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.

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Jun 29, 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, II / 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 Energy Analyst, II BS degree in Business, Accounting or Finance and two (2) years experience in account reconciliation, energy billing, or financial reporting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of the applied use of energy accounting processes and related auditing techniques. 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 knowledge of Risk Management, trading and activities and energy products as well as a working knowledge of Crystal Reporting, Visual Basic and computer system networking. Minimum Requirements Energy Analyst, Senior 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
Jun 29, 2019
Responsibilities The Nuclear Security Cadet is an entry level position and is assigned while in training. The Cadet is expected to complete training assignments and qualifications within assigned time frames. Minimum Requirements High school diploma/GED. Must be 21 years of age and in good physical condition. Must pass background, psychological and physical examinations. Must be able to meet all requirements of an Armed Responder per 10CFR73, Appendix B. 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. 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. These are a condition of employment at PVGS. Major Accountabilities 1) Successfully completes all assigned training assignments and qualifications per the training plan. Posting Close Date: 07/12/2019 Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Pinnacle West”) provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Tonopah, AZ 85354, USA Full-Time
Jun 29, 2019
Responsibilities As a Nuclear Training Instructor Sr . you will implement all phases of a Systematic Approach to Training or other analytical method such as analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation to determine training needs to enhance line performance. Perform self-assessment evaluations of training programs to ensure they are correctly implemented. Implement licensed level operator training in both simulator and classroom settings. Develop examination products to match quality requirements of NUREG 1021, Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors. Minimum Requirements: Operations: High school diploma or GED plus four (4) years’ experience as an operations department qualified nuclear equipment operator OR two (2) years’ experience as an operations department qualified nuclear equipment operator and two (2) years’ experience as an operations training instructor (commercial, military or test reactor). Degree in education/ instructional technology is desired. 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) Implement a systematic approach to training or other analytical and implementation method. 2) Focus industry experience on improving human performance by: Reviewing assessment program results: Observing/Evaluating line performance and trending data/comments. 3) Maximize resource utilization by integrating industry materials and expertise. 4) Conduct performance analyses / assessments of line activities. 5) Develop and evaluate training performance indicators. 6) Obtain a Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) Certification and maintain SRO level of knowledge. 7) Use current instructional technologies such as Vision & CBT. 8) Facilitate simulator training sessions. 9) Develop examination products to match quality requirements of NUREG 1021, Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors. 10) Implement training as needed, by the Nuclear Training Department including day shift, swing shift, and night shift. Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Pinnacle West”) provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Tonopah, AZ 85354, USA Full-Time
Jun 29, 2019
Responsibilities The Work Week Coordinator is responsible to develop weekly schedules and coordinate the logical progression of work activities from identification through execution and closeout. In addition to being self-guiding in development of work week schedules, Work Week Coordinators are required to interface with operations, to prioritize scheduled activities, exercise work scope control, and will be responsible for effectively implementing scheduled or emergent work activities . Minimum Requirements High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years experience in a Power Plant in Operations or Maintenance or Planning, or a Bachelor's degree and three (3) years experience in a Power Plant in Operations or Maintenance or Planning. Equivalent industry will be considered in place of Power Plant. Must possess strong verbal communication, project management skills, and strong proficiency in PC software applications. Ability to work effectively in matrixed teams to accomplish business results across multiple departments. Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration. Major Accountabilities Consistently demonstrate compliance with the APS Code of Conduct and Core Values. Acts as management's single point of contact to oversee and drive problem resolutions to help ensure schedule adherence and execution. Prioritizes scope and timing for on-going and emergent work. Adjusts as changes occur. Optimizes personnel and equipment resources. Oversees the final development, coordination and implementation of work plans and schedules for the plant. Once work order package is received, uses discretion, independent judgment and technical knowledge to assure scope and specific work plan will address the identified deficiency(s). Uses Maximo and associated software in the development and implementation of work weeks in accordance with the work management process. Coordinates emergent work and assessment of impact on scheduled activities and changes of work priorities within tight timeframe constraints. Reinforces expectations concerning the work management process and holds others accountable. Reviews all work packages for the necessary craft skills, duration and number required to perform the work. Review equipment subject to work order to determine that the materials and equipment necessary for the work package are included. Review work packages that correct plant procedures, permits, etc. necessary to perform the work (Pre-job brief, JHA, LOTO, Foreign Material Exclusion, Confined Space permits, etc.) are included. Ensures Environmental Best Management Practices are addressed and included as part of the work package review. Functions as scheduler when required. 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 Farmington, NM, USA Full-Time
Jun 28, 2019
Responsibilities The Energy Innovation Analyst is responsible for analyzing business opportunities in both new and existing (renewable) markets. This individual will develop proposals, including feasibility studies, for new business opportunities. They will identify, analyze and compare 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 Microsoft Excel and Word experience is a must - 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. - Ability to gather large amounts of data and transfer to comprehensive regulatory reports - Knowledge of Microsoft SQL, Access, and Visual Studio - Strong critical thinking skills along with the ability to exercise sound judgement by making decisions based on accurate and timely analyses Minimum Requirements - Bachelors' degree in Finance, Business, 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. 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. 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
Jun 28, 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 Project Inspector - Customer Construction - Coordinate distribution construction projects with customers and contractors performing trench and conduit installations in order to ensure a thorough understanding of construction requirements, schedule timelines, and assists in the resolution of concerns related to the project. Performs inspections of installations to ensure compliance to standards, quality assurance, and safe work practices. Coordinates project work activities with other APS personnel involved in the project. This position is located at the Paradise Valley Office . Minimum Requirements Equivalent to a High school diploma and one (1) year experience as a journeyman lineman or electrician. Working knowledge of OH/UG distribution construction methods and trench and conduit installation standards. Ability to workand communicate effectively with customers, contractors, and other associated department personnel. Must have an understanding of the Accident Prevention Manual. Must have a valid AZ drivers license. Posting Closes 07/14/2019 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
Jun 28, 2019
Responsibilities The IT Architect is responsible for the overall direction for the organization's information technical. Develops architectural approaches and solutions, conducts, documents current systems, and develops recommendations of how to proceed with information technology solutions and services. The Architect role spans multiple specializations including: Solutions Architect : Responsible for responsible analyzing the functionality and constraints to design, develop, and implement appropriate solution Minimum Requirements for Level I 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 Minimum Requirements for Level II Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 5 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. Requires strong technical knowledge within a job area or system and basic knowledge across related technical areas Minimum Requirements for Level III Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 7 years 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 Minimum Requirements for Level Senior Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 10 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. Requires mastery level technical knowledge, typically obtained through advanced education and experience across multiple business areas or systems to improve technology planning and development Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications Basic knowledge of information technology (IT) management; strategic business acumen; organization strategy; technical design; Enterprise Architecture methodologies such as TOGAF or the equivalent; IT infrastructure including servers, storage, firewalls, load balancers, routers, etc.; information security standards, rules and regulations related to information security and data protection; current and emerging security threats; strong business knowledge. Skill in management of information systems; database systems management; leveraging advanced knowledge and skills; leading; communicating effectively to complement an aptitude for computer systems; creative thinking; being flexible and adaptable; document management; collaborating; content; conceptualizing and analyzing problems; critical thinking; including cross-functional influence. Ability to develop information systems to deliver the business strategy; analyze emerging technologies and make appropriate recommendations; implement a process-based approach to meeting organizational goals; assess a broad range of information solutions and products; develop architecture designs. Major Accountabilities 1) Works under the mentorship or guidance of specialist and master architects to provide architecture support to the organization. 2) Aligns architectural strategy with business requirements 3) Supports and participates in developing policies, standards and guidelines 4) Designs standard configurations and patterns 5) Participates in the EA architecture governance process 6) Analyzes data and develops architectural requirements 7) Aligns architectural requirements with IT strategy 8) Assesses near-term needs to establish business priorities 9) Identifies opportunities for reuse 10) Coordinates architecture implementation and modification activities 11) Reviews technical solution for alignment and completeness 12) Identifies and proposes updates to the architecture to addresses project needs 13) Assists in any research or analysis that may help in architecture planning 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
Jun 27, 2019
Responsibilities The Specialized Billing Department is looking for a Data Analyst Senior (Energy Delivery Analyst Sr.) who will conduct or direct junior level Analysts in the more complex technical, financial, operational, and / or decision support analyses of data, business cases, process or performance improvements and hardware/software issues. Provide input to management for strategic and policy decisions. Support the Revenue Operations organization through one or more of the following; systems administration, database construction, project management, business/financial analysis, customer billing analysis and monitoring, researching & reporting performance results. Act as primary liaison across various business unit stakehonders. Preferences - Knowledge of account management, complex utility rates, Powerbill systems - Experience in database construction and/or maintenance Minimum Requirements BA or BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field four years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong analytical ability and demonstrated initiative. Experience in identifying and implementing process improvements. Proficient in Microsoft operating systems and applications, CC&B, budget systems and specific departmental hardware and software applications. Major Accountabilities Consult, evaluate, manage and/or lead junior analysts in projects to ensure business opportunities are successful through communication, product knowledge, business acumen, training, and support. Conduct or lead budget, financial, operational, and decision support analyses of business cases, process or performance improvements and/or hardware/software issues. Provide input to management for strategic and policy decisions. Provide hardware/software and or systems administration support to ensure operational efficiency of the organization. Provide an on-going interface with business partners and vendors to ensure continued support of the operation and enhancements of the product and/or service. Ensure all communication is timely, accurate and concise. Perform as liaison to all key personnel (vendors, internal departments, associates, and peers). Assist Management in preparation of annual budget and provide monthly monitoring and evaluation of actual expenditures. May develop and provide feedback on the department's work performance. May assist with audits and special projects. 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
Jun 26, 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 7/10/2019 . 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 Miami, AZ 85539, USA Full-Time
Jun 26, 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. Arizona Public Service has an opportunity for a System Operations Senior Instructor who will be responsible to deliver training and instruct employees in electrical grid operations and prepare them for Energy Control Center (ECC) Operator qualification and job duties. The Senior Instructor will coordinate and implement all phases of the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process for the electrical grid operations training programs including the Initial, OJT and Continuing training programs. The Senior Instructor will ensure select courses meet the guidelines to provide Provides Credit Equivalent Hours (CEHs) which are approved by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Continuing Education Program. This position will support both the real-time operations in the ECC as well as the associated Operations Support personnel. 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
Jun 26, 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. Engineer II/III - Substation Engineering and Design Department (Substation Structural Engineer or Design Engineer or Utility Civil Engineer) Arizona Public Service has an opportunity for an Engineer II/III (CIVIL) in our Substation Engineering and Design Department who will perform engineering design, modifications, economic and analytical support for Transmission and Distribution Substations. Additional Responsibilities for the Engineer position include: Design work will include all facets of physical equipment layout, foundation and steel structural design, protective relaying and control schemes and supervisory control. Successful candidate will interact with diverse teams to evaluate alternatives and provide solutions for substation equipment additions and improvements. Ensures the reliability and safe operation of electrical system by conforming to industry safety standards, applying safe work practices, and analyzing load and reliability data. May be responsible for project leadership of simple to simple-complex designs for construction, location and relocation of company facilities. Plans, designs, schedules, coordinates and ensures completion of all aspects of the project, from initiation through construction close out. Prepares Requests for Proposal for contracting engineering services. Oversees the design work from external firms to ensure APS standards are maintained. Work is performed with general guidance on specific engineering design, modifications, and technical assistance. Minimum Requirements Engineer II - will have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering plus two (2) years of applicable experience or; Professional Engineer or; equivalent combination of education and experience. Engineer III - will have a Bachelor's degree in 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. Preferred Experience Transmission and Distribution Substation design 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 Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jun 25, 2019
Responsibilities The Energy Innovation Analyst / Senior Analyst for Customer Technology Product Development is responsible for developing and managing the programmatic aspects and strategy for key Energy Innovation and Technology initiatives and projects, both customer and utility-focused. Including, but not limited to, budget development and oversight, project work plan development and implementation, key success indicator tracking and reporting, development of communication plans (both internal and external), 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. Actively participates and leads recognized industry and professional organizations including national and international standards bodies. Reports to management on program status and provides advice on business critical issues and opportunities. Energy Innovation Analyst Mininum Qualifications - 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. Senior Energy Innovation Analyst Mininum Qualifications - Bachelors' degree in Engineering, Science, Information Technology or related field and 5 years of prior relevant experience in the technology, power and/or natural gas sectors with an understanding of regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry. In lieu of Bachelor's degree, High School/GED plus 9 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. - 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. - Experience collecting and analyzing data of medium to high complexity with multiple correlations and variables. 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. 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
Jun 25, 2019
Responsibilities The Energy Innovation Consultant / Advisor supporting Customer Technology Product Development is responsible for developing and managing the programmatic aspects and strategy for key Energy Innovation and Technology initiatives and projects, both customer and utility-focused. Including, but not limited to, budget development and oversight, project work plan development and implementation, key success indicator tracking and reporting, development of communication plans (both internal and external), 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. Actively participates and leads recognized industry and professional organizations including national and international standards bodies. Reports to management on program status and provides advice on business critical issues and opportunities. Energy Innovation Program Consultant Minimum Qualifications - Bachelors' degree in Engineering, Science, Information Technology or related field - 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. Energy Innovation Advisor Minimum Qualifications - Bachelors' degree in Engineering, Science, Information Technology or related field - 12 years of prior relevant experience in the power or technology sector with an understanding of regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry with emphasis on renewables, distributed energy or grid technologies. - In lieu of Bachelor's degree, High School/GED plus 16 years directly related experience in the power or technology sector with an understanding of regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry with emphasis on renewables, distributed energy and grid technologies. - Experience building complete and complex business cases with multiple options using research and analysis. - In-depth knowledge and understanding of emerging energy technologies and related business models, such as solar, energy storage, electric vehicles, energy management software platforms, etc. - In-depth knowledge of energy issues, technologies, markets, the electric utility industry, and relevant state and federal requirements. - Strong background in R&D, Innovation, creation of pilot and proof of concept programs and measurement, and strategic thinking. Able to clearly articulate a vision and maturation path for a broad area of technology focus. Major Accountabilities 1) 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. 2) 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. 3) 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. 4) Provide oversight and direction to the teams performing research and analysis related to emerging technologies and impact to business. 5) 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. 6) Effectively interface and resolve project issues with departmental staff, other departments, executive management, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders to meet project requirements. 7) Maintain current knowledge of trends (technical, market, regulatory and political) and utilize this knowledge in order to maximize corporate benefits and minimize negative impacts. 8) Develop and maintain relationships with key local and state Energy Innovation stakeholders. 9) 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. *may vary slightly depending on level Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Pinnacle West”) provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Arizona Public Service Phoenix, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jun 25, 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. Government Affairs Representative, Senior (Governement Relations and Lobbying or Governement & Industry Relations) Joining the Public Policy team be responsible for the p lan, coordinate and direct a program to ensure a favorable APS Public Affairs/Governmental climate with the legislature and state, county and local government agencies in order to effect favorable public policy decisions as they relate to APS. Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum of 8 years experience in high level corporate public affairs positions including substantial relationships with highest level elected and appointed officials at the state, county and local level. Advanced degree preferred. The kinds of people we want to talk to have done many of the following: Has been an effective liaison with all levels of government in the State of Arizona. Support the Government Relations Director in maintaining an effective Arizona State Legislative program. Ensure favorable company image with governmental, civic and public opinion leaders by representation and by maintaining working liaison with industry representatives and associations. Continually develop, review and analyze major public policy issues affecting the State of Arizona including but not limited to budget and taxation, environment, education, water and growth policy, economic development, central city development that directly affects APS corporate 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 Full-Time
Jun 25, 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 System Protection department is seeking an Engineer III/ Senior System Protection who will perform engineering design and specification of protective relay schemes, devices and settings to ensure protection of the APS transmission and distribution system. Job responsibilities will include: - Setting and testing microprocessor relays - Troubleshoot protective relay misoperations - Develop protective relay settings based on relaying control schemes - Develop protective relay requirements for transmission, sub-transmission, distribution, and generation facilities - Perform fault and relay coordination studies in CAPE (Computer-Aided Protection Engineering) software - Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements such as CIP,WECC, and NERC Reliability Standards - Provide technical expertise to Operations personnel on matters of system protection operations, during temporary and emergency conditions - Analyze electrical system failures and make recommendations for corrective action Minimum Requirements Engineer III Requires Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Professional Engineer designation plus five (5) years working experience or nine (9) years equivalent combination of education and experience. Engineer Senior Requires Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Professional Engineer designation plus eight (8) years working experience or twelve12 years equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional Requirements Requires knowledge of power system protection including impedance calculations and symmetrical components. Knowledge of relay characteristics. Knowledge of Digital Fault Recorders is preferred. Previous experience in system protection, design of control circuits, or installation and testing of relay and control circuits is desirable. 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
Jun 25, 2019
Responsibilities APS Transmission Operations Engineering department has an opportunity for an Engineer II/III to join our team in a dynamic and exciting work environment as we strive to be best-in-class. As an Engineer, you will apply in-depth technical transmission engineering knowledge and expertise to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the grid. You will plan and coordinate engineering studies, provide real time transmission operations support, manage projects, develop and implement ideas for improvement, support development and implementation of systems of the future and represent APS in various industry groups. Qualifications Engineer II - Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering plus two (2) years of applicable experience or; Professional Engineer or; equivalent combination of education and experience. Engineer III - Bachelor's degree in Electrical 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. Additional Qualifications In-depth knowledge of power systems analysis and engineering applications Excellent written and oral communications skills Experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Access, Visio and Outlook Preferred Skills/Qualifications Masters (MS, MSEE) in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in power systems. Professional engineer (PE) designation. Experience in transmission operations, transmission planning, large generator interconnection studies, short circuit studies, knowledge of relay and protection concepts. Experience performing transient stability studies. Proficiency with GE PSLF or similar power system analysis and automation Experience on Siemens Spectrum EMS platform and Transmission Network Applications Experience performing studies using MOD-030 flow based methodology Salary and Level will be based upon experience. Responsibilities Provide engineering guidance and support to Transmission Operations for safe and reliable operation of APS system. Work closely with transmission operators developing solutions for operational problems such as voltage, overload, congestion management etc. All aspects of work scope in conducting transmission and sub-transmission studies including power flow, transient stability, voltage stability, and post-transient analyses. Perform technical study work to provide operating guidance to APS operators, reliability coordinators and APS management. Study work includes seasonal studies, next-day studies, path clearance studies, planned and unplanned outage studies for BES and underlying facilities. Collaborate with Information Technology (IT) and T&D Engineering departments to maintain and improve the Network Model and Transmission Network Application (TNA) tools like State Estimator (SE) and Real Time Contingency Analysis (RTCA). Participate in development and implementation of new tools for automation, real time analysis and power-flow studies and new business processes as Transmission Operations business functions continue to evolve. Work with transmission and distribution planning groups to identify areas in APS T&D system requiring future upgrades for capacity and voltage control. Focus on continuous improvement and identify opportunities for improvements in efficiency and accuracy. Participate in industry groups and organizations. Research new developments and technology and make recommendations to management on their feasibility for company operations. Seek out personal and professional development opportunities for continuous learning. Provide technical direction to less experienced engineers. 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
Jun 21, 2019
Responsibilities The Community Affairs Manager will develop and maintain trusting relationships with a wide-range of local leaders and community organizations including local businesses, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), non-profits, diverse communities and others. Continuously monitor for issues that may involve APS or APS interests and partner with other APS teams to resolve local issues and leverage opportunities. Educate local communities on issues of importance to APS and Arizona's energy future. Manage APS community relief efforts during power outages and other emergencies. Manage APS participation and presence at local events. Leverage APS charitable contributions and major philanthropic contributions. Coordinate volunteer opportunities. Support APS management with community affairs. Minimum Requirements BA/BS degree plus six (6) years' experience in community economic development and/or community relations, communications or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Experience in coordination of community, non-profit and work-related events, programs and activities. Must possess organizational awareness and interpersonal communication skills, as well as public speaking and writing skills. Certificate in Corporate Community Involvement or Corporate Citizenship Management preferred. Demonstrated understanding of company values and corporate strategies. High level of human relations skills. Ability to interpret business requirements and determine strategies and programs to support business needs. Excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Strong project management and process improvement focus. Position involves statewide travel. Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet. Major Accountabilities 1) Develop and maintain trusting relationships with local leaders including the business community, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), non-profits, diverse communities and others as identified. Regularly represent APS at civic meetings and events. Maintain frequent quality contacts with community leaders. Perform service on high-profile local boards. Develop annual plan for large or targeted communities. 2) Continuously monitor for issues that may involve APS or APS interests. Team with Public Policy, Customer and Energy Operations, and others as necessary to resolve local issues or leverage opportunities. Stay current on business initiatives with local impact, including AMI, transmission line siting, generation projects, local reliability projects, etc. Conduct periodic community needs assessments. 3) Educate local communities on issues of importance to APS and Arizona¿s energy future. Partner with media relations. Maintain relationships with local journalists and media management. Participate in media training. Serve as spokesperson / guest columnist. Maintain active social media presence. Maintain list of key contacts for potential ¿calls to action¿ around issues. Serve as guest speaker at appropriate local events. 4) Manage APS community relief efforts during power outages and other emergencies. Maintain readiness to set up community relief effort on short notice. Maintain awareness of local grid operational conditions. Partner seamlessly with Customer and Energy Operations during outage events. 5) Manage APS participation and presence at local events. Develop and execute a strategy for local sponsorships. 6) Leverage APS charitable contributions. Provide recommendations to Corporate Giving and the APS Foundation on contributions requests and opportunities. Leverage major philanthropic contributions through media relations, social media, events, check presentations and other opportunities. Coordinate volunteer opportunities. 7) Support APS management with community affairs. Recommend local opportunities for APS leadership. Provide advance support for visits by senior APS executives. 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 Yuma, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jun 21, 2019
Responsibilities The IT Solutions Engineer/Analyst II/III is responsible to develop applications that interact with the PI and AF systems and databases. Candidate will administer the PI system and its interfaces, configure and manage PI Tags, manage PI Security and maintain/manipulate PI archives . Candidate should have working knowledge of managing time-series data and events using the PI System. Candidate will be able to use PI Process Book, PI Vision and PI Data Link to create complex displays and Microsoft Excel reports for company-wide use. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining PI systems and support the technical needs of the end-user. Candidate may need to conduct PI road-shows or User groups within the company. This position requires 24/7 callout for the PI System Required Education and Experience for Level II - Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 2 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. - Requires basic technical subject matter knowledge within a job area or system Preferred Skills, Knowledge, or Qualifications - Analytical skills - Significant Installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and configuration of software applications and interfaces. - Three plus (3+) years of experience OSISoft development – PI SDK, PIi Process Book, PI AF SDK, PI Analysis, Notifications, PI Datalink, PI Interfaces, PI Data Archive. - Five plus (5+) years of experience in Microsoft .Net, C# development, Agile, & Waterfall methodologies. - Relational database concepts and hands-on experience in working with the following databases SQL 2005, SQL 2008, SOA based systems implementation Highly Desired Skills - 5+ years of experience in the Electric Utilities domain. - Development experience with C#.net, Visual Studio.Net, Javascript, .Net, WCF, XML, ADO.Net, ASP.Net Key Job Accountabilities 1) Develops/configures new applications to meet functional and technical designs 2) Fixes and develops changes to applications to meet functional and technical designs following best practices and development standards and guidelines 3) Engages with business analysts and stakeholders to understand functional requirements and contributes to completion of functional specifications 4) Prepares technical documentation on application specifications 5) Creates deliverables according to the SDLC, such as functional and technical specifications, use cases, test cases, and system documentation 6) Analyzes and resolves development issues in a timely manner 7) Conducts analysis of codes and develops/ deploys defect fixes in engineering processes 8) Proactively assists internal clients with technical issues related to solution implementation 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
Jun 21, 2019
Responsibilities The Supervisor of Information Technology provides leadership and work direction for a staff within an assigned unit of Information Services to perform distribution business application support and implementation of new and modifications to existing information systems to enhance and support business processes and meet information needs. Contains costs by achieving a high level of resolution of reported issues without dispatch to I/S support organizations. Provides direction to maintain a knowledge base in order to capture resolutions and corrective actions to be used by I/S CCC or assigned unit staff. Leads team to effective issue resolution by identifying and assigning appropriate I/S services. Resolves operational issues by identifying, recommending and implementing appropriate solutions. Supports systems and technology implementations. Leads team to support integration of new and existing information systems through overall systems architecture. Balances preferred technical architecture and business requirements to provide effective solutions and ensuring customer satisfaction. Minimum Requirements A four year Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business or other job related field from an accredited college or university plus eight (8) years progressively responsible directly 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. In lieu of Bachelor's degree, a combination of education and experience equaling 12 years is required. Demonstrated leadership skills required. Demonstrated high quality oral, written and presentation communication skills; interpersonal and people management skills; and demonstrated experience in project management. Experience in the development, integration, and support of information systems applications, distributed environments, network architecture and sub-systems, distributed server architectures across platform interfaces. Experience in information systems methodologies, systems guidelines and architectures, and technologies. Overall understanding of the company's organizational and operating structure. Familiarity with business units supported by I/S and the services they deliver. Thorough understanding of I/S deliverables, including Infrastructure and applications. Excellent teamwork and collaborative skills. Experience with Distribution line of business applications and electrical engineering background is preferred. Major Accountabilities 1) Leads the day-to-day activities of a team in the delivery and maintenance of quality information and communication systems solutions to support Pinnacle West business processes that conform to I/S guidelines and architectures. Ensures 7/24 client support for computer and telecommunications systems consistent with client service agreements and expectations. Ensures preferred technical architecture and business requirements are balanced to provide effective information and communication systems solutions, sound architecture, and cross-system integration objectives. 2) Leads the team in the resolution of technical issues by identifying, recommending and implementing appropriate solutions. 3) Manages work group costs within approved budget. Continually works to improve department work processes. 4) Supports unit level strategic plans that align with corporate and Information Technology plans. Supports client planning process and prioritization for systems technology implementation. Assigns, directs, facilitates, reviews and approves unit work activities to ensure effectiveness and productivity of the work unit. Maintains knowledge and understanding of business processes. Leads work activities to meet client expectations. 5) Develops and retains a highly skilled technical team by implementing performance management program and ensuring staff has the technical and business skills to support the objectives of the organization. Develops team and guides their efforts to continually improve the delivery of system solutions. Provides feedback, coaching and training and development opportunities to create a high performing team. 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
Jun 21, 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 Business Analyst II/Senior - Resource Management will join the Business Support team where you will perform comprehensive analysis or modeling of wholesale markets, system operations and other business operational plans utilizing advanced qualitative and quantitative techniques.. You will be expected to help develop and evaluate resource plans, market changes or other analysis that requires input from other departments. Having experience with forecasting, modeling and data analysis is preferred. May be required to work varied hours to support business critical activity. Business Data Analyst Resource Forecasting Analyst Forecasting Demand Planning Analyst Systems Analyst Systems Business Analyst Data Analytics Analyst Minimum Requirements Analyst II BS/BA Degree in business, engineering, economics, finance, information technology, mathematics, physics or similar quantitative field plus four (4) years related business analytics experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience with demonstrated comparable knowledge and abilities. Minimum Requirements Senior BS/BA Degree in business, engineering, economics, finance, information technology, mathematics, physics or similar quantitative field plus six (6) years related business experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience with demonstrated comparable knowledge and abilities. Requirements Must have good communication, presentation and writing skills. 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. Proficient computer skills including a thorough knowledge of a commonly used industry programming language to modify large data sets and extensive experience in the applied use of Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Access, and Word is desired. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications Proficient computer skills including a thorough knowledge of a commonly used industry programming language to modify large data sets and extensive experience in the applied use of Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Access, and Word is desired. 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