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Controls Engineer I, II, III or IV

Arizona G&T Cooperatives

Location: Cochise, AZ US
Position Type: Full Time
Rqd Education: Bachelor's Degree
Rqd Experience: Less than 2 years
Date Posted: October 5, 2022
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Arizona G&T Cooperatives is seeking candidates for the position of Controls Engineer I, II, III or IV for our Apache Generating Station in Cochise, AZ. This position assists with the design, programming and maintenance of logic based control systems. This position is will work with plant personnel to provide technical support to the electrical and instrument maintenance departments and to identify and resolve issues and problems relating to the safe and efficient operation of plant equipment and systems. The Controls Engineer also supports IT assets used to power the control network by doing regular maintenance, operating system configuration, control software installation, lease rollout and networking support.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Monitor overall health of each control system at Apache Station, and recommend actions and procedures to maintain and improve integrity of plant control systems.
  • Assist in developing safe, reliable, efficient control strategies to meet the changing requirements of existing and new plant processes.
  • Become knowledgeable of developing control technology and products, and assist plan for future needs, enhancements, upgrades, and replacements.
  • Monitor and maintain the controls network and IT assets used to support control system operation.

Minimum requirements are Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline. General knowledge in the areas of boiler combustion (gas and coal) and steam and gas turbine performance including a general understanding of all aspects of coal and gas fired generating stations. The ability to use computer tools and analysis techniques is essential. Functional knowledge of classic control theory and general knowledge of advanced control philosophies.

All offers of employment are contingent on passing pre-employment drug screen, criminal and driving background checks, and employment reference checks.

Salary: $5,772.83 - $10,789.33 (Salary and Level will be dependent upon education and experience)

Applications/Resumes must be received by end of the day on Monday, October 17, 2022.

About this Employer

Arizona G&T Cooperatives operate on a not-for-profit basis. Arizona G&T Cooperatives are two electric cooperatives owned by the members we serve. Our members include six electric distribution cooperatives that distribute electric power to their own residential and commercial consumers at the end of the line.