Specialist NDE/QC

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Date: May 18, 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

  • Perform quality control related activities and quality assurance functions necessary to maintain high standards of quality and reliability throughout SRPs power generation fleet. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform applicable code related and engineering inspections on associated power plant equipment such as, but not limited to, high energy piping systems, steam turbines and combustion turbines.
  • Perform various NDE methods (ECT, MT, PT, & UT).
  • Perform visual code related weld inspections.
  • Perform hardness testing and positive material identification.
  • Perform indirect visual inspections with borescope equipment.
  • Perform receiving inspections of Code related material.
  • Prepare and write technical inspection reports.
  • Coordinate heat treatment support and NDE support with contract personnel as required.
  • Administer WPQRs.  Ability to track and maintain welder certifications.
  • Administer PQRs and write WPSs as required.
  • Review quality control standards and procedures used throughout SRP.
  • Perform internal quality audits in support of SRPs quality control program.
  • Perform surveillance of quality control methods and products supplied by vendors under contract to SRP.
  • Review vendor specifications and designs for technical accuracy and completeness to applicable codes.
  • Advise internal engineering groups in the areas of welding, quality control and NDE.
  • Attend SRP project meetings as required.
  • Attend training programs, seminars, conferences, and technical meetings.


Completion of an Associate's degree, Apprenticeship, or 60 college credit hours from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


An associate applied science degree in NDE preferred.


Over 3 years and up to and including 5 years of experience as a NDE technician and quality control inspector.


  • Must be certifiable to SNT-TC-1A as Level II in MT, PT, & UT at a minimum.
  • Must hold a current AWS-CWI certification.

Additional Information

•    Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
•    Must be detailed oriented.
•    Radiographic film interpretation experience and certifications preferred but not required.
•    Thermography experience preferred but not required.
•    Knowledge of construction methods, power plant equipment and operations.
•    Knowledge and ability to interpret standards and codes, i.e., ASME, AWS, ANSI, ASTM, ASNT, API, AISC, etc.
•    Knowledge and ability to function in quality control related activities, i.e., welding inspection, vendor surveillance, material control, etc.
•    Knowledge and experience in performing specification review.
•    Knowledge of project organization and general policies, purchasing, warehousing, and accounting procedures.
•    Knowledge of electricity, mechanics, hydraulics, structural materials, metallurgy, welding processes, etc.
•    Ability to read engineering drawings.
•    Ability to tabulate data, maintain files and prepare reports.
•    Ability to take readings with precision measurement instruments and devices.
•    Duties require mental alertness, concentration and occasional out of town travel to remote facilities for extended periods.
•    Appropriate respirator medical certification, fit testing and training required.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 13104



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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