Company: Central Arizona Project
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Starting Pay Range: $31.69 – 33.32/hour
IMPORTANT NOTE: The pay rate indicated is for entry only ($31.69 - $33.32/hour). The compensation typically increases up to $40.63 / hour quickly within the first two years of successful performance and mastery of skills.
About Central Arizona Project
Central Arizona Project (CAP), 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 Position
The Machine Shop Team functions to provide Central Arizona Project with internal expertise to maintain our large and geographically dispersed industrial mechanical systems. CAP is seeking a highly skilled, highly motivated Machinist / Mechanic to provide journeyman-level technical expertise in the performance and support of this vital function.
- This position requires extensive machining skills with turning, milling, and grinding machines, large and small, manual, portable, and CNC.
As a Machinist / Mechanic, you would be responsible for support of the overhaul and repair of heavy industrial mechanical equipment associated with large pumping plants, generation stations, check structures, turnouts, and aqueducts. Equipment includes synchronous motors, large pumps, hydroelectric turbines, radial gates and hoists, slide gates and hydraulic operator systems. You would manufacture, modify, shape and/or repair equipment and components using a variety of metal working machines and welding methods. You would be machining both small and large industrial components. Also, you would be knowledgeable of ASME codes and requirements. This position requires the set up and operation of machine tools to repair and/or refurbish components, working from manuals, diagrams, drawings, blueprints, verbal instructions, and/or reverse engineering. Our team’s performance of these functions helps to ensure that equipment is safe, mechanically sound, and operating efficiently, in order to provide reliable water deliveries. Work assignments would be based primarily at the Headquarters Machine Shop in North Phoenix. At times this position requires in state travel to perform work at other locations across the Central Arizona Project system.
About the Qualifications
If you possess a strong working knowledge of, and are highly proficient in the safe use of machine tools and equipment for precision measuring and inspection, fabricating, welding, calibrating, machinery alignment and leveling, reconditioning, maintaining, and repairing in an industrial mechanical environment; and are well versed about industrial safety requirements including lock out/tag out procedures; then we highly encourage you to apply for this position.
Please note: Physical testing, functional testing, and drug screening will apply. See the position description on our website for more information about physical requirements and environment.
How to Apply
If you are looking for a millwright mechanic position with extensive machining and great work/life balance at an amazing company, APPLY ONLINE at www.cap-az.com/jobs. Equal Opportunity Employer EOE.