American Electric Power (AEP) Employee Reviews

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Fun place to work, Home away from home environment
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Columbus, OHMarch 23, 2017
Very calm day, surprises would be food that was catered or that some had brought in for everyone. I learned to control a conversation with a customer on the phone by giving efficient and knowledgeable responses.
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Great Management
Construction Lead Safety Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Pittsburg, TXMarch 21, 2017
These guys are great to work for and with. There was no micro-managing. You were given your expectations at the beginning of the job and they left you alone to complete your task but were always just a phone call or an email away.
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Loved my job
Administrative Associate (Former Employee) –  Vernon, TXMarch 20, 2017
The only reason I am still not there is due to my husband's job advancement which forced us to move. AEP has a great culture of safety and advancement,
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Good benefits
Regulatory Consultant (Current Employee) –  Columbus, OHMarch 19, 2017
AEP offers market-based salaries, a competitive bonus structure based primarily on corporate earnings, good healthcare and educational assistance, 401(k) AND pension.
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Great power company experience
Maint mech welder (Former Employee) –  Winfield, WVMarch 18, 2017
Great place to work if you have nothing keeping you at home. Power plant maintenance traveling is not for the faint of heart and not great if you have wife and or children. Long days nights, must be disciplined to road work. Great pay and benefits.
Pros
Training, pay, benefits
Cons
Never ending outage season
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great company
OFFICE ASSISTANT (Former Employee) –  Jacksonville, FLMarch 18, 2017
Very structured and old fashion. Great owner. if you do your job you will be fine. Be on time, do your best, and this job will pay and be a great opportunity to learn.
Cons
no benefits
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Traditional utility company
Director, Head of PJM Trading Desk (Former Employee) –  Columbus, OHFebruary 20, 2017
AEP is well-positioned as a utility company. Has done a great job changing with the market and converting coal assets to a balanced portfolio of modern assets. Resourceful with a large footprint.
Pros
Information and knowledge
Cons
Stagnant
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Great company to work with
Journeyman Lineman (Former Employee) –  Longview, TXFebruary 16, 2017
This company is a great one to work for! The management is very helpful and the guys treat each other like brothers. Pay wasn't great so I had to move on.
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AEP has potential to be a great place to be employed
Administration - Accounts Payable (Current Employee) –  Gahanna, OHFebruary 16, 2017
AEP hires a lot of contractors. If you have the luxury to wait to be hired in as their employee, it would be a great place to work. They treat their employees really well.
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Appalachian Power Experience
Intern (Former Employee) –  Roanoke, VAFebruary 12, 2017
Allowed me to comple GIS work of varying sizes: small visual aide maps, property maps for inclusion of site files, to a nautical navigation map of Leesville Lake for the Leesville Lake Association providing necessary experience in the use of GIS in real world environment.

Provided me experience in leading meetings to communicate development of navigational maps and determining if they met the clients expectations.
Pros
Gremapping.at place to learn
Cons
Was only intern position.
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Worked on river boat. Stayed gone 21 days and home 21 days
Deckhand (Former Employee) –  Lakin, WVFebruary 8, 2017
Good company to work for. Worked on river boat. Stayed gone 21 days and then home 21 days. Compensation was decent. Insurance and benefits were good as well. Retirement and 401k
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A good place to work with very good benefits
Facility Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Tulsa, OKFebruary 7, 2017
A great safety culture, caring management. Opportunities for advancement. Tulsa office has cafeteria and gym. Computer and people skills are both valued.
Pros
Good Benefits
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Fun and challenging
Engineering Technician (Former Employee) –  Gahanna, OHJanuary 10, 2017
A typical day was challenging, because I dealt with irate customer as my main duty. But I enjoyed the challenge involved in solving the issue of the customers.
Pros
Good pay
Cons
Excessive overtime due to nature of business.
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Productive Workplace
Electrical Groundsman (Current Employee) –  Waianae, HIJanuary 2, 2017
Identify module performance issues with testing equipment. Troubleshoot, debug and repair control and motor drives on tracker equipment. Perform voltage and current checks on AC/DC systems. Perform preventative maintenance on inverters and equipment
Pros
Great pay and benifits
Cons
Short lunch breaks
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Good pay just no company loyalty back to the employee
Senior Data Analyst (Former Employee) –  Tulsa, OKJanuary 2, 2017
Able to work alone or with a team in various locations

Fellow co-workers enjoyable to work with

No support from upper management

No recognition from upper management
Pros
Good pay and working conditions
Cons
Lack of leadership from supervisors
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Good people, good pay, and above all, safety first.
Supervisor and Scheduling of Line crews (Former Employee) –  Harlingen, TXDecember 17, 2016
Top company to work for. All persons very well trained in all aspects. Excellent benefits. Always advancement opportunities. All equipment maintained and upgraded as needed. Excellent safety record.
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Great place to work
Senior Video Producer (Current Employee) –  Columbus, OHDecember 17, 2016
Great place to work. I have spent over 15 years there. Main headquarters in Columbus, OH. Management truly cares about each employee. I would recommend working here to anyone.
Pros
Great place to work
Cons
none
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Good place to work
meter reader (Former Employee) –  Pharr, TXDecember 16, 2016
The work week is Monday to Friday unless you are on call. You get the training needed to do what you are assigned and management is mostly made of people who did the work they manage so they know what it is like to be out there working and are helpful when needed. The hardest part of the job is being out on call or during storms but is well compensated. The company is a family and help each other when needed
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Great company to work for
Integration Developer (Former Employee) –  n/ADecember 14, 2016
This is a great company to work for. Great IT company fun work atmosphere and awesome supervisors and coworkers. I really enjoyed working here
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Very numbers driven
Customer Solutions Associate (Former Employee) –  Groveport, OHDecember 2, 2016
This job was very driven by how many phone calls you made per day- very numbers driven. You answer a ton of phone calls a day and work as if you are emergency personnell
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