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Date: Sep 12, 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

Under general supervision, performs skilled work in construction, maintenance and operation of energized or d-energized overhead and underground transmission, sub-transmission, distribution, services, street lights, communications and associated equipment. Employee is committed to achieve the highest goals of excellence in serving our customers and working with fellow employees. Must reside within a 40 mile radius of elected headquarters and respond to call-out on a 24-hour basis. May be required to travel by fixed wing, rotor, or other means of company approved transportation.

Any one position may not include all duties nor do the example of duties include all tasks, which may be found in the position of this class.

Job Responsibilities

  • Digs holes, frames and sets poles, installs crossarms, pins, insulators, and related equipment by using tools as required.
  • Erects and replaces all poles and towers by using rope blocks, boom trucks, winch lines and associated tools and equipment.
  • Climbs poles and towers. Installs guys, conductors, switches, street lights, capacitors, transformers and other line equipment.
  • Performs emergency and preventative maintenance on overhead and underground switches, lines, equipment, fixtures, meters, capacitors, poles, transformer cubicles, crossarms, insulators and related items.
  • Installs, splices, terminates and maintains underground conductors, cubicles, capacitors, and related facilities.
  • Replaces, cleans and adjusts all street light equipment including mast arms, fixtures, lamps, photo electric controls, relays, ballasts and poles.
  • Uses rubber gloves, blankets, line hoses, hotsticks, and related protective equipment as required when working within the contact area of energized conductors.
  • Loads and unloads poles, crossarms, wire, transformers and related materials either manually or by aid of hoist and/or equipment.
  • Drives and operates trucks, hoists, manlift devices, pulling devices and other related line equipment as required.
  • Trains and/or instructs apprentices, groundmen, operators or drivers in procedures and safe work methods.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Employee must work safely and efficiently in the performance of their job duties.  Must maintain effective working relationships with other employees, customers and the public.   Must have the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and have the ability to accurately and legibly complete applicable paper work.  May be required to work a reasonable amount of overtime.


Completion of an appropriate Apprenticeship program or equivalent.


3 to 4 years’ experience as a Lineman Apprentice or equivalent experience.

Certifications or Testing Required

SRP Lineman Job Knowledge Test
Physical Agility Test
Must possess the appropriate valid Arizona driver’s license.
SRP Lineman Pole Climbing Test
For specific list of training certifications contact departmental manager.

Additional Information

Include documenation of your completed apprenticeship or equivalent with your application.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 12268


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.

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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