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Arizona Public Service Satellite Journeyman Heavy Duty Fleet Mechanic (Surprise) in SURPRISE, Arizona

Satellite Journeyman Heavy Duty Fleet Mechanic (Surprise)

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Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: SURPRISE, AZ, US, 85374-3783

Company: APS

Arizona Public Service generates clean, reliable and affordable energy for 2.7 million Arizonans. Our service territory stretches across the state, from the border town of Douglas to the vistas of the Grand Canyon, from the solar fields of Gila Bend to the ponderosa pines of Payson. As the state’s largest and longest-serving energy provider, our more than 6,000 dedicated employees power our vision of creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.

Since our founding in 1886, APS has demonstrated a strong commitment to our customers in one of the country’s fastest growing states, earning a reputation for customer satisfaction, shareholder value, operational excellence and business integrity.

Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.

Job Description

Our Surprise Service Center Garage has an opening for a Satellite Journeyman Heavy Duty Fleet Mechanic

The work schedule for this position is Monday - Friday, 1:00pm - 9:00pm

Minimum Requirements:

  • Qualified candidates must have a High School diploma or equivalent plus completion of one of the following:

    • Completed a qualified Journeyman Mechanic Apprenticeship Program; an Automotive AAS degree from a community college or have graduated from a Certified Automotive Technical School, plus have 5 years' experience in the trade


    • if no formal training, candidate must have a minimum of 6 years of experience in the trade.
  • Applicants must have a Class A CDL permit at the time of application and a clean driving record.

    • If the applicant is awarded the position, they must obtain a valid Class A CDL license (for manual transmission with no mechanical restrictions (i.e., airbrakes)) prior to their official transfer/start date.
  • Applicants must demonstrate knowledge in the following areas:

    • All aspects of medium/heavy duty gas and diesel truck maintenance and repair

    • Light duty vehicle maintenance and/or construction equipment

    • Must have hydraulic equipment experience

    • Preferred experience in mobile fleet service

    Additional Information:

    • Must live within reasonable distance from headquarters

    • Applicants must pass aptitude and qualifying Journeyman tests (written/hands-on)

    • This position requires working with aerial equipment, which has weight restrictions of 350lbs or less

    • The established headquarters for this position is subject to relocation to the Hub West Service Center, a facility that will be located 38 miles west of downtown Phoenix, on a date to be determined by the Company.

Additional Information

Please submit the following documents under "additional documents" in the My Documents section of your online application. If you are unable to upload your documents, please email them to by the posting close date to be further considered for this position.

  • Copy of Class A CDL (front and back - color copy)

  • Copy of your Automotive AAS Diploma, Auto Tech School Diploma, or a Copy of your Journeyman Mechanic Apprenticeship Certificate

Export Compliance / EEO Statement

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. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.

Testing Information

Tests are only administered to referred candidates. More information about our tests and the testing process can be found HERE. (

A written [paper and pencil] test will be administered.

A test using a computer with keyboard will be administered.

A hands-on skills test will be administered.

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.

Role Type

Plant/Field Role:

This position requires work to be performed in the field and/or at the work site, due to the nature of work.