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Colorado Springs Utilities Engineering Support Coordinator - Utilities Development Services in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Engineering Support Coordinator - Utilities Development Services

Job Type: Engineering/Engineering Support

Pay Range $37.59 to $43.23

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 6/16/21

Engineering Support Coordinator - Utilities Development Services

Who We are... In 1924, Colorado Springs voted to create a four-service public utility; electricity, natural gas, water and wastewater services. Since then, as a municipal utility, our focus has been on the basics - providing exceptional customer service while keeping costs low.

As a community owned utility, we strive to protect our environment: We live here too and want to keep our city clean and beautiful. Additionally, Colorado Springs Utilities gives back: Employees, their families and friends volunteer more than 10,000 hours each year on community projects.

We champion innovation, state-of-the-art facilities and clean, efficient technologies that sustain the Colorado Springs lifestyle. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is the perfect blend of mountain and city living. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, you will enjoy nature at its finest. From snowboarding to biking to theater to community service to food and wine festivals, Colorado Springs offers something for everyone.

The Engineering Support Coordinator is part of a highly skilled professional team in Utilities Development Services. The team is comprised of utility professionals responsible for providing high-level customer service, issues resolution, coordination with the development community utility drawing reviews and approvals related to commercial/residential land development process.

Key Areas of Focus:

  • Performing technical reviews of drawings for land/subdivision development to ensure consistent and accurate application of policies and standards

  • Performing review of water and wastewater infrastructure on land use review applications

  • Resolving issues with engineers, architects, developers and other stakeholders to obtain conformance with policies and standards

  • Conducting Pikes Peak Regional Building Department permit reviews and utility approvals

  • Providing technical assistance and expertise to internal and external customers

  • Reviewing, analyzing and resolving customer inquiries

  • Assisting with various activities in order to provide an integrated process that results in a high level of customer service in resolving complex and technical issues

  • Resolving real estate and easement related issues to ensure construction projects comply with Water and Wastewater Standards, tariffs, policies and City Code

  • Identifying, developing and implementing process improvements

What will this opportunity offer? As an integral member of Utilities Development Services you will be utilizing your project coordination, customer service, interpersonal and problem solving skills working with engineers, architects, developers and other stakeholders resulting in a positive impact to the overall growth of our community. In doing so, you will have the opportunity to work with a very dedicated team of professionals who are passionate in their service to our community.

Who you are.. .Successful candidates will offer, minimally an Associate degree typically in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Project Management or a closely related field; a Bachelor degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Project Management and seven (7) years of experience in a related field is preferred.

Additionally, we are most interested in your accomplishments in the following areas (be sure to highlight these in your application and/or resume):

  • Land development process fundamentals

  • Design and construction practices as they relate to utility distribution and collection systems Negotiating with customers (land developers, commercial or residential) to determine needs and analyzing cost/benefit options and making recommendations

  • Coordinating multiple projects throughout the various design and construction phases

  • Demonstrated excellence reviewing construction drawings, schematics, and contract documents using Blue Beam and other computer-based review and mark-up applications

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including SharePoint and Outlook

* A valid non-restricted driver's license is required for this role.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you:

  • The ability to stay ahead of the business curve with our established priority to continually update and incorporate state-of-the-art technology.

  • The opportunity to work for a pioneer in providing four utility services in one enterprise with a 100-year reputation for integrity.

  • A work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy.

  • The stability vital for growth-oriented careers.

  • 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

ATTENTION:

  • Colorado Springs Utilities is considered an essential business delivering critical services to our community. If selected for an interview, we may leverage remote technology solutions including the enhanced use of email, telephone, and video solutions as part of the hiring process where possible.

  • All postings will close at 11:59 pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled .

  • 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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