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Colorado Springs Utilities Barricades Support Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Barricades Support Technician

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $24.47

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Date First Posted 1/5/22

Barricades Support Technician

Our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. Come be a part of a team making a difference in the lives of our customers in a sought-after community.

Colorado Springs Utilities is hiring a Barricades Support Technician who will be responsible for barricade support for our utilities' crews, city departments, fire, and police to include designing traffic control device installations and modifications, anticipating, and developing countermeasures to reduce crashes, and preparing construction traffic control plans including detour plans for pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

Key Focus Areas:

  • Managing/Operating barricade equipment while utilizing accompanying barricade principals

  • Reading and Interpreting maps and traffic control plans

  • Using various hand and power tools

  • Completing all associated safety and training courses and following all safety procedures

  • Driving vehicles and trucks to transport materials and equipment to and from a job site

  • Lifting, carrying, loading, and unloading traffic control items, including signs, barricades, pavement marking materials, etc.

  • Communicating effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the public

Who you are… You are likely someone who has at least 2 years of experience in traffic control/barricading. You will be able to work without direct supervision, have strong verbal communications skills, and the ability to respond appropriately to unexpected events. Additionally, the following certifications are preferred, so please make sure to highlight on your application:

  • ATTSA Traffic Control Technician or Supervisor

  • CCA Traffic Control Technician or Traffic Control Supervisor

Colorado Springs Utilities infuses corporate responsibility and safety into daily business operations with the foundation of decision-making focused on our citizen owners, community, employees, and environment. As an employee, you will have an opportunity to contribute ideas and solutions in an engaging, dynamic team environment. Be a part of a unique, customer-owned, and operated four-service utility. With our rare distinction of providing four utility services – natural gas, electricity, water, and wastewater treatment – we offer a varied, fast-paced work culture teeming with potential.

Colorado Springs Utilities offers a comprehensive benefits program to help you and your family protect your health and financial security.

  • Medical – Select from three medical plans including a Health Savings Account compatible plan

  • Voluntary Wellness Program – Earn incentives, gift cards, and gym membership reimbursements

  • Dental – Select from two plans including orthodontia coverage

  • Vision Insurance – Voluntary plan covering a full range of vision care services

  • Health Savings Accounts – Tax-advantaged savings account used for healthcare expenses

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Tax-advantaged spending accounts for healthcare and/or dependent daycare expenses

  • Disability Insurance –Short-Term and Long-Term coverage provides income replacement for illness or injury

  • Life Insurance – Term life coverage with the option to purchase supplemental coverage

  • Paid Time Off – vacation, personal leave, sick leave, holidays, jury and bereavement

  • Vacation Buy – Purchase additional vacation time

  • Pension – Colorado PERA retirement plan funded by both employees and the organization.

  • Retirement Saving Programs - Supplement your pension with PERA 401(k) or PERA Roth 401(k), ICMA Roth IRA, ICMA 457 or 457 Roth plan

  • Educational Assistance – Financial assistance for qualifying courses

  • Additional Benefits - Employee Assistance Program, and Long-Term Care Insurance


  • All positions will be posted for a minimum of 5 calendar days.

  • Starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

  • Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas). Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft