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Arizona Public Service Distribution Operations Center (DOC) Field Planner / Senior - Metro/Phoenix in United States

Responsibilities As part of the APS team, you are important to the success and future of our organization. You can be a part of a unique industry and work with us to provide reliable service, our community can count on us for safe, clean and reliable energy. APS, Arizona’s largest and longest-serving electric company, has announced a goal to deliver 100 percent clean, carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050. This is the boldest clean-energy goal of any Arizona electric company, and one of the most ambitious nationwide. At APS, we believe in creating a workplace where belonging matters. Inclusion at APS, is embracing the perspective that each employee brings to work every day across our enterprise. The DOC Field Planner / DOC Field Planner Senior What your day would be like: You are responsible for: * Coordinate with construction planners to ensure correct switching is done to complete various jobs across the system. Create switching procedures for the operations center and the field to complete on the scheduled work date. * Ensure all mitigation steps have been taken to keep customers energized while work is being performed on the grid. * Work with project teams to ensure work scope will be in line with system demands and company standards. * Collaborate with engineers on multiple different subjects, including but not limited to phase load balancing, feeder boundary changes, project scopes, system upgrades, etc. * Work hand in hand with the Distribution Operations Center to assist with planned switching, feeder abnormalities, or anything else that comes up across the system. Minimum Requirements DOC Field Planner * High School diploma/GED andfive (5) years' experience with APS working as a Journeyman Lineman, Journeyman Electrician, Electrical Engineer, or equivalent experience where extensive knowledge of the transmission and/or distribution systems operations, maintenance and/or construction is obtained. * Must have the ability to work independently and be self-directed in establishing priorities and adapting to change. * Working knowledge of electrical theory and operation of an interconnected electric distribution system, lines and substation equipment, protective schemes and relays, general safety practices and the APS accident prevention manual. * Demonstrated ability to quickly assimilate and evaluate information to determine the scope of unplanned system outages, and formulate viable options to isolate the problem and reconfigure the system in order to restore service. * Must be able to perform field evaluations as to the extent of damage, and direct field personnel in the priority and required sequencing of activities needed in the completion of permanent repairs in order to return system to its normal configuration. DOC Field Planner Senior * High School diploma/GED and five (5) years' experience with APS working as a DOC Field Planner OR ten (10) years of equivalent experience with an extensive knowledge of the distribution systems operations, maintenance and construction. Preferred knowledge, skills, or qualifications * Experience with the following applications is preferred: Transmission Outage Application, Advanced Distribution Management System, Geographic Information System, PI database. * Extensive experience and technical knowledge of distribution switching and clearance writing. * Experience and technical knowledge of substation, distribution and transmission equipment, transmission and distribution electrical design/schematics and one-line diagrams. * Experience with Blue Print reading/interpretation. * A valid Arizona driver's license is required. * May also require the administration of a test. ## 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") 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. Job ID: 20210377 Location: Phoenix Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular