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

Engineering Support - Utilities Development Services

Job Type: Engineering/Engineering Support

Pay Range $34.16 to $45.53

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Date First Posted 3/8/23

Engineering Support - Utilities Development Services

The Engineering Support Series 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.

In the Engineering Support role, 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 on 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 about their service to our community.

*This position will potentially be filled at one of three levels: an Engineer Support Coordinator, an Engineer Support Senior, or an Engineer Support Specialist. The level of the selected candidate will be dependent on the qualifications, experience, education, and certification level of the successful candidate.

How will you make an impact:

  • 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

  • Performing reviews of Utility Service Plans

  • 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

This position will potentially be filled at multiple levels; the differentiating requirements, education, and pay ranges are listed below:

  • Engineer Support Coordinator - $43.60 to $45.53 per hour

  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical), CAD/Design, Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, or a closely related field from an accredited university is preferred; or completion of an approved apprenticeship program

  • At least 7 years of experience in a relevant engineering-orientated field

  • Engineer Support Senior-$37.67 to $39.35 per hour

  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited university is preferred; or completion of an approved apprenticeship program

  • At least 5 years of experience in a relevant engineering-orientated field

  • Engineer Support Specialist-$34.16 to $35.68 per hour

  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited university is preferred; or completion of an approved apprenticeship program

  • At least 2 years of experience in a relevant engineering-orientated field

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.

The military job codes/duty codes most closely related to this role include: 120A, 12A, 51S, 881A, 32E1, 32E2, 32E3, 32E4, 32EX, 5311, 5904, 5310, 122, 5960, 8004, 144, 1301, 1302, 1310, 2070, 6004, 6005, 9620, 9622, 9624, 9626, 9630, 9631, 9632

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, the theater to community service to food and wine festivals, Colorado Springs offers something for everyone.

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 $10.00 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 PPO preventive care covered at 100% and access to orthodontia coverage

  • 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 (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

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

  • 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 ProgramCurious about joining our team? Learn more at


  • 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). 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: Engineering/Engineering Support