the generation side

    FirstEnergy2019-07-12
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Excellent Team"

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    Former Employee - Nuclear Engineer in Perry, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Knowledgeable individual in the correct spots. Great at trouble shooting and fixing problems faced daily.

    Cons

    Fear of bankruptcy was always there.

    FirstEnergy2019-06-04
  5. "Great place to work and be a part of."

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    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great place to work and great people.

    Cons

    Canno think of anything bad to say about working at FirstEnergy.

    FirstEnergy2019-03-18
  6. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, Salary, Work Life balance

    Cons

    Electric industry is highly regulated

    FirstEnergy2018-11-09
  7. "Network Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    You stay busy and can work from home on occasion.

    Cons

    Not enough training to understand your role.

    FirstEnergy2018-09-04
  8. "Material Management"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FirstEnergy part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Challenging. Long term employement if you care to apply yourself and ignore political environment that all companies have.

    Cons

    Long hours during periods of storm restoration

    FirstEnergy2018-08-22
  9. "Stockhandler"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    Working with people, receiving and unloading trucks computer work forklift operator inventory maintenance

    Cons

    Bad weather, there nothing else

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    FirstEnergy2018-03-29
  10. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    FirstEnergy has a good pay scale and opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Need to bring in replacements earlier for employees who are retiring from key positions to provide knowledge transfer.

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    FirstEnergy2018-03-08
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