Analyst GIS

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Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Phoenix, 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

In a team environment, under limited supervision, creates, maintains, and documents spatial data, designs and produces custom maps and performs complex GIS analyses for use in maps and statistical reports. Manages complex assigned workload and coordinates assigned projects with peers, clients, and management. Advises management and clients on best GIS practices.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops and applies in-depth GIS analytical solutions using remote sensing, raster modeling, topology, network analysis, overlay analysis, statistics, scripting, and reporting. Work includes the translation of various software data types and formats and manipulation of intricate spatial and non-spatial data.
  • Discovers patterns and trends using location analytics, geostatistics, comparative spatial analyses using complex queries, the suite of ESRI products, and various other software.
  • Designs cartographic products consisting of maps, web maps, exhibits, presentations and reports prepared from spatial analyses, notes, aerial photography, marked prints, digital data sources, verbal/written instructions, or rough field sketches.
  • Generates and maintains GIS data and associated attribute information. Work includes creating, maintaining, and documenting corporate spatial data having complex topological or network connectivity that requires extensive research, cross-departmental coordination, and background knowledge of company business rules.
  • Maintains a productive environment through ongoing improvement and documentation of critical work processes. Work may include troubleshooting issues with project design, procedures, computer files, hardware, and software.
  • Participates in testing, documenting, and implementing applications and software used by the department.
  • May serve as GIS technical lead, advising management and training co-workers and clients in the use of GIS, graphic and cartographic software(s) and applications or advising on natural/environmental sciences specialties. May include developing presentations or written technical reports.
  • Work may employ the use of Python, SQL, Oracle PLSQL, Arcade, Global Mapper, all ESRI products, Adobe Creative software, and Microsoft Office products.


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Promotion to Level 2 requires a minimum of two years experience at Level 1; demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor.  Promotion to Senior Level requires a minimum of three years experience at Level 2; is fully competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such would be recognized as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities.

GIS, Cartography, Geography, Computer Science, Engineering, Resource Planning, Environmental Science or related field.

Additional Information

  • Preference given to candidates with Bachelor's Degrees in geography, natural or environment sciences where GIS is part of the curriculum.
  • GIS Certified Professional (GISP) is desirable but not required.
  • ESRI Technical Certification desirable but not required.
  • Discretion in working with corporate proprietary and confidential information used in environmental work, legal cases, water rights adjudication, and facility infrastructure as related to federal and state regulatory requirements (i.e. FERC, CEII, Homeland Security).
  • May require occasional work with outside consultants and agencies


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 14285



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


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 part-time 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).

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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