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UNS Energy Corporation ELECTRICAL & Instrumentation (E & I) Technician - SGS in Springerville, Arizona

UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. UNS Energy Corporation’s public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., provide electric and gas service to customers in southern and northern Arizona. For more information about UNS Energy Corporation, visit

Tucson Electric Power provides safe, reliable electric service to approximately 414,000 customers in Southern Arizona. Although our company has been in business for more than 120 years, we continue to look for innovative ways of providing value, comfort, convenience and security to our customers every day. We’re evaluating cutting-edge energy technologies, reshaping our energy portfolio and expanding our renewable power and energy-efficiency programs. While our line of work can be challenging, it can also be rewarding. Our team of dedicated professional’s values engagement, enthusiasm, innovation and collaboration.

In return, TEP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

We are currently seeking talented individuals for the position of Electrical & Instrumentation Technician (with strong emphasis on Electrical experience) *at our power plant facility located *in Springerville, AZ. The Springerville Generating Station operates four coal-fired units with a combined generating capacity of over 1600 megawatts of power. At an elevation of approximately 7000 feet, this small town community and surrounding areas near the White Mountains in northeastern Arizona is noted for its four seasons and year round activities; including hunting, fishing, snow skiing, hiking, mountain biking and more. This position may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conduct and the related Policies and Procedures.

*This posting will remain open until filled and may close at any time. *

Primary responsibilities of an * E & I Technician* are to install, test, calibrate, tune, maintain, repair and modify all plant electrical, instrument, and control systems at the highest level of skill in accordance with training, plant procedures and direction. Perform other duties as directed, including the duties of lower classifications.

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Other Position-Related Responsibilities:

  • Understand and follow Company policies and procedures.

  • Understand and follow Federal and State safety regulations.

  • Understand theory, operation, troubleshooting of plant electrical and instrumentation equipment.

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret schematics, logic drawings, or other prints or drawings as necessary.

  • Perform job setup including required materials, tools and special equipment normally associated with electrical or instrumentation at a coal fired generating station.

  • Perform complex system repair/trouble shooting using limited information and instructions

  • Perform work alone or in a team setting and direct lower classifications as needed.

  • Maintain a high level of awareness and responsibility for the environmental considerations that impact them, their jobs and the Company to the level of their knowledge, training and experience

  • Perform assigned work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with Company practices and procedures.

  • Work overtime as needed

  • Work a rotating shift schedule (i.e. shift work) as required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must meet position requirements and demonstrate competency through the established testing procedure

  • Ability to utilize computer based maintenance management system

  • Must have qualified as a Maintenance Electrician II or an Instrument and Control Repairman II, or related experience, or have successfully completed structured certified training programs and be able to produce those certifications and have completed all assigned training in order to competently complete all assigned tasks

  • Ability to read and apply information from drawings and instruction books

  • Perform math calculations as needed to accurately identify voltages, current flows, or other items in order to perform duties safely and competently

  • Ability to use calibration, measuring, and testing equipment

  • Ability to safely operate all hand and power tools normally associated with this craft

  • Must be able to bend, lift, and stoop for extended periods

  • Must be able to climb stairs, work from ladders and elevated platforms

All employees are expected and required to adhere to the Company Code of Ethics and Principles of Conduct.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an Electrical Apprenticeship program

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Company: Tucson Electric Power

Location: Springerville, AZ

Job Category: Maintenance

Position Type: Classified