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Utility Worker (Hourly) - Water Construction and Maintenance at Colorado Springs Utilities

Utility Worker (Hourly) - Water Construction and Maintenance

Colorado Springs Utilities Colorado Springs, CO (On Site) Full-Time
**Utility Worker (Hourly) - Water Construction and Maintenance**

Job Type: **Skilled Trades & Craft**

Pay Range **$22.20**

Location **Colorado Springs, CO**

Date First Posted **1/30/23**

**Utility Worker - Water Construction and Maintenance**

_This is classified as an "Hourly" position. As such, if hired, you will be considered an at-will, supplemental, full-time non-exempt employee. The end date for this position will be dictated by work demands and business needs not to exceed 24 months._

**Who We Are**

+ One of the largest four-service public utilities in the nation (over 500,000 customers)

+ A national leader in reliability (power on an average of 99.991% of the time)

+ Diamond Designation recipient from the American Public Power Association - a utility sector leader in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvements

+ Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the most desired city to live in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2022)

**How Will You Make an Impact?**

Colorado Springs Utilities Water Construction and Maintenance (WCM) department is responsible for maintaining physical assets (e.g., water mains, valves, stop boxes, service lines, manholes, curb stops, hydrants) used to deliver water to Colorado Springs Utilities customers. Our team is seeking an hourly **Utility Worker** to assist with maintaining water infrastructure, service levels, and customer expectations, along with helping to control costly water loss from our system within the Colorado Springs community. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to support the success of a variety of highly visible water and wastewater capital projects vital to the success of our water infrastructure. Some of the additional ways in which you will make an impact include:

+ Assisting in the construction, repair, and maintenance of water systems and infrastructure

+ Operating small tractors, trucks, and trailers to assist with construction, maintenance, and/or landscape projects

+ Using hand-operated and electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic power tools to assist with landscape construction and maintenance projects

+ Gathering equipment and parts to complete daily tasks

+ Performing corrosion surveys and installing anodes

+ Attending safety and training courses

**Who You Are**

+ Relevant and progressively responsible construction experience

+ Possession of a valid, unrestricted driver's license; CDL is valued but not required

+ Knowledge of general construction principles, basic mathematics, blueprints, schematics, and mechanics is valued

+ Ability to perform work safely and bring safety hazards to the attention of others

+ Ability to operate equipment including tandem dump trucks, mowers, utility trailers, wastewater maintenance equipment, water maintenance equipment, asphalt roller, jackhammer, and various pneumatic hand tools

Please note that this position requires working overtime, weekends, holidays, and 24-hour callouts as business needs demand.

**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. As an hourly employee, you will enjoy the following benefits:

+ 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

+ 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.

+ Medical - Select from three comprehensive medical plans, starting at $5.00 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

+ Life Insurance - Company-paid life insurance is offered

+ 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

+ Paid Sick Leave - Accrue up to 3.69 hours of sick leave per pay period for those days when you or a family member is feeling under the weather

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**_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.

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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: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Utility Worker (Hourly) - Water Construction and Maintenance . 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
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Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

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