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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
33.99 Per Hour
Phoenix, Arizona
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5+ years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Electrician, Meter & Relay


Note: The pay range listed reflects our STARTING PAY RANGE only and does not reflect the full range which steps up to $41.45 per hour (top pay typically reached within two years with proven mastery of skills and good performance).


Central Arizona Project (CAP) is the largest supplier of renewable water in the state of Arizona. We operate and maintain a 336 mile long aqueduct and pumping plant system that stretches from our source at the Colorado River to the communities of central and southern Arizona. On a yearly basis, we pump and deliver over 1.5 million acre-feet of water to enhance the state’s economy and quality of life and ensure sustainable growth for current and future populations of Arizonans. CAP is highly respected and takes great pride in providing the people of Arizona this service reliably, cost effectively and in an environmentally sound manner with the highest regard for employee safety and health, evolving public needs and customer satisfaction. Central Arizona Project is a family of caring people who work with pride to create a safe, supportive and friendly workplace.


We employ nearly 500 people who enjoy the close community of a small company while helping to 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 (Mon-Thu), and significant investment in employee training and development. Employees are eligible for benefits on their first day of employment. (Benefits are subject to change at any time). CAP is truly a great place to work!


In this position, you would perform a variety of electrical work related to the operation install, program, commission, maintain, test, adjust, troubleshoot and repair of electrical and electronic equipment on the Central Arizona Project. In-state travel typically from Mondays through Thursdays would be required. A few of your specific main responsibilities would include:


  • Maintain, test, repair and troubleshoot complex, medium and high voltage electrical and electronic systems.
  • Safely perform lockout / tagout procedures.
  • Maintain, test, repair and calibrate protective relaying equipment including current, voltage, differential, timing, auxiliary, ground detection and complex impedance relays of electro-mechanical solid state, and microprocessor types.
  • Proficiently use specialized computer controlled electrical test instruments including Partial Discharge, power factor, megger, motor analyzer and other test equipment associated with predictive and preventive maintenance of large rotating, synchronous motors and generators. 
  • Maintain, test, and repair utility scale substation equipment including breakers, regulators, capacitors, reactors, and power transformers.




  • Check, revise and update electrical schematics, drawing and diagrams as required. 




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.


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 online today!


APPLY ONLINE at Equal Opportunity Employer EOE.


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