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Electrical & Instrumentation Journeyman Apprentice

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Pinnacle West

Farmington, NM 87499
Professional/Technical Services
14 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Responsibilities Four Corners Power Plant is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Electrical & Instrumentation Apprentice (E&I Journeyman Apprentice).The Apprenticeship Program is designed to develop a non-skilled or semi-skilled worker into a proficient, multi-skilled journeyman who is competent in all the process of their trade. This is accomplished through on-the-job training supplemented by the study of appropriate technical and theoretical subjects related to the particular trade. Successful apprenticeship candidates will support the efficient and cost effective production of electric energy by performing both process control instrumentation maintenance and high and low voltage electrical equipment maintenance as they develop the skills of their craft. Previous education and experience in process control instrumentation installation, calibration & repair and/or electrical construction & repair is preferred. Knowledge and experience in power plant or industrial plant operations and maintenance is also a plus. Requirements - Candidate must: Be at least 18 years of age. Have a high school diploma or GED (must submit a copy of diploma or equivalent).Possess a valid driver's license.Have completed a College Algebra course or higher and submit transcripts or applicable documentation showing a grade "C" or better. College placement test documentation will be accepted in lieu of college transcripts.Have completed one (1) semester of AC Electrical theory or equivalent and submit a transcript or documentation showing completion of the course with a passing grade of "C" or better. The APS Fundamentals of Electricity Correspondence Course will be accepted.Pass a written aptitude exam - Maintenance Selection System Test (MASS).Pass a panel interview.Display aptitude, attitude and adaptability necessary for the trade.Work under the terms and conditions of the Apprenticeship Standard Agreement. REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:
After applying for this position on-line, applicants MUST submit the following documentation by mail and postmarked by the closing date of the job posting which is MARCH 26th, 2019. NOTE: Faxed or E-mailed documents will NOT be accepted. Photo copy of High School Diploma or equivalentPhoto copy of transcripts showing completion of College Algebra course (with a grade of "C" or better) OR documentation of college placement test showing placement in a College Algebra or higher. Photo copy of documentation showing completion of at least one (1) semester of AC Electrical Theory course or equivalent reflecting a grade of "C" or better or certificate of completion of the APS Fundamentals of Electricity Correspondence Course.Photo copies of any other applicable documentation you believe is appropriate for this position.Copy of your updated resume. PLEASE NOTE that selected candidates will be based at one of the following locations and may be assigned training rotations at all of these locations: Four Corners Power Plant located in Fruitland, NMWest Phoenix Power Plant located in Phoenix, AZRedhawk Power Plant located in Arlington, AZCholla Power Plant located in Joseph City, AZOcotillo Power Plant located in Tempe, AZSundance Power Plant located in Coolidge, AZYucca Power Plant located in Yuma, AZ Selected candidates who graduate from their apprenticeship program may be required to complete their assignment prior to being eligible to apply for additional APS career opportunities. This apprenticeship is approximately 3.5 years. Previous education and experience may shorten term of apprenticeship.Written and practical assessment tests may be administered to determine potential for advanced standing in the Apprenticeship Program.Starting wage may vary if advanced standing in the program is granted.An E&I Journeyman position will be awarded to the successful candidates after completion of the Apprenticeship Program.Successful bidders must live in a reasonable distance from assigned plant locations.Shift work may be required, including 12-hour rotating shift.Job rotation between crews are required.Job rotations between plant locations may be required.Reasonable and necessary overtime is required.After completion of the Apprenticeship program, if there is not a Journeyman position open in your classification at the plant for which you completed your apprenticeship, you may be forced to go to other plants that have an open position.Employees who leave APS other than by retirement or an involuntary reduction in force before the two-year anniversary of completing the Apprenticeship Training Program may be required to reimburse APS for the cost of program-related tuition, books, and fees.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. Category: Installation & Maintenance , Keywords: Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

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