Salt River Project Senior Electric Vehicle (EV) Strategy Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Electric Vehicle (EV) Strategy Analyst
Date: Aug 11, 2023
Location: Phoenix, AZ, US
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.
Plays a crucial role in developing and executing SRP’s Electric Vehicle (EV) strategy and roadmap. Represents SRP with internal and external audiences, applying industry knowledge to advance strategic objectives. Monitors and analyzes industry trends, research, benchmarks, and technical developments affecting SRP’s EV strategy interests. Develops recommendations to SRP leadership and executive management positions on critical issues and strategies for implementation. Serves as technical resource and advisor on EV technologies and utility programs, with particular focus on EV charging, charging infrastructure, EV charging network providers’ business models, OEM strategies, and emerging V2X technologies.
Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute SRP’s EV strategy and roadmap
Manage and coordinate external stakeholder engagements
Coordinate and facilitate the develop of EV initiative work plans with internal and external partners
Maintain strong working relationships with internal and external EV organizations and partners
Represent SRP on external industry groups, community groups, and other consortia as necessary.
Perform industry benchmarking to help SRP understand how we compare to other utilities and advise on best practices for EV strategy and execution
Manages and leads special projects and initiatives as necessary
Inform SRP leadership and management of emerging and impactful EV trends by creating succinct research pieces and presentations
Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.
Promotion to Level 2 requires a minimum of two years experience at Level 1 and demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor. Promotion to Level 3 requires a minimum of 3 years experience at Level 2, is full competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities.
This position requires knowledge of trends, technologies, and leading practices in the EV charging and utility EV program space. Acumen and understanding of the EV program impacts on utility operations (distribution planning, customer programs, integrated system planning) is preferred. Must demonstrate good communication skills, a combination of technical and commercial acumen, and a passion for the role of EV’s in the transition to a low-carbon future.
Requisition ID: 15643
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