Procedure Writer I/Ii Admin Jobs

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Arizona Public Service, is currently hiring on a vacant job post of Procedure Writer I/Ii Admin based in Tonopah AZ 85354. Please read the job detail carefully before applying.

Job Title: Procedure Writer I/Ii Admin
Company Name: Arizona Public Service
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Tonopah AZ 85354
Salary:
Job Link Expiry: 2022-12-11
Posted on: Vacancypaper.com

Job Detail

Arizona Public Service generates clean, reliable and affordable energy for 2.7 million Arizonans. Our service territory stretches across the state, from the border town of Douglas to the vistas of the Grand Canyon, from the solar fields of Gila Bend to the ponderosa pines of Payson. As the state’s largest and longest-serving energy provider, our more than 6,000 dedicated employees power our vision of creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.

Since our founding in 1886, APS has demonstrated a strong commitment to our customers in one of the country’s fastest growing states, earning a reputation for customer satisfaction, shareholder value, operational excellence and business integrity.

Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.

Summary

Procedure Writer I

The Administrative Procedure Writer I provides support to departments in the revision and maintenance of programs, processes and procedures supporting station operations and programs. Displays knowledge of the station’s Administrative Control Program while performing functions supporting the procedure process. Ensures documents comply with current procedure standards; supports the needs of requesting organizations; and complies with current administrative controls, Unit Operating Licenses and other regulations and commitments.

Procedure Writer II

The Administrative Procedure Writer II provides expertise to station organizations in the development, revision, and maintenance of programs, processes, and procedures supporting station maintenance, operations, and programs. Serves as a technical expert for craft or operational area; performs editorial and technical reviews. Maintains expert knowledge of the stations Administrative Control Program while performing functions supporting the procedure process. Ensures documents comply with current procedure standards, supports the needs of requesting organizations and complies with current administrative controls, Unit Operating Licenses and other regulations and commitments.

Minimum Requirements

Procedure Writer I

High school diploma/GED plus three (3) years’ experience in positions requiring the use of business process skills (i.e. technical writing, writing or defining policies/procedures) in large industry and/or educational environment. Must become qualified NYR01, Procedure Preparer within three (3) months of assuming position. Must achieve Procedure Professional Association (PPA) certification within one (1) year of assuming position.

Procedure Writer II

High school diploma/GED plus five (5) years’ experience in positions requiring the use of business process skills (i.e. technical writing, writing or defining policies/procedures) in large industry and/or educational environment. Experience in preparing descriptive copy using authoring tools and writer guidelines and document verification. Must become qualified NYR01, Procedure Preparer within three (3) months of assuming position. Must achieve Procedure Professional Association (PPA) certification within one (1) year of assuming position.

Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications: PPA Writer Certification. Associates degree. Nuclear Experience. Skilled communicator within most organizational levels, superior ownership, and excellent customer service orientation.

Nuclear requirement: Any PVNGS employee 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. Any PVNGS employee be called upon to support a refueling or short-notice outage. This includes line roles and responsibilities as necessary to execute outage activities. These are a condition of employment at PVNGS.

Major Accountabilities

Procedure Writer I

1) Evaluates, plans and develops effective document changes to ensure commitments are completed on time. Reviews the scope of proposed changes and analyzes documents for their applicability to successful station operation. Researches corporate policies, station programs and processes, regulatory requirements and industry standards to obtain additional information to ensure safe equipment operation, document flow and workability, and adherence to regulatory requirements and writer’s guidelines. Researches commitments with regulatory agencies impacting new or existing documents. Reviews proposed changes to document standards based on human factors principles and effectiveness to ensure compliance; makes recommendations for improvements. Responds to document deficiencies. Coordinates with Nuclear Regulatory Affairs department to ensure latest commitments are incorporated.

2) Supports various station organizations with procedure maintenance.

3) Implements Administrative Controls standards as defined by the Administrative Controls Program to ensure best practices are consistently applied and effectively implemented.

4) Participates in audits/assessments of Program Areas.

Procedure Writer II

1) Supports all Station organizations in the effective management of procedure maintenance ensuring compliance with the Stations’ Administrative Control Program and Quality Assurance Program Description, UFSAR, and Technical Specifications. Conveys industry standard practices and human error prevention techniques in procedure writing to station procedure writers and procedure owners.
2) Maintains the Administrative Control Program and procedure process.

3) Performs audits/assessments of Program Areas.

4) Performs cross-discipline reviews of documents from other organizations.

5) Performs Problem Identification and Resolution evaluations and prepares response.

6) Performs programmatic and writer’s guide compliance reviews; provides necessary coaching.

7) Maintains open communication with station personnel while observing procedure performance, providing review resolution, and providing feedback.

8) Provides training and qualification support for the station’s procedure writers.

9) Supports process improvements by acting as change agent.

10) Supports the corporate Policies, Processes, and Procedures (3P Point) process.

11) Provides technical leadership and training of Administrative Controls Program as well as in the document publishing software.

Export Compliance / EEO Statement


This position require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy’s Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, ‘U.S. Export Control Laws’). Therefore, some positions require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (‘Pinnacle West’) maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.


Flex Role:

This position is not required to be performed at a specific APS facility as long as adequate technology and a solid ergonomic set up are present. Pending agreement with leadership, employees hired into this role will be able to choose where they prefer to perform their work. Employees will have two options to choose from:

  • APS office based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from an APS facility.
  • Home based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from his/her home.

  • Employees in Flex roles are required to reside in Arizona (or NM for Four Corners-based employees). Role types are subject to change based on business need.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix
Job Segment: Sustainability, Nuclear, Energy

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