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UNS Energy Corporation Generation Engineer (II-Sr) Electrical - SGS in Springerville, Arizona

Generation Engineer (II-Sr) Electrical - SGS

Company Tucson Electric Power

Location Springerville, AZ

Requisition ID 5431

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UNS Energy Corporation ( , headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary ofFortis Inc. ( , the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. Our public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., power our economy by providing electric and gas service to nearly 700,000 customers in Arizona.

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Job Description - Generation Engineer (II-Sr) Electrical - SGS

We are currently seeking a talented individual for the position of Generation Engineer (II-Sr) Electrical at our power plant facility located in Springerville, AZ. The Springerville Generating Station operates four coal-fired units with a combined generating capacity of over 1600 megawatts of power. Although we will be retiring two of the units we operate and maintain at this facility by 2032, we continue to work together to generate safe, clean, reliable power to enhance our families, customers and communities. This position may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conduct and the related Policies and Procedures.

Internal Posting Expires: 01/01/2024

External posting may expire at any time.

Position Description

To provide engineering technical expertise and support at the Springerville Generating Station. This will include engineering design, project management, contract administration, budget preparation, technical assistance, and testing and evaluation of plant equipment and systems to provide optimum reliability and efficiency.This position may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conductand the related Policies and Procedures.

Position-Related Responsibilities

· Providing primary engineering expertise for plant group. This shall include technical evaluations, economic analysis, drawing preparation, and all necessary document preparation.

o Timely, accurate, and technically sound engineering evaluations.

· The coordination and control of projects assigned.

o Projects to be on schedule, on budget, and complete.

· The input to selection, evaluation and objective assignments for engineers, junior engineers, and technicians.

o Assist in the professional development of the other engineers and technicians.

· The input to, and implementation of, group responsibility training.

o Attend and participate in training as it is made available.

· The primary responsibility for assisting the Engineering Superintendent with the O&M and Capital budgeting and budget adherence.

o To develop accurate and comprehensive budgets and monitor them for adherence.

· To supervise others, work as the weekend supervisor for the Maintenance weekend coverage crew, or on plant outages and projects as required.

o Successfully perform in a supervisory role when the occasion occurs, using sound management and MARC guidelines.

· To supervise or perform equipment testing, and performance monitoring or testing throughout the plant.

· Collect, evaluate, and provide equipment recommendations on a routine or as-needed basis.

· Reports to the Engineering Superintendent and performs other special assignments as required.

· Successfully complete assignments as required.

· Requires the ability to obtain and maintain CIP certification.

· This is a safety sensitive position.

· Support and communicate Operational Excellence goals, objectives, vision and values.

Management Responsibilities

· Ensure that the Company’s management principles, policies and programs are consistently practiced and continually support the Affirmative Action Plan.

· Assume fiduciary responsibility for operating the business and provide recommendations on cost improvement measures.

· Ensure that the Performance Management program is administered uniformly and effectively.

· Plans day-to-day operations, estimates personnel needs and schedules and assigns work. Evaluate the structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

(Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.)



Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications


Assists Generation Engineer IV in designing and documenting plant projects.

High school diploma or GED.

B.S. degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field.

Ability to travel, as required, to support the plant.

0-1 years professional experience.


Description of Level I

Minimum qualifications of Level I.

1-3 years professional experience.


Evaluates and develops projects with minimal supervision and direction from other engineers. May direct technicians as required.

Minimum qualifications of Level II.

3-5 years professional experience.


Independently evaluates and develop projects. Works with minimal supervision and directs other engineers and technicians as required.

Minimum qualifications of Level III.

5-8 years professional experience.


Top level individual contributor. Provides leadership; often developing and coordinating all phases of multiple projects.

Minimum qualifications of Level IV.

8 or more years professional experience. Have obtained or progressing toward professional registration.

All employees are expected and required to adhere to the Company Code of Ethics and Principles of Conduct.

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