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Electrician, Instrumentation & Control
Central Arizona Project    Phoenix, AZ 85067

Electrician, Instrumentation & Control



Electrician, Instrumentation & Control


$33.30 - $35.01 Hourly


Headquarters - Phoenix 85024, AZ

Job Type



Instrumentation & Control

Job Number



8/12/2020 11:59 PM Arizona

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Overview & Purpose

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE - To protect the health and safety of our employees and job applicants, CAP has temporarily modified the candidate evaluation process in include virtual interviews and social distancing measures. Thank you for your understanding.

Note: The target starting pay range of $33.30 - $35.01 does not reflect the full range which currently goes up to $42.69 per hour. The compensation typically increases quickly within the first two years of successful performance and proven mastery of skills.

Reporting location is at our Headquarters office in Phoenix.

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!

Position Responsibilities

As an Instrumentation & Control Electrician, you would perform a variety of work related to the safe and efficient operation, maintenance, repair, and installation of critical electronic equipment and systems associated with CAP checks and turnout structures, pumping plants, ground water recharge projects, and mountaintop radio communications facilities. You would install, test, repair, inspect, and maintain metering and recording instruments, controlling devices, data logging, and display equipment including PLC's, HMI's, SCADA systems, VFD's, UPS systems, ultrasonic flowmeters, gate and water level metering. You would design, create, install, and maintain various operator interface systems using associated software such as Factory Talk, iFIX, RSLogix, RSLinx, and Ripos under the direction of our engineering department. In-state travel (typically Mon – Thur) may be required. A few of your specific main responsibilities would include:

+ Maintaining, testing, repairing and troubleshooting complex electrical and electronic systems.

+ Economically and efficiently installing and maintaining equipment.

+ Maintaining electronic and written documentation associated with preventative maintenance activities and tasks, utilizing a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

+ Reviewing, revising and updating electrical schematics, drawings and diagrams.

+ Proficiently using tools and equipment common to the trade to adjust, repair, calibrate, install and test electrical equipment.

+ Performing preventative maintenance, installation, repair, troubleshooting and testing on electrical and electronic equipment and circuits.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Having completed a state-certified related electrical apprenticeship, OR possessing the equivalent combination of education, related experience and demonstrated ability; PLUS at least three (3) years of journeyman-level work experience in an industrial electrical environment with technical and specialized knowledge is required to be successful in this position. Also, a valid driver's license, good driving record, and a high school diploma (or GED) are required.

Experience reading schematics and wire diagrams; using PCs to configure, test, and repair systems; and/or experience with Flowmeter installation, repair, and maintenance, Logix, iFIX, Factory Talk, RSLogix, RSLinx are a plus.

Click HERE to see the full position description.

Supplemental Information

If you are experienced and highly skilled in the responsibilities of this job (mentioned above), have a team-focused positive approach to work, and are looking for a rewarding career with a stable organization in the North Phoenix area, then we encourage you to APPLY HERE TODAY! EOE

Click here for details regarding CAP's benefits.


Do you have a valid driver's license and a good driving record?

+ Yes

+ No


Which best describes your highest level of education?

+ Less than High School Diploma or Less than a GED

+ High School Diploma or GED

+ Associate's degree

+ Bachelor's degree

+ Master's degree

+ PhD or JD


Have you successfully completed a CAP Apprenticeship program for Electrician?

+ Yes

+ No


Have you successfully completed a state-approved apprenticeship for an Industrial Electrician or Protective Relay Electrician?

+ Yes

+ No


If you have completed a related apprenticeship, please list which one.


How many years of experience do you have as a journeyman electrician?

+ 0 - 2

+ 3 - 5

+ 6 - 8

+ 9+


If you indicated that you have journeyman experience, please briefly list where you gained this experience.


Do you have the ability to use computer programs for email, time entry, materials tracking, etc.?

+ Yes

+ No


Do you have knowledge of industrial safety requirements including hazardous energy control lock out tag out and clearance and switching procedures?

+ Yes

+ No


Do you have at least one year of work experience reading schematics and wire diagrams?

+ Yes

+ No


Do you have experience using PCs to configure, test, and repair systems?

+ Yes

+ No


Please select which of the following training classes you have completed and/or certifications you hold.

+ Control Logix

+ iFIX

+ Factory Talk

+ RSlogix 5000

+ None of the above


Do you have any experience installing, maintaining, updating, or troubleshooting PLC's?

+ Yes

+ No


This position requires extensive in-state travel Monday through Thursday. (CAP provides for meals and accommodations while in travel status). Are you willing and available to be on overnight travel status Mondays through Thursdays on a frequent basis?

+ Yes

+ No


This position requires that an employee be available to respond to occasional emergency call-outs. Emergencies can happen 24/7. Are you willing and able to respond to emergency call-outs?

+ Yes

+ No

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Central Arizona Project


23636 N. 7th Street

Phoenix, Arizona, 85024





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Full Time