American Electric Power (Designer Associate - Designer), Transmission Line Engrg - SPP in Tulsa, Oklahoma
(Designer Associate - Designer), Transmission Line Engrg - SPP
Position Summary: Perform daily work activities with direct to moderate supervision. Work activities to be performed include: computer aided drafting to prepare maps, sketches, schematics and other engineering related drawings. The position includes associated clerical work to properly manage and document the work activities performed, as per AEP requirements for the positon.
Create, revise and maintain engineering and record drawings, and sketches.
Support the creation, revision, and maintenance of facilities and equipment documents; including but not limited to construction, equipment, property documents and records.
Obtain information required to perform work from verbal communication, sketches, marked drawings, listings, field notes, vendors' catalogs and technical reference manuals and site visits.
Perform mathematical calculations required to accomplish assigned work.
Proficiency in the use of computer aided design software.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software.
Work with other organizations of the Company to coordinate the work and assure that it is performed in a safe and efficient manner.
Read vendors' prints, shop and other drawings and equipment operating instructions, and incorporate that information into the work being performed.
Assist in training AEP employees in basic skills of the position.
Promote and support the Company's Accident Prevention and Safety and Health programs.
Demonstrate ethical behavior as outlined in the AEP corporate policies.
Support the AEP Corporate Compliance policies.
Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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Minimum Requirements: Associate degree in applied science (AAS) drafting and computer aided design (CAD) or in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering technology, or relevant equivalent experience and/or education. Must be familiar with conventional drafting symbols and drafting methods and have the ability to distinguish colors.
Note: Some noted requirements are mutually exclusive with regard to each specific discipline.
Equivalent experience without AAS degree – high school graduate and 4 years of experience in electric utility and/or related industrial drafting and/or computer aided drafting work.
GIS knowledge preferred. This position will require GIS editing
Must be familiar with conventional drafting symbols and drafting methods.
Must be familiar with and have an aptitude for computer graphics and automated drawing methods and have the ability to distinguish colors.
Must be able to operate a company vehicle and possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.
Electrical utility experience using Auto Cad or Microstation experience preferred.
Must meet all vehicle operation requirements as designated by federal and/or state law.
This position may require shift work.
Additional Information: Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and possess and maintain a valid state driver's license. Must meet all vehicle operation requirements as designated by federal and/or state law. This position may require shift work or overtime. Occasional overnight travel to and work within a substation or power plant environment in obedience to all safety regulations and use of personal protection equipment..
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