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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Machinist General
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SRP | Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description

SRP is one of the largest public power utilities in the U.S., providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. SRP also is one of the largest raw-water suppliers in Arizona. 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 general supervision, performs skilled work on the journeyman level in the construction and repair of all kinds of metal parts, tools and equipment, using lathes, milling machines, drill presses, power saws, grinders and related equipment.  Also includes millwright, structural steel and general repair work requiring an all-around skill in setting up and operating metal working machines; layout, installation and alignment of heavy machinery and equipment; erection of structural steel and repair work of a general nature at locations throughout the Project.  May sometimes require being transported by fixed wing, rotor, or other means of Project approved transportation.  Assists in the "OJT of Apprentice Machinists".  Employee is committed to achieve the highest goals of excellence in serving our customers and working with fellow employees.


Anyone position may not include all duties nor do the example of duties include all tasks, which may be found in the position of this class.

Job Responsibilities

  • Sets up and operates metal working machines and accessory tools and equipment, using all hand tools of the trade including scrapers, chisels, fuels, squares, micrometers, calipers, plumb bobs and other measuring devices necessary in the repair, alignment, or shaping of metal parts and equipment to precise dimensions and tolerances prescribed.
  • Inspects, dismantles, diagnoses and performs skilled mechanical repair work in or out of the shop on hydraulic turbines, generators, pumps, graders, electric motors, and similar equipment.
  • Installs and aligns or changes the layout and set up of heavy machinery and equipment at Hydro power plants and other locations throughout the Project.
  • Lays out and may fabricate steel members for structural steel construction jobs as required, including the raising, placing, and uniting fabricated structural steel members, such as girders, plates, columns, etc., and performs other tasks associated with or required in shop structural steel assignments.
  • Lays out and plans work assigned, using blue prints, sketches, and/or written or oral instructions supplied.
  • Operates and/or uses hoists, cranes, trucks, dollies, rollers, rigs and similar equipment required in handling or moving material and equipment incidental to job assignment.
  • Keeps records of time and parts used in work assignments.
  • Is responsible for safety of others, and that the work performed is accomplished in a cost effective manner.
  • Performs related work as required and as workloads vary and are adjusted by supervisory personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Employee must work safely and efficiently in the performance of their job duties.  Must maintain effective working relationships with other employees, customers and the public.   Must have the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and have the ability to accurately and legibly complete applicable paper work.  May be required to work a reasonable amount of overtime.


Completion of an appropriate Apprenticeship program or equivalent.


4 years of experience as a General Machinist Apprentice in Constriction/Maintenance-Power or equivalent.

Certifications or Testing Required

For specific list of training certifications contact departmental manager.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 6481

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.



About SRP

SRP is two entities: the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, a political subdivision of the state of Arizona; and the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association, a private corporation. The District provides electricity to more than 860,000 retail customers in the Phoenix area. It operates or participates in eight major power plants and numerous other generating stations, including thermal, nuclear, natural gas and hydroelectric sources. The Association delivers nearly 1 million acre-feet of water to a service area in central Arizona. An extensive water delivery system is maintained and operated by the Association, including reservoirs, wells, canals and irrigation laterals.