Technician Assc - Technician
Company: American Electric Power
Posted on: October 14, 2021
This single vacancy is posted in more than one grade level and
will be filled based on commensurate experience and/or relevant
education. The description is written at
the intermediate level and expectation increase with
the technician level.
The work designation is hybrid which requires a regular
schedule of onsite and remote work as determined by the acting
Responsible for performing entry level technical work and related
activities associated with the planning, engineering, design,
analysis, research, development, testing, construction,
maintenance, and operation of Company equipment and facilities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS are listed below:
1) Technical Proficiency: Possesses technical knowledge acquired
from an Associate Degree in Electrical/Electronic/ Civil/Mechanical
Engineering Technology. Gains knowledge of standards, codes, and
regulations relevant to area of assignment. Gains knowledge with
pertinent equipment, material, systems, and business processes.
Assists employees in handling defined portions of routine problems
when beneficial to AEP. Possesses basic computer literacy,
knowledge, and skills.
2) Leadership & Guidance: Performs work activities as assigned and
coached by higher level employees. Demonstrates ability to work
with others in supplying information and seeking assistance as
3) Planning & Organization Ability: Plans work in accordance with
AEP standard planning practices. Prioritizes routine work to meet
the demands of the company. Maintains accurate records.
4) Problem Solving & Initiative: Applies technical knowledge and
experience in resolving problems encountered in assigned work. Uses
initiative in looking for opportunities to improve the process and
increase job knowledge/technical skills. Seeks out, compiles,
analyzes, and interprets information necessary to perform work
activities and solve problems.
5) Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Communicates effectively,
both orally and in writing with internal and external customers.
Assists in the preparation of technical reports and papers.
Demonstrates the ability to be a team player. Relates to people in
an open, friendly, and sincere manner.
6) Decision Making & Business Awareness: Develops decision-making
skills based on sound judgment and job knowledge. Develops an
understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the local
Work Experience requirement listed below:
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent plus 2 years of related
utility industry work experience; or an Associate's Degree in
Electrical/Electronic/Civil/ Mechanical Engineering Technology or
Associate Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Civil/ Mechanical
Engineering Technology or related fields plus 2 years of related
utility industry work experience; or a high school diploma or
equivalent and 4 years of related utility industry work
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Additional Information
Design Studio experience
Service experience beneficial as the job involves working with
customers to design electrical line facility extensions so as to
meet the customers electrical needs.
As a technician you
will spend a portion of your time in the field (driving and
working) in all types of weather
on assignment, may be required to work with customers to
perform electrical design service layouts which are in remote or
Must have the
physical capabilities to perform all work and driving
in storm restoration work, specifically assessment of storm damage
(once adequate field experience has been
be expected as required.
Job may entail some
travel (with overnight stay) and exposure to situations that
require the knowledge, understanding, and adherence to
applicable safety procedures. May require extended hours to
accomplish assigned tasks to meet work requirements and
Must possess and maintain a valid
state driver's license and meet all vehicle
operation requirements as designated by federal and/or state
** Must live
within 30 minutes reporting time to the Hazard Service
Keywords: American Electric Power, Lexington , Technician Assc - Technician, Other , Hazard, Kentucky
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