Position will be working within the competitive division of AEP that provides commercial, industrial and utility scale energy solutions to customers located throughout the United States. The engineering team is looking for an engineer with mechanical or chemical engineering background that will be responsible providing engineering and design related activities for renewables and distributed generation projects to support project scope and cost development, permitting and implementation of projects, as well as engineering support for existing fleet of operating assets.
Responsible to the assigned supervisor for performing intermediate level engineering work activities and projects requiring the application of engineering knowledge in a safe, effective, efficient and economic accomplishment of assigned objectives.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS are listed below:
Possesses advanced knowledge and performs varied assignments with proficiency in the application of theory and analytical techniques to solve diverse problems and complete extensive analyses. Understands interrelationship between systems and component equipment. Analyzes and recommends enhancements to business processes.
Leadership and Guidance:
Coordinates work activities of others within the work group, department, or other corporate entity as necessary to perform routine engineering work. Performs routine engineering activity independently. Provides training and guidance to lower-level employees.
Planning and Organizational Ability:
Develops input necessary to forecast costs for the routine projects, improvements requisitions, etc.
Problem Solving and Initiative:
Resolves and initiates solutions to routine and/or moderately complex problems which usually require additional definition/clarification before analysis can begin. Identifies problems that are beyond the normal routine. Seeks out opportunities and embrace new ideas and approaches.
Helps coordinate the work of other engineers in an efficient and effective manner.
Leads aspects of team effort. Effectively leverages skills developed from company programs such as Power Up & Lead.
Has typically acquired 4 or more years of related engineering experience along with a Bachelor's degree in engineering in a program accredited by ABET*; or 2 years of related engineering experience along with a Master’s degree in engineering from a program accredited by ABET*; Individuals with a PhD in engineering from an engineering program accredited by ABET* may be considered for entry into the organization at this level; Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in any U.S. state or Puerto Rico** is encouraged and preferred.
- ABET - Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. Acceptable alternatives are (1) a Bachelor’s degree in engineering (non-ABET), plus a Professional Engineers (PE) license in any state of the U.S. or (2) a Bachelor’s degree in engineering (non-ABET) plus a Master’s degree or PhD in engineering from a university with an ABET accredited Bachelor’s program.
** Confirmation is required to ensure the PE obtained in Puerto Rico aligns with NCEES standards.
Physical demand level is Not Yet Determined