Inspector Underground Electrical Senior

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Date: Jun 13, 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

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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.


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


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.

Additional Information

Final candidate must have an IBEW Journeyman state approved apprenticeship.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 14425



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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