Heavy Overhaul Mechanic (Millwright)
Number of Openings: 2
About the Pay
Note: The target starting pay of $45.36 does not reflect the full range which currently goes up to $50.40 per hour. The compensation typically increases quickly within the first two years of successful performance and proven mastery of skills.
About Central Arizona ProjectCentral 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.
About the Benefits
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 Centralized Mechanical Heavy Overhaul Teams function to provide Central Arizona Project (CAP) with internal expertise to maintain our large and geographically dispersed industrial mechanical systems. CAP is seeking a highly-skilled, highly-motivated industrial mechanic to provide journeyman-level technical expertise in the performance and support of this vital function.
As a Heavy Overhaul Mechanic, you would perform mechanical duties associated with the preventive maintenance, repair and overhaul of heavy industrial mechanical equipment utilized in pumping plants, generating stations, check structures, turnouts and other Central Arizona Project facilities. Your performance of these functions helps to ensure that equipment is safe, mechanically sound, and operating efficiently, in order to provide reliable water deliveries. Frequent in-state travel Mondays – Thursdays is part of the job.
Why is THIS Job Awesome?
As a Heavy Overhaul Mechanic, your jobsite runs 336 miles long, and you (working with your team members) would have your fingerprints on every piece of moving equipment have here at CAP from pumps, radial gates, and hydraulic turn outs, to underground siphons. Keeping this equipment running is critical to delivering water to the state of Arizona.
About the Qualifications
A driver's license with a good driving record, a high school diploma or GED, as well as three or more years of related journeyman-level experience are essential. Having completed a related state-approved apprenticeship is preferred. If you possess a strong working knowledge of hydro-electric generating and pumping systems, hydraulic systems and controls and the ability to troubleshoot; are highly proficient in the safe use of proper tools and equipment for precision measuring and testing, 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 hazardous energy control protocols; then we highly encourage you to apply for this position.
Please note: Physical testing, functional testing, and drug screening will apply.
See the Heavy Overhaul Mechanic position description for more details about job responsibilities, preferred candidate qualifications, working conditions and physical job requirements.