AKRON, Ohio, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has named Douglas C. Saltz to director of Site Operations at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. In this position, he is responsible for Davis-Besse's Operations, Chemistry, Radiation Protection, Work Management, Outage Management and Maintenance groups.
Saltz joined Davis-Besse in 2004 and most recently served as Davis-Besse's Site Maintenance director. He has held various leadership positions within Outage Management and Operations, including nuclear shift manager and Operations superintendent. Prior to joining FENOC, Saltz was as a licensed reactor operator at Exelon's Three Mile Island Unit 1 in Middletown, Pa.
Saltz holds a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University. He also served in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer.
"Doug has played an important role in helping Davis-Besse achieve excellence, and his wealth of experience in Operations and Maintenance will support the continued safe and reliable operation of the plant," said Davis-Besse Site Vice President Ray Lieb.
FirstEnergy Corp. is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Its FENOC subsidiary also operates the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio, and the Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa. Visit FENOC on the web at www.fenoc.com, and follow the nuclear plants on Twitter: @Perry_Plant, @BVPowerStation, and @DavisBesse.
Editor's Note: A photo of Saltz is available on Flickr.
SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.