Arizona Public Service I/C Computer Technician Tm Mbr - SMT in Tonopah, Arizona


Performs start-up, maintenance, troubleshooting, modification, and repair of computer systems, camera systems, intrusion detection systems, and screening equipment. Assists other disciplines with computer and power plant system activities, and monitors and trains Computer Maintenance Technicians.

Minimum Requirements: Requires AA degree in Computer Networking/Electronics and three years experience or High School diploma or equivalent and five years experience such as I+C Technician, Computer Technician work. Must be certified to ANSI/ANS 3.1, 4.5.2. (1978). Testing: EEI MASS Test administered.

*Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with “AIMS” Software and Database Maintenance

  • Strong IP networking experience with CCNA or equivalent certification desired.

  • Demonstrated basic proficiency in electric and/or electronic theory.

  • Demonstrated basic proficiency of AC/DC theory and grounding practices.

  • Experience with computer systems software, computer hardware, and troubleshooting methods.

  • Experience with aerial equipment, this position requires working at heights.

  • Experience with IP camera installation, setup and troubleshooting.

Nuclear requirement: Any PVGS employee may be called upon to serve as a member of the Emergency Response Organization (ERO) and will be expected to fulfill their obligation as an ERO member. This is a condition of employment at PVGS. Roles and Responsibilities defined in Policy 1503 and implementing policy guide are applicable to all PVGS employees.

Any PVGS employee may be called upon to support a refueling or short-notice outage. This includes line roles and responsibilities as necessary to execute outage activities.

Major Accountabilities: 1) Performs and documents preventive and corrective maintenance and system modifications on assigned computers according to instructions, procedures, and specifications.

2) Writes procedures for diagnostic testing and maintenance in accordance with station procedures.

3) Supports other disciplines in start-up, maintenance, operations, and interface activities.

4) Supports start-up of new systems by providing technical information, manufacturing special equipment, performing calibrations, simulating inputs and equipment operation, required for a timely installation and test phase.

5) Monitors job skills and knowledge of Computer Maintenance Technician Trainees, providing on-the-job training and technical assistance as required.

6) Assists in providing user training regarding computer operation.

7) Participate in formal training classes, OJT and training/cross-training of others to maintain technical qualifications. Studies independently and attends on-site system-related and vendor training sessions as directed by supervisor.

Export Compliance/EEO

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 Generating Stations (PVGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Pinnacle West”) provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Testing Information & Contact

Tests are only administered to referred candidates. More information about our tests and the testing process is available through and then clicking on the link for "Pre-employment Testing".

  • A written [paper and pencil] test will be administered

E-mail will be the method of contact with job applicants for test scheduling. Please be sure to check your e-mail regularly so that you receive scheduling notifications for testing and updated job information.

Job Title: I/C Computer Technician Tm Mbr - SMT

Job ID: 20180426

Location: Tonopah, AZ

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular