careers in energy site visit details

What students will experience:

All site visits will be facilitated by AEP staff trainers or college instructors. Students will experience “A Day in the Life” of an employee or student including:

  • Education and/or training requirements
  • Daily tasks and responsibilities
  • Employment compensation and benefits

Select ONE site to attend with your students. See the video links below each site to help with your selection.

Distribution Line Mechanic Training Center: Wednesday, March 24 CLOSED

4100 Bixby Road
Groveport, OH 43125
Career Option:
Power Line Mechanics work on the electric distribution lines in your local neighborhood.
Video: What you will see at the AEP Distribution Training Center

Columbus State Community College: Tuesday, March 31

550 E. Spring St.
Columbus, OH  43215
Associate Degree Options:
Engineering, Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

Central Ohio Technical College: Tuesday, April 14 CLOSED

1179 University Drive
Newark, OH  43055
Associate Degree Options:
Engineering Technology
Electric Transmission & Power Distribution Technology
Transmission Operation Apprenticeship Program with AEP

Zane State College: Thursday, April 16 CLOSED

1555 Newark Road
Zanesville, OH  43701
Associate Degree Options:
Electronics Engineering Technology: Video
Women in STEM panel

Distribution Dispatch & Customer Call Center: Tuesday, April 21

4500 S. Hamilton Road
Groveport, OH  43215
Career Options:
Distribution Dispatch Technicians coordinate and send line mechanics to restore local power outages.
Video: A day in the life of a distribution dispatch technician

Hocking College: Wednesday, April 29

3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH  45764
Associate Degree Options:
Advanced Energy

A. Ray King Transmission Training Center No dates available Spring 2020

6501 Mink Road SW
Pataskala, OH 43062
Career Options:
Transmission Line Mechanics work on high voltage transmission lines.
Protection & Control Technicians, Substation Electricians
Video: What you will see at the AEP Transmission Training Center

Next Steps:

Thanks to American Electric Power Foundation for funding the Careers in Energy Program.