TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison will hold an information session for its Power Systems Institute (PSI) line and substation worker training program at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, Ohio, on November 11 at 6 p.m.
Representatives of the college and Toledo Edison will discuss the program and how to enroll for the fall 2016 semester. PSI offers a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Electric Utility Technology. Qualified students will receive tuition, books and lab fees courtesy of Toledo Edison. Students with the right grades and skills will have the potential to be hired upon graduation. The class of 2015 includes 22 students. Toledo Edison is seeking a similar number of students in 2016.
"The Power Systems Institute program provides a unique opportunity for interested candidates to pursue a career in the electric utility industry," said Rich Sweeney, regional president of Toledo Edison. "Well trained linemen and substation electricians are essential to our business, and help us maintain safe, reliable service to our customers."
The information session is scheduled for:
Owens Community College
Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Center for Fine & Performing Arts (CFPA) Theatre, Building #20
30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg, Ohio, 43551
All are welcome to attend the information session. For more information, visit www.firstenergycorp.com/psi or call 1-800-829-6801.
Toledo Edison serves more than 300,000 customers in northwest Ohio. Follow Toledo Edison on Twitter @ToledoEdison.
FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. Visit FirstEnergy on the web at www.firstenergycorp.com, and on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.
SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.