SRP Engineer Senior - Telecom Engineering Wireless in Phoenix, Arizona

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Date: Apr 16, 2018

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

The successful candidate will be responsible for project budgets and schedules. 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.).

The position requires excellent teamwork, communication, and customer service skills. Thorough knowledge of engineering design practices, construction methods, and maintenance practices for network communication systems is desired.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a team player and a self-starter

  • Have experience with field area network FAN design and installation.

  • Have experience with network management systems

  • Have experience in utility telecommunications microwave network design and installation

  • Have experience installing and provisioning Aviat Eclipse MCW radio systems.

  • Have experience installing and provisioning Motorola P25 dispatch radio systems.

  • Have experience in project management

The successful candidate will plan, design, and support the installation of microwave and wireless network systems, including Antenna systems, SONET, LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, network security, and dispatch radio communication systems. Will develop and apply configurations and policies on network equipment. Maintain network management software that supports LAN/WAN network infrastructure.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs engineering design work and engineering studies.

  • Performs as engineering project leader.

  • Prepares 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.

  • Design and/or codes computer programs.


Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum or State Professional Engineering Registration.

Certifications or Testing Required

Must possess the appropriate valid Arizona driver’s license.

Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 8236

EOE - SRP encourages a diverse workforce

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