American Electric Power Technician Assc - Senior in Uvalde, Texas

18725BR

Title:

Technician Assc - Senior

Job Description:

Technician grades and/or salary to be determined based upon education and experience; this opening may be filled at any of these levels:

Technician Associate - Grade 4

Technician - Grade 5

Technician Senior - Grade 6

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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:

18725BR

Relocation:

Yes

Location:

Uvalde, TX

Job Type:

Full-Time

Job Category:

Energy/Utilities

Minimum Requirements:

Technician Associate-

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

Technician –

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 –

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.

Additional Information:

Ability to analyze information and communicate instructions clearly and concisely.

This position may entail some travel, along with overnight stays, and exposure to hazardous situations, which require a thorough knowledge and use of safety procedures.

Must have the ability to effectively and professionally deal with co-workers and customers.

Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.

Equal Opportunity Employer | Minorities/Females/Disability/Vets