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Arizona Public Service Engineer III/Senior in Phoenix, Arizona

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Job ID 20210576 Location Phoenix

Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular

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As part of the APS team, you are important to the success and future of our organization. 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, Arizona’s largest and longest-serving electric company, has announced a goal to deliver 100 percent clean, carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050. This is the boldest clean-energy goal of any Arizona electric company, and one of the most ambitious nationwide.

At APS, we believe in creating a workplace where belonging matters. Inclusion at APS, is embracing the perspective that each employee brings to work every day across our enterprise.

The Engineer III / Senior for Distributed Energy Resources Operations candidate will be a part of a growing Distributed Energy Resources Operations and Maintenance (DER O&M) team, consisting of Solar, Energy Storage, Microgrids, and other DER technologies. Engineer will ensure the reliability and safe operation of renewable technologies and Distributed Energy Resources (DER’s) by analyzing technical data, performance and root cause analysis. Working with other internal and external groups and departments to support the vision of the deployment of renewable and DER technologies. Enhance department performance and productivity and / or unit performance by analyzing data and recommending improvements. May be involved with support for simple to complex designs for construction, location and relocation of company facilities for new and existing renewable resources, external customers, state and local governments and internal company engineering, planning and maintenance processes.

Minimum Requirements

Engineer III

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (applicable engineering discipline specific to area of assignment) from an accredited college or university or Professional Engineer designation

  • plus five (5) years working experience

  • or 9 years equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must possess comprehensive knowledge of energy analysis, engineering applications, business, and finance, working knowledge of applicable codes, standards, practices, and methods in the area of individual's discipline. Engineer Senior

  • Requires Bachelors degree in Engineering (applicable engineering discipline specific to area of assignment)

  • plus eight (8) years engineering experience,

  • or Professional Engineer designation plus eight (8) years engineering experience

  • or 12 years equivalent combination of technical education and experience.

  • Must possess in depth knowledge of energy analysis, engineering applications, business, and finance, applicable codes, standards practices and methods in the area of assigned discipline. Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in at least one of the following areas: PV Solar, Energy Storage, and Microgrids.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with utility scale experience.

  • Experience with OSIsoft PI, Maximo, SCADA & controls equipment, a plus.

  • Candidate must be forward thinking, self-driven, and able to handle ambiguity.

  • Candidate should be organized, able to communicate effectively, and willing to collaborate across multi-disciplinary groups .

    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") maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law. For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster ( . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster ( .

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    Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace .