Electrical Specialist Valley


Mesa, AZ, US

Date:  Sep 16, 2023

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.

Any one 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: 16166



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).


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


SRP is committed to maintaining a work environment that promotes the health, safety and well-being of our employees, visitors, customers, and the communities we serve. This commitment includes maintaining a work environment that is free from drugs and alcohol. Any candidate that tests positive for an illegal drug or unauthorized substance, including non-medical marijuana, during the pre-employment drug and alcohol screening will be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process. Although marijuana is legal in the state of Arizona, SRP abides by federal laws where it remains illegal.


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


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix