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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Our commitment to Veterans has never wavered. In fact, veterans compose more than 20% of our employee base, allowing us to lead the state in recognizing the value that former military personnel bring to the civilian workplace.
 
We are partnering with the state's nonprofit and education community to support veterans' initiatives. The community recently awarded $10,000 to Maricopa Community Colleges for its veterans' centers in the West Valley and has partnered with Goodwill of Central Arizona to fund employment training for veterans. In addition, we worked with the City of Phoenix and other Arizona corporations to launch the Veterans Economic Communities Initiative, which is led by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and promotes economic success for veterans in partnership with local communities.

By offering veterans innovative forms of learning and employment opportunities through different partnerships, these communities help veterans gain competitive career skills and knowledge in local in-demand fields.

We are committed to serving veterans and veteran organizations that are working to provide future opportunities for our nation's heroes.

May 24, 2019
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 1.1 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. 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 PLUS one year experience as a Journeyman Lineman** Must possess a valid manual transmission Commercial Driver’s License (Class “A”) with ability to meet all DOT requirements (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 pounds 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 of 06/7 / 2019 . 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 transmission 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. 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 Parker @ Us 75 - S - MB, Plano, TX 75075, USA Full-Time
May 24, 2019
Responsibilities As part of the APS team , you are important to the success and future of our organization. Arizona Public Service is #keepingarizonaon. You can be a part of a unique industry and work with us to provide reliable service, our community can count on us for safe, clean and reliable energy. Aps is making a long term impact by investing in grid upgrades and advanced technology to meet Customer’s needs. The Energy Settlements team is responsible for protecting APS’s financial health by ensuring settlement activities are conducted under the necessary control objectives. This team also manages counter-party relationships by providing excellent customer service and ensuring transactions are settled timely. The Energy Settlements team ensures that fuel and trading settlement functions are timely and accurate, support effective and efficient processing, and support a sound control structure. What your day would be like: Energy Analyst, Senior ( Settlement Analyst / Settlement Operations Analyst) You are responsible for: Settlement, invoicing, auditing, and the cash management processes related to power, natural gas, coal, solar and other renewable energy trading transactions. Performs billing and payables processing, supports regulatory reporting, and identifies and resolves transaction discrepancies between APS and counterparties/brokers. The kinds of people we want to talk to have done many of the following Participate in daily, weekly and monthly settlement of physical and financial trading activities (Accounts Payable/Receivable) Coordinate with counter-parties to resolve invoice reconciliation discrepancies proactively and timely Assist with generation of invoicing statements and cash forecasting, communicating progress with involved internal groups including the accounting team Understand contract details, fees, rates, and payment schedules to ensure all items for payment are captured in a timely manner Identify, recommend and implement process improvements around settlement and accounting processes Minimum Requirements BS degree in Business, Accounting or Finance and three (3) years experience in accounting reconciliation, energy billing, or financial reporting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of the applied use of energy accounting processes, related auditing techniques, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Some positions may require experience working with the administration of energy contracts and the development, implementation and maintenance of financial reports and spreadsheets. A thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word. Some positions may require a general understanding of commodity trading, Risk Management, and options valuation as it relates to energy markets, resource generation and transmission system concepts. 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
May 23, 2019
Responsibilities As part of the APS team , you are important to the success and future of our organization. APS offers highly competitive and valuable benefits, many at no cost to you. Some of the benefits include: Retirement, Health and Wealth Benefits / Paid Time Off to ensure Work -Life Balance and many Training Programs that supports career and personal enrichment. Be a part of a unique industry at APS and experience being a part of #keepingarizonaon The Technology Assessment and Smart Grid departments have openings for Energy Innovation Analysts . As an Analyst you evaluate, deploy, and scale new and exisiting technology and energy solutions for Arizona Public Service. Minimum Requirements Bachelors' degree in Engineering, Science, Information Technology or a related field and 2 years of prior relevant experience in the power and natural gas sectors with an understanding of the regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry including renewables, distributed energy or grid technologies. In lieu of Bachelor's degree, High School/GED plus 6 years directly related experience in the technology, power and/or natural gas sectors with an understanding of regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry including renewables, distributed energy and grid technologies. General 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. Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications Grid understanding, electric vehicle, and solar experience preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of business case components and ability to produce and present business cases to team leadership. Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to research initiatives and stay current with industry trends & developments. Ability to collect and analyze data of low to medium complexity with small number of correlations or variables. Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills to effectively present ideas to internal teams and leadership. Ability to build, maintain and extend relationships across the organization Major Accountabilities Support the new-technology evaluation process, through effective research, data and trend analysis. Research and understand relevant technology trends and emerging business models, including early stage developments. Prepare regular business updates on industry trends, emerging technologies and technology-enabled business models, focusing on the potential opportunities and threats for the Company. Develop analytical and technical capabilities and expertise in areas including: distributed generation, energy storage and smart grid technologies, regulatory and policy issues. Work closely with other business unit teams to assess technology-driven business opportunities, and build business cases for handling of the most impactful technologies. Provide support in forecasting the business impacts of emerging technologies. Effectively interface and resolve project issues with departmental staff and other stakeholders to meet project requirements. Maintain and foster business relationships with business units and vendors to identify potential issues and risks. Demonstrate a continuous learning mindset and knowledge of pilot and proof of concept goals and processes. 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
May 22, 2019
Responsibilities As part of the APS team , you are important to the success and future of our organization. APS offers highly competitive and valuable benefits, many at no cost to you. Some of the benefits include: Retirement, Health and Wealth Benefits / Paid Time Off to ensure Work -Life Balance and many Training Programs that supports career and personal enrichment. Be a part of a unique industry at APS and experience being a part of #keepingarizonaon Business Analyst I Resource Management Primarily supports the Marketing and Trading Operations of the Day Ahead and Term Trading Desks. Assists or conducts a variety of basic data collection, analysis or modeling functions. Prepares routine reports of findings and recommendations to more senior analysts or appropriate Manager. Prepares reports and data requests, assists traders with production costs studies and preparation and analysis of operating data. Minimum Requirements BS/BA Degree in business, engineering, economics, finance, information technology, mathematics, physics or similar quantitative field plus two (2) years related experience or an equivalent combination of education, and electric-utility experience. Basic knowledge of economic principles associated with power plant dispatch and be detail oriented. Strong research and effective communication skills are necessary. Effective word processing and spreadsheet skills are essential. Time constraints, scope and complexity are commensurate with the beginning level. This position may rotate through various areas of Marketing and Trading and, depending upon the area, could involve work shifts that are different from normal business hours Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications Basic knowledge of economic principles associated with power plant dispatch and be detail oriented. Strong research and effective communication skills are necessary. Effective word processing and spreadsheet skills are essential. Time constraints, scope and complexity are commensurate with the beginning level.
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
May 22, 2019
Responsibilities The Manager Information Technology - Asset Management leads and coaches staff within an assigned unit of Information Services performing requirements definition, analysis, design, construction, field and infrastructure support and implementation of new and modifications to existing information and communication systems to enhance and support business processes and meet information needs. Supports planning and coordinates prioritization for systems and technology implementations. Ensures integration of new and existing information and communication systems through overall systems architecture. Balances preferred technical architecture and business requirements to provide effective systems solutions. Resolves complex operational issues and recommends and implements viable alternatives and solutions. Ensures customer satisfaction. Key Business Partners Supported -Supply Chain -Transportation -Facilities -Digital Transformation & Continuous Improvement -Environmental, Health and Safety Minimum Requirements BS in Computer Science, Business or related degree or equivalent work experience. An additional eight to ten (8-10) years progressively responsible related experience in area/s of assignment is required to obtain an advanced understanding of information and/or communication systems, operating systems, network communications, equipment and infrastructure. Demonstrated leadership skills required. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Demonstrated high quality oral, written and presentation communication skills, high quality interpersonal and people management skills, and demonstrated experience in project management. Extensive experience in the development, integration, and support of information and communication systems applications, distributed and mainframe environments, network architecture and sub-systems, distributed and mainframe server architectures cross platform interfaces. Extensive experience in information systems methodologies, systems guidelines & architectures, and technologies. Major Accountabilities Directs the delivery and maintenance of quality information and communication systems solutions to support PNW business processes that follow all I/S guidelines and architectures. Ensures client assistance and 7 day per week/24 hours a day support for operational systems consistent with Service Level Agreements and business processes are optimized. Ensures preferred technical architecture and business requirements are balanced to provide effective information and communication systems solutions, sound architecture, and cross-system integration objectives. Resolves technical issues and recommends and implements viable alternatives and solutions. Ensures departmental costs remain within approved budget. Continually improves department work processes. Develops unit level strategic plans that support corporate and I/S plans. Supports client planning process and prioritization for systems technology implementation. Assigns, directs, facilitates, reviews and approves unit work activities. Ensure effectiveness and productivity of the work unit. Maintains knowledge and understanding of business processes. Manages, negotiates, and meets client's expectations. Implements performance management programs. Spends time with staff on performance focusing. Develops and retains a highly skilled technical team including a supervisory backup. Actively seeks to improve own skills and knowledge to apply to current and emerging business and technical environment. Ensures appropriate staffing levels and that staff has technical skills and business skills to support objectives of the organization. Acts to produce effective teams. Ensures the development of a cooperative culture that supports team accomplishments. In a timely manner, communicates issues openly and honestly with staff, peers, management and customers. 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
May 21, 2019
Responsibilities As part of the APS team , you are important to the success and future of our organization. APS offers highly competitive and valuable benefits, many at no cost to you. Some of the benefits include: Retirement, Health and Wealth Benefits / Paid Time Off to ensure Work -Life Balance and many Training Programs that supports career and personal enrichment. Be a part of a unique industry at APS and experience being a part of #keepingarizonaon Our Transmission & Distribution Overhead Engineering Design department has an opportunity for an Engineer II/III who will apply in-depth technical knowledge and expertise to ensure sound engineering practices are followed on each project. Our Engineer will work closely with our internal and external design teams to complete intermediate to large-scale distribution and transmission voltage projects. Our engineer, while acting as the technical lead for multiple projects of varying complexity will support internal design staff with Engineering analysis and guidance. Our engineer will also work hand-in-hand with numerous invested departments to achieve a technically sound, safe, timely and cost effective design package. Support of proposed project scoping and estimating for funding purposes as requested by our Distribution & Transmission Planning Engineering groups is also a key responsibility for our successful Engineering candidate. Minimum Requirements - Engineer III will have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering plus five (5) years of applicable experience or; Professional Engineer designation plus five (5) years working experience or; nine years equivalent combination of education and experience. - Engineer II will have Bachelor's degree in Engineering Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering or Professional Engineer designation plus two (2) years working experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess working knowledge of operating and engineering practices, safety rules, company policies, applicable codes, standards, methods and any related union agreements in the area of discipline and or assignment. May require experience in design, operations or planning of distribution systems, understanding of company resource utilization and computer models used in resource use simulation, probability and economics, excellent technical and analytical skills, working knowledge of transmission systems essential and/or extensive knowledge of excel and other databases used for graphs and charts. Preferred skills include : - Advanced user working knowledge of PLS CADD and industry codes & guidelines such as NESC, ASCE & ASTM standards. Salary and level will be based upon experience 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 Goodyear, AZ, USA Full-Time
May 21, 2019
Responsibilities The IT Business Intelligence Analyst I partners with business and APS managers to understand and prioritize data and information requirements. Focuses on design and support of business intelligence ("BI") applications and architecture. Solves technical problems and optimizes performance of business intelligence tools by defining data to filter and index. 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 working technical knowledge gained through experience within a job area or system Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge, or Qualifications Development of complex SQL inquiries, business intelligence products (IBM Cognos) and database platforms( Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server). Good understanding of relational database, SQL Queries, data warehouse objects, dimensions, hierarchies, fact tables, and aggregates. Knowledge of business intelligence database structures, algorithms, best practices and auditing mechanisms data warehousing and performance concepts; common and complex business intelligence tools; change control and business intelligence agility methodologies; performance tuning practices.\ Familiar with Cloud technologies, DEVOPs, AI, ML, Microsoft Azure, PowerBI and languages like R, Python Key Job Accountabilities 1) Very Strong SQL writing and analyst skills 2) Work closely with team members to design, write and maintain reports (IBM Cognos) 3) Proficient in report and dashboard design, development and unit testing 4) Maintains the quality of metadata repository by adding, modifying, and deleting data 5) Monitors and assists with processes and controls that maintain data integrity 6) Participates in planning process including inception, technical design, development, testing, delivery of BI solutions 7) Works with internal clients and IT partners to gather requirements 8) Develops and writes business requriements for the design of solutions 9) May determine and analyze commonly used queries and reports 10) Assists in the development of end user training materials 11) Must be able to perform duties with moderate to low supervision 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
May 21, 2019
Responsibilities As part of the APS team , you are important to the success and future of our organization. APS offers highly competitive and valuable benefits, many at no cost to you. Some of the benefits include: Retirement, Health and Wealth Benefits / Paid Time Off to ensure Work -Life Balance and many Training Programs that supports career and personal enrichment. Be a part of a unique industry at APS and experience being a part of #keepingarizonaon The Investment Recovery Analyst collaborates with Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Business Unit Partners to develop and implement sustainable asset recovery policies and procedures that optimize the Company's return on investment of items identified for disposition. Supports the Company efforts to drive optimized inventory levels across the network. Minimum Requirements A four (4) year Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, sustainability, finance, accounting, economics or job-related field from an accredited college or university plus three (3) years experience in supply chain, sustainability, project management, performance metrics and/or business analysis. In lieu of bachelor's degree, combination of college coursework and experience in supply chain, sustainability, project management, performance metrics and/or business analysis equaling seven (7) years is required . Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications Knowledge of investment recovery analysis and methods. Understanding of inventory planning, forecasting, hauling/logistics processes, financial reporting and metric based reports that help drive business decisions. Strong analytical, verbal and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Knowledge of Project Management process. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. 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
May 21, 2019
Responsibilities The Network Operations Center Operator I will provide day-to-day system surveillance and basic trouble-shooting of issues and alarms within APS' Network Operations Center, maximizing system performance and availability while maintaining regulatory compliance and internal process and performs initial technical evaluation of system issues and outages as they occur across customer enterprise networks. Required Education and Experience - High school diploma and 1 year of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience - Requires basic knowledge of related IT systems and procedures Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge, or Qualifications - Knowledge of data network infrastructure, networking, application integration, integration services and/or maintenance/support in a focused technical area - Technical knowledge of multi-platform LAN/WAN distributed and/or mainframe systems. - Good analytical, problem solving, troubleshooting and customer service and communications skills. May require the ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. - Ability to work on shifts is required Key Job Accountabilities 1) Monitors IT infrastructure in a 24x7 network operation center 2) Recognize and respond to faults and alarms 3) Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues by analyzing error codes and using knowledge of operating system internals, network operating systems, LAN/WAN infrastructure components, scripting techniques and solid problem isolation/resolution methodologies 4) Performing level one triage by following standard help desk procedures and researching questions using available information resources 5) Advise users on appropriate actions, redirecting problems to appropriate resources 6) Identify and escalate situations requiring urgent attention 7) Track and route problems and requests, and document resolutions within appropriate work management 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 Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
May 21, 2019
Responsibilities The Construction Associate will respond to customer inquiries regarding new electrical service, maintenance of existing electric service, rates, billing, collections and emergencies from non-residential (primary) and residential (secondary) customers. Act as primary contact for in-bound customer construction related inquires and Green Team (solar program) inquiries. Provide flawless customer management to evaluate, identify, direct, and resolve construction inquiries and requests, and act as a liaison between the customer and construction organization. Work with only occasional supervisory assistance. Gain comprehensive knowledge of customer service policies and procedures, APS key issues, marketing/consumer programs, emergency and/or Palo Verde procedures and ACC rules and regulations. Provide leadership, direction and training to others as required. Preferences - 6 months minimum of APS Call Center experience Minimum Requirements - High School diploma or GED plus two (2) years customer rep/service experience (such as coordinating work, overseeing function(s), anticipating and resolving problems, providing direction and setting priorities). - Demonstrated proficiency and customer service knowledge in Customer Care & Billing (CC&B) system, Rates, Customer Service Procedures, Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) Rules and Regulations, Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), Operations Support Centralized Assistance Resource (OSCAR), and understanding of related company and organizational functions. - Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communications, and demonstrated leadership skills/ability. - Ability to navigate and interpret various types of maps and mapping programs. - Requires valid driver's license. - Occasional field visits and ride-alongs with field personnel will be required. - Working holidays and shifts may be required. Major Accountabilities 1) Using discretion and sound judgment, respond to inquiries from non-residential (primary) and residential (secondary) customers regarding construction related requests to install, remove, repair, and maintain their electrical service lines. Collect work request information; provide level-one information regarding construction processes and policies and direct customers to the correct area/person within the organization while leveraging opportunities to promote various products and programs. 2) Respond to inquiries from customers and process various requests for Solar Incentive programs, EPR rates and future Demand reduction programs. 3) Research and trouble shoot customer concerns regarding construction issues and act as a liaison between customer and the construction organizations to provide flawless customer service in resolving and directing non-residential and residential customer requests. 4) Develop thorough understanding of the APS Construction Organizations and their work functions and build a strong working rapport with Metro and State Region customer construction service areas. 5) Evaluate and process applications and requests for construction related activities and obtain any monies necessary to establish new account while ensuring customer satisfaction, future customer retention and minimal potential financial risk to the company. 6) Respond to incoming calls using independent judgment in evaluating customer's request to minimize potential risk to company. 7) Identify opportunities to improve processes and close information gaps that may exist with current systems and processes. 8) Provide input and feedback in the development and implementation of products and services targeted to non-residential customers. 9) Utilize internal and external resources to resolve customer issues and concerns. Provide necessary follow up to ensure that issues have been resolved to the customer's satisfaction and maintain high level of productivity while meeting all measurable targets for customer satisfaction. 10) Fulfill the role of Metro Clearance Desk to ensure no interruption to normal clearance posting processes and 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
May 17, 2019
Responsibilities As part of the APS team , you are important to the success and future of our organization. APS offers highly competitive and valuable benefits, many at no cost to you. Some of the benefits include: Retirement, Health and Wealth Benefits / Paid Time Off to ensure Work -Life Balance and many Training Programs that support career and personal enrichment. Be a part of a unique industry at APS and experience being a part of #keepingarizonaon The Radiation Protection Technician performs radiological protection activities such as radiological surveys, sampling and analysis to ensure the health and safety of the general public and employees from the hazards of radiation and to ensure compliance with regulations, standards and procedures. Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or GED plus three (3) years' experience in Radiation Protection positions of which one (1) year should be related technical training or post-secondary education in health physics or related discipline (such as math, engineering, physics, chemistry, biology). Knowledge of radiological fundamentals, mathematical concepts and plant systems required. Must possess ability to analyze and interpret data. (Meets or exceeds ANSI/ANS (1978) 3.1 section 4.5.2.) 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) Implements Palo Verde administrative procedures to ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations, and with Palo Verde procedures and policies. 2) Performs radiological surveys, provides accurate documentation and establishes necessary radiological postings as required to maintain positive control for work activities being conducted within Radiologically Controlled Areas (RCA). Conducts radiological surveys necessary for unrestricted release of materials, equipment and personnel. 3) Performs personnel decontamination activities. 4) Responsible for maintaining positive controls of radiological material, wastes and source inventories and personnel access into RCA. 5) Performs evaluation and analysis to determine necessary actions required to improve programmatic aspects necessary to maintain occupational exposures As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA). Responsibilities include writing work orders, scheduling work and preparing Radiation Exposure Permits (REPS). 6) Participates and progresses through an accredited Radiation Protection Technicians training program by successfully completing assigned task qualifications. 7) Inspects, calibrates and maintains radiological protection instrumentation, dosimetry and sampling equipment. 8) Responsible for performance of activities associated with on-site and public protection during emergency plan execution. 9) Develops, conducts and evaluates trainees as assigned to ensure operating experience and program knowledge is shared to the maximum extent possible within Palo Verde's Accredited Radiation Protection Technicians Training Program. 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
May 16, 2019
Responsibilities The Energy Innovation Analyst is responsible for analyzing business opportunities in both new and existing markets. Develops proposals, including feasibility studies, for new business opportunities. Identifies, analyzes and compares alternative opportunities for entering new markets and adopting new technologies. Monitors and reports on portfolio status and proactively addresses and resolves issues. Job Specific Preferences - Moderate to advanced excel experience - Ability to gather large amounts of data and transfer to comprehensive regulatory reports - Knowledge of SQL language Minimum Requirements - Bachelors' degree in Engineering, Science, Information Technology or a related field and 2 years of prior relevant experience in the power and natural gas sectors with an understanding of the regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry including renewables, distributed energy or grid technologies. In lieu of Bachelor's degree, High School/GED plus 6 years directly related experience in the technology, power and/or natural gas sectors with an understanding of regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry including renewables, distributed energy and grid technologies. - General 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. Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications - Demonstrated knowledge of business case components and ability to produce and present business cases to team leadership. - Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to research initiatives and stay current with industry trends & developments. - Ability to collect and analyze data of low to medium complexity with small number of correlations or variables. - Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills to effectively present ideas to internal teams and leadership. - Ability to build, maintain and extend relationships across the organization Major Accountabilities 1) Support the new-technology evaluation process, through effective research, data and trend analysis. 2) Research and understand relevant technology trends and emerging business models, including early stage developments. 3) Prepare regular business updates on industry trends, emerging technologies and technology-enabled business models, focusing on the potential opportunities and threats for the Company. 4) Develop analytical and technical capabilities and expertise in areas including: distributed generation, energy storage and smart grid technologies, regulatory and policy issues. 5) Work closely with other business unit teams to assess technology-driven business opportunities, and build business cases for handling of the most impactful technologies. 6) Provide support in forecasting the business impacts of emerging technologies. 7) Effectively interface and resolve project issues with departmental staff and other stakeholders to meet project requirements. 8) Maintain and foster business relationships with business units and vendors to identify potential issues and risks. 9) Demonstrate a continuous learning mindset and knowledge of pilot and proof of concept goals and processes. Key Level Differentiators - Work is of limited scope, typically on smaller, less complex projects/ assignments - Works under moderate supervision - Follows established guidelines and procedures - Assigned routine issues requiring limited to moderate judgment 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
May 16, 2019
Responsibilities The Integration Automation Specialist/Senior will be responsible for programing, troubleshooting, lab testing, commissioning and repairing all distribution automation devices as well as programing and installing radios and rtu’s. Some examples of equipment includes but is not limited to reclosures, trip savers, capacitor banks, pme cabinets, auto transfer gear, network protectors, regulators and vista gear. The Integration Automation Specialist work with the mechanical and communication functions of equipment including SCADA communications. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of these devices and have the ability to learn about any new devices that will come through our ever evolving Advanced Grid Technology system. Minimum Requirements Integration Automation Specialist : Equivalent to a high school diploma and (2) years experience troubleshooting and repairing metering and control systems. Ability to work on all types of supervisory equipment used by APS. Understand the functionality of control schematics. Ability to travel statewide, work outdoors, and work overtime. Demonstrated experience in substation design concepts/practices relating to substation control. A thorough understanding of protection, metering, and control concepts. The ability to apply and solve mathematical formulas using algebra and trigonometry. Familiarity with electronic circuit fundamentals. Demonstrated personal computer skills including working knowledge of both hardware fundamentals and software applications. Integration Automation Speicalist Senior : Equivalent to a high school diploma and experience troubleshooting and repairing metering and control systems and five (5) years related experience. Ability to work on all types of supervisory equipment used by APS. Understand the functionality of control schematics. Ability to travel statewide, work outdoors, and work overtime. Demonstrated experience in substation design concepts/practices relating to substation control. A thorough understanding of protection, metering, and control concepts. The ability to apply and solve mathematical formulas using algebra and trigonometry. Familiarity with electronic circuit fundamentals. Demonstrated personal computer skills including working knowledge of both hardware fundamentals and software applications. Major Accountabilities Perform and/or coordinate with P&C techs, Journeyman, and others in the installation, shakedown, and testing or RTUs, meters, and other instrumentation to ensure safe and reliable operation Design or assist in the design of RTU's, substation meters, and other instrumentation installations. Investigate, analyze, and correct SCADA, communication, metering, and other instrumentation failures and misoperations. Perform repair on RTU equipment and other instrumentation Perform acceptance testing and field configuration of RTU's, communication processors, microprocessor based protective relays, and other instrumentation. Develop new SCADA applications for new RTU's and Intelligent Electronic Devices Specify and order PMAC related equipment to support Construction and Maintenance. Configure RTU's in Distribution Automation projects to improve overall system efficiency. 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
May 15, 2019
Responsibilities The E&I Journeyman supports the safe, efficient and cost effective production of electrical energy by performing Instrumentation and Electrical Maintenance work. Writes/reviews work scope and hazard/risk assessment of the work assignment. Minimum Requirements - Successfully complete E&I Apprenticeship or demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge. - Reasonable and necessary overtime will be required. - Shift work may be required. Major Accountabilities Read work orders, Technical manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams, Control Wiring Diagrams (CWDs) and other diagrams related to the work assignment. Enters and manipulates data in a maintenance computer system to record maintenance activity. Maintains instrumentation lists, parameters and settings. Uses troubleshooting software such as Pi, DB Doc, CITECT and vendor internet sites for graphs and trends. Operates recorders, desktop and laptop computers. Inspects and tests electrical and instrumentation equipment and circuits and analyzes test data to identify malfunctions or defects using wiring diagrams and testing devices. Removes, disassembles, calibrates and maintains electrical and instrumentation equipment, controls, fixtures and appliances including digital and analog controls, tune and maintain on line and off line configurations on Distributive Control Systems (DCS), solid state circuits, process flows and controls, programmable logic controllers, interlocks, recorders and frequency generators, pneumatic and hydraulic actuators, positioners, pressure switches, flame scanners, control valves, dampers, thermocouples and RTDs, motors, batteries, battery chargers, Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS), gantry and overhead cranes, exciter brushes, grounding brushes, contactors and metering using hand tools and power tools, cuts, bends and threads pipe, tubing and conduit to specifications using tools such as pipe, conduit and tube cutters, benders and threaders. Install, test, clean, remove, repair and troubleshoot medium and low voltage circuit breakers and related protective relay equipment and transformers. Sets up, verifies settings and interprets data from protective relays. Install, inspects and repairs proper grounds on high voltage lines and transformers up to and including the generator. Maintain grounding grids, perform cadmium welds, install grounding trucks/breakers following all grounding and bonding procedures using live line tools such as shotguns, hot sticks, rubber gloves, rubber mats and blankets, live/dead/live and arc flash procedures. Knowledge of APM and safety standards related to electrical and instrumentation maintenance such as grounding and bonding procedures, arc-flash protection, Possible Asbestos Containing Material procedures (PACM), Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), confined space entry, Company LOTO procedure, personal protective equipment including face, hand and body shields, the use and care of voltage rated rubber gloves, scaffold inspection, ladder safety, hazardous material handling and all material contained in the Accident Prevention Manual. Performs other duties as assigned. 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 test using a computer with keyboard will be administered. - A hands-on skills test will be administered. - A physical ability 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.
Arizona Public Service Farmington, NM, USA Full-Time
May 15, 2019
Responsibilities As part of the APS team , you are important to the success and future of our organization. APS offers highly competitive and valuable benefits, many at no cost to you. Some of the benefits include: Retirement, Health and Wealth Benefits / Paid Time Off to ensure Work -Life Balance and many Training Programs that supports career and personal enrichment. Be a part of a unique industry at APS and experience being a part of #keepingarizonaon System Operations Instructor, Senior Delivers electrical grid operations training to instruct employees in systems operations and prepare them for ECC Supervisor certification and job duties. Coordinates and implements all phases of the Systematic Approach to Training for the electrical grid operations training program which includes analyzing needs, job, and task requirements, designing and developing training and evaluations, implementing training in all settings, and evaluating the effectiveness of the training programs. Provides continuing education for system operators that is approved by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), initial training for system operators, and training for operations staff working with APS Balancing Authority facilities. Minimum Requirements Bachelor of Science degree in an electrical engineering discipline, or High School Diploma/GED and must hold or have held a NERC Certified System Operator credential for three (3) years plus four (4) years related technical electric utility operating experience, i.e. electrical, generator, or grid operations training experience, system operating experience in an energy control center, or electrical generator operator experience. At least three (3) years experience using the systematic approach to training process, and at least two (2) years experience presenting electrical or operations training, including simulation scenarios. Demonstrated understanding of NERC reliability standards, and WECC requirements in the NERC standards . Excellent organizational skills with an ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Demonstrated decision-making ability in production deadline-driven environment. Demonstrated ability to professionally interact with diverse groups on a wide range of technical matters. Demonstrated ability to stay current with changing technology and apparatus. Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills. Proficient in PC software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to travel occasionally to statewide APS locations. (Preferred candidate would hold a current NERC certification as either a reliability coordinator (RC) or balance and interchange / transmission operator (BITO) (Preferred candidate would have completed a train-the-trainer course.) 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
May 14, 2019
Responsibilities The Transmission Operations Real Time Support Team has an opportunity for an Energy IT/Solutions Analyst II, III, or Senior who will assist in the coordination and management of business client and IT requests from development, testing, documentation, QA and Production implementations through the maintenance of improvements to the Energy Management System (EMS), the Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, and other utility control center automation systems. Successful execution of diverse projects and troubleshooting emergent issues will require coordination and cooperation among numerous functional areas to meet critical objectives while adhering to IT best practices and established policies. Provide research, data, and analysis and ensure proper configuration and support of the Energy Management System (EMS). Communicate extensively with the business clients and other IT groups about requests, current status, planned work, issues and any other potential impacts occurring on a day to day basis. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organized, and desire to work in a changing and unique area of the IT and utility space. Required Education and Experience - Level I: Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 1 year of prior relevant experience in utility industry or equivalent combination of education and directly industry related experience. - Level II: Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 2 years of prior relevant experience in utility industry or equivalent combination of education and directly industry related experience. - Level III: Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 5 years of prior relevant experience in utility industry or equivalent combination of education and directly industry related experience. - Level Senior: Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 7 years of prior relevant experience in utility industry or equivalent combination of education and directly industry related experience. Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge, or Qualifications - Intermediate to advanced knowledge of computer science and/or engineering. - Experience with Energy Management Systems, specifically Siemens Spectrum application preferred. - Ability to troubleshoot Red Hat/Linux Operating Systems (OS) and preferably Windows OS as well. - Ability to read and understand lines of code, identify issues and errors within code and how to correct and implement solutions to code issues. - Understanding and ability to query, extract, modify and insert data in Oracle databases. Ability to design and support interfaces to Oracle databases. - Understand Inter-Control Center Communication Protocol (ICCP), how it works in an Energy Management System (EMS), how to create ICCP links inside an EMS and how to troubleshoot issues with ICCP points and links. - Understand Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), how it works in an EMS, what the data is used for and how to help troubleshoot SCADA issues - Understand Remote Terminal Units and Distributed Network Protocol (DNP), how they interface with the EMS, what the data is used for and how to help troubleshoot RTU issues. - Understand Automatic Generation Control (AGC), how it works in the EMS, what the function is used for and how to help troubleshoot AGC issues. - Ability to design, support, and maintain interfaces to and from the EMS, identify issues and errors within the interfaces and how to correct and implement solutions inside the interfaces. - Ability to read and write Java code, conceptually understand Jboss user interfaces and Enterprise Service Bus (ESB). - Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel. Key Job Accountabilities -The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organized, and desire to work in a changing and unique area of the IT and utility space. - Assist in the coordination and management of business client and IT requests from development, testing, documentation, QA and Production implementations through the maintenance of improvements to the Energy Management System (EMS), the Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, and other utility control center automation systems. -Successful execution of diverse projects and troubleshooting emergent issues will require coordination and cooperation among numerous functional areas to meet critical objectives while adhering to IT best practices and established policies. -Provide research, data, and analysis and ensure proper configuration and support of the Energy Management System (EMS). -Communicate extensively with the business clients and other IT groups about requests, current status, planned work, issues and any other potential impacts occurring on a day to day basis. -Provide off hours support when needed as part of an on-call rotation; work well on a team; work well with customers/clients; problem solve; think innovatively; give high level of attention to detail -Knowledge of safety policies, practices and procedures; generation, transmission and distribution system design, operations, and procedures; systems software and database administration; network and workstation technologies; technical issues related to energy management systems and applications; software, hardware and telecommunication; systems for real-time data collection and exchange. Skill in developing and writing technical documentation; evaluating and testing emerging technologies 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