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Pumping Plant Electrician - Havasu
Central Arizona Project    Phoenix, AZ 85067

Pumping Plant Electrician - Havasu

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Pumping Plant Electrician - Havasu


$33.30 - $35.01 Hourly


Lake Havasu Area (Mark Wilmer), AZ

Job Type



Mark Wilmer-Bouse

Job Number



7/5/2021 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 to include virtual interviews and social distancing measures. Thank you for your understanding.

Location: Lake Havasu & Parker, Arizona at our Mark Wilmer and Bouse Pumping Plants.

About the Pay

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.

About Central Arizona Project

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!

About the Responsibilities

The Electrician ( performs as an electrical multi-craft journeyman with local pumping plant operations responsibility in a heavy industrial hydroelectric environment consisting of up to 60,000 horsepower vertical, synchronous pumping and generating units and supporting auxiliary equipment such as: control valves (up to 132-inch), compressors, bridge cranes, governors, heat exchangers, strainers, trash rakes, radial gates, piping and hydraulic systems. Performs preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair on a wide variety of high, medium and low voltage electrical systems requiring proficiency in: rotating machinery, power circuit breakers, power transformers, protective relays, electronic control systems as well as various predictive test techniques and procedures. Understands and possesses the skills necessary to locally operate, configure, isolate, troubleshoot and return to service large pumping and generating plants or other related facilities and systems. Performs switching operations and holds clearance orders to provide safe working boundaries or zones of equipment isolation from sources of hazardous energy.

These positions are subject to call outs to a variety of operational emergencies on and off hours.

Work assignments are primarily at pumping plants and other system facilities in a specific geographic area, but at times throughout their employment may be assigned to work at other locations across the Central Arizona Project system, as needs dictate. These locations and facilities are located geographically through Arizona.

Why is THIS Job Awesome?

This job is awesome for many reasons. Here are just a few of them: The 4 – 10 work schedule provides an excellent work-life balance with every weekend a long weekend to spend with family and friends. The benefits are great and include membership into the Arizona State Retirement System. As an employee, you will have the autonomy to make decisions, take initiative, utilize your skills to their fullest and to be creative, keeping the work interesting and enjoyable. There are also many opportunities for advancement and growth along with a tuition reimbursement program for those interested in furthering their education. In short, a job at Central Arizona Project is just the start to an incredible journey of personal and professional development.

About the Qualifications

Having completed a state or federal certified 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.

Please note that this position has some physical requirements and pre-employment physical testing would be required upon offer. Click HERE ( to see the full position descriptions on the CAP website for more specific details about job duties, physical requirements, and working conditions.

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, then we encourage you to apply online today!

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I understand that this position is based in the Parker area (Mark Wilmer & Bouse Pumping Plants).

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I have reviewed the target hiring range for this position. I understand that this target range does not reflect the full employee pay range for this job. I understand that in addition to pay, CAP provides employees with a generous benefits package including pension, 401(k), excellent health insurance with $0 employee-only premium, dental, vision, life, disability, 4-10 work schedule with Fridays off, paid training, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, paid holidays, paid time off, wellness programs, and more.

+ Yes


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


How many years of experience as a journeyman electrician in the related field do you have?

+ Less than 1

+ 1 - 2

+ 3 - 4

+ 5 - 6

+ 7+


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


Have you successfully completed a CAP Apprenticeship program for Electrician?

+ Yes

+ No


Have you successfully completed a state-certified electrical apprenticeship?

+ Yes

+ No


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


Do you have working knowledge of and the ability to troubleshoot electrical systems and controls?

+ Yes

+ No


Are you proficient in the safe use of proper tooling for precision measuring and test equipment, fabricating, calibrating, reconditioning, maintenance, and repair in an industrial environment?

+ 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


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


If selected for this position, I understand that I would be expected to reside within a one-hour drive from the Mark Wilmer or Bouse Pumping Plant.

+ Yes

+ No


This position may require some overtime. Would you be willing and able to work overtime?

+ Yes

+ No

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Central Arizona Project


23636 N. 7th Street Phoenix, Arizona, 85024





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