careers in energy site visit details

What students will experience:

All site visits will be facilitated by AEP staff trainers at each facility. Students will experience “A Day in the Life” of AEP employees 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 October 30, 2018   CLOSED

4100 Bixby Road
Groveport, OH 43215
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

A. Ray King Transmission Training Center October 16, 2018  CLOSED

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

Distribution Dispatch & Customer Call Center April 17 no dates available fall 2018

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

Zane State College no dates available fall 2018

1555 Newark Road
Zanesville, OH  43701
Associate Degree Options:
Electronics Engineering Technology: Video
Oil and Gas Engineering Technology: Video
Alternative Energy

Stark State College no dates available fall 2018

534 Cherry Avenue SE
Canton, OH  44702
Associate Degree or Certificate Options:
Shale Oil & Gas and Environment
Pipeline Technician

Next Steps:


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