Power Generation Project Manager

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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

Directly responsible for managing and driving the planning, design, engineering, procurement, construction and close-out activities on high-value, high-visibility and multi-year construction, overhaul and outage projects. Ensures projects are consistent with SRP’s design, cost, schedule, quality criteria, risk mitigation and safety values. Also responsible for development, training and implementation of standard and specific project procedures and reports. Provides operational oversight of staff support functions and requirements for projects. Communicates status and progress to stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for project management activities in support of planned outages, overhauls and complex projects. Project management activities may consist of scoping, planning, regulatory compliance, detailed design, construction, testing and commissioning efforts. This includes directing, assigning, and prioritizing project work plans to meet project objectives and milestones, communicating project deliverables, progress and performance, as well as, recovery or risk mitigation plans.
  • Manages, oversees, and coordinates all aspects of project activities supported by a matrix team consisting of internal departments and external consultants/contractors. Serves as the single point of contact with outside entities including customers and stakeholders.
  • Supports development of study reports, deliverables, work scope, bill of materials, constructability plans, request for proposals, specifications, regulatory compliance and contract documents.
  • Manages the procurement/award of materials and contracted services including consultants, long lead-time equipment, and construction contracts with direct recommendation responsibility.
  • Establishes and monitors the project budget, resources, safety and schedule metrics; and provides team leadership to support schedule, resource, safety and budget performance. Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices. Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proactively communicates project updates to team, management, and other stakeholders while maintaining accurate and up to date records, including project management reports and status updates. Provides visibility to current and potential project risks, scope changes or other deviations from the original requirements or charter.
  • Administers and coordinates the development, implementation, and maintenance of standard processes and procedures for all project stakeholders. Implements continuous improvements or best practices, identifies training and incorporates and disseminates lessons learned.


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Minimum of five (5) years of experience in field construction engineering, construction project management, contract administration, construction site management, or other equivalent project management experience for Senior level. 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

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred. Must be capable of creative problem- solving, balancing competing requirements under pressure, assess competing priorities and communicate a recommended approach. Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 15773



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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