Electrical or Senior Electrical Engineer

Central Arizona Project
Phoenix, Arizona 85024
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

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 Engineer: $75,000 - $93,000

Senior Electrical 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 Engineering Department provides engineering expertise, construction project management, technical services, and support to Central Arizona Project (CAP).

About the Responsibilities

As an Electrical or Senior Electrical Engineer, you would guide the CAP in identifying solutions to technical multi-disciplinary engineering problems that require the use of independent judgment and initiative in making technical decisions of considerable difficulty and impact.  The Electrical and Senior Electrical Engineer ensure that technical documentation, including plans and specifications, are accurate, complete, and retrievable by those who require such documentation.  This position provides technical professional level expertise in designing quality capital projects and asset modifications within established budgetary and schedule guidelines and compliant with county, state, and federal laws and regulations.  This position will act as a productive team member, or team leader, on interdependent technical support teams.

This position fully supports the department function at CAP during design development and construction of projects through preparation of assessment and planning documents, preparation of consultant scopes of work, evaluation of cost proposals, oversight and review of consultant designs, review of project submittals, and construction engineering support.

Some of the specific duties include:

  • Provides complete and professional design services and technical leadership for the purpose of planning, constructing, testing, and commissioning new features of the CAP and modifying, operating, and maintaining existing features of the CAP through engineering expertise and coordination of all related disciplines.     This includes the preparation of, or technical oversight of, plans and specifications, internal Work Packages, and materials and cost estimates.      
  • Acts as the internal, discipline specific, engineering expert to the entire CAP organization and effectively communicates recommendations and technical conclusions.  Provides discipline specific engineering leadership, mentoring, and expertise to other personnel as necessary or as directed.
  •  Provides electrical power system design and construction support, which requires technical proficiency in protective relaying, synchronous machines and excitation systems, low and medium voltage distribution systems, arc flash studies, single-line diagrams, control schematics, and wiring diagrams.  
  •  Prepares, conducts, or provides technical oversight of, electrical power system studies and investigations to include low, medium and high voltage systems. Communicates the outcomes in a complete and professional manner to all appropriate levels.

Why is THIS Job Awesome?

As an Electrical or Senior Electrical Engineer at CAP you will have the opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary engineering team setting. This position will challenge and expand your technical knowledge and professional skills. Some of the current electrical engineering projects include electromechanical protective relay replacements, excitation control system upgrades, AC generator and DC system backup power upgrades, HVAC and Fire system upgrades, and medium voltage non-segregated bus replacement. Find real purpose in your career by joining CAP’s dedicated team to reliably manage and deliver Colorado River water to Maricopa, Pinal, and Pima counties. 


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 be registered as a professional engineer.

A valid driver’s license and maintaining a good driving record is required. This is a safety-sensitive position and requires physical testing.

Preference given to candidates that have experience with large synchronous machines and protective relaying.

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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