American Electric Power Designer Associate or Designer in Gahanna, Ohio
Designer Associate or Designer
NOTE: Education and relevant experience will be used to determine appropriate salary and grade level to fill this vacancy.
Designer Associate (entry level)
Designer (intermediate level)
Perform daily work activities with direct to moderate supervision. Work activities to be performed include the preparation, development and coordination of maps, sketches, diagrams and other engineering related drawings in 2D/3D. The following are activities that will be performed, but not limited to.
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.
Coordinate information and design across a multi-disciplinary team to ensure deliverables are compliant with project expectations.
Perform mathematical calculations required to accomplish assigned work which may include:
Voltage drop and cable sizing,
Conduit fill calculations,
Oil containment sizing.
Proficiency in the use of computer aided design 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 the information into the work being performed.
Create bills of material and submit requisitions for the procurement of the project equipment.
Provide support to construction and professional field service personnel to resolve issues and concerns during the construction phase of projects.
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.
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EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Designer Associate (entry level):
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 .
Equivalent experience without AAS degree - high school graduate and four (4) years of experience in electric utility and/or related industrial drafting and/or computer aided drafting work.
Designer (intermediate level):
Associate degree in applied science (AAS) drafting and computer aided design (CAD) or in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering technology, with one to two years of relevant equivalent experience and/or education. Must be familiar with conventional drafting symbols and drafting methods and have the ability to distinguish colors .
Equivalent experience without AAS degree - high school graduate and six (6) years of experience in electric utility and/or related industrial drafting and/or computer aided drafting work.
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