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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Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities The Energy Innovation Consultant is responsible for developing and managing the programmatic aspects for key Energy Innovation and Technology initiatives and projects, both customer and utility-focused, including budget oversight and reporting, project work plan implementation, key success indicator tracking and reporting, internal communication plans, training preparation and coordination, advanced technical assessments, and trend analysis. Develops and maintains technical expertise and may be called on to act as lead on major projects and programs, coordinating and managing activities across multiple business units to extract the highest value. Develops relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally. Reports to management on program status and provides advice on issues and opportunities. Minimum Requirements Bachelors' degree in Engineering, Science, Information Technology or related field and 8 years of prior relevant experience in the power and natural gas sectors with an understanding of regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry including renewables, distributed energy and grid technologies. In lieu of Bachelor's degree, High School/GED plus 12 years directly related experience in the power and natural gas sectors with an understanding of regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry including renewables, distributed energy and grid technologies. Detailed knowledge and understanding of one or more emerging energy technologies and related business models, such as solar, energy storage, electric vehicles, energy management software platforms etc. Working knowledge of R&D, Innovation, creation of pilot programs and measurement, and strategic thinking. Ability to facilitate, document and align technical business requirements and functional specifications to support successful selection of technology vendors and execution of Point of Concept (POC) and technology programs of Moderate to High complexity. Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to research initiatives and stay current with industry trends and developments. Preferred Qualifications Masters' degree in Engineering, Science, Finance or Business. Demonstrated ability to build a complete and complex business case using research and analysis. Able to present the case to leadership up to a vice president level. Strong communication and presentation skills and ability to convey complex/technical content in a coherent and compelling story for audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge and exert influence. Ability to establish relationships with multiple technology teams and provide subject-matter expertise and advice relevant to specific business needs. Major Accountabilities Research and identify emerging and innovative technology solutions to support key customer and utility-focused business initiatives. Develop and manage the programmatic aspects for related programs. Develop and evaluate Point of Concept (POC) test plans and use cases to ensure full integration into program platform. Review and oversee execution of technical requirements as documented throughout the project. In collaboration with lead project managers, develop and implement project work plans and secure buyoff and approval from cooperating departments. Regularly revise work plans to reflect current conditions and update as appropriate. Provide oversight and direction to the teams performing research and analysis related to emerging technologies and impact to business. Monitor and manage project budgets to maximize the benefit to ratepayers and the corporation by assuring projects are come in at or under budget. Provide input and support into internal reporting and communications on budget and progress related aspects. Effectively interface and resolve project issues with departmental staff, other departments, executive management, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders to meet project requirements. Maintain current knowledge of trends (technical, market, regulatory and political) and utilize this knowledge in order to maximize corporate benefits and minimize negative impacts. Develop and maintain relationships with key local and state Energy Innovation stakeholders. Participate as Company representative and technology expert in various forums, committees and working groups dealing with various Energy Innovation technical, policy and regulatory issues. Provide updates on industry and technology trends. 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
Apr 20, 2018
Qualifications Our Casa Grande location has an immediate opening for a Journeyman Auto Mechanic . The work schedule for this position is 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM; Monday - Friday. Qualified candidates must have A High School diploma or equivalent PLUS completion of one of the following: a Qualified Journeyman Mechanic Apprenticeship Program; an Automotive AAS degree from a community college or have graduated from a Certified Automotive Technical School Candidate must have 5 years' experience in the trade Candidate must have a Class A Commercial Driver's License (and a clean driving record is required) Must live in job assignment area - must live within 30 minutes of headquarters Applicants must demonstrate knowledge in the following areas all aspects of medium/heavy duty truck maintenance and repair light duty vehicle maintenance and/or construction equipment must have aerial equipment hydraulics must have experience in mobile fleet service must be able to perform the essential job functions for this position. qualifying tests (written/hands-on) may be administered interviews may be conducted overtime/call-out may be required The established headquarters for this position is subject to relocation to the Hub West Service Center on a date to be determined by the Company. Please send a copy of the following documents to craftjobs@apsc.com after you submit your online application and no later than APRIL 24TH 2018 in order to be further considered for this position* Copy of Class A CDL (front and back - color copy) Copy of your High School Diploma or Equivalent Copy of your Automotive AAS Diploma, Auto Tech School Diploma, or a Copy of your Journeyman Mechanic Apprenticeship Certificate 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 Casa Grande, AZ, USA
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities Four Corners Power Plant is looking for a Civil Engineer III/Sr who will independently provide technical engineering, design, economic and analytical support to participate in the development of long-range system plans and conducting of engineering RFP's, proposals and presentations. Share accountability with others to accomplish sales, retention, DSM, and other applicable goals. May be primary company contact and sales representative for assigned trade ally companies. Influence trade allies to design and install energy efficient electrical equipment to support marketing and sales goals. Perform professional engineering/marketing tasks, requiring skills and experience gained through application of engineering methods and analysis. Requires some supervision or guidance. Has increasing responsibility for technical decisions and interpretations. Provide limited technical guidance and leadership to others as needed. Ensure reliability and safe operations and propose economical solutions to be budgeted. Subject to shift work. Engineer III Minimum Requirements - Requires Bachelor's degree in Engineering (applicable engineering discipline specific to area of assignment) - Plus five (5) years working experience - OR 9 years equivalent combination of education and experience. - Professional Engineer designation required for this position Must possess comprehensive knowledge of energy analysis, engineering applications, business, and finance, working knowledge of applicable codes, standards, practices, and methods in the area of individual's discipline. EIT and Certified Energy Managers certificate preferred. Must have good understanding of construction, operating and engineering practices; safety rules; company policies and union agreements. Engineer Sr Minimum Requirements - Requires Bachelors degree in Engineering (applicable engineering discipline specific to area of assignment) - Plus eight (8) years engineering experience - Or 12 years equivalent combination of technical education and experience. - Professional Engineer designation required for this position (Fossil requirements; the latter is to be approved by a Technical Review Board). Must possess in depth knowledge of energy analysis, engineering applications, business, and finance, applicable codes, standards practices and methods in the area of assigned discipline. In-depth understanding of construction, operating and engineering practices safety rules company policies and union agreements. Major Accountabilities 1) Ensure engineering design, project control, schedule commitments, or oversight work is technically sound, cost effective, and in compliance with established standards, codes, and regulations and adequate reliability will be maintained in future years. 2) Enhance department performance and productivity and / or unit performance by formulating, coordinating and performing heat rate testing and then recommending improvements. 3) Independently performs moderately complex engineering analyses, distribution planning and establishes baseline performance data on new and existing equipment. 4) Maintain knowledge of integrated electrical systems, political climate, economic situation and technical trends and developments among customers & utilities in company marketing area. Using engineering and technical skills, develop inter utility agreements which dictate and define the operation of company electrical system. Maintain control of capital and O&M project costs within authorized budgets and assist in their timely implementation or installation. Maintain accurate and complete fuel and purchase power cost and usage information for official budgeting purposes and rate design work by performing detailed system simulation. Maintain the highest level of employee and public safety while adhering to Labor Agreement and Accident Prevention Manual. 5) Assist in the development of the optimum schedule for future transmission additions by balancing technical, economics, environmental, reliability, regulatory and other factors. Assist Customer Account Reps in the sales process by assessing customer technology applications to achieve common goals. Assist in legal, licensing and other reporting requirements relating to future resource additions. 6) Provide consulting services to advise/assistance internal and external customers on end use technologies, effective field support, leadership, training, support & technical assistance. 7) Prepares technical reviews, analyses, investigations, verifications and designs. Prepares, presents and sells study results both in writing and orally to management, customers, and/or trade allies in a clear, concise and professional manner. 8) Develop and implement strategies and concepts to ensure profitable that meet or exceed revenue goals and objectives in a highly competitive marketplace. Develop computer models of boilers, turbine cycles, etc., to evaluate performance and report the economic impact of equipment or unit performance. Develop and prepare profit center analyses for potential municipal takeovers. Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with customers/utilities in our marketing area and be the customers'/utilities first point of contact and main resource for all dealings with company. 9) Analyze, prepare, negotiate and administer contracts for wholesale sales, joint participation, purchase and sale of resources/facilities/electric systems and others, all of which fall outside company established guidelines and procedures. Analyze and recommend pricing concepts which enhance company's' competitiveness and provide for better utilization of generation resources while maximizing revenues. Analyze equipment vibration problems and recommend corrective actions. Prevent catastrophic plant equipment failure, and minimize unit load curtailment by periodic vibration monitoring, vibration analysis, and balancing of rotating equipment. 10) Participate in professional associations, governmental and private agencies and educational organizations to leverage their activities and network with trade allies. 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities Summary Serves as the strategic interface with assigned business units to understand technology needs and challenges, ensure that projects align with the technology that provides best practice and direct IT strategy in support of the overall business strategy. Required Education and Experience Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 7 year of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. Requires in-depth level of technical knowledge within a job area and working knowledge of other technical areas Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications Advanced knowledge of IT infrastructure, applications, telecommunications or other assigned area of expertise Advanced knowledge of portfolio management and performance monitoring practices and methodologies Demonstrated experience in building, maintaining and extending relationships across the organization with leadership at all levels Demonstrated experience performing complex business and process analysis 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. Major Accountabilities 1) Establish, maintain and foster business relationships with business unit leadership and vendors, participating in negotiations and evaluations to identify potential issues and risks 2) Consult with business unit's and review IT usage, services, technology, and department specific projects in order to identify, forecast and develop IT needs 3) Establishes alignment of IT capability and service delivery with business objectives and strategic roadmap. 4) Accountable to ensure stakeholder's expectations are set and identifies and resolves disconnects through negotiation or governance mechanisms 5) Coordinate the use and delivery of IT services throughout the business unit 6) Analyze and report operational and financial impacts of vendors, products and services 7) Utilize established project management methodology to assist in providing alternative strategies, products and service offerings to reduce negative impacts to projects 8) Provides consultation to business unit leadership 9) Provide guidance, coaching and training to lesser experienced employees within job area 10) Regularly manage major/complex projects involving delegation of work and review of work products Key Level Differentiators 1) Works to achieve operational targets with significant impact on departmental results 2) Works independently under minimal supervision to deliver, implement, and support projects/ assignments 3) Exercises independent judgment; leads initiatives to develop unique innovative solutions and processes to meet needs 4) Assigned issues of high complexity 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities The Construction/Maintenance Planner Associate serves as a liaison with customers, coordinates resources for construction/maintenance projects, ensures correct materials, equipment and manpower (including those that may be using rubber glove practices) are provided for project completion, assist with the design of projects, scheduling, and the close out of work orders. Develops work packages for assigned areas by planning and coordinating the labor, material and other resources necessary to complete the work in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner. Provides direction and technical expertise in specific systems to develop work packages for routine maintenance, preventative maintenance, emergent work, planned outages, unplanned outages. Performs project management for smaller-scale and less complex construction/maintenance projects. May perform facility inspections in accordance with APS Standards. (Note: The majority of the job duties [approximately 60%] are field activities performed out of doors at various project sites.) Supports all work management activities during outage periods. Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or an equivalent discipline (or equivalent experience), or Associate's degree in a related discipline with one (1) year of combined experience in construction management, project management, engineering (design), or utility related operations and maintenance; or high school diploma and three (3) years of combined experience in construction management, project management, engineering (design), or utility related operations and maintenance, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of company policies and procedures, environmental regulations, Labor agreement, APS Construction Standards, Accident Prevention Manual, OSHA standards and rubber glove practices highly desirable. Good communications and interpersonal skills. Computer skills preferred Word, Excel, Maximo, MLIS. Experience with work scheduling is also preferred. Temporary out of town assignments may be required at times. Valid Arizona driver's license required. Major Accountabilities Serve as liaison with customers (internal/external) on various projects to ensure customer requirements and expectations are accurately understood / communicated and met in a timely manner. Coordinate resources for construction projects to ensure fully staffed, multiple crews who may utilize rubber glove practices are always available. May work with more experienced Planners in the coordination of resources for larger scale or more technically complex projects. Assist with tracking budget expenditures of projects. Analyze equipment subject to work order for scheduled maintenance and or project and order materials from stock, ensuring materials are available to the crew for scheduled work. Determine the labor and equipment necessary for the work package. Once work order is identified, uses discretion, independent judgment and technical expertise to scope and develop a specific work plan to address issues, ensuring quality and attention to detail result in a complete and executable work package to help ensure the continued operation of equipment and systems critical to our business. Perform design duties for simple, smaller-scale construction/maintenance projects and provide cost estimates for time and materials. May collaborate with Planners, Designers and/or other Project Leaders to develop plans on complex design projects. Resolve differences by encouraging and practicing open communication and accurate interpretation of company policies and labor agreement. If applicable, may serve as alternate contact for the Division on environmental issues, hazardous materials communication, hazardous waste processing, industrial hygiene, water quality and PCB processing; assist with training of employees and track training attendance; keep files current on material safety data sheets, inventories, and waste shipments. If applicable, may perform trench and panel inspection per specification requirements. May perform rotation after-hours duty supervisor. May coordinate the warehouse and hauling activities to ensure that materials are stocked and delivered in an efficient and timely manner. May support the coordination of the tree trimming, garage, hauling and warehouse personnel to maximize efficiency and track expenditures for all functions. May support the coordination of maintenance of facilities and new construction projects; coordinate maintenance orders and non-revenue Work Authorizations (WAs). Promote safety awareness and accident reductions through safety meetings, tailboards and implementation of safe work procedures and practices. If applicable, may perform inspections per specification requirements or oversee the activities to ensure all inspections and repairs are completed thoroughly and on schedule. Maintain department documents. Engages other subject matter experts as needed, e.g., Operations, Maintenance, Safety, and Engineering, to ensure work packages are developed, maintained, and closed with the highest level of accuracy. May work with Substation/Transmission Planners to Determine necessary craft skills, duration and budget estimates required to perform the work. If applicable provides all appropriate documentation/attachments for special requirements such as necessary procedures, equipment logs and SF6 gas usage tracking. 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities Looking for a rewarding career with an organization that values a culture of inclusion and teamwork? Do you want to work where there are numerous opportunities for professional development and growth? Are you interested in a competitive salary and job security? If you answered yes to these questions, the Palo Verde Generating Station may be the place for you. Palo Verde produces more carbon-free energy than any other power plant in the country, and will continue to provide energy to millions of people in the Southwest for decades to come. And, when the work day is over, our employees and their families enjoy the diverse lifestyles of Arizona and the Phoenix area. If you are interested in joining our top-performing team at Palo Verde, we encourage you to apply today. This position is located at the Palo Verde Generating Station which is located in Tonopah, AZ. The successful candidate will be required to work onsite at Palo Verde. Recruiting Specialist SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the full lifecycle recruiting of exempt and non-exempt positions. This includes working with senior level recruiters and hiring managers to develop proactive sourcing plans, qualifying candidates, conducting interviews and extending offers. The junior recruiter will partner and consult with hiring managers as well as candidates to ensure a positive end-to-end hiring experience. The junior recruiter will interact closely with hiring managers and other human resource professionals to support the workforce planning needs of the business. This position may participate in special projects. Recruiter SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the full lifecycle recruiting of exempt and non exempt positions. This includes developing proactive sourcing plans, qualifying candidates, conducting interviews and extending offers. The recruiter will partner and consult with hiring managers as well as candidates to ensure a positive end-to-end hiring experience. The recruiter will interact closely with hiring managers and other human resource professionals to support the workforce planning needs of the business. This position may participate in special projects. Recruiting Specialist MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree preferred or an equivalent combination of four (4) years relevant work experience in Human Resources, Business Management or a related area. In addition, successful candidate will need three (3) years of human resources experience. Recruiting experience strongly preferred. Recruiter MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree preferred or an equivalent combination of four (4) years relevant work experience in Human Resources, Business Management or a related area. In addition, five (5) years of recruiting experience to include recruiting exempt and non-exempt individual contributor positions as well as leadership positions. The successful candidate should possess a full understanding of principles, concepts and industry practices relating to recruiting. Preferred Candidate Experience/Skills Preferred experience to include: - Experience in Human Resources at a Nuclear Facility - Experience in Human Resources at a Utility, or high regulated industry - HR Certifications Ability to assert influence on decisions, ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively (oral and written). Individual must have the ability to prioritize, plan and initiate work activities, as well as build and maintain effective working relationships with candidates, hiring leaders and other human resource professionals. Candidate must demonstrate excellent organizational skills, analytical and decision making skills, adaptability and integrity, project management, organization, communication, teamwork, and follow up skills. Excellent working knowledge and proficient skill level in Microsoft Office products, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel as well as electronic applicant tracking systems. Working knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. PeopleSoft experience a plus. 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. This is a condition of employment at PVNGS. Roles and Responsibilities defined in Policy 1503 and implementing policy guide are applicable to all PVNGS employees. 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, 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. Recruiting Specialist MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITES: 1) Work closely with hiring leaders and human resource professionals to develop hiring strategies that ensure a positive end-to-end hiring experience. 2) Influences hiring decisions by assessing talent through behavioral based interviews, facilitating selection decisions and extending job offers. 3) Work with senior recruiters to develop a plan to source high caliber candidates by maximizing internet resources, cold calling, employee referrals, and other resource tools. 4) Reviews / screens resumes, conduct interviews and presents top candidates. 5) Manages candidate through selection process and act as a candidate advocate. 6) Participates on special projects to elevate the recruiting process and implement creative methods to find top tier candidates. 7) Interacts with hiring leaders and human resource professionals to support the workforce planning needs of the business. 8) Tracks analytical data regarding all facets of the hiring process, to include sourcing effectiveness, offer rate, accept rate, time to fill and other analysis as needed. 9) Coordinates and attends recruiting events including job fairs, open houses, college fairs and community networking sessions. 10) Understanding of employment law as it relates to hiring and record keeping. 11) Maintains requisition folders ensuring compliance with all policies/procedures. 12) Updates Applicant Tracking System in a timely manner to ensure the system accurately reflects requisition and candidate activity. Recruiter MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1) Consults with hiring leaders and human resource professionals to develop hiring strategies that ensure a positive end-to-end hiring experience. 2) Influences hiring decisions by assessing talent through behavioral based interviews, facilitating selection decisions and extending job offers. 3) Creatively source high caliber candidates by maximizing internet resources, cold calling, employee referrals, and other resource tools. 4) Reviews / screens resumes, conduct interviews and presents top candidates. 5) Manages candidate through selection process and act as a candidate advocate. 6) Initiates and drives special projects to elevate the recruiting process and implement creative methods to find top tier candidates. 7) Interacts with hiring leaders and human resource professionals to support the workforce planning needs of the business. 8) Tracks analytical data regarding all facets of the hiring process, to include sourcing effectiveness, offer rate, accept rate, time to fill and other analysis as needed. 9) Coordinates and attends recruiting events including job fairs, open houses, college fairs and community networking sessions. 10) Expertise in employment law as it relates to hiring and record keeping. 11) Maintains requisition folders ensuring compliance with all policies/procedures. 12) Updates Applicant Tracking System in a timely manner to ensure the system accurately reflects requisition and candidate activity. Export Compliance/EEO 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities Develops complex solutions to a variety of analysis projects, processes or functions. Performs a wide variety of high level research and studies on topics that may include Business Unit and market cost analysis, forward markets, forecasting for system load, weather and renewable energy production, generation modeling, coal contract administration, gas storage and pipeline management. This position may be staffed in more than one Resource Management departments based on business needs. Duties may include preparing detailed reports such as the Integrated Resource Plan or topic specific white papers and presenting findings to internal stakeholders as well as mid-level management for consideration in making business decisions. Depending on the department, may be responsible for conducting analysis of initiatives that affect the wholesale market, coordinate reviews with key internal stakeholders, receive executive level approval and develop and help execute implementation plans. Assists higher level analysts to develop/enhance tools and models that Resource Management personnel utilize for resource planning, fuel planning and budgeting, forecasting load and variable energy resource production, making unit commitment decisions and pricing transactions. Minimum Requirements BS/BA in business, engineering, economics, financial engineering, mathematics, physics, computational finance, economics, or information technology plus five (5) years related business experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience with demonstrated comparable knowledge and abilities. The following requirements may vary depending on the hiring department needs. Knowledge of principles of economic unit commitment/dispatch, wholesale market operations and the functional and economic characteristics of Company power resources and the interconnected system is desired. Basic knowledge of natural gas markets including contracts, and utilization within a power plant. Must have good communication, presentation and writing skills. May be responsible for leading teams in evaluations and implementation of solutions. Proficient computer skills including a working knowledge of Matlab, C++, Visual Basic or other advanced programming language and advanced experience in the applied use of Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Access, and Word is desired. May require travel and submitting personal financial data to the California Air Resources Board for purposes of California Cap & Trade reporting. Major Accountabilities 1) Conducts complex analysis of wholesale markets, system operations, or other business or operational plans or items utilizing advanced qualitative and quantitative techniques. 2) Develops and presents information and/or presentations to leaders and executives highlighting or recommending resource plan alternatives based on market trends and conditions, wholesale market changes or other analytical findings critical to the business. 3) Assists others in evaluating resource plans, market changes or other complex analysis that requires input from Legal department, Regulatory, Resource Management, Fossil Generation, and/or Middle and Back Office, etc. 4) May perform analysis to optimize the timing of generation outages, determine economic power transactions, and assist traders in developing strategies for serving APS load obligations in the most cost effective manner that also supports system reliability. 5) Perform moderately complex quantitative analysis using production cost models to develop a comprehensive resource plan, support trading and the Fuels Department, implement the hedge plan or produce the corporate Fuel Budget. 6) Researches and analyzes historic and forecasted market data, including pricing and trends to develop forecasts and analytical and mathematical models and analysis to support business unit performance improvement plans and efforts. 7) Develops detailed and complex reports, such as the Integrated Resource Plan or topic specific white papers, to support business unit initiatives and decision making involving capital expenditures, major commercial commitments and changes in operating strategy. 8) Performs economic and financial studies, including cash flow analysis, rates of return computations as required. 9) Provides technical and advanced quantitative methods in support of system operations, trading, middle office, and risk management functions. 10) Actively participate in projects to produce effective project teams. Ensure the development of a cooperative culture that supports team accomplishments and eliminates barriers and roadblocks. 11) Maintain awareness and understanding of key internal business functions, personnel, business improvement opportunities, key industry issues, key stakeholders, regulators, and technology trends. Assists others participating in industry forums involving activities that affect the wholesale market to provide input for changes and to understand impacts to APS. 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities Summary Participates in the coordination, support, and maintenance necessary to ensure the proper and effective functioning of APS Operations Business Systems and Operations. With general direction, participates in the development analysis, planning, administration, and communication of a broad range of business unit projects, processes, and practices. Serves as a business unit analytical specialist for reporting, data analytics, and other areas as defined. Works with other department functions to implement solutions defined by the business unit and measure improvements to ensure desired results were achieved. Works with other department functions to identify, plan and implement solutions that will maximize organizational effectiveness through the use of technology. Maintains and generates a variety of functional area reports with statistical summaries. Supports the development and maintenance of standardized reporting protocol to ensure data integrity and consistency. Assists with formulating, defining, and documenting business processes by clearly defining the project scope and objectives through research, benchmarking, and fact finding combined with a fundamental understanding of business functions, systems and industry standards. Lead smaller scoped projects by serving as the liaison between the Business Unit and IT for process improvements and/or system enhancements. May participate and contribute to projects with moderate or complex scope and budget. For cross-departmental projects, may work in conjunction with more senior personnel. This position requires a basic understanding of business operations, processes, and business unit(s) systems utilized within the organization. Minimum Requirements BS/BA equivalency or an equivalent combination of four years relevant business work experience and relevant college coursework in business, information technology or a related area. An additional two (2) years of progressively responsible experience where general knowledge and understanding of business unit operations, business unit systems, and basic knowledge of database design, structure, functions and processes and experience with database tools has been obtained. General understanding of business unit and operational knowledge including functions, procedures, processes, and computer systems. Ability to identify process improvement opportunities and tie functional needs to technology solutions. Some project/team experience and ability to prioritize work. Demonstrated analytical ability to review and analyze data, identify issues, see relationships and patterns and recommend solutions. Experience participating in projects and identifying and resolving issues is preferred. Proficient in PC applications including advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word. Basic knowledge of emerging practices and technologies used within the area. Demonstrated communication skills, both verbal and written. Good customer service, organizational, and analytical skills and demonstrated ability to manage customer expectations. Some knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, regulations, and standards impacting business unit business areas. Major Accountabilities 1) With general direction, participates in the development analysis, planning, administration, and communication of a broad range of business unit projects, processes, and practices. With general direction provides operational support for business unit business systems including, but not limited to, researching and resolving problems, 2) Researches and analyzes routine to moderate business/operations problems within the business unit. Interfaces with IT, Systems Analysts, or vendor to resolve issues as necessary. Follows up to ensure timely resolution of problems and ensure customer satisfaction. 3) With general direction, participates in the analysis and recommendation of new business processes, which may include new systems and/or enhancements to existing systems. Ability to gather and write routine to routine requirements based on business needs. 4) Works within areas of responsibility on process improvement initiatives and gap identification. Analyzes work process design, workflow, and technology solutions to streamline, automate, or improve processes. 5) With broad direction, participates in the development of effective business cases using sound cost/benefit analysis. 6) Maintains and supports a variety of reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools. Assists in the development of standard 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. 7) Participates in project team assignments as a subject matter expert. May coordinate activities within the functional business areas. Participates in business needs analysis, planning, implementation, and communication to work process. 8) Maintains documentation of processes, guidelines, tools, and training aids required to support business unit. 9) May monitor and track business goals, activities, performance monitoring, and issues related to assigned unit to keep management apprised of business unit activities. 10) Actively seeks knowledge and understanding of business/technical environment, priorities, procedures, and processes. Keeps apprised of current and emerging trends for business unit. 11) Conducts research, performs data analysis, and reports findings through formal presentations. 12) May be responsible for managing access and security for business unit systems, including associated documentation. Responsible for ensuring appropriate data security controls, process, and system documentation. 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities The Leader Claims Services is responsible for the daily operations of the Claims function by providing efficient and cost effective claims resolution while delivering excellent customer satisfaction. Manages claims and claims-related investigations, ensures appropriate and timely claim review and settlement, and integrates financial disciplines in the overall claims process. Partners with Business Units, APS and affiliated company leadership, and Risk Management to plan for and implement strategies to leverage claim information and control costs while preventing or mitigating risk. Ensures department activities are properly coordinated for optimum reliability, availability, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness. Establishes priorities for team members for project completion. Communicates company policy information and requirements to staff and ensures operational decisions comply with policy. Minimum Requirements Bachelors degree in a related field and five (5) to eight (8) years of related insurance, claims, financial or accounting experience, of which at least three (3) years should be in casualty and/or property insurance, claim adjusting and/or claim management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated success as a leader of team members through knowledge transfer and education. Knowledge of claims techniques, tort law, contracts and civil procedures, customer service practices, and financial analysis. Excellent analytical and negotiation skills. Excellent communication skills to interact with all levels of the organization, legal counsel, insurance brokers and adjusters, and regulatory bodies. Proven record of establishing priorities and achieving results. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet and risk management information systems (e.g. CCSTARS) and/or other applicable claims management tools. Major Accountabilities 1) Maximize efficiency and effectiveness of claims operation by optimizing claim outcomes and minimizing costs to handle claims. Ensure efficient processes and operations utilizing continuous improvement assessment and implementation. 2) Assume end-to-end responsibility for claim and accident investigation from incurrence through resolution, accounting, and cash payment/collection. Ensure performance of comprehensive claim and major accident investigations to identify and document significant facts related to the claim/accident. 3) Develop and retain a highly skilled claims staff. Provide leadership, employee development and facilitation of performance management tools including Performance Management process, compensation administration and coaching and discipline. 4) Direct claims personnel to ensure the appropriate and timely payment or denial of claims are based on fair practices, investigative information, claim techniques, principles of tort law, financial analysis and company and department guidelines. Respond to inquiries. 5) Ensure financial discipline in handling of claims. Remain current on all claim processing. Manage Reserve Accruals and claim cost within budget parameters by regularly monitoring investigation, accrual, and other claim related expenses. 6) Counsel management, attorneys and staff to ensure consistent interpretation and compliance with applicable statues, regulations, codes and policies. 7) Provide strategic analysis and planning to mitigate risk. Analyze claims history and other metrics to identify trends or risk areas, inform the appropriate organization management of findings at regular intervals, and assist in the development and implementation of mitigating loss controls. 8) Ensure the protection of APS assets by partnering with Business Units, APS and affiliated company leadership, and Risk Management in order to provide strategic planning for preventing or mitigating risk exposure for APS and its affiliates. 9) Implement and maintain effective planning and operating practices to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit in order to meet Business Plan Objectives. 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities Coordinates and delivers technical and safety training for electrical trades Journeymen, Apprentices and Technicians. Provides consultation and administers programs in accordance with department procedures and guidelines in order to ensure successful recruitment, selection and training as well as skill and performance assessment of apprentice and journeyman candidates. Ensures personnel are trained in a safe and effective manner in accordance with business needs, site procedures, industry standards, and any applicable apprenticeship program standards. Minimum Requirements High school degree/GED. Must have completed a three to four year Lineman or Electrician Registered Apprenticeship Program and have four (4) years' experience as a Journeyman Lineman or Journeyman Electrician. Some experience in training delivery is desirable. Working knowledge of Electric Utility and APS policies and procedures, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and safety regulations, construction specifications and standards, and system operating procedures; demonstrated interpersonal skills, organizational effectiveness, excellent written / oral communications and leadership skills. Working knowledge of the IBEW union contract and the Accident Prevention Manual (APM). Proficiency in PC software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is desirable. Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with a manual transmission endorsement. Major Accountabilities 1) Coordinate and deliver technical and safety training for electrical trades Journeymen, Apprentices and Technicians in accordance with appropriate regulations and standards. 2) Oversee and provide leadership to supervise training participants, in accordance with company policies. 3) May conduct training classes such as CPR, First Aid, Blood borne Pathogens, Fall Protection in a manner in accordance with OSHA and Company safety standards. 4) May assist Leader with Apprentice rotation entrance/exit interviews and field visits to ensure training effectiveness. 5) Conduct evaluation and mediation (when required) of student performance. 6) Promote training/line partnership by developing professional rapport with all levels of employees and leaders. 7) Assist in the development of technical training courses. Reviews developed materials for technical accuracy and adherence to federal and company standards. 8) Supports activities of other departmental teams and external customers to ensure overall team success. 9) Supervises training participants, in accordance with company policies. 10) Maintain instructor qualifications and technical proficiency in the assigned discipline as required. 11) Provide support in the evaluation of training materials and training effectiveness including action plans to correct any deficiencies. 12) Monitor appropriateness and effectiveness of training materials and ensures continued accreditation of training programs and registered apprenticeship programs through ongoing assessment and evaluation. 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities The supervisor is responsible for the daily operation of the second shift at the Deer Valley warehouse. Periodic duty is required which means the supervisor will be on call for one week many times per year to address emergencies. The successful candidate will ensure materials and supplies are processed, handled, secured, warehoused, issued, disposed and loaded in a safe, efficient and timely manner. Maintains accurate inventory levels and effectively manages operations through warehouse storage and resource optimization while providing excellent customer service. Promotes an environment of continual process improvement initiatives where employees are involved, empowered and committed to the success of the Company. Minimum Requirements High school diploma/GED plus 3 - 5 years experience in warehousing operations. Working knowledge of material handling equipment, safety guidelines, and warehouse management systems and processes. Familiarity with the union contract and APS company policies and procedures is desirable. Experience with organized labor unions is desirable. Previous supervisory experience is preferred. Major Accountabilities 1) Directs the daily activities of warehouse personnel by optimizing workloads, resources and customer service through cost effective and efficient work planning. Influences others on operational issues of day-to-day significance. Resolves operational or technical issues within functional area. 2) Maintains proper internal controls across inventory, safety, material handling equipment, and warehouse operating policies and procedures 3) Oversees activities to ensure proper storage and timely recording of warehouse transactions in materials management system. Collaborates with Procurement Operations to resolve material issues in a timely manner. 4( Coordinates material deliveries to ensure parts and orders are delivered to the proper location and on-time. 5) Responsible for staffing, training, salary administration and performance management of personnel. Oversees training of employees in warehouse functions to ensure cross functional training throughout the staff. 6) Conducts routine inspections to ensure safe and healthy working conditions including equipment and facilities in the warehouse. Communicates to employees safe working practices through awareness training and certification. 7) Collaborates across warehouse management teams to integrate and share best demonstrated practices, productivity enhancements and process consistency. 8) Develops joint accountability between warehouse personnel and management to meet service expectations and maximize service level. 9) Coordinates timely cycle counts to ensure accurate inventory levels. 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities Responsible for leading key strategic regulatory initiatives/programs (i.e. ACC rate case), identifying and implementing process efficiencies, facilitating cross-business unit collaboration, leading and coordinating internal and/or external stakeholder meetings, compiling detailed revenue analysis, participating in development and execution of key rate-related regulatory strategies, and other ad hoc tasks. Provides regulatory strategy input including the coordination and delivery of presentations to executive management. Facilitates project direction, decisions and interpretations. Provides guidance and leadership to Regulatory staff and other team members. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Economics or Finance and a minimum of eight (8) years progressively responsible regulatory and business strategy experience. Experience interfacing with all levels of the organization, with specific strengths in influencing decision makers as well as setting and managing expectations. Demonstrated multiple, concurrent project management and planning skills. Strong analytical problem-solving skills. Strong critical thinking and creativity skills along with the ability to exercise sound judgment by making decisions based on accurate and timely analyses. Strong analysis, communication (oral and written), group collaboration skills, and ability to lead teams and promote engagement. Proven ability to communicate clearly about complex business and regulatory issues to diverse audiences. Major Accountabilities: 1) Lead the development and delivery of regulatory initiatives and programs, such as the ACC rate case and other significant rate related filings, providing direction, coordination and facilitation of meetings and timely and accurate filings. 2) Collaborate with regulatory and business unit teams to develop and help execute regulatory strategy. 3) Ensure successful execution of rate and regulatory initiatives/programs by coordinating efforts across business units and management teams. Consult with all levels of management, business units, internal Account/Client Managers, and internal/external resources to ensure conformity with agreed upon scopes and budgets. Negotiate resources, budget, and timing in order to meet business plan objectives. 4) Develop and deliver presentations to various internal and external stakeholders including executive management. 5) Provide leadership to Regulatory and business unit staff and other technically subordinate positions. 6) Maintain a high awareness and understanding of industry trends and regulatory issues, business and functional process improvement opportunities and technology trends. 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities SUMMARY: Water Resources CSL Process Chemist Sr provides a senior level of analytical expertise and technical process chemistry to support operation of the WR/CSL. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Requires BS degree in Chemistry or related discipline, and at least two years of recent and related experience. Related experience shall be credited in lieu of formal educational requirements on a two-for-one basis (e.g. 2 years of experience equal to 1 year formal education). 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 PVNGS. 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) Coordinates, directs, and performs routine and non-routine sampling, analysis and process testing of plant/substation chemical processes to support operation of the WRF/CSL. 2) Reviews plant/substation data and revises process control strategies to maintain plant chemistry/product quality. 3) Maintains laboratory and field instrumentation utilizing Laboratory Analytical Quality and Control methods standard to the industry. 4) Provides laboratory administration by preparing procedures, analytical schedules, statistical reports, plant process performance reports, laboratory data summaries and ensuring records are maintained. 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
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities Four Corners Power Plant is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Electrical & Instrumentation Apprentice (E&I Journeyman Apprentice).The Apprenticeship Program is designed to develop a non-skilled or semi-skilled worker into a proficient, multi-skilled journeyman who is competent in all the process of their trade. This is accomplished through on-the-job training supplemented by the study of appropriate technical and theoretical subjects related to the particular trade . Successful apprenticeship candidates will support the efficient and cost effective production of electric energy by performing both process control instrumentation maintenance and high and low voltage electrical equipment maintenance as they develop the skills of their craft. Previous education and experience in process control instrumentation installation, calibration & repair and/or electrical construction & repair is preferred. Knowledge and experience in power plant or industrial plant operations and maintenance is also a plus. Requirements - Candidate must: Be at least 18 years of age. Have a high school diploma or GED (must submit a copy of diploma or equivalent). Possess a valid driver's license. Have completed a College Algebra course or higher and submit transcripts or applicable documentation showing a grade "C" or better. College placement test documentation will be accepted in lieu of college transcripts. Have completed one (1) semester of AC Electrical theory or equivalent and submit a transcript or documentation showing completion of the course with a passing grade of "C" or better. The APS Fundamentals of Electricity Correspondence Course will be accepted. Pass a written aptitude exam - Maintenance Selection System Test (MASS). Pass a panel interview. Display aptitude, attitude and adaptability necessary for the trade. Work under the terms and conditions of the Apprenticeship Standard Agreement. HOW TO APPLY: You must apply on-line at www.aps.com/careers . You must submit (attach) your resume when you apply on-line. Applications will be rejected if the required supporting documents are not received by the deadline (see details below). REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: After applying for this position on-line, applicants MUST submit the following documentation by mail and postmarked by the closing date of the job posting which is MAY 1ST 2018. NOTE: Faxed or E-mailed documents will NOT be accepted . Photo copy of High School Diploma or equivalent Photo copy of transcripts showing completion of College Algebra course (with a grade of "C" or better) OR documentation of college placement test showing placement in a College Algebra or higher. Photo copy of documentation showing completion of at least one (1) semester of AC Electrical Theory course or equivalent reflecting a grade of "C" or better or certificate of completion of the APS Fundamentals of Electricity Correspondence Course. Photo copies of any other applicable documentation you believe is appropriate for this position. Copy of your updated resume. SEND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO: ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY Cholla Power Plant, c/o Michael Craig P.O. Box 188, Mail Station 4453 Joseph City, AZ 86032 PLEASE NOTE that selected candidates will be based at one of the following locations and may be assigned training rotations at all of these locations: Four Corners Power Plant located in Fruitland, NM West Phoenix Power Plant located in Phoenix, AZ Redhawk Power Plant located in Arlington, AZ Cholla Power Plant located in Joseph City, AZ Ocotillo Power Plant located in Tempe, AZ Sundance Power Plant located in Coolidge, AZ Yucca Power Plant located in Yuma, AZ Selcted candidates who graduate from their apprenticeship program may be required to complete their assignment prior to being eligible to apply for additional APS career opportunities. This apprenticeship is approximately 3.5 years. Previous education and experience may shorten term of apprenticeship. Written and practical assessment tests may be administered to determine potential for advanced standing in the Apprenticeship Program. Starting wage may vary if advanced standing in the program is granted. An E&I Journeyman position will be awarded to the successful candidates after completion of the Apprenticeship Program. Successful bidders must live in a reasonable distance from assigned plant locations. Shift work may be required, including 12-hour rotating shift. Job rotation between crews are required. Job rotations between plant locations may be required. Reasonable and necessary overtime is required. After completion of the Apprenticeship program, if there is not a Journeyman position open in your classification at the plant for which you completed your apprenticeship, you may be forced to go to other plants that have an open position. Employees who leave APS other than by retirement or an involuntary reduction in force before the two-year anniversary of completing the Apprenticeship Training Program may be required to reimburse APS for the cost of program-related tuition, books, and fees. 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 (MASS & Job Knowledge) - Practical Hands on 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. 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. Comments -- One or more vacancies may be availible for Four Corners Power Plant. -- There are additional Apprenticeship opportunities at other Fossil Generation Power Plant sites. You may apply to multiple sites for this role. To apply for other Apprenticeship postings at other locations please refer to the career website. -- Selected candidates must live within a reasonable distance from Power Plant. If you require additional information, you may contact the following Fossil Joint Apprenticeship Committee (FJAC) members: Michael Craig, FJAC Secretary at Michael.Craig@aps.com (928) 288-1731 or 871-731 Tom Livingston, Chairman at Thomas.Livingston@aps.com (602) 448-3581 or 863-200
Arizona Public Service US-64, United States
Apr 20, 2018
Responsibilities Arizona Public Service Company is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Electrical & Instrumentation Apprentice (E&I Journeyman Apprentice).The Apprenticeship Program is designed to develop a non-skilled or semi-skilled worker into a proficient, multi-skilled journeyman who is competent in all the process of their trade. This is accomplished through on-the-job training supplemented by the study of appropriate technical and theoretical subjects related to the particular trade . Successful apprenticeship candidates will support the efficient and cost effective production of electric energy by performing both process control instrumentation maintenance and high and low voltage electrical equipment maintenance as they develop the skills of their craft. Previous education and experience in process control instrumentation installation, calibration & repair and/or electrical construction & repair is preferred. Knowledge and experience in power plant or industrial plant operations and maintenance is also a plus. Requirements - Candidate must: Be at least 18 years of age. Have a high school diploma or GED (must submit a copy of diploma or equivalent). Possess a valid driver's license. Have completed a College Algebra course or higher and submit transcripts or applicable documentation showing a grade "C" or better. College placement test documentation will be accepted in lieu of college transcripts. Have completed one (1) semester of AC Electrical theory or equivalent and submit a transcript or documentation showing completion of the course with a passing grade of "C" or better. The APS Fundamentals of Electricity Correspondence Course will be accepted. Pass a written aptitude exam - Maintenance Selection System Test (MASS). Pass a panel interview. Display aptitude, attitude and adaptability necessary for the trade. Work under the terms and conditions of the Apprenticeship Standard Agreement. Successful candidates must pass a drug test and background check. HOW TO APPLY: You must apply on-line at www.aps.com/careers . You must submit (attach) your resume when you apply on-line. Applications will be rejected if the required supporting documents are not received by the deadline ( see details below ). REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: After applying for this position on-line, applicants MUST submit the following documentation by mail and postmarked by the closing date of the job posting which is MAY 1ST 2018 NOTE: Faxed or E-mailed documents will NOT be accepted . Photo copy of High School Diploma or equivalent Photo copy of transcripts showing completion of College Algebra course (with a grade of "C" or better) OR documentation of college placement test showing placement in a College Algebra or higher. Photo copy of documentation showing completion of at least one (1) semester of AC Electrical Theory course or equivalent reflecting a grade of "C" or better or certificate of completion of the APS Fundamentals of Electricity Correspondence Course. Photo copies of any other applicable documentation you believe is appropriate for this position. Copy of your updated resume SEND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO: ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY Cholla Power Plant, c/o Michael Craig P.O. Box 188, Mail Station 4453 Joseph City, AZ 86032 PLEASE NOTE that selected candidates will be based at one of the following locations and may be assigned training rotations at all of these locations: Four Corners Power Plant located in Fruitland, NM West Phoenix Power Plant located in Phoenix, AZ Redhawk Power Plant located in Arlington, AZ Cholla Power Plant located in Joseph City, AZ Ocotillo Power Plant located in Tempe, AZ Sundance Power Plant located in Coolidge, AZ Yucca Power Plant located in Yuma, AZ Selcted candidates who graduate from their apprenticeship program may be required to complete their assignment prior to being eligible to apply for additional APS career opportunities. This apprenticeship is approximately 3.5 years. Previous education and experience may shorten term of apprenticeship. Written and practical assessment tests may be administered to determine potential for advanced standing in the Apprenticeship Program. Starting wage may vary if advanced standing in the program is granted. An E&I Journeyman position will be awarded to the successful candidates after completion of the Apprenticeship Program. Successful bidders must live in a reasonable distance from assigned plant locations. Shift work may be required, including 12-hour rotating shift. Job rotation between crews are required. Job rotations between plant locations may be required. Reasonable and necessary overtime is required. After completion of the Apprenticeship program, if there is not a Journeyman position open in your classification at the plant for which you completed your apprenticeship, you may be forced to go to other plants that have an open position. Employees who leave APS other than by retirement or an involuntary reduction in force before the two-year anniversary of completing the Apprenticeship Training Program may be required to reimburse APS for the cost of program-related tuition, books, and fees. 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 (MASS & Job Knowledge) - Practical Hands on 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. Comments -- One of more positions may be availible for Ocotillo Power Plant. -- There are additional Apprenticeship opportunities at other Fossil Generation Power Plant sites. You may apply to multiple sites for this role. To apply for other Apprenticeship postings at other locations please refer to the career website. -- Selected candidates must live within a reasonable distance from Power Plant. If you require additional information, you may contact the following Fossil Joint Apprenticeship Committee (FJAC) members: Michael Craig, FJAC Secretary at Michael.Craig@aps.com (928) 288-1731 or 871-731 Tom Livingston, Chairman at Thomas.Livingston@aps.com (602) 448-3581 or 863-200
Arizona Public Service Tempe, AZ, USA