May 08, 2019

Supervisor - Transmission Operations Engineering - Phoenix, AZ

  • Arizona Public Service
  • Phoenix, AZ
Full/Part-Time Energy Engineering Other

Job Description

Job Description

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Supervisor - Transmission Operations Engineering
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Full/Part Time
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Arizona Public Service Company (APS) who is leading the way toward an energy future that is cleaner, more reliable and more sustainable has an opportunity for an Transmission Operations Engineering Supervisor who will provide supervision of the engineering services performed in the department.  Our Supervisor will have oversight of Transmission Operations, EHV and Distribution engineering analysis and the daily application of transmission day ahead studies and the regulatory requirements for Utility level transmission path operation  Responsible for development and implementation of  RTCA applications.  May be responsible for developing and managing outside business which includes meeting with new and existing customers, preparing/presenting proposals, contract negotiations, and developing project justification and cost benefit analysis.


Major Accountabilities

    Ensures department engineering work is technically sound and cost effective and all projects meet schedule and budget commitments

    Develop plans and proposals that meet the customer’s needs, are profitable, and maintain an appropriate level of risk for the company

    Develop department budgets and manage department expenditures within approved limits

    Maintains a technically competent department to meet the needs of our customers.  Hires, supervises, evaluates and develops a multi-discipline staff

    Provides a positive, interactive work environment that fosters high levels of trust, cooperation, employee performance, and growth

    Provide consulting expertise as needed.  Maintains communication with industry and EPRI.  Investigates new technologies

    Prepares detailed list and cost estimates.  Ensures plant documents are appropriately maintained

Export Compliance/EEO

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws").  Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws.  All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status.  All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors.  For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Pinnacle West”) provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.


Job Requirements:

Required Skills & Experience:

    BS degree in engineering or its equivalent and eight (8) years of engineering experience

    Broad knowledge of engineering disciplines related to electric utilities

    Experience with Transmission, EHV and/or Distribution systems

    Understands the daily application of transmission day ahead studies and the regulatory requirements for Utility level transmission path operation

    Must possess excellent people management, communication (oral and written), and organizational skills

    Proven competency in Microsoft PC Office products

    Demonstrate an understanding of contract development, negotiation strategies, and proven success in attaining customer satisfaction







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