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American Electric Power Designer Associate, Designer, or Designer Senior in New Albany, Ohio

31308BR

Title:

Designer Associate, Designer, or Designer Senior

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Each of the positions in the Civil Designer job family is responsible for performing daily work activities with general supervision. Work activities and responsibilities include supporting the production of civil/structural construction drawings using computer aided drafting.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Associated clerical work to properly manage and document the work activities performed, as per AEP requirements for the position

  • Assist responsible engineer with development of documentation to support project decision making

  • Incorporate grading related quantities (stone, soil, cut/fill, etc…) on drawings or other documents

  • Assist with site layout grading plans, and other civil drawings

  • Create bills of material and submit requisitions for the procurement of the project equipment

  • Prepare material take-off quantities

  • Develop concepts and review subcontractor civil designs

  • Coordinate information and design across a multi-disciplinary team to ensure deliverables are compliant with project expectations

  • Provide support to construction and professional field service personnel to resolve issues and concerns during the construction phase of projects

  • Collaborate with various departments during the course of the project

  • Generate steel structure detail drawings for fabrication

  • Generate concrete foundation detail drawings

  • Perform mathematical calculations required to accomplish assigned work. These might include:

  • Calculations for sizing and design of cut/fill, drainage related quantities, pond capacity & size, slope, etc.

  • Calculations for determining required depth of drilled pier foundations

  • Calculations for determining B/M item weights and required copes and member lengths for steel

Detailing

  • Center of gravity location on shippable steel members

  • Proficiency in the use of computer aided Civil design software

Auto req ID:

31308BR

Relocation:

No

Location:

New Albany, OH

Job Type:

Full-Time

Job Category:

Other

Minimum Requirements:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Designer Associate:

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.

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:

Associate degree in applied science (AAS) drafting and computer aided design (CAD) or in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering technology with one or two (1-2) years of relevant equivalent experience..

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.

Designer Senior:

Associate degree in applied science (AAS) drafting and computer aided design (CAD) or in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering technology and four (4) years of experience.

Equivalent experience without AAS degree - high school graduate and eight (8) years of experience in electric utility and/or related industrial drafting and/or computer aided drafting work.

Must be familiar with conventional drafting symbols and drafting methods and have the ability to distinguish colors. 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.

Work Designation:

Hybrid

Geographic Proximity:

Hybrid, must reside within Columbus, OH geographic metropolitan area.

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