Electrical Engineer

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Date: Jul 21, 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

Provides project management and engineering support for design, procurement, construction, testing and acceptance activities of major substation and transmission line facilities consistent with SRP's design, cost, schedule and quality criteria. Performs project studies and initial engineering for new substation and associated transmission line facilities. Leads project activities of staff support functions. Coordinates implementation of multi-year, high-value, high visibility design and construction projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for project management and engineering activities including planning, design, construction, testing and commissioning efforts of facilities. This includes directing, assigning, and prioritizing project work plans.
  • Performs and coordinates project engineering studies consisting of scoping, cost estimating, scheduling, initial engineering and drawing development.
  • Directs and coordinates 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.
  • Provides support on major projects including reviews of: planning, design, material, constructability, proposals, specifications, and contract documents.
  • Supports and manages the formulation of specific project reports including project management status updates to provide visibility to current and potential situations.
  • Administers and coordinates the development, implementation, and maintenance of standard processes and procedures for all project stakeholders.
  • Establishes and monitors the project budget and schedule; and provides team leadership to support schedule and budget performance.
  • Manages procurement/award of material and contracted services including consultants, material/equipment, and construction contracts with direct recommendation responsibility.


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


Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred.

Experience in Substation Design preferred.


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: 12992



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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