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Engineer Senior "Electrical"

Salt River Project

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Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: December 4, 2022
Reference Code: 965875800

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

The Electrical Engineer is supporting the Desert Basin and Coolidge power plants as well as any additional expansions. This position applies in-depth technical knowledge and expertise on emergent issues and projects. The engineer takes ownership of design and health of plant systems, including all electrical and generator systems on Combustion Turbine, Steam Turbine and Power Block. A strong understanding of power generation safety, engineering, maintenance, and asset management is preferred.

Job Location:

Desert Basin and Coolidge Power Plants

The Desert Basin and Coolidge Power Plants are located in the Phoenix metropolitan area, 48 miles southeast of downtown Phoenix. Desert Basin is located just west of Casa Grande and the Coolidge Power Plant is located on the south end of Coolidge.

Job Responsibilities

• Performs technical evaluation and troubleshooting of system issues.
• Performs engineering design work and engineering studies.
• Performs as engineering project leader, including project budgets and schedules.
• Prepares technical specifications and evaluates bids.
• Prepares recommendation material for management consideration.
• Administers and reviews work performed by consultants and others.
• Prepares and/or conducts written and oral reports and presentations.
• Performs field engineering work.
• Performs engineering analyses, including root cause analysis of generation issues and emergency events.
• Project Management Experience is preferred and the ability to manage contractors.
• Position requires supporting multiple sites and dividing time between each.
• Planning and coordinating outages/projects.
• Familiarity of regulatory requirements applicable to the Power Utility industry.
• Oral and written communication skills.
• Individual should be detailed oriented while also being able to see the big picture.
• Willingness to volunteer for additional plant assignments.

Skills & Knowledge

Experience at an electric utility, industrial plant or engineering firm preferred.

  • Strong analytical aptitude.
  • Ability to read and create three-line and single-line drawings.
  • Familiarity with IEEE standards and design guidelines.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong project and budget management skills.
  • Working knowledge or experience with any combination of ABB, Allen Bradly, Ovation, Mark VIe, or Triconex a plus.

 


Education

Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum, an International Engineering Alliance (IEA) recognized institution, ABET Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) or any state or internationally recognized PE registration.

Experience

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

 

 

 

  • This position works full time on-site at SRP's Desert Basin and Coolidge Power Plants. Hybrid schedule is not available.
  • May be expected to work on off-hours as needed to ensure continued reliable operation.
  • Work environment is dynamic. Requires timely decision-making capabilities.
  • 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: 15106

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

 

 

About this Employer

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.