Engineer 1, 2, Senior

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Date: May 5, 2023

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

The successful candidate will possess critical and creative thinking that will help advance SRP’S corporate strategy of being Leaner, Greener and More Customer Centric through the delivery of unique and timely strategic insights one of the most highly visible systems in SRP - the Energy Management System (EMS).

The EMS is the system that allows power dispatchers to have monitoring and control of SRP’S generation, transmission, and distribution systems as well as exchange reliability information with other utilities in the Western Interconnection.

Duties will include periodic call-out support, EMS maintenance to reflect growth of systems, ICCP administration, building program interfaces, creating complex algorithms and maintenance scripts, and interfacing with customers.

Position prefers, but does not require, knowledge and experience supporting an EMS, SCADA (in the scope of an EMS), control algorithms, and electrical network modeling. Understanding of power operations and telemetry technology is of benefit. Experience with OSII Monarch is preferred but not required. Familiarity with Unix/Linux systems is desired.

Job Responsibilities

    Identify trends and root causes of issues, determine solutions, and make recommendations for management consideration.
•    Coordinate work with other departments
•    Acts as a primary liaison to client organizations for specific projects
•    Administer and review work performed by consultants and technicians
•    Occasional contacts with vendors of software, equipment, or services
•    Occasional travel to industry functions and other SRP facilities
•    Ability to work effectively using the services of various organizational groups within SRP
•    Depending on assignment, frequent requirement to work with confidential information
•    Understand and follow the software development life cycle (SDLC)
•    Participation in 24/7 call-out rotation
•    MS SQL Server
•    C or C++ Programming
•    C# Programming
•    XML
•    Windows and Linux scripting
•    Perl
•    Python (not required)
•    Strong programming documentation skills


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.


Five (5) years full time experience actively engaged in engineering practice. Must have demonstrated the successful accomplishment of work of the nature defined for the job of Senior Engineer.

Promotion to Level 2 requires a minimum of two years of 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 of 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.

Additional Information

Additional skills preferred but not required:

  • Visual Studio
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Agile Development model

Certifications or Testing Required

Must possess the appropriate valid Arizona driver’s license.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 15735



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


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


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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