• Pumping Plant Electrician

    Central Arizona ProjectPhoenix, AZ 85024

    Job #1586341411

  • About the Pay

    The pay range listed ($33.30 - $35.01 per hour) reflects our STARTING PAY RANGE only and does not reflect the full range which steps up to $42.69 per hour (top pay typically reached within two years with proven mastery of skills and good performance).


    IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE – To protect the health and safety of our employees and job applicants, CAP has temporarily modified the candidate evaluation process to include virtual interviews and social distancing measures. Thank you for your understanding.


    About Central Arizona Project

    Central Arizona Project (CAP), a 336-mile system that brings Colorado River water to central and southern Arizona, delivers the state's single largest renewable water supply and serves 80% of the state's population.

    We employ nearly 500 people who enjoy a team oriented and safety focused work culture. The close community of a small company is driven to help fulfill our extremely valuable mission. We offer highly competitive salaries and excellent benefits including membership in the Arizona State Retirement System, 401(k), medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, 4-10 work schedule, and significant investment in employee training and development. Employees are eligible for benefits on their first day of employment. CAP is truly a great place to work!


    About the Position

    The reporting location can be designated as CAP Headquarters in North Phoenix or the CAP Tucson Field Office. As a Roving Electrician, you would perform as an electrical multi-craft journeyman with local pumping plant operations responsibility in a heavy industrial hydroelectric environment consisting of up to 60,000 horsepower vertical, synchronous pumping and generating units and supporting auxiliary equipment such as: control valves (up to 132-inch), compressors, bridge cranes, governors, heat exchangers, strainers, trash rakes, radial gates, piping and hydraulic systems. You would perform preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair on a wide variety of high, medium and low voltage electrical systems requiring proficiency in: rotating machinery, power circuit breakers, power transformers, protective relays, electronic control systems as well as various predictive test techniques and procedures. You would operate, configure, isolate, troubleshoot and return to service large pumping and generating plants or other related facilities and systems. You would performs switching operations and holds clearance orders to provide safe working boundaries or zones of equipment isolation from sources of hazardous energy.

    This position is subject to call-outs to a variety of operational emergencies on and off hours. Work assignments are primarily at pumping plants and other system facilities throughout the state. Extensive in-state travel primarily Mondays through Thursdays is required.


    About the Qualifications

    Having completed a state or federal certified electrical apprenticeship: OR possessing the equivalent combination of education, related experience and demonstrated ability; PLUS at least three (3) years of journeyman-level work experience in an industrial electrical environment with technical and specialized knowledge is required to be successful in this position. Also, a valid driver's license, good driving record, and a high school diploma (or GED) are required.


    Please note: Physical testing, functional testing, and drug screening will apply. See the position description on our website for more information about physical requirements and environment.


    If you are experienced and highly skilled in the responsibilities of this job, thrive in a team-focused work environment, and are looking for a rewarding career with a stable organization in the North Phoenix area, then we encourage you to apply online today!

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