Energy/IT Solutions Analyst (Power Systems Engineer)

Arizona Public Service (APS)
Phoenix, Arizona
  • Job Code
    20200379
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

You have high expectations for yourself and your career.

So does APS.

Imagine what we will achieve together.

You could have a powerful future with APS!

 

Arizona Public Service (APS) is Arizona’s largest and longest serving electric utility, providing power for nearly 1.2 million customers in 11 of the state’s 15 counties. Since our founding in 1886, APS has demonstrated a strong commitment to our customers in one of the country’s fastest growing states, earning a reputation for customer satisfaction, shareholder value, operational excellence, and business integrity. Our success derives from the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate our core values of accountability, safety, integrity, and trust and respect. At APS, we focus every day on our vision: “Creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.” We will continue to meet the energy needs of our customers with a solid combination of price and service.

 

 

Energy/IT Solutions Analyst (Power Systems Engineer)

Job #20200379 • Phoenix, AZ

 

As part of the APS team, you are important to the success and future of our organization. APS offers highly competitive and valuable benefits, many at no cost to you. Some of the benefits include:

  • Retirement, Health and Wealth Benefits / Paid Time Off
  • Work -Life Balance and many Training Programs that supports career and personal enrichment
  • Be a part of a unique industry at APS and experience being a part of #keepingarizonaon

 

The Energy/IT Solutions Analyst analyzes research, develops, maintains and implements improvements to the Power Systems Advanced Applications in the energy management system (EMS), the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system, and other electric control center automation systems.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs Network and Scada Modeling. Assists with the support, monitoring, and control of the Bulk Electric System (BES) including effectively responding to the needs of control room operating staff, field personnel, and other end users
  • Interfaces with Control Center personnel and support team in supporting and enhancing the effectiveness of EMS Applications
  • Solves limited software support requests within the energy management system (EMS), the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system, and other electric control center automation systems
  • Utilizes approved EMS and SCADA support delivery processes and tools (specification, design, testing, and development of the EMS system)
  • Assists in basic level troubleshooting of basic aspects of the EMS Advanced Applications and the SCADA system
  • Provides simple service and implementation support
  • Populates performance reports for energy system operations
  • Identifies and escalates changes and applies mitigation approaches as directed
  • Migrates and deploys simple solutions
  • Actively updates and maintains the annual disaster recovery plans in the EMS Advanced Applications and the SCADA database
  • Implements and manages the electric system security program that protects the system from threats
  • Assists in on-call rotation to support operations and maintenance of the EMS Advanced Applications and the SCADA system during off hours

 

To Apply:

Candidates interested in this opportunity, please go to: www.aps.com/careers - search job # 20200379

 

Alternate Application Options:

These options are reserved for use by individuals with disabilities. Information received via these options will be routed to specialists who will provide appropriate assistance to these individuals to ensure that their data is entered into the APS online application. These specialists will not have access to existing profiles in the APS online application process and will not be able to provide any application status updates.

 

If you have a condition that hinders your ability to apply online, please choose one of the alternate options to submit your expression of interest in a position with APS: Call us at 602-250-2101

 

Mail Your Resume and Letter of Interest to:

APS

Attn: Talent Acquisition

400 North 5th Street

M.S. 8412

Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

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Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Level I:
  • Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 1 year of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.
  • Requires basic technical subject matter knowledge within a job area or system

 

  • Level II
  • Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 2 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.
  • Requires working technical knowledge gained through experience within a job area or system.

 

  • Level III
  • Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 5 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.
  • Requires strong technical knowledge within a job area or system and basic knowledge across related technical areas

 

  • Senior Level
  • Bachelors' degree in Information Technology or related field and 7 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.
  • Requires in-depth level of technical knowledge within a job area and working knowledge of other technical areas

 

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong Electrical Engineering background along with strong software background.
  • Understanding of the principles of Bulk Electric System (BES), Modeling and EMS Applications like State Estimator (SE), Real-time Contingency Analysis (RTCA), Load flow Analysis (OLF) and Automatic Generation Control (AGC).
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred. For higher level position, Master’s, or a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience with the Siemens Advanced EMS Applications and SCADA, databases and displays.
  • Knowledge of safety policies, practices, and procedures; basic knowledge of computer science and/or engineering; generation, transmission and distribution system design, operations, and procedures; systems software and database administration; network and workstation technologies; technical issues related to energy management systems and applications; software, hardware and telecommunication; systems for real-time data collection and exchange. Skill in developing and writing technical documentation; evaluating and testing emerging technologies.
  • SQL (Structured Query Language); statistics, mechanics, and physics; technical writing; testing different types of equipment, such as flow meters; Microsoft office, including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to troubleshoot Windows and Linux environments; provided off hours support as part of an on-call rotation; work well on a team; works well with customers/clients; problem solve; thinks innovatively; gives high level of attention to detail.

 

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