Colorado Springs Utilities Truck Driver in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft
Pay Range $22.94 to $24.09
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Date First Posted 9/13/21
In 1924, Colorado Springs voted to create a four-service utility of electricity, natural gas, water, and wastewater services. Since then, as a municipal utility, our focus has been providing exceptional customer service while keeping costs low. Colorado Springs Utilities was recently awarded the Diamond Designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA). The Diamond status is the highest awarded by the APPA, recognizing our utility for having some of the highest ratings in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvements, among the more than 2,000 public utilities in the nation.
Colorado Springs Utilities is looking for a dedicated, self-motivated individual to join our Construction Maintenance Team as a Truck Driver . This challenging and rewarding career is responsible for supporting crews while working on our distribution system.
*The successful candidate must be flexible to work multiple rotating shifts which may include weekends, nights, and on-call hours. Additionally, overtime may be required as needed.
In this role you will be responsible for:
Operating tandem dump trucks to and from job sites
Operating loaders and backhoes to load materials for job sites
Assisting work crews in the repair and installation of pipeline systems
Hauling supplies from vendors’ storage sites
Hauling equipment on trailers to job sites
Performing pre and post-trip inspections on equipment
Operating special purpose trucks (i.e., 2500-3000 gallon water tanker)
Who are you… While most people would have completed 2 years of experience in field construction/maintenance operating larger trucks, the ideal candidate will have experience with water construction. A valid Commercial Driver’s License Class B is required, but a Class A and tanker endorsement is preferred, or the ability to obtain within six months of hire. We are also interested in your experience with the following so be sure to highlight it on your application and/or resume:
Ability to read street and roadmaps
Ability to determine weight capacities of operated vehicles
Knowledge of transporting materials
Ability to identify hazardous materials
Knowledge of inspecting vehicles
Ability to perform preventative maintenance
Ability to communicate, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
Ability to follow all applicable safety procedures
*The military job codes/duty codes most closely related to this role are: 19F, 19H, 88M, 88N 2T131, 2T151, 2T171, 2T191, 2T1X1 1700, 1703, 1705, 1707 1801, 1803, 2110, 9974
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
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