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Arizona Public Service Controls Engineer III/Senior - Plant Support (Yucca Power Plant) in United States

Responsibilities

The Controls *Engineer III/Senior*supporting** Yucca Power Plant provides technical engineering, design, economic and analytical support to assist in consistent reliable performance of power generation equipment by onsite operation and maintenance departments. Use knowledge of ABB infi90, Simplicity and PLC based control systems to address onsite prime movers such as gas turbines, steam turbine, and boiler operation principles to trouble shoot and evaluate performance of prime movers on plant site. Participate in the development of long-range system plans and conducting of engineering requests, proposals and presentations. Performstroubleshooting and evaluation of plant issues requiring skills and experience gained through application of engineering methods and analysis. Has increasing responsibility for technical decisions and interpretations site data and operational trends provide by onsite control room operators. Provides technical guidance and leadership to others as needed. May be subject to shift work.

Engineer III Minimum Requirements

A four year Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline or related applied science discipline (see approved list below) from an ABET accredited institution plus five (5) years working experience in Engineering-related positions.

Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications: Problem analysis/resolution techniques. Knowledge of applicable codes, standards, practices, methods and safety standards in the area of applicable engineering discipline. Experience in the utility industry. Professional Engineer licensure.

Engineer Senior Minimum Requirements

A four year Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline or related applied science discipline (see approved list below) from an ABET accredited institution plus eight (8) years working experience in Engineering-related positions.

Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications: Problem analysis/resolution techniques. Knowledge of applicable codes, standards, practices, methods and safety standards in the area of applicable engineering discipline. Experience in the utility industry. Professional Engineer licensure.

Approved Engineering Degrees (applies to both levels) for this position:Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Electronics, Computer Science.

(A four-year bachelor of Engineering Technology degree is not considered an automatic equivalent for a B.S. degree in Engineering. A review of the degree program curriculum must be completed by Engineering department management.)

Major Accountabilities

1) Prepares engineering plans, designs, analysis, specifications, cost estimates, evaluations, studies, technical reviews, investigations and verifications. Complies with design, regulatory, operating and maintenance requirements. Ensures engineering analyses, design, project control, schedule commitments, or oversight work is technically sound, cost effective, and in compliance with established standards, codes, and regulations. Checks and reviews analysis, evaluations, and investigations of others.

2) Interfaces with customers and other departments to ensure project objectives are understood and that work scope meets customer requirements, budget and schedule. Contacts customers and various levels of management to obtain or present technical data. Presents the results of designs, studies projects (in terms of new techniques) or approaches to subordinates, colleagues, management and customers.

3) Enhances department performance and productivity and/or unit performance by formulating, coordinating, performing analysis and making recommendations for improvements. Provides technical assistance and guidance to department personnel to enhance department performance and productivity.

4) May provide oversight of engineering technical programs by managing the program requirements, working with cross organizational partners, reviewing and internalizing operating experience and coordinating corrective actions to ensure engineering program elements continue to remain healthy.

5) May assume responsibility for small- to medium-scale projects which include planning, designing, scheduling and coordinating all facets of the project. Identifies potential schedule or quality problems and initiates corrective action. Takes initiative to eliminate barriers and uses resources to ensure desired results. May interface with outside agencies and regulatory authorities.

6) Provides technical guidance and leadership to less experienced engineers.

7) May participate in developing long-range strategies for significant site problems.

8) Provides input to projects and recommends modifications to increase operating efficiency and/or reviews design and documentation of projects to ensure compliance with design specifications, schedules and any regulatory requirements.

9) Remains cognizant of current technology and engineering developments as well as industry and competitive developments.

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 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”) 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 ID: 20200632

Location: Yuma

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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