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Jobs for military members at SRP

SRP has a history of supporting active service members and veterans with careers that match their unique skillset.

Positions at SRP involve everything from maintaining power plants, hydroelectric dams, transmission lines and canals to technology-based and administrative roles in office environments.

We back the military personnel who land these positions with excellent benefits, including education and advancement programs as well as paid time off for training, active-duty responsibilities, emergency call-ups and more.

Thank you to our partnersOpen new site. for helping us employ those who bravely serve our country.

Application process

We can’t wait to get to know you and see if you’d be a good match. Here’s what you can expect during the application process:


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1. Apply online

Explore all open positions, find the one that suits your skills, talents and experience the best, and apply online.
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2. Interview

This is our chance to get to know each other. The interview process can vary by department, but it usually involves an interview with a hiring panel and another interview with leadership.
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3. Screening process

If you get selected, it’s company policy that you must pass a background check and drug screening.
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4. Decision time

If we think you’re a great fit and you like what you see, we’ll make an offer.

Helpful resources:

  • My Next Move for VeteransOpen new site. – Helps you find positions similar to your military job or learn the skills to land a new job.
  • Resume EngineOpen new site. – Helps you create a strong resume by translating your military experience into civilian experience.

Life at SRP

We’re committed to providing our military and civilian employees with a happy work-life balance and the resources they need to succeed.

One of those resources is SRPVets. This Employee Resource Group meets regularly to promote the understanding of military culture throughout SRP. The goal of this group is to use lessons learned in the military to foster and enhance everyone’s leadership skills.

Other SRP benefits include:

  • Education and career advancement programs – Career services counseling, education tuition reimbursement programs and on-site skills training
  • On-site benefits – Recreational facilities, events, van pool programs, cafeterias, special offers and discounts
  • Work-life benefits – Annual health screenings, family and medical leave, paid jury duty leave, paid military leave, personal business time, telecommuting options and alternate work weeks for some positions
  • Special programs – Adoption assistance program, group legal service, long-term care insurance and an identity theft protection program

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Additional vet benefits

Aside from the standard benefits, all military veterans employed at SRP enjoy:

  • Up to 176 hours of paid time off for annual training
  • Two years of paid time off for active duty, emergency call-up, technical training or basic training
  • Healthcare and life insurance for themselves and their dependents
  • Pre-tax benefits
  • Holiday pay
  • Sick leave and vacation benefits as they transition from civilian life to active status


Read on for answers to the most commonly asked questions about careers for veterans at SRP.

Each of the armed services provides world-class technical training to ensure that military personnel are up to any challenge. SRP’s military skills translator helps veterans understand how their military experience aligns with different positions at SRP. This translator doesn’t cover every position at SRP, but it does include the positions we most often hire for, positions that are hard to fill and hourly workforce occupations at SRP.

There are currently no positions at SRP that require security clearance. However, SRP values technical training and will consider all qualifications in evaluating candidate readiness for positions at SRP.

SRP sponsors two registered apprenticeship programs. The first, the Joint Apprenticeship Corporate Committee (JACC), is co-managed by the IBEW Local 266. It includes the trades of auto mechanic, cable splicer, construction and maintenance man, lineman, machinist, metal fabricator, meterman, plant electrician, plant mechanic and substation electrician. The Relay Apprenticeship & Training Committee (ATC) manages SRP's salaried Relay Technician apprenticeship program.

Candidates for the JACC program must be current SRP employees to qualify for one of these apprenticeships. The ATC program accepts both internal and external bidders. All trades require educational prerequisites, and interested candidates should contact the Apprenticeship Office for more information.

The advertisement period lasts from mid-January to the end of February each year. During that time, the Apprenticeship Team conducts informational meetings and packet review clinics. The application period opens for 10 days at the beginning of March, and the behavioral interviews start the first week of April. Trade orientations take place the second week of April. These are followed by technical interviews and final selections. Indenture is on the first pay period in May.

Consideration may be given to military qualifications presented on Joint Services Transcripts. SRP is a certified military educational institution, and Joint Services Transcripts may be sent directly to the Salt River Project Apprenticeship Program. Non-apprenticeship submissions will be forwarded to Talent Acquisition. SRP accepts the American Council for Education (ACE) recommendations for college credits presented on the Joint Services Transcripts. 

To see which positions you may be qualified for at SRP based on your military experience, check out our military skills translator.

Your DD214 is the ultimate proof of your dates of military service and the type of your discharge. However, your Joint Services Transcript will allow SRP to more accurately evaluate your military service for possible consideration. SRP is a certified military educational institution, and Joint Services Transcripts may be sent directly to the Salt River Project Apprenticeship Program. Non-apprenticeship submissions will be forwarded to Talent Acquisition. SRP accepts the American Council for Education (ACE) recommendations for college credits presented on the Joint Services Transcripts.

In this case, your benefits will remain in place for up to one year from the date of your active service. You’ll also have the option to switch to TRICARE before the end of that year.

Your leave benefits begin on the effective date for active duty. You’ll need to supply orders to SRP to document this date.

SRP is a registered educational institution with the Department of Veterans Affairs. We may be able to certify certain on-the-job training programs that would allow you to use your VA education benefits.