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Construction Consultant - Generation - West Valley


Glendale, AZ, US

Date:  Feb 5, 2024

Requisition ID: 16769


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



The Construction Consultant has lead responsibility for the coordination of specific phases of SRP participation on contract and SRP force account construction projects. Participates in the total project management function directed at producing a functional installation completed on schedule and within budget. Coordinates all phases of engineering design, procurement of materials and services, construction, start-up, and closeout of project.


Primary office location for this position will be at the Agua Fria Generating Station. This position will provide project support for SRP West Valley power plants but may also support East Valley plants when needed. 

This position requires employee to work full time in person.


What You'll Do

  • Lead responsibility for coordination within SRP for engineer/contractor design compliance.
  • Works jointly with engineer on purchase evaluations and prepares basis for management action.
  • Monitors engineer constructor/contractors construction schedule to insure its feasibility and alert upper management of possible problem areas.
  • Monitors project cost and maintains complete log of possible cost trends for regular reports to department manager.
  • Reviews engineer constructor/contractor compliance with predetermined operating procedures in areas of accounting, insurance, accident claims, etc.
  • Prepares routine and special reports designed to inform management in a timely manner of the need for action and decision.
  • Monitor construction progress in the field and coordinates activity as required to maintain job progress and adherence to specification.
  • Evaluates and prepares basis for management action on SRP managed construction.
  • Reviews CPM schedule for engineering, construction, and start-up for diagnostic action required.
  • Coordinates and manages SRP force account work and performs contract administration for construction management.
  • Coordinates responsible and cost engineers on SRP force account work.
  • Responsible for budget preparation for SRP force account work.

What It Takes To Succeed

1. Knowledge of surveying, soils and concrete testing, concrete, structural steel and building codes and standard practices of installation.
2. Knowledge of piping, boiler & pressure vessel codes, instrumentation & insulation design and installation standards and details
3. Knowledge of electrical codes, standards and installation details as applied to generation, transmission, distribution & control systems.
4. Knowledge of SRP standard procedures, standard office systems and procedures & procedures peculiar  to a particular project.
5. Project management skills as related to a total project from conception through construction and start-up.
6. Construction mgmt skills as related to contract administration, cost and schedule control.
7. Ability  to prepare and implement a project management plan.
8. A working knowledge of CPM and the ability to analyze results.
9. Knowledge of union contracts and craft labor.
10. Knowledge of fossil and hydro power plants and commercial building as related to construction management.
11. A multi-discipline working knowledge of construction methods & practices.
12. The ability to resolve conflict between organizations associated with the project.


Requires a minimum of seven years of experience.  Experience as an engineer or construction in work involving power/water utilities or comparable experience in a construction management organization.


Completion of an Associate's degree, Apprenticeship, or 60 college credit hours from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


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.


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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