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.

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

550 E. Spring St.
Columbus, OH  43215

Associate Degree Options:
Engineering, Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

1555 Newark Road
Zanesville, OH  43701

Associate Degree Options:
Electronics Engineering Technology: Video
Women in STEM panel

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

3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH  45764

Associate Degree Options:
Advanced Energy

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.