Technician Electrical & Communications Drafting 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

Under general supervision, accompanied by support from drafting and engineering personnel, performs technical and skilled design drafting assignments requiring the application of fundamental engineering and advanced drafting skills to formulate and prepare complex and detailed engineering drawings associated with the construction, modification and maintenance or project facilities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Uses manual and/or computer drafting skills to prepare drawings from notes, marked prints, verbal/written instructions, calculations or rough sketches.
  • Researches, extracts and integrates engineering data obtained from various sources to produce the required designs.
  • Reviews all information received from others or formulated by self for accuracy and completeness to minimize drafting/engineering errors.
  • Performs field checks as necessary to assure that new designs will interface with existing facilities and systems.
  • Applies engineering theory and/or performs mathematical calculations to achieve the completed design.
  • Assists in developing new and improving existing manual and/or computer graphics drawing procedures through experimentation and innovation.
  • Assists supervisor in the training and instructing of drafting personnel, as required.
  • Assists in providing technical assistance and quality assurance for other drafters in support of design effort.
  • Performs and may lead other drafters in field research on temporary assignments away from permanency headquarters.
  • Submits requests for technical support (computer program, etc.), simplifying and expediting drawing procedures.
  • Performs production design drafting and/or checking.
  • Assumes duties and responsibilities of a higher classification, if designated, for upward mobility training.


College level coursework (100+) from an accredited institution will be evaluated on an individual basis according to the skill/level to determine if applicable to the position by management.


At job entry, placement will be determined by a review of college transcripts and related work experience.  A minimum of 6 years of related experience is required for the senior level.  Once placed into the job family, an employee may become eligible for promotion by demonstrating the ability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by their management and meeting experience requirements.  


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 14435



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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