Technician Assoc in Texarkana, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Texarkana, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job #:  842688

Additional Information

  • Position is located in Field Service Centers, primarily reporting in an office environment with some time spent on site in the field. 50% Office, 50% Field


Technical Degree or Experience

Skills / Background

Required Skills

  • Quick learn on new software
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to solicit information from field employees via phone call and email
  • Ability to organize and summarize data
  • Ability to follow up on data requests and other tasks
  • Comfortable working in a Construction area if needed.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

Preferred Skills

  • Utility Background
  • Read and understand Schematic Drawings

Work Scope

  • Review issued project prints (one line, schematics, and equipment drawings) to gather information about equipment to be installed on a project.
  • Coordinate the review, use, and final upload of job specific TFS Capital Project Testing and Commissioning Checklists and serve as a liaison between the Central Construction Admin team and the TFS Field team.
  • Coordinate with AEP Print Services and Central Admin team to receive the printed job specific checklist or make an electronic copy available to be used on the job.
  • Scan and/or upload completed Capital Checklists to the IPS after each major in-service milestone and at the completion of the project.
  • Receive testing documentation from the Field and record the information in IPS.
  • Review, add, and edit asset data attributes in IPS for new capital assets.
  • Review the assignment of Commissioning Actions in IPS to the newly created assets and make corrections/additions/deletions as needed.
  • Perform IPS data review and cleanup of information including locations, assets, and asset data for existing assets.
  • Scan and file Field Marked Prints (FMPs) and assist with local print room management.
  • Schedule and facilitate the use of professional imaging services (Franklin Imaging) for onsite print scanning when utilized.



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: 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.


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