American Electric Power (AEP)

American Electric Power (AEP) Employee Reviews in United States

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Work at John Amos Plant, AEP
System Owner Senior (Current Employee) –  Winfield, WVDecember 24, 2014
Most of the people are great to work with. Enjoyed coming to work each day. Leaned a lot about project management and maintenance planning.
Pros
bonus, good benfits
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I am stuck and going nowhere with this company.
Senior Material Analyst (Current Employee) –  Moundsville, WVJanuary 3, 2014
A typical day at AEP consists of getting a job assignment from management and being able to communicate with co-workers to complete the task. The most difficult part of the job is being able to multi-task the required work load.
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Meets Basic Standards
Work Week Manager (Current Employee) –  Bridgman, MIJanuary 18, 2015
If you want your life to be all about the job and only the job this is the place to be.
Pros
good compensation and benefits
Cons
terrible work life balance
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IT Command Center - Network Operations (Former Employee) –  Columbus, OHMarch 11, 2013
Work closely with IT field operations supervisors and technicians to report issues on the network, equipment, and SCADA devices.
Worked all aspects of the Data Center, Server Installs, Cable Management, Networking
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Productive and fun environment to work in
Eastern Transmission Planning Engineer (Current Employee) –  Columbus, OHMarch 26, 2014
Typical day at work involves checking emails, attend meetings, working on existing projects, and/or devising new alternative to mitigate reliability issues associate with system performance.
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Nice place to work
Administrative Associate (Former Employee) –  Columbus, OhioFebruary 17, 2013
On a typical day, I support upper management and employees with questions and issues that arise, provide on-boarding service to new contractors and employees, other administrative tasks, and budget reconciliation.
Pros
bonuses
Cons
management
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Great company to work for- 5 stars in all
Sr. Trend Analyst/Corrective Action Specialist (Former Employee) –  COLS, OH AND BRIDGMAN, MIFebruary 24, 2013
Aep has several hydro, fossils and one nuclear power plants. They have excellent health and 401 k benefits

It is great organization to work for and they give great bonuses at the nuclear plant..
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Didnt enjoy working for AEP.
Comercial Electrician (Former Employee) –  Amarillo, TXApril 9, 2013
Long hours for not enough compensation, long commute (uncompensated), poor front office. But the field supervision made it O.K.
Pros
the company provides transportation to the job site.
Cons
overall not a recomended company to work for.
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Good place to work but you need to be a "good 'ol boy" to stay there.
HR Admin Associate (Former Employee) –  Roanoke, VAMarch 5, 2012
When budget cuts come down, the people asked to leave or forced to resign are the ones that did go to VT or aren't Republicans.
Pros
no pros
Cons
misguided management, lack of consideration for employee needs
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Great company commited to work life balance.
IT Support Technician II (Current Employee) –  Columbus, OHJune 13, 2012
I have gained valuable skills that can be carried onto other companies.
Pros
excellent benefits
Cons
the energy industry has been subjected to government regulation and economy, which has or can affect staffing.
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Has really good benefits
Customer Service Agent (Former Employee) –  Shreveport, LAApril 4, 2012
Overall it was a call center enviornment. large desk and spacious. alot better than many other places. you have room o breath. Pay it pretty good. benefits are great. really good family oriented company
Pros
benefits
Cons
no overtime
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Auditing at AEP
Auditing (Former Employee) –  Cheshire, OHDecember 18, 2011
My experience at American Electric Power, Cheshire, Ohio was that of a good one. The employees and management was very professional and courteous.
Pros
good parking, good balance between family and work, benefits and pay, and professional attitudes.
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Always interesting work to be accomplished. Solid team members.
Manager, Technical Skills and Process Optimization (Former Employee) –  Columbus, OHNovember 30, 2012
Organization is committed to its goals. Views itself as a public service as well as committed to shareholders. Experiencing transition at this time.
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Low stress in the department I work in but the work itself keeps me busy
Document Control Specialist (Current Employee) –  Columbus, OhMay 19, 2012
I am allowed to use my own initiative to get things done. I am able to be creative in how that happens. Room for personal growth.
Pros
flexibilty
Cons
communication lacks at times
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Good work place to learn new things and to explore
Senior Data Warehouse/Informatica Lead Developer (Current Employee) –  Columbus, OHMay 8, 2013
Its a very good place to learn new things and explore more.
All the employees are technically strong and competitive.
Pros
good place to learn more and explore more.
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Good balance between work and life
Business Systems Analyst (Current Employee) –  Columbus, OHMarch 23, 2012
My job entails meeting with business users to gather requirements and translate them into technical specifications and oversee developments activities.
Pros
fun loving people
Cons
sometimes too slow
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The people are great to work with.
various positions (Current Employee) –  Columbus, OHMay 27, 2014
Great place to work good people who put safety and service first.
Pros
gym, cafe, cafeteria, parking garage.
Cons
they promote people who don't want to be promoted and those who do are stuck in a deadend.
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Financial Analyst (Former Employee) –  Columbus, OHMay 10, 2013
AEP is one of the largest energy utilities in the United States with annual revenue over $15 billion. I worked in the Commercial Operations department where we bid our assets into the market and bought and sold energy commodities.
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Control Technician Sr (Current Employee) –  Moundsville, WVJuly 6, 2014
Good Job, But with all the benefit cuts and they are no longer competitve in the job market in our area for qualified workers, and are letting qualifed people just walk out the door with an "oh well" attitude,
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Culture is going in wrong direction
Manager of Policy Communications (Former Employee) –  Columbus, OHApril 11, 2013
Current management is going backward in culture. Despite their assertions, they are not inclusive. Management is becoming more like the "old boys" club that existed years ago.
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