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Senior Maintenance Planner (Electrical Systems)

Central Arizona Project
Phoenix, Arizona 85024
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Senior Maintenance Planner (Electrical Systems)

Company: Central Arizona Project

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Starting Salary Range: $70,000 - $87,000

Note: The salary range listed reflects the TARGET HIRING RANGE only and does not represent the full employee pay range for this position.


Central Arizona Project is the largest supplier of renewable water in the state of Arizona. We operate and maintain a 336 mile long aqueduct and pumping plant system that stretches from our source at the Colorado River to the communities of central and southern Arizona. On a yearly basis, we pump and deliver over 1.5 million acre-feet of water to enhance the state’s economy and quality of life and ensure sustainable growth for current and future populations of Arizonans. CAP is highly respected and takes great pride in providing the people of Arizona this service reliably, cost effectively and in an environmentally sound manner with the highest regard for employee safety and health, evolving public needs and customer satisfaction.


We employ nearly 500 people who enjoy the close community of a small company while helping to 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. (Benefits are subject to change at any time). CAP is truly a great place to work!


The Maintenance Planning Division is the hub of all maintenance activities at CAP and all maintenance workflow processes must pass through this division prior to execution. The Maintenance Planning Division is responsible for Planning and Scheduling of all Maintenance Work activities and resource coordination across the CAP. Properly planned and scheduled maintenance work has been shown to be 3-5 times safer and more cost effective than unplanned work.


The Central Arizona Project Systems Reliability Group and the Instrumentation & Control Group provide both routine and non-routine maintenance on CAP electrical transmission, controls, switching, and electronics assets. These assets consist of switchgear, transformers, relays, HMI's, flow meters, and various other electrical and electronics assets across CAP's 14 pumping plants, 1 pumping/generating plant, 39 flow control check structures, and 40+ customer turnouts.


The Systems Reliability Group provides periodic maintenance and testing of the protective unit relaying system, station service 480 volt breakers, as well as the power transformers in our switchyards. System Reliability performs a variety of tasks, including Doble testing power transformers from 230KV down to 69KV, providing periodic testing of grounding systems in the switchyards and personal protective grounds, and Doble testing of large synchronous motors.


The Instrumentation & Control Group provides both routine and non-routine maintenance on CAP flow meters, PLCs, cathodic protection systems, installation of new HMI systems, and repairs on printed circuit boards. They also install, replace and calibrate instrumentation on multiple systems. Instrumentation & Controls also takes the lead on installation of small internal capital improvements projects that come from CAP Engineering.


In this position, you would be the primary liaison with Water Operations, Plant Maintenance groups, Engineering Project Management, and Centralized Support groups. You would maintain the long-range Master Maintenance Schedule and manage workforce productivity by anticipating and eliminating delays through effective planning and coordination of system outages, manpower, materials, and equipment. You would analyze all non-emergency work to be performed, determine task sequence and methodology, negotiate equipment outages, identify required labor skills, perform job costing and labor estimates, procure necessary materials, and produce multi-craft job packages and weekly labor capacity schedules for the Work Execution Supervisors.


A successful candidate for this position will have a related bachelor's degree plus three (3) years of work experience; a related associate's degree plus five (5) years of work experience; or at least seven (7) years of work experience as a journeyman, industrial electrician, mechanic, building trades craftsman, electronics technician, equipment operator, project engineer, or project manager in a related field. Additionally, you must have good administrative, math, and communication skills; strong planning and organization skills; a solid understanding of work order processes, priorities, and schedules; and the ability to read shop drawings and prints.

Also, having the knowledge of and ability to use and apply standards and codes including OSHA, NEC, ASME, ANSI, and EPA regulations to maintenance work. Having working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project (or other scheduling software), and Infor (or similar work management systems) is a plus! Please see our company website for more details.


If you are interested in a leadership role on one of the largest water conveyance systems in North America and an amazing company to work for, APPLY ONLINE at www.cap-az.com/jobs. EOE

Posted: 2018-12-03 Expires: 2019-01-02


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