Engineer Assc - Engineer
Company: American Electric Power
Posted on: October 15, 2021
This position is posted as a range. Qualifications,
education and experience will be considered in determining
appropriate classification. The position summary and principal
accountabilities reflect the minimum qualifications of the
Associate role. Position responsibilities and accountabilities will
vary accordingly based upon the assigned
An Electrical Engineering graduate responsible to
the assigned supervisor for performing entry level and higher level
engineering work activities and projects requiring the application
of engineering knowledge and related activities associated
with the planning, design, analysis, research, development,
testing, construction, maintenance, and operation of Company
equipment and facilities.in a safe, effective, efficient and
economic accomplishment of assigned objectives.
Technical Expertise: Possesses entry-level
knowledge and experience in the application of theory to solve
well-defined problems or provide analysis, with guidance from
higher-level engineers. Assists higher-level engineers in handling
well-defined portions of more complex problems and analyses.
Exhibits fundamental understanding of standards, codes and
regulations relevant to the area of assignment. Gains familiarity
with standards, codes and regulations relevant to the area of
assignment. Gains familiarity with pertinent equipment, materials,
systems and business processes.
overhead and underground distribution facilities for new and
existing customers according to AEPs Services construction
- Consult with residential
and commercial customers about policies, budgets, deadlines, and
requirements for new electric service.
- Work closely with
customers to determine their electrical equipment needs for new
industrial, commercial, and residential loads under stringent
- Provide engineering
support to operations and maintenances of power distribution
- Work storm restoration
locally or out of town by patrols lines and directs crews during
outage restoration operations.
- Produce computer-aided
design (CAD) drawings for construction
- Represent the Company
with government officials, contractors, city agencies, vendors,
architects, and engineers to provide service to
- Obtain permits and
easements for facilities in accordance with AEP, local city
ordinances, state, federal, and county agencies as
- Execute contracts and
agreements in compliance with administrative instructions and
- Develop relationships
with internal and external customers and contractors, where you
will be working to meet and exceed their expectations
- Become well versed with
AEPs Distribution Design program and other computer programs
necessary for completion of projects.
Leadership & Guidance: Coordinates work activities
of others as required to resolve routine engineering tasks.
Demonstrates working knowledge of appropriate policies and
procedures; however, activities are generally monitored by
higher-level employees to ensure work is performed in accordance
with established guidelines. Performs work activities as assigned
and coached by higher-level employees. Demonstrates ability to work
with others in both supplying information and seeking assistance as
necessary. Demonstrates willingness and capabilities to assume
Planning & Organization Ability: Provides input to
routine project planning documents related to scheduling and
understands the use of scheduling techniques (CPM, PERT, flow
charts, etc.) for budget and planning activities. Monitors project
status and recommends action accordingly. Prepares cost estimates
using established standards. Develops understanding of the workflow
for routine engineering projects. Accomplishes work according to
plans and schedules established by higher-level employees.
Problem Solving & Initiative: Actively seeks out
information and understanding of engineering problems and solution
techniques applicable to area of responsibility. Applies basic
techniques to perform analysis associated with the resolution of
routine technical problems. Uses initiative in looking for
opportunities and presenting new ideas and new approaches.
Communication: Assists and participates in the
preparation of reports and technical papers. Assimilates
information and instructions readily. Communicates effectively,
both verbally and in writing and presents ideas clearly. Listens to
and understands instructions, and requests clarification as
Interpersonal Skills: Begins networking with peers
to share information and encourage cooperation. Understands the
agendas and perspectives of others. Develops effective
give-and-take relationship. Demonstrates the ability to be a team
player. Relates to people in an open, friendly, and sincere
Decision Making: Knows which decisions they are
authorized to make. Develops decision-making skills under guidance
of higher-level employees and makes routine decisions subject to
review and contributes to team decision-making.
Business Awareness & Characteristics: Demonstrates
an attitude and desire to listen to and satisfy both internal and
external customers who use and depend upon their organizational
unit's work. Applies economic analysis techniques in problem
solving. Pursues effective ways to protect and enhance the
environment while providing reliable electricity at a competitive
cost. Active participation in professional and business
organizations is encouraged. Develops an understanding of the roles
and responsibilities of the department.
This position is posted as a range. Qualifications,
education and experience will be considered in determining the
appropriate classification. Position responsibilities,
accountabilities and qualifications will vary accordingly based
upon the assigned classification.
*ABET - Engineering Accreditation Commission of the
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Acceptable alternatives are (1) a Bachelor's degree in engineering
(non-ABET, plus a Professional Engineer (PE) license in any state
of the U.S. or (2) a Bachelor's degree in engineering
(non-ABET) plus a Master's degree in engineering form a
university with an ABET accredited Bachelor's program.
accredited degrees in Electrical Engineering
- This is an entry level position for new graduates with a
Bachelor's degree in engineering in a program accredited by ABET*;
Passing the Fundamentals of Engineering examination in preparation
for future licensing as a Professional Engineer (PE) is encouraged
- Internship / work experience in utility
- Has typically acquired 2 or more years of related engineering
experience along with a Bachelor's degree in engineering in a
program accredited by ABET*; Individuals with a Master's or
Doctorate degree in engineering may be considered for entry into
the organization at this level.
- 2 years' work experience in the utility industry.
- Proficient in all MS office computer programs and working
knowledge of AutoCAD.
- Must be able to learn Distribution Design program and all
material used in Distribution system.
- Excellent project management and communication skills are a
- Job requires high level of conflict resolution with
- First responder to any storm restoration for
- Position requires building working relationships with all
Departments at AEP.
- Must be able to work and function in a team environment.
- This position will require applicant to be in the
office and outside in all sorts of weather.
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