Arizona Public Service
  • 400 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004, United States
  • aps.com
Arizona Public Service (APS) is leading the way toward an energy future that is cleaner, more reliable and sustainable. With $3.3 billion in annual revenue and nearly 7,000 employees, APS is the largest electric utility in Arizona, serving 1.1 million customers. We are the principal subsidiary of publicly traded Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW). Our generation fleet includes natural gas, nuclear, coal and growing renewable technologies.
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Jul 13, 2018
Responsibilities The person in this leadership role is accountable for the IT infrastructure in the APS enterprise. Provides vision, direction, motivation and accountability across APS' computing hardware and software resources on premise or from cloud providers. Drives reliable, resilient, cost effective, secure and compliant services that enables APS' business process automation. Contributes to the development and execution of IT, Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) strategy, ensures its alignment with the enterprise's IT and business strategy, and executes the delivery of capabilities required to achieve business success. Accountable for value generation of computing physical and cloud infrastructure (availability, health, responsiveness, etc.) for delivery of IT business services. Delivers value through automation and orchestration technologies, empowering IT, and protecting data assets. Leads, manages, develops and supports the staff, providing feedback, personal development, and coaching. Minimum Requirements Requires BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related degree plus eight (8) years of progressively responsible, related experience in areas of assignment, or an equivalent combination of relative education and work experience. 5 years previous supervisory experience and demonstrated effective leadership, project management, interpersonal and communications skills. For engineering and construction areas, requires an advanced understanding of engineering design, construction and technical knowledge of information and communication systems and equipment as well as management knowledge of engineering disciplines and electronic design theory. Demonstrated knowledge of information and communication systems, distributed and/or mainframe environments, network architecture and sub-systems, distributed and/or mainframe server architectures and cross platform interfaces. For infrastructure operations areas, requires an advanced understanding of distributed and/or mainframe operations, computer and communication systems networks; operating systems software, middleware, and related technical hardware; and database management design and utilization. Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications Advanced IT infrastructure engineering knowledge & experience across a wide variety of complex environments including on-prem, co-lo, hybrid-cloud, virtual data centers, IaaS,PaaS, and SaaS. Experienced/practiced at addressing security requirements across the hybrid cloud/data center environments identified above. Demonstrated experience leading teams in support of a mission critical, 24x7x365, fast-paced, real-time environment. Familiarity with Agile development methodology, and in supporting proof of concept (POC) efforts Experience in the electric power industry and regulatory components (e.g. CIP) of the utility sector a plus Specific engineering experience with Azure and/or Amazon Web Services a plus Experience with electric power industry use of technologies (e.g., Advanced Grid Technologies) a plus Demonstrated ability to apply advanced techniques and guide others in application. Knowledge of production processing and support center activities preferred. Knowledge of distributed and/or mainframe environments, network architecture, office product standards, applications, and web technology. Experience with VMware provisioning and orchestration tools Background knowledge of Chef configuration provisioning and management tool Knowledge of Data Center Information management system tools and technologies Major Accountabilities Demonstrates leadership by investing in the people of the organization, helping them achieve their goals as well as APS' goals through personal development and opportunity. Develops multiyear vision, strategy and tactical plans - continuously challenging the organization to be a work force multiplier with creative and innovative technology, processes, and customer service. Assures areas of responsibility are compliant with regulatory mandates including NERC-CIP, NRC, SOX and others regulations with significant financial and reputational impacts. Works with the enterprise architecture team to ensure that the IT infrastructure enables necessary applications and business processes. Maintains currency on new technologies and platforms, and provides direction on what emerging infrastructure technologies should be introduced, integrated and assimilated within I&O, such as hybrid cloud environments, virtual data centers, and infrastructure as code. Oversees business/financial analyses to facilitate decision-making, program accountability and drive results. Values and promotes close partnerships with Security, Software Development, Architecture, and Project Management to provide a seamless, responsive, and secure set of business services. Leads effective teams within the groups and cross functionally capable of providing strategic advantage. Develops and controls the infrastructure annual operating, and capital budgets. Manages the portfolio of infrastructure assets and services from purchase or adoption through retirement. Leads IT infrastructure engineering's involvement in the IT organization's innovation efforts and its role in experimenting with new solutions to take advantage of business opportunities. Executes design, engineer, build, and deployment functions across the spectrum of IT infrastructure assets. Provides oversight for design and development of IT infrastructure platforms to fulfill needs of the business. Works closely with HR to execute an I&O 'Work Force Sustainability Strategy' that aligns with the business and IT strategy. Continually looks for leading-edge and innovative solutions to the recognition, recruitment, development and retention of the engineering workforce. Skilled at developing versatility and new skills. Works with I&O leadership team to forecast future skills needs to acquire and develop an I&O workforce with the appropriate mix of business knowledge, technical skills and competencies. Serves as delegate for the head of I&O on IT planning and policymaking committees Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 13, 2018
Responsibilities Summary Directs the operations, planning and maintenance functions of a 2000 Megawatt, coal-fired power plant relating to the safe and efficient installation and maintenance of electric generation equipment and facilities. Also responsible for environmental regulations, including air, water, solid and hazardous wastes. Minimum Requirements Experience and knowledge of coal-fired operations, systems, procedures, maintenance, construction and contracting standards. Eight (8) years in Fossil fueled Power Plant Operation and/or maintenance of which three (3) years must be First-Line Supervisor experience or equivalent. BS degree in Engineering or five to seven years experience as a foreman or equivalent. Demonstrated knowledge of boilers, turbines, generators, scrubbers and associated plant auxiliary support systems. Must have a thorough knowledge of company policies, labor agreement, safety procedures and environmental regulations. Ability to work effectively under pressure while working with others/problems relating to the generation of electrical energy. Strong demonstrated human relations, organization and managerial skills. Major Accountabilities Oversee the optimum generation of electrical energy by effectively supervising plant operations and routine and overhaul maintenance in accordance to standards by proper planning and allocation of manpower, equipment and materials, and contract administration. Troubleshoots operational problems and ensures timely repair of equipment as required. Ensures safety of personnel by proper implementation of clearance procedure, accident prevention manual, conducting crew safety meetings, fire brigade readiness and proper housekeeping; comply with all federal, tribal, state and local regulations by ensuring appropriate operating policies and Prepare realistic O&M, capital, manpower and overtime departmental budgets through review of historical data and anticipated changes. Controls Departmental expenses as cost effectively as possible within budget parameters and minimizes departmental costs through advance planning and scheduling of all resources and by monitoring man-hours and expenses. Ensure Plant operation and maintenance is performed in compliance with all applicable regulations including environmental, safety, employment and labor. Identifies and schedules training needs for the department, develops subordinates, and ensures job vacancies are filled with qualified personnel. Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Comments Because the Four Corners Fossil-Fuel Generating plant is on the Navajo Reservation, Navajo preference will apply in the job selection. The Four Corners Fossil-Fuel Generating plant is located 18 miles west of Farmington, a community of about 40,000, in the northwest region of New Mexico.
Arizona Public Service US-64, United States Full-Time
Jul 13, 2018
Qualifications Arizona Public Service (APS) is leading the way toward an energy future that is cleaner, more reliable and sustainable. With $3.3 billion in annual revenue and nearly 7,000 employees, APS is the largest electric utility in Arizona, serving 1.3 million customers. We are the principal subsidiary of publicly traded Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW). Our generation fleet includes natural gas, nuclear, coal and growing renewable technologies. We will rely on your exceptional work ethic to be responsible for working on new construction projects and maintaining existing underground and overhead facilities. Minimum Requirements High School diploma or G. E. D. (copy required) Completed a Registered Journeyman Lineman Apprenticeship Program* OR five years' experience as a Journeyman Lineman** Must possess a valid manual Commercial Driver's License (Class "A") with ability to meet all DOT requirements (color copy required - front and back) *no mechanical restrictions i.e..,air brakes, etc. Experience working on all types of distribution lines including 4kv to 21kv and all related equipment required Require working with aerial equipment, which have weight restrictions of <320> Must pass written and hands-on exam and successfully demonstrate climbing skills Must live within a reasonable distance from headquarters as reasonable and necessary overtime work will be required. In addition to submitting your online application, please send a copy of the following documents to craftjobs@apsc.com on the position close date, July 3rd, 2018 if you would like to be considered for the next steps of the process: Copy of your High School diploma or G. E. D. Copy of your Registered Journeyman Lineman Apprenticeship Program Completion Certificate OR Official Letter from HR Management or a member of the company's operations leadership (stating: your job title, roles and responsibilities, and length of time you spent in that position, etc.). Copy of your manual Class A CDL license (front and back and IN COLOR) *Registered Apprenticeship Program Criteria: Program must have a documented process for hours worked in the field in the work processes associated with the craft e.g. distribution, transmission, maintenance, etc. Registered apprenticeship programs for the trades in question require 7,000 - 10,000 hours (3 -5 years). Program must have documented proof of completion of related education classroom courses. Registered apprenticeship programs require a minimum of 144 hours per year of related education courses during the course of the apprenticeship program ** Journeyman level experience must be documented in writing if you are unable to provide us a certificate of completion of Registered Apprenticeship. This will require a letter on company letterhead documenting your title, details of your roles and responsibilities, and length of time in that position. It must be signed by an operations or HR manager. This information will be subject to verification. MULTIPLE POSITIONS MAY BE AVAILABLE Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Parker, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 13, 2018
Responsibilities Provides overall coordination, support, and maintenance necessary to ensure the proper and effective functioning of APS Operations business unit operations and/or department systems. Participates in the development, analysis, planning, administration, communication, and implementation of a broad range of business unit, projects, processes, and practices. Serves as a business unit analytical expert for process analysis, data analytics, which may include identifying potential security risks, possible data breach situations, ensuring adherence to all regulatory requirements, system security, reporting, intranet web pages and other areas as defined. Works with other department functions to define opportunities, identify and implement solutions, and measure improvements to ensure desired results were achieved. Plan and assist in implementation of solutions that will maximize organizational effectiveness through the use of technology Develop and maintain reports using standardized reporting protocol for business unit, company reports, and statistical summaries ensuring data integrity and consistency. Formulates, defines, and documents business processes by clearly defining project scope and objectives through research, benchmarking, and fact finding combined with a good understanding of business functions, systems and industry standards. Leads cross-departmental projects involving process and/or system improvements. May lead and/or contribute to projects with moderate or complex scope and budget. Assist with the development of less tenured personnel. This position requires a fundamental understanding of business operations, processes, and business unit(s) systems utilized within the organization. Minimum Requirements for the senior level BS/BA equivalency or an equivalent combination of four years relevant work experience and relevant college coursework in business, information technology or a related area. An additional five (5) years of progressively responsible experience where strong understanding of business unit operations, business unit systems, database design, structure, functions and work processes and experience with database tools is obtained. Previous experience with the systems specific to the business area may also be required. Demonstrated knowledge of business processes and operational knowledge including functions, procedures, processes, and computer systems. Ability to identify process improvement opportunities, gaps, data analysis and recommended solutions which tie functional needs to technology solutions. Demonstrated project/team experience and ability to prioritize work. Ability to review data, see relationships and patterns, as well as possess strong analytical, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Experience in managing projects and identifying and resolving issues. Expertise in PC applications including advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word. Requires proficient knowledge of emerging practices and technologies used within the business area. Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, regulations, and standards impacting business areas. Demonstrated communication skills, both verbal and written. Minimum Requirements for the consultant level BS/BA equivalency or an equivalent combination of four years relevant work experience and relevant college coursework in business, information technology or a related area. An additional eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience where a strong understanding of business unit operations, business unit systems, database design, structure, functions and work processes and experience with database tools has been obtained. Previous experience with the systems specific to the business area may also be required. Demonstrated knowledge of business processes and operational knowledge including functions, procedures, processes, and computer systems. Ability to identify process improvement opportunities, gaps, data analysis and recommended solutions which tie functional needs to technology solutions. Demonstrated project/team experience and ability to prioritize work. Ability to review data, see relationships and patterns, as well as possess strong analytical, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Experience in managing projects and identifying and resolving issues. Expertise in PC applications including advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word. Requires proficient knowledge of emerging practices and technologies used within the business area. Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, regulations, and standards impacting business areas. Demonstrated communication skills, both verbal and written. Major Accountabilities: 1) Participates or leads projects to formulate and define business needs, system scope modifications, and objectives through research and fact finding combined with a good understanding of business functions, systems, and industry requirements. 2) Researches, analyzes, and resolves routine to complex business/operational problems within the business units. Interfaces with IT, Systems Analysts, or vendors to resolve issues as necessary. Follows up to ensure timely resolution of problems and ensure customer satisfaction. 3) Participates in or oversees analysis, planning, and implementation of enhancements to new and existing processes, which may include new systems and/or enhancements to existing systems. Ability to gather and write moderate requirements based on business needs with consideration of business goals and future needs. 4) Provides input and gathers functional requirements, policy/procedure interpretation, and future business system needs. For smaller projects, may coordinate assigned phases of project planning and execution, including estimating resources and tasks, creating, managing and controlling project schedules and resources. 5) Using quantitative metrics, analyze process designs, workflows, and suggests process improvement initiatives, which may include potential technology solutions to streamline, automate, and/or improve process efficiencies. 6) With limited direction, coordinates and participates in the development of effective business cases using sound cost/benefit analysis. Keeps apprised of current and emerging trends for business unit. 7) Provides operational support for business area and multiple systems including, but not limited to, researching and resolving system problems, gap analysis, training identification and delivery, and data integrity audits. 8) Writes, maintains, and supports a variety of reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools. Assists in the development of standard and complex reports for business unit. Assists in the development and maintenance of standardized business reporting protocol and ensures data integrity and consistency in all reporting aspects. 9) May monitor and track business goals, activities, performance monitoring, and issues for an assigned unit(s) to keep management apprised of business unit activities. 10) Actively shares knowledge of business/technical environment, priorities, and processes to less tenured personnel. 11) Conducts research, performs data analysis, and reports findings through formal presentations. 12) Participates in project assignments as a lead or a key member. Responsible for coordinating activities within the business areas. Direct areas of project responsibility to include needs analysis, scope definition, testing strategy, implementation, and user acceptance. May support application/system training to functional users. 13) May be responsible for managing access, security for business systems, and ensuring appropriate data security controls including process and system documentation. 14) Maintains documentation of processes, guidelines, tools, procedures, and training aids required to support business unit. 15) May participate in the planning, development, and administration of business unit's budget functions. Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 13, 2018
Responsibilities Provide design and design leadership for new installations, changes to existing plant facilities, substations, customer projects and complex systems. Assist engineers and others in development and preparation of project design/drawings. Provide engineering recommendations, design guidance/review and technical support for modifications and repairs. Provides manpower estimates, project schedules, construction packages, costs and status reports. Minimum Requirements High School Diploma/GED. Must have completed two years college or technical school coursework in CADD or a technical Discipline (or equivalent) plus six (6) years related experience in Mechanical Design. Must demonstrate effective interpersonal, communications and PC skills in a Windows environment. Some work areas may require a valid driver's license. Nuclear requirement: Any PVGS employee may be called upon to serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO) and will be expected to fulfill their obligation as an ERO member. This is a condition of employment at PVGS. Roles and Responsibilities defined in Policy 1503 and implementing policy guide are applicable to all PVGS employees. Any PVGS employee may be called upon to support a refueling or short-notice outage. This includes line roles and responsibilities as necessary to execute outage activities. Major Accountabilities 1) Develop layouts, equipment arrangements, sections, details, specifications, interfacing checks, dimensional requirements, etc., for complete installation drawings (manual, computer aided). Perform detailed design reviews and project construction inspections to ensure design/code compliance and functionality. 2) Assist Engineers in the development of construction packages; may assist Engineering in the development of Plant Design Change or multiple complex job packages that are technically sound and within cost and schedule. 3) Assign, direct, review activities of subordinates to improve effectiveness of the design unit. 4) Create or revise all necessary construction drawings for a substation or customer project utilizing preliminary design information with minimal guidance by an Engineer. 5) Provide technical direction to subordinates, insuring conformance to procedures, government regulations and selected codes and standards. 6) Update substation or job package drawings to reflect as built changes to ensure continued drawing accuracy. 7) Change standardized substation and master drawings when necessary. 8) Ensure that all project commitments are achieved. 9) Perform studies, field investigations, technical code review and required mathematics computations to produce design drawings and alternatives. 10) Make field investigations, perform file drawing and technical data searches and consult with other disciplines/vendors to obtain/verify information for design drawing development purposes. 11) Provides Training and guidance to subordinate designers in the performance of their assigned tasks. Direct and review activities of others to improve effectiveness of the design unit. 12) Demonstrate tact and diplomacy when resolving issues and complex problems. Serve as a Mentor to less experienced Designers and provide positive feedback. 13) Have a thorough understanding of all systems and applications used in project design. Provide direction and assistance to others on the correct use of system tools. Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Tonopah, AZ 85354, USA Full-Time
Jul 13, 2018
Responsibilities The Financial Analyst I/II will assist or conduct a variety of basic financial or economic analysis projects or functions. Performs a variety of routine research and studies on topics that may include economic, load, and revenue forecasting. Other topics may include revenue and cost analysis, budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, corporate finance, cash management, financial targets and financial and expense comparisons. Prepares routine reports of findings and recommendations to more senior financial analysts or appropriate Manager. Supports strategic planning and analysis. Contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor and other personnel in the section or group. Minimum Requirements for Level I Bachelor's degree in Economics or Finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Advanced degree in Economics or Finance preferred. Basic knowledge of finance or economic analysis, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and income tax laws. Good research and effective communication skills a must. Good word processing and spreadsheet skills. Time constraints, scope and complexity are commensurate with the beginning level. This position may rotate through various areas of Accounting and Finance prior to permanent assignment. Minimum Requirements for Level II Bachelor's degree in Economics or Finance with two years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Advanced degree in Economic or Finance preferred. Frequent use and general knowledge of finance or economic analysis, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and income tax laws. Good research and effective communication skills a must. Good word processing and spreadsheet skills. Major Accountabilities 1) Performs routine analyses and reporting to provide ongoing information, compiles relevant information, makes comparisons and evaluates results. Prepares a variety of routine financial data, information and studies in a clear, concise format. 2) Assists in the development of department strategies and financial models to accurately reflect impacts of new regulations and market events on the Company's financial performance. 3) Assist in administering department programs / plans by maintaining basic knowledge of each and preparing ongoing analyses of specific topics. 4) Ensures compliance by maintaining appropriate documentation, files, records or systems. 5) Provide analysis and resolution of cost issues based on current industry standards. 6) Maintains basic knowledge of the primary emerging issues facing the industry and company business specifics. 7) Develops basic understanding of company, unit policies and procedures, accounting practices, and federal and state regulations. 8) Provides support to other team members to enhance development and productivity. Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability .
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 12, 2018
Responsibilities Arizona Public Service has an opportunity for Technical Support Analyst who will perform GIS functional and technical analysis, documentation, code analysis, testing and installation required for the continuing development, maintenance, and support of the Outage Management system. Provide research, coordination, and analysis and ensure proper configuration of GIS conversion/production data to accurately model the APS distribution feeder networks. Work with division operations and job design personnel to identify and obtain necessary data to resolve issues and network problems. Interface with Outage Management development/support team to research and identify problems with the application, data, and modeled feeder networks. Minimum Qualifications High school graduate or equivalent. Preferred qualification of a BS degree in Information Technology, Sciences, Engineering, Drafting or equivalent demonstrated work experience. Working knowledge of GIS Mapping department process, procedures and software specifically ArcGIS/ArcFM along with related technologies, Microsoft Office products and Access. Working knowledge of the various production databases and systems within GIS. Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills required to perform independent analysis of distribution facility data. Ability to utilize many different sources, databases, software, and maps to analyze the existing and planned network. This requires a working knowledge of the Operations area and switching functions related to the electric distribution switching and networking. Also requires extensive knowledge of APS T&D OH/UG Construction standards and practices. Effective interpersonal and project management skills, and effective verbal and written communication skills. Preferred qualification of AutoCAD skills, customer service experience, Sharepoint site creation and maintenance, Command center support and circuit modeling software support, specifically the ADMS software platform. Major Accountabilities Complete data loads to outage management weekly or as needed in assigned geographic areas. Independently complete all mapping services as assigned and provide technical assistance to mappers to resolve data error conditions. Maintain detailed records and create reports of feeder/substation configurations, as well as the progress of critical W.O. entry into GIS and related correspondence. Coordinate with a variety of departments, around the state to obtain, document, and coordinate information related to electric distribution feeder configurations and substations. Perform data edits to correct error conditions and enter new or unusual configurations of the electrical distribution systems. Must have well developed problem solving skills to analyze and initiate solutions to problems such as 'new' complex data configurations, work management-work flow issues, as well as data and programming errors. Support integration of new and existing Outage Management systems within the department and within APS. Interface with Information Services personnel to support software/application development and testing as it relates to new and existing outage management applications. Must work under pressure resulting from distribution network outages and provide support to all Operations centers and Outage Management team during outages. Prepare system documentation that is accurate, complete and usable and provide user training and advice on the configuration of the distribution system and related procedures. Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 12, 2018
Responsibilities The ERP IT Solutions Engineer Senior will configure, implement, maintain, and upgrade enterprise resource planning (ERP) application modules. Provides on-going support, system configuration and customization.E xtensive knowledge of both the HCM and ELM pillars are required. This position requires extensive knowledge in PeopleSoft HCM and ELM; to include Payroll, Benefits, eRecruit, Manager Self-Serve/Guided Self-Serve, and Time & Labor. Required Education and Experience Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 10 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. Requires mastery level technical knowledge, typically obtained through advanced education and experience, across multiple business areas or systems to improve technology planning and development. Preferred Spcial Skills, Knowledge, or Qualfiications Knowledge of systems software engineering or programming; platform systems and software; SQL including functions, backups, and security; the industry; technology trends; material, production, and various aspects of business process design, support, ERP development, resolving process issues, testing, and implementation. Skill in web programming; developing, analyzing, modifying, installing, testing, and maintaining software and large system components; written, verbal, and interpersonal communication; developing project plans and timelines; implementing project tasks; evaluating project outcomes; problem solving and analytical thinking Interpret and communicate technical materials; instruct others; prepare and present reports; work with large systems software using one or more major operating systems Key Job Accountabilities 1) Conducts analysis of the highest complexity which impacts multiple departments and or systems 2) Leads a project team in designing, implementing, modifying or developing new or enhanced systems 3) Applies deep knowledge in specific technical areas combined with understanding/awareness of other areas to configure, implement, maintain, and upgrade the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems 4) Contributes to development of new, innovative ERP support processes and tools 5) Advises specialist and advanced ERP solution engineers 6) Leads high level troubleshooting of the ERP systems 7) Resolves highly complicated ERP related hardware, software, user access, or other problems 8) Leads and communicates development of service, implementation, and support procedures 9) Regularly provides guidance, coaching, and training to other employees across the company within area of expertise 10) Responsible for managing large, complex project initiatives of strategic importance to the organization, involving large cross-divisional teams Key Level Differentiators Implements strategic goals established by divisional leadership Plans, designs and develops technical projects and assignments Provides measurable input into new processes, technical standards and/ or plans that will have some impact on the achievement of overall division results Solves highly complex technical problems and recommends solutions with impact across diverse technologies and stakeholders Makes complex decisions on concepts outside of direct responsibility Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 11, 2018
Responsibilities Job Family Profile Responsible for the maintenance, installation, and configuration of infrastructure technologies and next generation technologies. May be involved with complex system integration testing and evaluation. Required Education and Experience Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 5 year of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. Requires strong technical knowledge within a job area or system and basic knowledge across related technical areas Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications Experience with HMI systems; preferably ABB HMI Symphony Plus Work with the vendor to engineer HMI solutions at APS generation plants Knowledge of all infrastructure technologies (compute, storage, networking, physical infrastructure, software, commercial off the shelf (COTS) and open source packages and solutions, virtual and cloud including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS); infrastructure management tools and monitoring tools; solution sizing for hardware/software platforms; industry standard security requirements and designs. Troubleshooting; installing and repairing PC hardware and software; advanced design, maintenance and repair of servers; applying creative solutions to business problems to ensure business needs are most effectively met; advanced information system configuration management Ability to developing and write technical documentation; evaluate and test emerging technologies. Nuclear requirement: Any PVNGS employee may be called upon to serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO) and will be expected to fulfill their obligation as an ERO member. Any PVNGS employee may be called upon to support a refueling or short-notice outage. This includes line roles and responsibilities as necessary to execute outage activities. These are a condition of employment at PVNGS. Key Job Accountabilities 1) Under general direction, responsible for the maintenance of installed infrastructure technologies as well as the installation and configuration of these technologies within specific area 2) Participates in business requirements meetings 3) Partners with technical architects to translate the architectural designs into operations 4) Develops plans to manage the frequency of support package/patch application 5) Administers equipment, hardware, and software upgrades 6) Provides higher level support to help desk staff 7) Completes and manages accurate infrastructure- related documentation in accordance with company security standards 8) Maintains and manages systems infrastructure and network appliance operations 9) Supports multiple systems or applications of moderate to high complexity (e.g., size, technology, systems feeds) 10) Provides advice to infrastructure engineers with less experience or to a small team 11) May manage projects at this level, requiring responsibility for the delegation of work and the review of others' work products and engineering projects Key Level Differentiators Works to achieve operational targets with significant impact on departmental results and infrastructure engineering operations Works independently under limited supervision to develop, deliver, and implement infrastructure solutions and services Analyzes and resolves complex infrastructure problems using experience, judgment and may take a new perspective on existing infrastructure solutions Responsible for making improvements of processes and systems to enhance performance of infrastructure engineering operations Makes decisions within area of direct responsibility Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 11, 2018
Responsibilities Supervise and coach teams in the performance of maintenance processes to ensure safety, quality, and excellence in the performance of work. Minimum Requirements: BA/BS degree and six (6) years experience in the craft supervised with knowledge and understanding of maintenance processes and applicable regulatory and administrative requirements ( i.e. NATM process, Control of Work process) or HS/GED, and ten (10) years maintenance experience in the craft or discipline supervised. Meets or exceeds ANSI 1978, 3.1, 4.3.2. Knowledge in the following areas of responsibility: Instrumentation and Control Systems Process Computers (DCS and PLC) Software (SQA) Radiation Monitoring System Security Maintenance Electronics Digital Assets Nuclear requirement: Any PVGS employee may be called upon to serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO) and will be expected to fulfill their obligation as an ERO member. This is a condition of employment at PVGS. Roles and Responsibilities defined in Policy 1503 and implementing policy guide are applicable to all PVGS employees. Any PVGS employee may be called upon to support a refueling or short-notice outage. This includes line roles and responsibilities as necessary to execute outage activities. Major Accountabilities: 1) Promote employee productivity and morale by demonstrating leadership principals which model the culture. 2) Accept ownership for and proactively address employee issues in an open and supportive manner. 3) Continuously develop staff through training, coaching and performance evaluation from application of PEP as intended , to instill and anchor ownership and accountability on maintenance teams. 4) Develop programs which provide an integrated approach to maintenance in order to meet PVGS Site Maintenance and Modifications Division Strategic Plan. 5) Implement programs to provide a safe and sufficiently equipped work environment for effective work production while ensuring ALARA principals are practiced. 6) Maintain an atmosphere conducive to self-identification of discrepancies and establish processes to track and aggressively resolve identified problems. 7) Ensure programs are established to maintain maintenance implementing and administrative documents current with plant configuration, procedural and regulatory requirements. 8) Ensure work and resources conform to section budgets and control expenditures at or below budgeted amounts. 9) Accept ownership and accountability for material condition and maintenance processes on assigned physical plant systems utilizing a site-wide priority system. Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Generating Stations (PVGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Tonopah, AZ 85354, USA Full-Time
Jul 11, 2018
Responsibilities The IT Solutions Engineer/Analyst II is responsible for software and hardware product delivery and performance for all application spaces including next generation technology such as cloud engineering and mobile applications. Drives products from design completion to volume production release through lifecycle including troubleshooting software and system problems to ensure performance and reliability. Must have exprience using and supporting tools like TFS, HPQC, Service Now, ILMT. Required Education and Experience - Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 2 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. - Requires basic technical subject matter knowledge within a job area or system Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualfiications - Knowledge of programming languages; database management systems; development platforms - Skills in understanding and explaining moderately technical issues and solutions in non-technical terms; working effectively in teams and across organizations; balancing and prioritizing between multiple work streams; collaborating with colleagues and teams in different fields across a diverse organization; solving moderate problems in own area of work Key Job Accountabilities 1) Develops/configures new applications to meet functional and technical designs 2) Fixes and develops changes to applications to meet functional and technical designs following best practices and development standards and guidelines 3) Engages with business analysts and stakeholders to understand functional requirements and contributes to completion of functional specifications 4) Prepares technical documentation on application specifications 5) Creates deliverables according to the SDLC, such as functional and technical specifications, use cases, test cases, and system documentation 6) Analyzes and resolves development issues in a timely manner 7) Conducts analysis of codes and develops/ deploys defect fixes in engineering processes 8) Proactively assists internal clients with technical issues related to solution implementation Key Level Differentiators - Works to achieve operational targets within job area with direct impact on department results - Under limited supervision, implements or supports projects/assignments - Sets objectives for own job area to meet the objectives or goals of engineering projects and assignments - May provide guidance and assistance to entry level solution engineers - Analyzes standard to moderately complex technical solutions engineering problems and solves them using judgment and prior experience - Decision making has low impact on own and related IT job family and department Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 10, 2018
Responsibilities The Trench and Conduit Project Inspector coordinates distribution construction projects with customers and contractors performing trench and conduit installations in order to ensure a thorough understanding of construction requirements, schedule timelines, and assists in the resolution of concerns related to the project. Performs inspections of installations to ensure compliance to standards, quality assurance, and safe work practices. Coordinates project work activities with other APS personnel involved in the project. Minimum Requirements Equivalent to a High school diploma and one year experience as a journeyman lineman or electrician. Working knowledge of OH/UG distribution construction methods and trench and conduit installation standards. Ability to work and communicate effectively with customers, contractors, and other associated department personnel. Must have an understanding of the Accident Prevention Manual. Must have a valid AZ drivers license. Major Accountabilities Interpret Engineering drawings, Construction Standards Manual, survey notes, Accident Prevention Manual, Contractor Safety Program, Hazardous Waste Documentation and other drawings. Monitor job status during all stages of construction to ensure quality assurance and safe work practices Coordinate efforts with other departments and disciplines, updating work status weekly, accurately and timely. Perform field prudent evaluations to ensure that all approved work is completed per schedule, is cost effective and meets all applicable standards. Provide for Customer Satisfaction by responding to inquiries and resolving complaints Coordinate work assignments with construction crews, Customer Project Managers, and Engineers. May build a partnership arrangement among contractors/municipalities/APS construction to ensure the best quality product for the customer. Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Prescott, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 06, 2018
Responsibilities The Corporate Security Investigator will conduct complex and highly sensitive internal and external investigations in support of protecting both Company assets and Employee Safety. Preferred Skills Experience in Internal Affairs Investigation, Social Media Experience or willingness to embrace technology and Crisis Management experience Minimum Requirements High school degree or GED plus five (5) years experience in Law Enforcement or Military Police. Some positions may require Criminal Intelligence and Threat Assessment background. Candidate must be able to qualify and carry a weapon as required by Security management If required to be armed: - must be able to maintain proficiency with all assigned weapons as required. - must be able to respond to unusual or emergency situations, using only reasonable means of force to control and or make the situation safe. - must be able to perform duties wearing personal protective equipment Major Accountabilities 1) Responds to security and safety incidents and completes complex investigations by conducting in-depth interviews, preserving and collecting evidence, writing detailed reports, and testifying in court, in support of all Company Business Units and ensuring compliance with Regulatory Compliance Requirements, Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) & Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) rules and regulations and Criminal and Civil violations as stated in the Arizona Revised Statutes. 2) Promotes customer and employee safety by identifying and eliminating safety hazards due to criminal activity. May require a working knowledge of the electrical metering systems to include AMI. 3) Works with customers, suspects, employees and law enforcement to obtain information and evidence to support fact finding, back billing/restitution and prosecution. 4) Maintains effective communication with internal/external organizations by coordinating investigations and providing case documentation and physical evidence to management, claims, law enforcement and/or legal counsel. 5) Maintains a working knowledge of current Arizona Revised Statutes, applicable regulatory requirements (i.e. North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), APS Policy, and ACC Rules and Regulations. Utilizes field and on-line investigative tools such as Customer Information Systems (CIS), Geographic Information System (GIS), PeopleSoft system, Microsoft Office products, the Internet, and Public Information data bases. 6) Develops and delivers training and educational programs to other APS Business Units, local law enforcement agencies, civic groups and customers. Promotes Corporate Security concerns, priorities, and goals to company departments, law enforcement agencies, and the general public through formal/informal presentations. 7) Conducts Personnel Risk Assessments, site threat assessments, site security audits, and supports the Company¿s Threat Assessment team to mitigate work place violence. Conducts searches, surveillance and works in a covert capacity as needed. May be required to be ¿Safe Guards Qualified¿ and pass an extensive background check to qualify for an Automated Control Access Device (ACAD). 8) Responds to call-outs on a rotational basis or as needed to support the Unit. Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 06, 2018
Responsibilities The Fossil Training Department is looking for an Instructor II/Sr who will design, develop, implement, deliver and evaluate training programs. Ensure personnel are trained in a safe and effective manner that is in accordance with business needs, site procedures, industry standards, and any applicable apprenticeship program standards. Minimum Requirements - Instructor II: - AA/AS degree or educational equivalent in training related field and two years of experience in training delivery and course development. - Experience at a journeyman level trade will be required for technical training positions. - Must possess technical writing and verbal communication skills. - Proven working knowledge of systematic approach to training. - Proficient in PC software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. - Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to travel frequently to statewide APS locations. Minimum Requirements - Instructor Sr: - AA/AS degree or educational equivalent in training related field and four years of experience in course development and training delivery. - Experience at a journeyman level trade will be required for technical training positions. Detailed knowledge of the maintenance and operations of the systems that comprise a large generating unit for Maintenance and Operations. - Must possess technical writing and verbal communication skills. - Proven working knowledge of systematic approach to training. - Proficient in PC software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. - Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to travel frequently to statewide APS locations. This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energys Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120 ) (collectively, `U.S. Export Control Laws). Therefore, this position requires applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants for this position will be required to confirm their U.S. person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. Major Accountabilities: 1) Designs, develops and conducts training classes and develops materials to support new and incumbent employees in a variety of safety and or technical skills. Develops and conducts training courses relative to the electric utility industry including industry events, lessons learned and human performance improvement initiatives. 2) Analyze, design, develop and implement training programs in accordance with appropriate regulations and standards with a systematic approach to training. May include the design and delivery of apprenticeship programs. 3) Supports activities of other teams and external customers to ensure overall training needs are met. 4) Evaluate and analyze training materials and modify/enhance when needed. Conduct evaluations of training 5) Facilitates training program administration; may include apprenticeship training administration. 6) Conducts evaluation and remediation (when required) of student performance. 7) May assist Leader with Apprentice rotation entrance/exit interviews and field visits to ensure training effectiveness. 8) Promote training/line partnership by developing professional rapport with all levels of employees and leaders 9) Provides guidance and support to line management and CAP/HP management on training related issues. 10) Must maintain instructor qualifications and technical proficiency in the assigned discipline. 11) Assists in formal training assessments and evaluations at a Business Unit level. Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Joseph City, AZ 86032, USA Full-Time
Jul 04, 2018
Responsibilities Maintain responsibility for enterprise Private/Public Cloud capabilities, including virtualization, systems administration, and platform support. Responsible for leading a team in the planning and engineering functions of the organization's cloud infrastructure, including the implementation and design of software and tools to support it. Implement and monitor the performance of systems. Minimum Requirements Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 5 years' prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience plus 1 year prior leadership experience. Advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. Knowledge of all infrastructure technologies (compute, storage, networking, physical infrastructure, software, commercial off the shelf (COTS) and open source packages and solutions, virtual and cloud including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS); Knowledge of infrastructure management tools and monitoring tools, solution sizing for hardware/software platforms, industry standard security requirements and designs. Preferred Special Skills, Knoweldge or Qualifications Experience creating solutions to business problems to ensure business needs are most effectively met; advanced information system configuration management Skilled in managing the execution of processes, projects and tactics within an organization Experience with planning, design and implementing Private Cloud offerings of infrastructure and analysis of the infrastructure to Support capacity management. This includes management through growth of the infrastructure and reuse through optimization of resource utilization. Experience working with, negotiating with and presenting to all levels of management Experience in resource planning, scheduling and O&M budgeting and capital project oversight Key Accountabilities Lead a team in the architect and build of automated cloud solutions; including cloud adoption plans, cloud management and monitoring, new cloud technologies integration, and data center migrations. In conjunction with other function groups and other business units, determine cloud infrastructure requirements and specifications Work with senior leaders to shape the go-forward vision for the organization from a specific domain perspective Works with vendors and partners to manage the successful planning, and implementation of critical tooling and platforms Recommend, coordinate and perform the implementation of cloud solutions. Oversee the Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of all supported cloud infrastructure and services. Participates in and influence development of technology roadmaps across the enterprise Perform or provide oversite regarding installation and upgrade activities with minimal disruption to the business while following standard change management policies. Evaluates new technologies for adoption across the enterprise Drives thought leadership and innovation among team members
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 04, 2018
Qualifications Arizona Public Service (APS) is leading the way toward an energy future that is cleaner, more reliable and sustainable. With $3.3 billion in annual revenue and nearly 7,000 employees, APS is the largest electric utility in Arizona, serving 1.3 million customers. We are the principal subsidiary of publicly traded Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW). Our generation fleet includes natural gas, nuclear, coal and growing renewable technologies. We will rely on your exceptional work ethic to be responsible for working on new construction projects and maintaining existing underground and overhead facilities. Minimum Requirements High School diploma or G. E. D. (copy required) Completed a Registered Journeyman Lineman Apprenticeship Program* OR five years' experience as a Journeyman Lineman** Must possess a valid manual Commercial Driver's License (Class "A") with ability to meet all DOT requirements *no mechanical restrictions i.e.., air brakes (color copy required - front and back) Experience working on all types of distribution lines including 4kv to 21kv and all related equipment required Require working with aerial equipment, which have weight restrictions of <320> Must pass written and hands-on exam and successfully demonstrate climbing skills Must live within a reasonable distance from headquarters as reasonable and necessary overtime work will be required In addition to submitting your online application, please send a copy of the following documents to craftjobs@apsc.com by the position close date , July 18th, 2018 if you would like to be considered for the next steps of the process: Copy of your High School diploma or G. E. D. Copy of your Registered Journeyman Lineman Apprenticeship Program Completion Certificate OR Official Letter from HR Management or a member of the company's operations leadership (stating: your job title, roles and responsibilities, and length of time you spent in that position, etc.). Copy of your manual Class A CDL license (front and back and IN COLOR) ** No mechanical restrictions i.e.., air brakes *Registered Apprenticeship Program Criteria: Program must have a documented process for hours worked in the field in the work processes associated with the craft e.g. distribution, transmission, maintenance, etc. Registered apprenticeship programs for the trades in question require 7,000 - 10,000 hours (3 -5 years). Program must have documented proof of completion of related education classroom courses. Registered apprenticeship programs require a minimum of 144 hours per year of related education courses during the course of the apprenticeship program ** Journeyman level experience must be documented in writing if you are unable to provide us a certificate of completion of Registered Apprenticeship. This will require a letter on company letterhead documenting your title, details of your roles and responsibilities, and length of time in that position. It must be signed by an operations or HR manager. This information will be subject to verification. MULTIPLE POSITIONS MAY BE AVAILABLE Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Testing Information & Contact Tests are only administered to referred candidates. More information about our tests and the testing process is available through www.pinnaclewest.com/careers and then clicking on the link for "Pre-employment Testing". - A written [paper and pencil] test will be administered. - A hands-on skills test will be administered. E-mail will be the method of contact with job applicants for test scheduling. Please be sure to check your e-mail regularly so that you receive scheduling notifications for testing and updated job information.
Arizona Public Service Yuma, AZ, USA Full-Time