American Electric Power Customer Design Technician Senior - Columbus District in Columbus, Ohio

Title Customer Design Technician Senior - Columbus District

Auto req ID 16125BR

Location Columbus, OH

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Other

Relocation No

Job Description Position Summary:

Responsible for performing complex technical work and related activities associated with the planning, engineering, design, analysis, research, development, testing, construction, maintenance, and operation of Company equipment and facilities.

Principal Accountabilities:

Technical Proficiency: Demonstrates the ability to understand and perform technical functions required in relevant area of assignment. Demonstrates a strong ability to use technical and computer tools to perform assignments in most cost effective method possible. Ensures compliance with standards, codes, regulations, practices, and procedures in area of assignment.

Leadership & Guidance: Develops and may assist in the delivery of training to other employees and sections on employee's area of expertise. May assist in leading the work activities within work group, team, department or other corporate entity as necessary to perform all routine engineering technical assignments.

Planning & Organization Ability: Prepares cost estimates for non-routine work, i.e. special projects. Uses records to plan future work. Plans, organizes and conducts meetings. May plan work and suggests work plans of others to complete non-routine work within time constraints. May coordinate work with suppliers and internal or external customers. Reviews trends of material and equipment performance, and initiate necessary corrective action.

Problem Solving & Initiative: Demonstrates the ability to work beyond routine assignments on moderate to complex issues. Seeks to broaden knowledge in areas of the company and industry which will complement acquired technical skills.

Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Leads and facilitates meetings effectively. Networks with peers inside and outside the AEP System. Identifies key stakeholders. Uses informal network to get things done. Develops and presents technical reports clearly, concisely and effectively

Decision Making & Business Awareness: Uses diverse approaches to make decisions in the absence of a definite framework or where few precedents exist. Makes decisions that may affect the operations or results of the section and which may impact the business unit. Demonstrates the ability to handle conflicting interests related to projects or special tasks. Also demonstrates the ability to analyze options and risks. Exhibits awareness of AEP's competitive position and how business decisions impact their organizational units.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Associate's Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Civil/Mechanical Engineering Technology or related fields.

Experience: Minimum of six (6) years of related experience in work activities and projects requiring technical engineering knowledge.

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