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Inspector Underground Electrical Senior


Phoenix, AZ, US

Date:  Jun 4, 2024

Requisition ID: 17200


Join us in building a better future for Arizona!

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 and named one of Arizona's best employers by Forbes. 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.


Why Work at SRP

At SRP, we foster an inclusive work environment and believe everyone should have a fair chance to work, regardless of who they are. That’s why we value teams with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds to help SRP deliver on its mission of providing reliable, affordable and sustainable water and power.


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:


  • Pension Plan (at no cost to the employee)
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Available your first day: Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Over 200+ hours of PTO (includes vacation days, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave)
  • Parental leave (up to 4 weeks) and adoption assistance
  • Wellness programs (including access to a recreation and fitness facility)
  • Short and long-term disability plans
  • Tuition assistance for both undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 10 Employee Resource Groups for career development, community service, and networking



Provides field inspection, liaison and coordination to assist project construction, maintenance and operating personnel, customers, developers, and contractors to assure power application of materials and conformance to adopted procedures and standards of all underground electrical distribution to installations. Reviews and establishes construction schedules practices and requirements.

What You'll Do

  • Review underground electrical work orders, jobs in progress and completed work to ensure conformance with project policies and standards.
  • Review work orders to determine accuracy of schedule dates, trenching responsibility and permit restrictions instructions.
  • Meets with developers and other utilities to establish construction requirements schedules and advises of potential problems, changes and/or inspections.
  • Ensures joint use of trench and/or trenching requirements with other utilities are met.
  • Meets with project personnel to review construction changes, practice or feasibility, including material and applications of standards.
  • Investigates and reports status of underground electrical distribution jobs for management approval.
  • Investigates and files reports to claims department on property damage by others.
  • Senior Inspector trains underground facility locators and Inspector 1's.
  • Senior Inspector opens and inspects energized transformers, fusing cubicles and switching cubicles.
  • Participates in departmental and other meetings and represents the project in meetings with contractors, developers and other utilities.
  • Performs coordinating and locating functions as required.


A minimum of 3 years

Senior Inspector:
Three years equivalent or related experience as a Journeyman in an electrical trade, Designer, Electrical Trades Helper, Engineering Technician, Scheduler/Planner or Underground Facility Locator. Plus a minimum of 2 years equivalent experience as a level one Underground Electrical Inspector or comparable experience as a Journeyman in an electrical trade, or Designer.

Inspector 1:
Three years equivalent or related experience as a journeyman in an electrical trade, Designer, Electrical Trades Helper, Engineering Technician, Scheduler/Planner or Underground Facility Locator.


Minimum of 15 college credits (100+) from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


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).


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

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.


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Salt River Project (SRP) is 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.


Work Authorization

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas, OPT, or other employment-related visas.


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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