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UNS Energy Corporation Instrumentation Technician I in Tucson, Arizona

Instrumentation Technician I

Company Tucson Electric Power

Location Tucson, AZ

Requisition ID 5349

About Us

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.

We embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the communities we have served for generations, and in TEP’s case, since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable, and affordable service.

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Our culture is rooted inshared core values ( that define how we work and who we are. Our team of innovative professionals bring their authentic selves to work each day to power our vision and make a difference. Be Part of Our Story.

We create opportunities for employees to thrive through:

  • Continual growth: In an industry changing faster than ever before, our commitment to professional growth and leadership development means we never stop challenging ourselves to explore new possibilities.

  • Active Engagement: We support a collaborative environment, with peer-to-peer learning and employee-driven groups that foster an inclusive culture.

  • Total compensation: UNS Energy Corporation also offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, affordable individual and family health insurance plans, tuition assistance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

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Job Description - Instrumentation Technician I

Date Posted: September 13, 2023

Date Expires: September 27, 2023

Testing Date: September 2023 (You will be notified of time)

Practical Date: September 2023 (You will be notified of time)

Interview Date: September 2023 (You will be notified of time)

* _Candidates selected for testing will receive a confirmation email at the email address provided on the application as notification of the scheduled date and time of the testing session. Dates are subject to change based on business needs, weather and unforeseen circumstances. *_

There will be a three-part testing procedure employed for this position. The first step is a written skills test followed by a practical skills test and an oral interview.Upon successful completion of the first exam, you will then move into the practical skills stage and then the interview. Each step of the process must be passed in order to progress to the next step.

Position Description

The Instrumentation Technician I is responsible for the efficient and safe maintenance and repair of all power plant and related equipment. Successful individuals placed into this classification will be responsible for the below position-related responsibilities. In addition, they are required to complete qualification signoffs as an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician within two years of placement into this role.

Position-Related Responsibilities

¨ Troubleshoot, repair and maintain continuous emissions monitoring equipment

¨ Install, calibrate, tune, and troubleshoot electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic instrument loops

¨ Install program, configure and tune digital process controllers

¨ Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair hydraulic systems.

¨ Troubleshoot and repair internal combustion gas turbine control systems.

¨ Perform assigned work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with Company practices and procedures.

¨ Develop and maintain data base for plant information and instrumentation

¨ Install and configure smart transmitters and recorders.

¨ Perform hazardous chemical removal and containment to include, Mercury, Radiation devices and other hazardous chemicals used in plant processes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

¨ Ability to read and understand prints, ladder logic and schematics.

¨ Basic skills in chemistry, Electricity, AC physics, electronics, hydraulics, and pneumatics.

¨ Basic math skills in Algebra, calculus, and geometry

¨ Must possess mechanical equipment knowledge and aptitude

¨ Must understand fluid power theories and principals

¨ Knowledge of programming languages and program structures

¨ Skilled in methods of oral and written communications.

¨ Working knowledge of PLC and DCS systems

¨ Basic Instrumentation familiarity (flow, pressure, differential pressure, precise calibrations, calibration equipment, PID control, analog references, signal interpretation)

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

Pay Rate: $47.90

All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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