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APS - Palo Verde Maintenance Intern

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Application Due Date: 
Sunday, June 28, 2020
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Job ID 20200358

If you are interested, you can apply at https://www.aps.com/en/About/Careers/Working-at-APS and attach copies of your resume, transcripts, DD214, or any other required information to your application when you submit it online. Please read the job description and application carefully to make sure you submit all the required information at the time of application.

Palo Verde Interns will acquire broad work experience in maintenance by performing a variety of tasks of limited scope and complexity while under instruction.  Interns will rotate through various work assignments, especially during outages.  Under the guidance of supervision and their assigned mentors, interns will develop job skills.  In addition to work experience, this program will help participants learn about the duties and responsibilities of various maintenance crafts in order to help them to make career decisions.  While at the plant, interns complete training on industry-related topics.  In addition, interns also complete designated college courses on industry-related topics. 

The Maintenance Internship Program is a 12-month program running from January to December. The scheduled start date for the above job is January 6, 2020

Interns complete training and designated college courses on industry-related topics throughout the program.  Under the guidance of supervisors and assigned mentors, interns will acquire broad work experience in maintenance by performing a variety of tasks of limited scope and complexity.  Interns will rotate through various work assignments, including work in radiation areas, especially during outages.

In addition to work experience, this program will help participants learn about the duties and responsibilities of various maintenance crafts in order to help them make career decisions. 

For questions regarding this position, please email [email protected]

Free resume/cover letter/mock interview assistance is available by appointment only at the EMCC Career & Transfer Center. To schedule your appointment please visit or call 623-935-8740 or email [email protected].

Duties and Responsibilities: 

) Embrace the PVNGS safety culture, including the following: use Prevent Events tools, participate in pre-job briefings, report unsafe conditions, use Personal Protective Equipment, avoid injury, avoid contamination, observe As Low As Reasonably Achievable strategies, and demonstrate safety awareness.

2) Set high goals and seek out opportunities to achieve results, including the following: maintain a positive attitude, use self-checking, demonstrate professionalism, avoid security violations, observe the Do It Right The First Time philosophy, use the right tools for the job, and demonstrate skill and ability with hand tools.                                                                         

3) Work effectively with the team and other workgroups, including the following: work positively with others to achieve common goals, work together to ensure safety and quality, and demonstrate a positive attitude while working with others.                                                                                                                                                                                                             

4) Maintain effectiveness in varying environments with different tasks, responsibilities, and people, including the following: work well with others, participate actively in training, giving feedback, and attending as scheduled, maintain a positive attitude, adapt to changing expectations of various departments, and respond positively to unexpected changes.

5) Express ideas clearly and effectively, including the following: have a questioning attitude, use the phonetic alphabet in communications when required, use three-legged communications when required, and maintain open lines of communications with mentors.

6) Demonstrate a desire to learn and understand, including the following: arrive on time to assigned duties, show a questioning attitude, and demonstrate a willingness to listen and take direction.


ENG 101 or be eligible to enroll in ENG 101

Minimum Requirements: 

High School graduate or GED; at least 18 years of age; current Arizona resident. 

Must be able to satisfy the applicable Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), security, physical, and psychological requirements to work within the protected area. 

Desired qualifications of course work and/or vocational training in electrical, HVAC, mechanical, machining, welding, or instrumentation and control.

Must have completed ENG101 or be eligible to enroll in ENG101 based on achieving an adequate score on the college's pre-qualifying evaluation. 

Good mechanical aptitude with knowledge of basic hand tools. 

Basic computer/keyboard skills. 

Basic arithmetic and High School algebra skills. 

Good communication and interpersonal skills.  

EEI MASS test administered.  

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 guides 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.

Attach a copy of your official or unofficial transcript with your resume.

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: (480) 731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit http://www.maricopa.edu/non-discrimination.