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Colorado Springs Utilities Civil Engineer (II/III) - Stream Stabilization  in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Civil Engineer (II/III) - Stream Stabilization

Job Type: Engineering/Engineering Support

Pay Range $88,000 to $108,000

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Date First Posted 4/22/22

Civil Engineer (II/III) - Stream Stabilization

Who We Are...

Colorado Springs Utilities is one of the largest four-service public utilities in the nation, providing water, wastewater, electric, and natural gas services to 500,000 residents in the Pikes Peak region. Our work culture is dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy.

As an engineer on our Wastewater Planning & Design team, you will be responsible for the design and delivery of projects in the Sanitary Sewer Creek Crossing (SSCC) Program. This Program has an annual budget of approximately 3 million dollars dedicated to the design and delivery of creek stabilization projects within our service territory. These projects are critical to protecting our sanitary sewer collection system infrastructure located adjacent to creek crossings. Your work will ensure that Colorado Springs Utilities’ obligations of this Program are fulfilled while having a positive impact on the community.

How you’ll make an impact as a Stream Stabilization Engineer…

  • Assist with planning that includes identification of risk to wastewater collection system infrastructure and prioritization of projects to reduce risk

  • Assess and review the condition of pipeline crossings in potentially erosive drainages

  • Design channel stabilization projects using AutoCAD Civil 3D that includes drop structures, J-hooks, rip-rap bank protection, riffles, and other stabilization measures as required

  • Conduct hydraulic modeling to support design and permitting using HEC RAS

  • Develop bid documents (drawings, specifications and Statements of Work) for SSCC construction projects

  • Possess a thorough understanding of the CLOMR and LOMR process under FEMA

  • Conduct technical analyses and produce design reports to obtain all necessary permits (including 404 permits and City approvals) for stream stabilization projects

  • Provide general project management for outsourced projects

  • Clearly communicate with internal and external stakeholders

  • Develop key relationships with regulatory agencies and the City Stormwater Enterprise

  • Provide engineering services during construction as needed

Education and Experience…

To be successful in this position, a bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil or Environmental) is required. Additionally, two or more years of professional engineering experience, preferably in hydraulics and the design of creek stabilization projects is preferred.

  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D and HEC RAS is strongly preferred

  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensure is preferred

  • A valid driver’s license is required

  • This position will be filled as either an Engineer II or III.

Our Commitment to our Employees…

Our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. They keep the lights on, gas flowing, water coming in, and wastewater leaving. We do not just say people are important – we prove it! That’s why we are honored to invest in protecting the health and financial security of our employees and their families through our rich benefits program.

  • Time Off – Because everybody needs time off to recharge

  • Vacation – New employees accrue 13 days of paid time off to start, while our more tenured employees accrue 24 days per year

  • Personal Leave –3 days per year of personal leave

  • Paid Holidays –10 paid holidays per year

  • Sick Leave – Accrue 12 days of sick leave annually for those days when you or a family member is feeling under the weather

  • Vacation Buy – Purchase up to 40 hours of additional vacation time

  • Pension Plan – Looking forward to a comfortable lifestyle once you’re done working? The Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) provides you with retirement benefits and peace of mind when you retire

  • Medical – Select from three comprehensive medical plans, starting at $10.30 a month. Employees also enjoy access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Wellness Program – Voluntary wellness program that allows you and your spouse to each earn up to $500 to use towards healthcare expenses, $100 in Visa gift cards, and up to $400 in gym membership reimbursements

  • Dental – Select from two dental plans, with in-network preventive care covered at 100%

  • Vision – Voluntary plan that covers full vision care services and discounts on LASIK eye surgery

  • Retirement Saving Programs – Supplement your pension plan with voluntary retirement programs such as the PERAPlus 401(k) and MissionSquare’s Roth IRA and 457 plans.

  • Disability Coverage –Short-Term (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD) insurance available for purchase

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Makes the going a little easier by aiding with mental health, stress management, work-life balance, financial and legal matters, and much more

  • Long-Term Care Insurance – Whether it's due to an accident or a serious illness, LTC insurance is available for purchase to help you and your loved ones

  • Life Insurance –Company-paid life insurance and supplemental coverage are available

Curious about joining our team? Learn more at https://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/jobs/

ATTENTION :

  • 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.

For more information regarding applicant rights, visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

Accessibility Accommodations . If you are an individual with a disability or disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at accessibility@csu.org or by calling 719-668-7500. This option is reserved for individuals who are unable to use or require assistance with the online tools as the result of a disability and is not intended for other purposes.

E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: http://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/applicants-rights-and-responsibilities/ . If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Have a question? If you have a question about a position or need assistance from a recruiter, email us at csurecruiting@csu.org or call 719-668-7500.

Job Type: Engineering/Engineering Support

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