American Electric Power Network Appr 1st Yr - Network Journeyman in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Title Network Appr 1st Yr - Network Journeyman

Auto req ID 16131BR

Location Tulsa, OK

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Energy/Utilities

Relocation No

Job Description

Position Summary: Assist with the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, removal and inspection of underground transmission and distribution facilities. Drive and operate line trucks and associated auxiliary equipment.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. During the first six months in this classification, the employee must demonstrate the ability to operate Company equipment and work in enclosed spaces on de-energized conductors and equipment. After six months in this classification, under direct supervision, may work on conductors and equipment energized at voltages up to 260 volts.

  2. Work from bucket trucks or on ladders and below ground within enclosed spaces (vaults and manholes), along with proper set up of barricades, operation of atmospheric monitoring test monitoring test equipment, and ventilation blowers.

  3. Learn and demonstrate the required skills to personal rescue from both bucket trucks and enclosed spaces.

  4. Become familiar with the techniques of applying both low and high voltage tapes and basic lead skills and techniques of applying oil tape.

  5. Become familiar with the components that make-up URD primary cable.

  6. Set up and operate cable-stripping tools.

  7. Become familiar with the use and care of insulating rubber gloves, sleeves and other personal protective equipment and identify the types of grounding cables utilized for personal protective grounding.

  8. Become familiar with the identification of primary and secondary cable types, sizes and voltage ratings.

  9. Develop knowledge of Series and Parallel Circuits, Ohms Law, and Electron Flow.

  10. Learn and understand hand signals for mobile cranes, derricks, and winch lines.

  11. Install, maintain and remove street lighting equipment.

  12. Set and remove barricades, power units, flags, signs and flares; direct pedestrain traffic.

  13. Maintain tools, equipment and work areas in a clean orderly condition.

  14. Attend and particpate in training as assigned.

  15. Perform similar or less skilled work as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements: High school graduate or GED. Electronics Technology degree preferred. One or more year's related electric field experience preferred.

Must possess and maintain a valid CDL state driver's license or be able to obtain one within six months. Employee shall obtain appropriate licensing as required by federal and/or state law prior to the end of designated probationary period.

Must be able to distinguish colors on a standard color blindness test.

Must have the ability to deal with employees, customers and the general public in a courteous and proper manner.

Successful completion of the Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) selection test is required for this position. A review of Employment Testing Information, Test-Taking Tips, and the CAST Practice Test may be helpful. A link to these materials may be found at AEP.com Careers by selecting Employment testing. A physical abilities assessment is also required for this position.

Required to reside within a 25 mile radius or with 30 roadway miles of dock/work location.

Must acquire within such time frame as determined by the Company, the qualifications necessary to perform the duties of the next higher classification in the line of progression, or vacate the current job classification.

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