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Posted by Kathleen Pishotta on 01-11-2022 in Mountain 07-10-2022


Journeyman - Electric Utility Lineman (External Website)

Salt River Project (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.

SRP is recruiting for Journeyman, Electric Utility Lineman to work in our Distribution Grid Services and Transmission Line Design, Construction and Maintenance divisions.

Selected candidate will:

  • Perform skilled work on energized or de-energized overhead and underground transmission, 115kv, 230kv, and 500kv, sub-transmission (69kv), distribution (12.4kv and 22kv), services, streetlights, communications and associated equipment. 
  • Be subject to call-out on a 24-hour basis   


  • Completion of a state or federal apprenticeship program approved by the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) OR completion of a 3-4 year formal training program. (Copy of apprenticeship completion certificate with formal training transcripts required.)
  • Must possess a VALID Arizona Commercial (Class A) driver’s license and/or be able to obtain an Arizona Class A CDL once hired.
  • Must pass written exam and demonstrate climbing skills.   
  • Must be proficient with hot stick. 


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

Hourly rate:  $51.35/hr.

Sign-on bonus:  $10,000 sign-on for all successful hires (certain rules apply)

Shift: Normal Work Week (includes days, swing, or graves)


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.


To apply: SRP Lineman

Phoenix, AZ, USA