Predictive Maintenance Technician I/II

at Arizona Public Service
Location Surprise, AZ
Date Posted August 13, 2023
Job Type


Date: Aug 11, 2023
Location: SURPRISE, AZ, US, 85374-3783
Company: APS

Arizona Public Service generates clean, reliable and affordable energy for 2.7 million Arizonans. Our service territory stretches across the state, from the border town of Douglas to the vistas of the Grand Canyon, from the solar fields of Gila Bend to the ponderosa pines of Payson. As the state’s largest and longest-serving energy provider, our more than 6,000 dedicated employees power our vision of creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.

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 present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.


The Predictive Maintenance Department has an opportunity for a Predictive Maintenance Technician I/II. As the Tech, you will perform complex thermography and/or vibration predictive maintenance tests and records diagnostic results from various types of equipment. You will also provide technical and analytical support to Operations, Maintenance, System and Procurement Engineering departments while demonstrating the ability to accurately analyze/interpret test data results.

Minimum Requirements

Predictive Maintenance Tech I:

High school graduate or GED.
A minimum of one year of utility experience.
Must have knowledge of predictive maintenance computerized data systems.
Requires understanding of predictive maintenance principles, concepts, techniques, and practices.
Valid Driver's License Required. (This position requires up to 40% travel)

Predictive Maintenance Tech II:

High school graduate or GED.
Three (3) years experience in predictive maintenance technology or site maintenance qualifications program or chemistry qualification program.
Must have advanced knowledge of predictive maintenance computerized data systems.
Requires advanced understanding of predictive maintenance principles, concepts, techniques, and practices.
Valid Driver's License Required. (This position requires up to 40% travel).

Preferred Skills/Qualification

Certified Reliability Leader (CRL) or Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP)
Level 1 or above Infrared (IR) certification
Vibration Tech I
FAA Part 107 License

Major Accountabilities

Performs the most complex predictive maintenance activities to measure plant efficiency, component condition and ensure compliance with the T&D technical specifications.

Monitor, review and evaluate analytical test results for conformance to technical and operating specifications.

Participate in and implement the predictive maintenance program to ensure that valid analytical results are obtained and documented.

Provides lower level predictive maintenance technicians with advice and guidance through cross training.

Maintains the highest level of proficiency in the usage, application and care of wide variety of complex test and measuring equipment and instrumentation.

Operate, calibrate and maintain analytical instrumentation. Troubleshoot instrumentation/methods as necessary.

Participate in training programs and seminars and successfully complete documented training program requirements.

Export Compliance / EEO Statement

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law. For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.

Location-Based Role: This position requires employees to work at the (Location), with some flexibility. Flexibility will be determined with the hired employee and leadership.

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