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Trans Line Engineering Manager

Company: American Electric Power
Location: New Albany
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

This single vacancy role is considered a HYBRID position. On site reporting is expected on Wednesday and Thursday of each week.Responsible for supervising a Transmission Line Engineering (TLE) team's activities associated with expansion and upgrading of AEP transmission line facilities. Coordinates team's activities with Project Management to see that the engineering and design, route selection, production of construction drawings and specifications and preparation of a bill of materials for a project are completed with corporate objectives in mind and in accordance with industry, governmental and regulatory standards or rules. Ensures that all activities will be performed in accordance with TLE standards or best practices and are technically and economically appropriate solutions to the facility being installed or altered. These activities will be executed with consideration to employee and public safety, system reliability, ease of operation and timely project completion within approved project schedules and budgets. Works with their team to provide solutions to requested transmission line and civil engineering questions made by Project Management, Transmission Services and other AEP organizations. Provide engineering support as needed for the operation and maintenance of system Transmission lines. Keep owner's records and provide required reports for regulatory and compliance requirements.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS are listed below:1.) Plan, organize, supervise and otherwise manage the engineering and design of system transmission line facilities. Effectively utilize engineering consultants as required to accomplish work. Work managed includes external requirements of customers and joint ventures as required.2.) Provide technical consultation and support as required consistent with internal expertise and organizational responsibilities. This includes providing analyses and evaluations in support of research and development, planning, operations and maintenance, and other activities as assigned.3.) Interact and effectively communicate with Right of Way groups, Project Management, Construction management, Station Projects, and Operating Company staff to assure project and corporate goals are successfully met. Represent AEP at meetings with the public and governmental entities related to existing facilities and the implementation of new transmission improvements.4.) Support the annual development of the capital forecast pertaining to AEP transmission lines in support of corporate and business unit strategy, in a manner which effectively organizes and addresses customer and public projects, planned system improvements, equipment failures, facilities rehabilitation, and other capital work.5.) Effectively coordinate needs and support transmission and distribution planning groups, other engineering, operations, construction and maintenance group engaged in or affected by capital improvements to transmission line system6. Maintain awareness of current Industry practices and participate in external committees and groups as required. Utilize and adapt this knowledge to best practices to be used on AEP system work.7.) Ensure that all team members have the software, tools, IS support, etc. needed for completing projects in accordance with standards and corporate objectives.8.) Clearly define performance expectations. Review and reward job performance within the organization to align individual performance with business goals. Administer effective job performance review and merit salary programs. Develop employee skills as required for workload, help employees to reach their potential and establish plans to set and achieve challenging career goals.9.) Match resources to assignments to meet strategic needs. Provide for development and training of a young workforce. Utilize external resources to effectively support the team and the Capital Program

Job TypeFull-TimeRelocationYesMinimum RequirementsBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Education requirements are listed below:Bachelor's degree in engineering from an ABET college or university.Work Experience requirement listed below:10 years' of electric utility engineering experience, with 5 years' of Line engineering experience.Required License(s)/Certification(s) are listed below:Registration as a Professional Engineer in any state of the U. S. is required.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Physical demand level is Sedentary1) Highly skilled in technology and computers. 2) Effective oral and written communications skills including strong presentation skills.Geographic ProximityColumbus, OHWork DesignationHybrid

Keywords: American Electric Power, Columbus , Trans Line Engineering Manager, Engineering , New Albany, Ohio

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