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Colorado Springs Utilities Electric Construction Quality Control Specialist in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Electric Construction Quality Control Specialist

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $58.80

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Date First Posted 4/18/24

Applications are being accepted until: 4/26/24

*If no date is displayed, applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis; however, this job posting may close at any time after a minimum of 5 days of being posted.

Electric Construction Quality Control Specialist

Join our Electric Construction Operations team at Colorado Springs Utilities as an Electric Construction Quality Specialist. Here you'll find more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to lay down roots in a thriving community with an employer of choice. In this job, you will be responsible for meeting operational needs and inspecting contractor crews and electrician installations on our distribution & transmission system. In this position, you will work with Planning and Engineering, Construction & Maintenance, and Distribution Control performing a wide variety of technical duties. You will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance on job sites for both internal & external customers.

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As an Electric Construction Quality Control Specialist, you will be:

  • Inspecting the construction, maintenance, installation/ removal of underground and overhead power lines and equipment. Primary & Secondary

  • Ensuring quality of work performed in compliance with standard operating policies

  • Performing Distribution Switching to accommodate repairs and clearances for external customers/contractors

  • Setting up & receiving Clearances and Hotline holds for Contractors to perform their required work

  • Ensuring compliance with safety regulations and work procedures for both internal & external customers

  • Reviewing technical documents and designs for accuracy

  • Ensuring the major projects are being built up to our transmission and distribution specifications

  • Ensuring Line Extension and Service Standards are followed

  • Using technology to complete orders and make progress notes

  • Completing necessary billing and completion forms to close out jobs

Starting pay for this classification is $58.80/hr. Once you have successfully completed probation your pay will increase to $61.74/hr.

Who you are… Qualified applicants must have completed a Line Technician Apprenticeship program. Also, at least two years of experience working as a journey-level line technician is preferred.

A valid, unrestricted driver’s license is required

Additionally, we are interested in someone who has demonstrated professional skills and accomplishments in the following areas:

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Must be a self-starter who takes initiative

  • Performing physical aspects of line construction and maintenance

  • Applying safety standards in completing work assignments

  • Electrical systems principles, voltage requirements, equipment, installation, and maintenance

  • Interpreting specifications, schematics, and written instructions

  • Metering principles and practices

  • Installing and maintaining electrical distribution and transmissions systems

  • Must be comfortable using computers and learning new systems and technologies

Who We are... Colorado Springs Utilities offers a 100-year reputation for providing electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater services to the Pikes Peak Region. As a municipal utility, our mission is to provide safe, reliable, and competitively priced utilities to our customers. Our organizational values of Safety, People, Trust, Responsibility, Collaboration, and Continuous Improvement, serve as our guiding principles and are the foundation of our culture.

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 –12 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 $0 per month. Employees also enjoy access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA). (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

  • 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 PPO preventive care covered at 100% and access to orthodontia coverage (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

  • Vision – Voluntary plan that covers full vision care services and discounts on LASIK eye surgery (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

  • 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 (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

  • 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 (LTC) – Whether it's due to an accident or a serious illness, LTC insurance is available for purchase to help you and your loved ones (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

  • Life Insurance – Company-paid life insurance and supplemental coverage available (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

  • Tuition Reimbursement – Employees are eligible to receive up to $5,250 annually for Tuition Reimbursement

  • Qualifying Public Service Employer – Payments made towards student loans may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program


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

  • Starting pay will be determined within the posted pay range based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate; if there is a single pay rate posted, the job starts at that rate.

  • Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas to include those with a STEM OPT extension ). 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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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: . 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.

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Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft