American Electric Power Dist Dispatcher Assc in Roanoke, Virginia24027

Title Dist Dispatcher Assc

Auto req ID 16087BR

Location Roanoke, VA

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Energy/Utilities

Relocation No

Job Description ** Successful candidate must live within or be willing to relocate to within 30 minutes reporting time of the Appalachian Power Company, Roanoke Main Office, located at 40 Franklin RD SW, Roanoke, VA 24011.

Responsible for assisting in the safe and reliable operation, dispatching and restoration of facilities for the AEP Distribution System as assigned.

  1. Promote and enforce the Company's Safety and Health programs.

  2. Be knowledgeable and adhere to written company and department policy and procedures.

  3. Demonstrate the highest standards of ethical behavior and support the Company's Corporate Compliance Policy

  4. Effectively operate company communication equipment.

  5. Track crew locations and ongoing work on the distribution system.

  6. Dispatch service personnel to respond to outage and emergency situations.

  7. Authorize the energizing and restoration of distribution facilities.

  8. Maintain accurate outage records.

  9. Maintain accurate records of abnormal and defective equipment for distribution facilities.

Minimum Requirements

Associate degree in electrical or electronic technology, Bachelor of Science in any field or equivalent education and/or experience.

Successful completion of the System Operator/Power Dispatching Selection System (SOPD) and Support and Administrative (SASS) Data Entry Module only tests are required for this position. A review of Employment Testing Information, Test-Taking Tips, and the SOPD and SASS Practice Tests may be helpful. A link to these materials may be found at Careers by selecting Employment testing.

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