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Analyst Performance Monitoring Senior


Scottsdale, AZ, US

Date:  Apr 5, 2024

Requisition ID: 16892


Join us in building a better future for Arizona!

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 and named one of Arizona's best employers by Forbes. 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.


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:

  • Pension Plan (at no cost to the employee)
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Available your first day: Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Over 200+ hours of PTO (includes vacation days, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave)
  • Parental leave (up to 4 weeks) and adoption assistance
  • Wellness programs (including access to a recreation and fitness facility)
  • Short and long-term disability plans
  • Tuition assistance for both undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 10 Employee Resource Groups for career development, community service, and networking



We are looking to hire an individual to join our team of analysts and engineers in a centralized Monitoring and Diagnostics Center that monitors our Electric Power Generating Assets.  

What You'll Do

  • Monitor the thermal, mechanical, and electrical performance of power plant equipment and systems.
  • Troubleshoot plant systems, processes and equipment and identify potential failures, limitations, defects, deficiencies or degradation and its causes.
  • Utilize multiple Advanced Pattern Recognition (APR) Modeling Technologies to help identify these potential impending equipment failures and deficiencies.
  • Create, Maintain, Update, and Improve APR Models to further increase our ability to detect issues.  
  • Organize and track pending plant issues in an issue tracking system.
  • Participate in reoccurring meetings both remote and in-person with our Plant Customers to review ongoing issues as well as assist them with any new areas of concern.  
  • Develop, Deploy, and Maintain additional monitoring metrics through the use of Pi Asset Framework Asset Analytics.
  • Develop, Deploy, and Maintain automated monitoring through the use of scripting and coding in languages such as Python.  
  • Use additional tools such as Microsoft Excel, Pi Datalink and Builder in Excel, EtaPRO Thermal Performance Software, Pi Vision and Processbook.   
  • Prepare data visualizations and reports and present them to various groups in the organization.
  • Work on additional projects such as Gas Turbine Start-up Transient Monitoring, Automated Equipment Diagnostics, Industry and University Research Projects, and the development of additional renewables monitoring and other forms of Inverter-Based Resources (IBR).

What It Takes To Succeed

  • Analytical understanding of typical power plant equipment, modes of failure, theoretical operating techniques, system design, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot plant systems, processes, and equipment.
  • Knowledge of current performance monitoring and advanced pattern recognition/predictive analytics software
  • Knowledge of Aveva Osisoft Pi Products including Pi Vision, Pi Processbook, Pi Asset Framework, Pi Datalink in Excel
  • Ability to make presentations for Management at all levels in the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required to convey advanced statistical concepts to all levels of employees.
  • Advanced Data Visualization Skills




Senior Analyst:

Minimum Education:  At least 60 hours of technical college credits or equivalent (e.g. Journeyman-a graduate of appropriate (job-related) apprenticeship program.  Successful completion of Operations Specialist training) with a minimum of 5 years at the journeyman level or above and 10 or more years relevant experience working in a power plant.



Bachelor's degree in a technical or engineering related discipline with 5 years of experience in an electric industry field.




Experience as a power plant control room operator, engineering-related discipline, or in a similar classification or position.


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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).


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

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.


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.


Work Authorization

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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