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Maintenance Planner/Scheduler


Gila Bend, AZ, US

Date:  Apr 13, 2024

Requisition ID: 16826


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) and adoption assistance
  • 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 limited supervision, has responsibility for scheduling normal, preventive and emergency maintenance on generating units and all auxiliary equipment for the valley plants.


This position is located at the Gila River Power Station.

What You'll Do

  • Plans, organizes and schedules maintenance work on gas and oil-fired units and gas turbines.
  • Processes work orders and distributes to maintenance foreman. Reviews completed work orders to maintain P.M. program/equipment history accuracy.
  • Responsible for preparation of routine. special reports, keeps records of equipment history and keeps management informed of maintenance progress.
  • Works with warehousing to maintain ample supplies, materials and spare parts in inventory at all times.
  • Checks on progress of regular and unscheduled maintenance work, changed schedule to aid in completion of jobs, monitors progress of outside repair work.
  • Develops workscope for equipment overhaul during scheduled unit outages. Provides contingency plans when required to keep work going smoothly.
  • Assists in planning of maintenance for safe completion of work.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating work involving borrowing SRP or contracted labor during overhauls of major equipment.
  • Prepares vacation forms and schedules, meal drafts, timekeeping reports and other miscellaneous paperwork as required.
  • Coordinates material availability into activity schedule and completes all paperwork and orders materials for electrical/mechanical maintenance departments.
  • Develops cost estimate for specific activities or budgets as required.
  • Compares actual costs and work schedules against estimates.

What It Takes To Succeed

  • Ability to accurately schedule maintenance in coordination with tight plant operating schedules.
  • Ability to re-schedule/coordinate all maintenance jobs and related manpower, equipment and material due to changed job priorities/emergency requirements.
  • Ability to make quick decisions and follow them through the insure minimum down time in case of emergency outage.
  • Ability to work from sketches, prints, and drawings.
  • Appropriate respirator medical certification, fit testing and training required.


Over 3 years and up to and including 5 years of experience as a journeyman or steam plant mechanic, Instrument Tech or Electrician. Familiar with all phases of mechanical and electrical maintenance in a power generating plant.


Minimum of 15 college credits (100+) from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


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.


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