American Electric Power Technician Assoc - Technician Prin in Pulaski, Virginia

20595BR

Title:

Technician Assoc - Technician Prin

Job Description:

Successful candidate must live within a 30 minute travel time or be willing to relocate at their own expense to be within a 30 minute travel time to the Pulaski Service Center located at 4600 Newbern Road Pulaski, VA 24301 or the Wytheville Service Center located at 200 Appalachian Drive, Wytheville, VA . The position will be filled at Pulaski or Wytheville, depending on the location of the successful candidate.

Position Summary: Responsible for performing entry level technical work and related activities associated with the planning, engineering, design, analysis, research, development, testing, construction, maintenance, and operation of Company equipment and facilities.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Technical Proficiency: Possesses technical knowledge acquired from an Associate Degree in Electrical/Electronic/ Civil/Mechanical Engineering Technology. Gains knowledge of standards, codes, and regulations relevant to area of assignment. Gains knowledge with pertinent equipment, material, systems, and business processes. Assists employees in handling defined portions of routine problems when beneficial to AEP. Possesses basic computer literacy, knowledge, and skills.

  2. Leadership & Guidance: Performs work activities as assigned and coached by higher level employees. Demonstrates ability to work with others in supplying information and seeking assistance as necessary.

  3. Planning & Organization Ability: Plans work in accordance with AEP standard planning practices. Prioritizes routine work to meet the demands of the company. Maintains accurate records.

  4. Problem Solving & Initiative: Applies technical knowledge and experience in resolving problems encountered in assigned work. Uses initiative in looking for opportunities to improve the process and increase job knowledge/technical skills. Seeks out, compiles, analyzes, and interprets information necessary to perform work activities and solve problems.

  5. Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing with internal and external customers. Assists in the preparation of technical reports and papers. Demonstrates the ability to be a team player. Relates to people in an open, friendly, and sincere manner.

  6. Decision Making & Business Awareness: Develops decision-making skills based on sound judgment and job knowledge. Develops an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the local organizational unit.

Auto req ID:

20595BR

Relocation:

No

Location:

Pulaski, VA

Job Type:

Full-Time

Job Category:

Energy/Utilities

Minimum Requirements:

Technician Associate - Salary Grade 4:

Associate Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Civil/ Mechanical Engineering Technology or related fields.

Technician - Salary Grade 5:

Minimum high school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of related utility industry work experience or 2 years of related utility industry work experience and an Associate Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Civil/ Mechanical Engineering Technology or related fields.

Technician Senior - Salary Grade 6:

Minimum of 6 years of related experience in work activities and projects requiring technical engineering knowledge and an Associate Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Civil/ Mechanical Engineering Technology or related fields.

Technician Prin - Salary Grade 7:

Minimum of 10 years of related experience in work activities and projects requiring technical engineering knowledge and an Associate Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Civil/ Mechanical Engineering Technology or related fields.

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