Arizona Public Service Electronic Technician Team Member (LabVIEW Automatic Test Equipment Developer) in Tonopah, Arizona


SUMMARY: Develop and utilize National Instruments LabVIEW Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) to inspect, troubleshoot, repair, modify, rework, and function test a wide variety of defective electronic equipment. Develop and maintain function test library for Electronics Restoration Facility. Maintain and develop new shop simulators and test equipment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent. Five (5) years' experience at component level rework of electronic equipment and two (2) years of electronic training OR two (2) years related electronics experience. Knowledge of and ability to: 1) interpret and use circuit schematics, layout drawings and wiring diagrams; 2) troubleshoot electronic faults to the component level; 3) use measuring and testing equipment in the performance of rework and testing activities. These minimum requirements exceed ANSI 3.1, 1978, 4.5.2.

  • Preferred qualifications:Strong knowledge and development experience in LabVIEW with 2-3 years of LabVIEW development experience in the electronics field preferred. LabVIEW Developer accreditation is highly desirable

EEI MASS Test Administered.

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 administrative guideline 16DP-0EP34-01 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.


1) Assist in the development and revision of automatic function tests for the Electronics Restoration Facility utilizing National Instruments LabVIEW 2) Inspect, troubleshoot, repair, modify, and function test defective electronic equipment in accordance with technical specifications, station administrative control procedures and quality requirements. 3) Using expertise in analyzing analog, digital and microprocessor electronic circuitry with a strong emphasis on analog control 4) Assist engineering and unit technicians with troubleshooting of plant systems using shop simulators and automatic test stations National Instruments automatic test equipment. 5) Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on the electronics rework facility simulators and automatic test stations' equipment. 6) Maintain a high level of proficiency in the modification and repair techniques for printed circuit boards and assemblies using ANSI IPC-R-700B and IPC-S-815A. 7) Participate in formal training classes, OJT and training/cross-training of others to maintain technical qualifications. 8) Prepare and maintain detailed maintenance and equipment history records of all items reworked. Provide root cause reports when necessary to support engineering with the dispositioning of CRDR's and EER's. 9) Maintain a high level of proficiency in the care and usage of a wide variety of measuring and test equipment. May perform testing of commercial grade items to support the PVGS Commercial Grade Dedication Program.

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 Generating Stations (PVGS) 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 Title: Electronic Technician Team Member (LabVIEW Automatic Test Equipment Developer)

Job ID: 20180047

Location: Tonopah, AZ

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular