The Gila River Indian Community Utility Authority (GRICUA) is a small progressive electric utility providing service to 3500 customers on the Gila River Indian Reservation. Our customers include Community homes, gaming and entertainment enterprises, Community government offices and industrial developments. Our headquarters is located in Chandler Arizona.
GRICUA is seeking a highly qualified Electric Utility Engineer to assist in our mission to provide excellent reliability and outstanding service to the Gila River Indian Community
The engineer in this position will provide engineering and technical support to GRICUA management, technical and operational staff. Responsibilities will include technical oversight of substations, transmission & distribution lines and renewable projects. The engineer will be responsible for expansion of our SCADA system and act as the SCADA administrator. They will also have ownership of distribution grid modeling (MILSOFT), distribution planning and project management responsibilities associated with distribution, substation, and sub-transmission construction projects.
GRICUA offers a competitive salary depending on experience and a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, 401(k) matching, an incentive plan, and a generous amount of paid time off and paid holidays.
Ability to contribute and work well on a team.
Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering.
5+ years of work experience at an electric utility company in distribution planning or operations.
Knowledge of substations, sub-transmission & distribution systems, GIS, AutoCAD, system protection, and smart grid technologies.
The ability to perform engineering studies, propose solutions to engineering-related problems, develop models and analyze data to support improvement programs, techniques & solutions.
Excellent organization, interpersonal and leadership skills.
Strong commitment to providing superior customer service.
Ability to work on several projects in parallel in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Must be comfortable in both a field and office setting.
Ability to work with limited supervision and provide leadership to other team members.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, primarily Excel and Word.
About Gila River Community Utility Authority
Gila River Indian Community Utility Authority (GRICUA) is an enterprise of the Gila River Indian Community providing electric service to 3500 residential and commercial customers on the Gila River Reservation. This service area is located just south of the thriving Phoenix Arizona metro area. The GRICUA system is comprised of 9 substations, 400 miles of distribution and 90 miles of transmission lines. GRICUA employs a full staff of utility professionals at a facility located in Chandler Arizona. The corporate goal is train and retain a team of loyal utility professionals that provide excellent service and reliability to our customers.