Apr 22, 2021


$75,000 - $109,000 yearly
  • Central Arizona Project
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
Full-time Engineer - Reliability

Job Description

Number of Positions Available:  2

About the Pay

Note: The salary range listed ($75,000 - $109,000) reflects the TARGET HIRING RANGE only and does not represent the full pay range for this position.

Electrical Maintenance Engineer:  $75,000 - $93,000

Senior Electrical Maintenance Engineer:  $87,000 – $109,000

About Central Arizona Project

Central Arizona Project, 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 Department

The Maintenance Control Department provides reliability engineering expertise to Central Arizona Project (CAP) and is seeking an experienced Electrical or Senior Electrical Maintenance Engineer to provide discipline expertise to CAP's asset management program.  

 About the Responsibilities

As an Electrical or Senior Electrical Maintenance Engineer, you would provide engineering support and restoration activities for Large Synchronous Motors and Generators, Transformers, Backup Power Generators Sets, Excitation Systems, Circuit Breakers, Switchgear, Relays, UPS Systems, Facilities, Cable Systems, and other Auxiliary Systems.  Includes High, Medium, and Low Voltage Systems.

Some of the responsibilities include:

1. Support the development and administration of an integrated maintenance program for all CAP facilities that incorporates industry best practices.

 A. Develop, review, and modify maintenance procedures, guidelines and schedules for electrical, mechanical, civil, and other equipment and structures. Write and adjust procedures and frequencies as necessary.  Provide standardization in procedures and frequencies.

 B. Develop and support execution of complex maintenance equipment repair scopes of work. Including but not limited to equipment overhauls, breakdown and corrective repairs, and replacements in kind (RIK).

C. Provide support to maintenance groups in assessing and advanced troubleshooting plant and canal equipment to restore to an operable state working to reduce Mean Time to Repair (MTTR).

2. Perform Asset Condition Monitoring (ACM) and equipment condition assessment data collection activities in the field and report findings using various reporting methods and software. Analyze data and utilize it to make decisions regarding required repairs and recommendations for overhaul or replacement. Develop ACM program and new testing methods to ensure reliability and availability of critical assets. ACM technologies include vibration analysis, infrared imaging, ultrasonic thickness testing, airborne/structure borne ultrasound, motor and breaker testing, and various visual inspections including the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and remote operated vehicles (ROV).

3. Develops bill of materials and recommends spare parts inventories for critical assets. Makes budget recommendations based on asset condition.

4. Recommends modifications or upgrades to equipment based on operating and maintenance histories when justified by expected performance improvements.

Why is THIS Job Awesome?

As the Electrical Maintenance Engineer at CAP, you will have the opportunity to be a key contributor to our overall maintenance and reliability of our critical assets.  You will use your expertise to improve maintenance programs and to return equipment to an operable state which supports CAP in its daily mission. This position allows you to be a member of an agency that safely delivers water to millions of people in Arizona.

About the Qualifications

For the Engineer position: five (5) years of applicable electrical engineering experience with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field; or three (3) years of engineering experience with a Master's in Electrical Engineering is required.

For the Senior Engineer position: eight (8) years of applicable electrical engineering experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field; or six (6) years with a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Must have at least one of the following:

  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional.
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Masters Certificate in Maintenance Management
  • Master’s Degree in Maintenance and Reliability Engineering

Demonstrated ability to perform all of the items listed below – Development of Complex Scopes of Work

  • Mean Time to Repair Efficiency
  • Equipment Maintenance Plan
  • Equipment Condition Assessment
  • Lead Overhaul and Major Outage Repairs
  • Advanced Troubleshooting of CAP Specific Equipment Type (i.e. Large Synchronous Motors, Transformers, Excitation systems, etc…)

Must have a valid driver's license and maintain a good driving record.  This is a safety-sensitive position and requires physical testing.

If you are a creative thinker looking for exciting challenges and work variety, at an amazing company, APPLY ONLINE TODAY www.cap-az.com/jobs! EOE

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