Electrical Specialist Valley

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Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Gila Bend, AZ, US

Company: SRP

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. 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.

Job Brief

Electrical Specialist duties are: Support the safe, efficient and cost effective production of electric energy by performing various power plant electrical tasks. The scope of these maintenance functions will vary among facilities and are not necessarily listed in the bullets below, but are expected of this position. In addition to electrical duties there are varying levels of other maintenance and operations tasks dictated by the requirements of the facility.

Anyone position may not include all duties nor do the example of duties include all tasks, which may be found in the position of this class.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of switchgear, switchyard, boilers, turbine/generators, motors, pumps, fans, compressors, electrostatic precipitators, flue gas scrubbers, relays and relay systems, Programmable Controller systems, Distributed Control Systems and other electrical control devices.
  • Utilizes available documentation, drawings and schematics to identify and troubleshoot problems.
  • Repairs/replaces cables, electrical insulation, and electrical components as required.
  • Performs preventative maintenance work and provides feedback for follow up work and maintenance program improvement.
  • Performs job preparation and layout utilizing vendor data, drawings, and other available information.
  • Competent and responsible use of hand and power tools.
  • Operates forklifts, hoists, mobile and gantry cranes as required to perform duties.
  • Performs necessary rigging in connection with assigned duties.
  • Performs troubleshooting of electrical devices and systems utilizing drawings and diagnostic tools.
  • Efficiently uses computer technology to operate work management systems, to access work orders, input historical data report time, and order parts.
  • Provides training for other facility personnel in identified tasks.
  • Employee performs in a leadership capacity, including assigning, overseeing, directing and taking responsibility for the work of other classifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Employee must work safely and efficiently in the performance of their job duties.  Must maintain effective working relationships with other employees, customers and the public.   Must have the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and have the ability to accurately and legibly complete applicable paper work.  May be required to work a reasonable amount of overtime.


High School, GED or Equivalent.
Completion of an appropriate Apprenticeship program or equivalent.


Experience as an Electrical Specialist in Power Generation.

Additional Information

Successful completion of an SRP Electrical Apprenticeship program or equivalent skills and knowledge. Be at least 18 years of age. Possess a valid driver’s license.  Must be able to pass an SRP Electrical Specialist job knowledge test for candidates who; are not currently an SRP electrical specialist and have not successfully completed an SRP Electrical Apprenticeship program.  Must complete a job funtion questionnaire.

Certifications or Testing Required

Physical Agility Test
SRP Journeyman Plant Electrician Job Knowledge Test
For specific list of training certifications contact departmental manager.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 14355



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.


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement


In order 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.


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



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:


• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance


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