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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Country:
United States
Industry:
Engineering - Transmission
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Engineer - Engineer Sr.

American Electric Power is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, delivering electricity and custom energy solutions to nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states.

Together, with our customers, we are redefining the future of energy and developing innovative solutions that power communities and improve lives.

At AEP, we believe in doing the right thing every time for our customer, each other and our future.

This position is posted as a range. Qualifications, education and experience will be considered in determining appropriate classification.

Engineer

Engineer Sr.

Responsible to the assigned supervisor for performing complex engineering work activities and projects requiring the application of engineering knowledge in a safe, effective, efficient and economic accomplishment of assigned objectives. Exhibit fundamental understanding of standards, codes, and regulations relevant to the area of assignment. Gain familiarity with pertinent equipment, materials, systems and business processes.  Provide mentorship, training, and guidance to lesser-experienced engineers. 

 
Principal Accountabilities:

  • Review relay protection and control activities for 4kV thru 765KV electrical substation projects.
  • Review P&C scopes for electric substation projects.
  • Prepare and/or review P&C engineering and designs for electrical substation projects.
  • Participate in project scheduling, resource planning, and cost control for assigned projects.
  • Provide engineering support for project installation, commissioning, checkout and troubleshooting.
  • Review and approve P&C related work of other team members.
  • Model transmission system impedances and perform short circuit fault studies.
  • Perform area protection studies and recommend settings for existing and new transmission line and station protection schemes.
  • Review, evaluate and provide P&C comments and recommendations on transmission system planning proposals.
  • Coordinate with transmission customers and interconnected companies on associated protection issues.
  • Perform activities related to NERC P&C standards.
  • Identify, clarify, resolve, and initiate solutions to protection and control problems through analysis of interruption reports and fault recorder records.
  • Contribute to development of system-wide protection standards for transmission and distribution station protection, metering and control applications.
  • Provide general P&C technical support, as needed, including the technical interfaces with Telecomm, Operations, Transmission Region Operations, Station Engineering, Transmission Planning and Project Management.

Minimum Requirements:

Engineer:
Has typically acquired 2 or more years of related engineering experience along with a Bachelor's degree in engineering in a program accredited by ABET*; Individuals with a Master's or Doctorate degree in engineering may be considered for entry into the organization at this level.


*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 in engineering from a university with an ABET accredited Bachelor’s program.

Engineer Sr.:
Has typically acquired 6 or more years of related engineering experience along with a Bachelor's degree in engineering in a program accredited by ABET*; 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 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.  

  • Overtime as required to meet assigned deadlines.
  • Occasional overnight travel will be required.
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license.

** Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

Selected candidates must successfully clear all pre-employment screenings. EOE

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