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Salt River Project Manager O&M Baseload Generation/Gas Generation in Casa Grande, Arizona

Manager O&M Baseload Generation/Gas Generation

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Casa Grande, 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 the direction of the Plant Manager and through subordinate supervisors, manages the production of a generating station or functions to support generation in a safe, reliable and efficient manner. Effectively supervising staff in accordance with standards by proper planning, allocation of workforce, equipment and materials and contract administration.

The O&M Manager has responsibility for the Engineering and Environmental team that supports both Desert Basin & Coolidge Generating Stations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manages the activities of assigned staff including safety, training, and productivity to ensure compliance of work standards.

  • Develops, prepares and manages O&M and capital budgets.

  • Directs or supervises the use of schedules, procedures and standards for improved economy, reliability and safety of plant operation and maintenance.

  • Supervises work in progress.

  • Monitors facility daily to ensure reliable performance, efficiency and productivity of personnel and equipment.

  • Responsible for understanding and applying the provisions of the union contract and SRP policies.

  • Manages outages and outage related work processes including: scope, planning, resources, materials, budget and procurement activities.


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.

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For those individuals with an Engineering, Business or Technical Degree: A minimum of five years at the Senior Level of their professional job family, with experience in supervision, project management or demonstrated team leadership as determined by plant management.

For those individuals who have progressed through the Technical Training, Apprenticeship or Operations Specialist Training Track: A minimum of five years in a Journeyman or Operations Specialist classification plus a minimum of five years of demonstrated leadership, including supervision.

Candidates must possess the knowledge and ability to interface at all levels of the organization through delegation, supervision, coordination and empowerment. Such knowledge and ability may be gained through internal corporate training opportunities, college level courses in management principals and human relations, or other external educational opportunities to include but not limited to supervisory, management or military leadership seminars and conferences.

Supervisory experience in operations, maintenance, environmental, chemical, support operations or engineering.

Demonstrated knowledge of boilers, turbines, generator, scrubbers and associated plant equipment. Must have a thorough knowledge of company policies, labor agreement, safety procedures and environmental regulations. Ability to work effectively under pressure while working with others, proven ability to solve problems relating to the generation of electrical energy. Strong demonstrated human relations, organization and managerial skills.

Continuous Learning: Acquire new knowledge/skills, new technology;

Communication: Express ideas clearly/effectively, good oral/written communication, analysis/decision making;

Gather Data: Use measures, identify issues, determine and take a course of action or develop possible consequences;

Strategic Leadership: Create and achieve organizational vision/start analysis;

Coaches: Use appropriate styles to coach, inspire/guide employee to achieve goals;

Teamwork: Ability to collaborate with others to accomplish organization goals and to identify and resolve problems

Additional Information


Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Business or other Technical Degree appropriate for the assignment from an accredited institution.

Alternatively, completion of a comprehensive Technical Training Program, Apprenticeship or Operations Specialist (OS) Training Track relevant to power plants.

Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 13475

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