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Arizona Public Service HVAC Technician Team Member in TONOPAH, Arizona

HVAC Technician Team Member

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Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: TONOPAH, AZ, US, 85354

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.


To troubleshoot, test, calibrate, modify and maintain nuclear and non-nuclear environmental systems (Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning) working independently, in compliance with PVGS and regulatory policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

High school graduate or equivalent and meets the requirements of ANSI standard 3.1, 1978. Ability to work over time, weekends, and back shifts. Must have three (3) years service experience on industrial HVAC equipment. Completed an approved refrigeration and air conditioning service training program or equivalent. Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, procedures, plant drawings and diagrams.

Preference: HVAC experience with Commercial or Industrial experience

EEI MASS Test Administered.

Nuclear requirement:

Any PNGS 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 Policy 1503 and implementing policy guide 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.

Major Accountabilities

1) Respond to emergency requests to restore plant and building equipment to an operational status in accordance with applicable plant policies and procedures.

2) Perform preventative maintenance tasks on all HVAC equipment and components to ensure system integrity and reliability.

3) Maintain, test and overhaul large tonnage centrifugal chillers required for normal and essential plant operations.

4) Test, inspect and maintain nuclear air filtration systems used to contain airborne radioactive contamination.

5) Calibrate, test and repair various temperature, pressure and flow instruments and controls used on both essential and non essential HVAC related equipment.

6) Perform necessary corrective maintenance. Test and overhaul large capacity vane axial and backward incline fans required for normal and essential plant operations.

7) Perform freeze seals on various sizes and types of plant piping systems to isolate components in support of maintenance and testing activities.

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 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') 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.

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.