Engineering & Environmental Manager


Casa Grande, AZ, US

Date:  Dec 4, 2023

Requisition ID: 16452


Join us in building a better future for Arizona!

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power and named one of Arizona's best employers by Forbes. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.


Why Work at SRP

SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health, and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Pension Plan (at no cost to the employee)
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Available your first day: Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Over 200+ hours of PTO (includes vacation days, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave)
  • Parental leave (up to 4 weeks)
  • Wellness programs (including access to a recreation and fitness facility)
  • Short and long-term disability plans
  • Tuition assistance for both undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 10 Employee Resource Groups for career development, community service, and networking


Under the direction of the Plant Director or Manager and through subordinate supervisors, manages the production of a generating station or functions to support generation in a safe, reliable and efficient manner. Effectively supervising staff in accordance with standards by proper planning, allocation of workforce, equipment, materials, and contract administration.

What You'll Do

  • Manages the activities of assigned staff including safety, training, and productivity to ensure compliance of work standards.
  • Develops, prepares and manages O&M and capital budgets.
  • Directs or supervises the use of schedules, procedures and standards for improved economy, reliability and safety of plant operation and maintenance.
  • Supervises work in progress.
  • Monitors facility daily to ensure reliable performance, efficiency and productivity of personnel and equipment.
  • Responsible for understanding and applying the provisions of the union contract and SRP policies.
  • Manages outages and outage related work processes including: scope, planning, resources, materials, budget and procurement activities.

What It Takes To Succeed

For those individuals with an Engineering, Business or Technical Degree: A minimum of five years at the Senior Level of their professional job family, with experience in supervision, project management or demonstrated team leadership as determined by plant management.

For those individuals who have progressed through the Technical Training, Apprenticeship or Operations Specialist Training Track: A minimum of five years in a Journeyman or Operations Specialist classification plus a minimum of five years of demonstrated leadership, including supervision.


Candidates must possess the knowledge and ability to interface at all levels of the organization through delegation, supervision, coordination and empowerment. Such knowledge and ability may be gained through internal corporate training opportunities, college level courses in management principals and human relations, or other external educational opportunities to include but not limited to supervisory, management or military leadership seminars and conferences.


Supervisory experience in operations, maintenance, environmental, chemical, support operations or engineering.


Demonstrated knowledge of boilers, turbines, generator, scrubbers and associated plant equipment. Must have a thorough knowledge of company policies, labor agreement, safety procedures and environmental regulations. Ability to work effectively under pressure while working with others, proven ability to solve problems relating to the generation of electrical energy. Strong demonstrated human relations, organization and managerial skills.

Continuous Learning: Acquire new knowledge/skills, new technology.

Communication: Express ideas clearly/effectively, good oral/written communication, analysis/decision making.


Gather Data: Use measures, identify issues, determine and take a course of action or develop possible consequences.


Strategic Leadership: Create and achieve organizational vision/start analysis.

Coaches: Use appropriate styles to coach, inspire/guide employee to achieve goals.

Teamwork: Ability to collaborate with others to accomplish organization goals and to identify and resolve problems.


Mentorship: Ability and willingness to mentor others within the team and within the organization.

Additional Information




Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Business or other Technical Degree appropriate for the assignment from an accredited institution.

Alternatively, completion of a comprehensive Technical Training Program, Apprenticeship or Operations Specialist (OS) Training Track relevant to power plants.




This position is not a hybrid role and requires that the employee be on-site during the work week, with the ability to split time between SRP's Coolidge & Desert Basin Generation Stations. In addition, employee must be willing to be available via phone during off hours for support and may be required to fill-in at times for team members due to illness, vacation, etc.


Hybrid Workplace

SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

To promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Work Authorization

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.