Engineer Senior

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Date: Jul 13, 2021

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

Power Delivery Technology Services/EMS Support is seeking an Engineer with at least 5 years of Utility experience. The position is primarily supporting and maintaining the SRP Energy Management System. 
 

Job Responsibilities


Job Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for maintenance of the power system model and applications used within the EMS system to support real-time and future studies of State Estimation and Contingency Analysis. Duties may include: general EMS support duties including periodic callout support, SCADA data maintenance, ICCP administration, AGC configuration and development, Advanced Applications (Network Modeling, State Estimation, Contingency Analysis, Studies) or other EMS related applications and interfacing with customers.

Specific knowledge and skills:

Position requires knowledge and experience with power system modeling and analysis tools: Power Flow, Contingency Analysis, and State Estimation. Knowledge of newer technologies such as Synchro Phasors. Familiarity with Unix/Linux/Windows systems and understanding of power operations is of benefit. Knowledge and experience of using transient and voltage stability tools are preferred but not required. Position also requires initiative, and teamwork with a chance to lead department and/or customer projects. Individual should be detail oriented while also being able to see the big picture.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•    Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with team members and various organizational groups.
•    Ability to use engineering tools required for the job (i.e., computer programs/scripts, test equipment, modeling and power flow applications, etc.)
•    Knowledge of safety practices and codes.
•    Knowledge of regulatory requirements applicable to Power Utility industry.
•    Knowledge of facility and system operation and maintenance.
•    Oral and written communication skills.
•    Customer oriented.
•    Creative and not afraid to challenge the norm.

Education

Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum or State Professional Engineering Registration.

Experience

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

Responsible for project budgets and schedules. Occasional contacts with customers and outside agencies. Contacts with suppliers of equipment and services. Occasional travel to suppliers facilities, industry organizational functions and SRP facilities. Ability to work effectively with various organizational groups within SRP. Ability to use engineering tools required for the job (i.e., computer, test equipment, etc.).

Certifications or Testing Required

Must possess the appropriate valid Arizona driver’s license.

 

Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 13118

 

 

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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