Electrical Maintenance Engineer Technician

Central Arizona Project   San Jose, CA   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on May 5, 2022
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Company: Central Arizona Project

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Starting Salary Range: $90,000 - $107,545

#1017 Closes: 5/11/22



Reporting Location:  Phoenix


About the Pay

Note: The salary range listed ($90,000 - $107,545) reflects the TARGET HIRING RANGE only and does not represent the full pay range for this position.


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 Responsibilities

As a Maintenance Engineer Technician, you would serve as a liaison between Reliability Engineers and the maintenance groups to ensure the proper execution of routine and reoccurring maintenance activities as well as individual, extraordinary maintenance activities as required to ensure the reliable function of CAP's infrastructure. Develop and/or execute effective Preventive/Predictive Maintenance (PM) inspection and testing procedures for CAP assets utilizing considerable experience and knowledge of CAP electrical systems and installations; as well as develop PM/Corrective from PM (CPM) task procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance and enhance the operational reliability of CAP water delivery systems.


Provide 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:


  • Perform Asset Condition Monitoring (ACM) and equipment condition assessment data collection activities in the field and report findings using various reporting methods and software.  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).
  • Verify that Equipment Maintenance Plans (EMP's) for civil / electrical / mechanical assets are maintained, updated, and reflected in the Critical Equipment Assessment Master Schedule. Verify correctness of assets loaded in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).  Collect and verify that data entered for those assets is correct with Reliability Engineer oversight.
  • Review civil / electrical / mechanical plans, specifications, engineering scopes of work, and survey data as required to determine material requirements. Determine cut, fill, bank, swell, and compacted earth material quantification and material haul requirements, concrete, asphalt, and rebar material take-off, and identify critical spare parts for assets. Recommend appropriate stock levels and inventory locations for parts. Link parts inventory to assets in the maintenance management system.


Why is THIS Job Awesome?
As the Electrical Maintenance Engineer Technician at CAP, you will have the opportunity to have hands on experience with several technologies at CAP.  This includes but is not limited to asset conditioning monitoring test equipment. You will use your expertise to improve maintenance procedures and programs that support 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

An Associate’s degree or higher plus at least seven (7) years of relevant experience in Industrial or Commercial, Operations, Maintenance, or Construction; OR a completed Electrical Apprenticeship plus 7 years of relevant experience; OR a high school diploma or GED plus ten (10) years of relevant experience. Must be able to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills to interact with contacts, 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 experienced and highly skilled in the responsibilities of this job (mentioned above), have a team-focused positive approach to work, and are looking for a rewarding career with a stable organization in the North Phoenix area, then we encourage you to apply online today.   

Your Water, Your Future.