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Distribution Engineering Supervisor


Phoenix, AZ, US

Date:  Sep 4, 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

Distribution Integration Engineering Supervisor is primarily responsible for leading an engaged team that provides engineering support to SRP Distribution Operations through clear and transparent communication with multiple departments across SRP. Also responsible for leading change through discovery and piloting of new technologies on the SRP distribution system that improve system reliability, crew safety and the customer experience. The supervisor is also the technical leader supporting the construction and operation of a microgrid test lab to include control integration with the Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS). 

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops a diverse and inclusive engineering professional and paraprofessional team in the planning and engineering of emerging distribution power system electrical requirements. 
  • Provides engineering and technical support for Distribution Operations. 
  • Cultivates an innovative culture by collaborating with, coaching of, goal setting with, and training of team members. 
  • Reviews equipment specifications prepared by other departments and provides guidance in the technical selection of distribution electrical equipment. 
  • Directs the development of maintenance standards, work processes, and maintenance procedures by piloting new technologies. 
  • Support various distribution strategy and standards facing groups within SRP that relate to Distributed Energy Resources (DER) integration relating to the Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS). 
  • Monitor, report on and design pilot budgets, scopes, and schedules. 
  • Cultivates a culture of respect, care and personal growth for department staff, leading towards highly skilled and accountable employees. 
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of emerging SRP customer business requirements and expectations. 
  • Active engagement in process improvements and the generation of ideas related to design, settings and improvement of SRP distribution standards. 


Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum, an International Engineering Alliance (IEA) recognized institution, ABET Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) or any state or internationally recognized PE registration.


A minimum of 5 years experience as an engineer.

Additional Information

  • This position is based out of the Power Operations Building (POB). Periodic travel to other SRP locations and some out-of-town travel is required.  
  • Typical out-of-town travel for industry conferences, vendor site visits and continued education opportunities averages three and four weeks per year.  
  • Maintains extensive outside contacts with equipment manufacturers. Will have access to confidential SRP data.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 16242


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

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