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Engineer Associate / Engineer

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience for Engineer Associate - ESP-03
  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university in Electrical Engineering
  • No related work experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of certifications, education, or experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities for the position.
Licenses, Registration, and Certifications
  • Must have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam administered by the National Council for Engineering Examiners within 6 months of hire.
  • Must be able to possess and maintain a valid Class 'R' Colorado driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Education and Experience for Engineer - ESP-05
  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum 4 years of related work experience as a degreed electrical engineer.
  • Any equivalent combination of certifications, education, or experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities for the position.
Licenses, Registration and Certification
  • Professional Engineer License in the State of Colorado.
  • Must be able to possess and maintain a valid Class 'R' Colorado driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Education and Experience for Engineer Sr. - ESP - 06
  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum 8 years of related work experience as a degreed electrical engineer, which includes 4 years as a licensed professional engineer.
  • Any equivalent combination of certifications, education, or experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities for the position.
Licenses, Registration and Certifications:
  • Professional Engineer License in the State of Colorado.
  • Must be able to possess and maintain a valid Class 'R' Colorado driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.

EXTERNAL POSTING
Denver Water's Engineering Division/Programs and Projects Section is currently seeking a qualified candidate to assist us as either an Electrical Engineer Associate, Electrical Engineer, or Electrical Engineer Sr. This position will work on a wide variety of project work located throughout the state and may include: pump stations, water treatment plants, hydroelectric facilities, dam outlet works, industrial & commercial buildings, valve vaults, electrical power systems, instrumentation & control systems, communications systems, fire alarm systems, security systems, corrosion control systems, and SCADA systems.

Position Summary
ENGINEER ASSOCIATE: - Under direct supervision, assists with planning studies and project design from concept to completion on small or entry type projects. Assist on maintenance on existing facilities, models, systems, and equipment analyzing/diagnosing issues and improvements through field investigations, testing, and engineering.

ENGINEER - Under general supervision, completes planning studies and project design from concept to completion on small or entry type projects including project management, development of contract document, bid/proposal documents, and service during construction. Assist on maintenance of existing facilities, models, systems, and equipment analyzing/diagnosing issues and improvements through field investigations, testing, and engineering.

Engineer Sr.: - A subject matter expert responsible for competing project design on complex or large projects including project management, development of contract document, bid/proposal documents, and service during construction. Assist on maintenance of existing facilities, systems, and equipment analyzing and diagnosing issues and improvements through field investigations, testing, and engineering.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for Engineer Associate - ESP-03
  • Assist with planning studies, project design and maintenance improvement projects from conception through construction.
  • Analyze routine technical, engineering and operational problems.
  • Collect data through field observation/measurement, laboratory use, and other forms of research and analyses.
  • Assist with the preparation of planning studies, contract plans and specifications. Coordinate construction inspection and contract administration.
  • Analyze and gather data to assist identifying engineering and planning problems.
  • Perform investigations, calculations and sketches necessary to complete planning studies, finished designs and construction specifications on less complex projects.
  • Perform related work as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for Engineer - ESP-05
  • This position does not have formal supervisory responsibilities over other employees.
  • Manage and complete planning studies, project design of capital and maintenance improvement projects from conception through construction.
  • Identify and analyze routine and complex technical, engineering and operational problems. Review and perform related studies, calculations and sketches.
  • Coordinate and collect data through field observation/measurement, laboratory use, and other forms of research and analyses.
  • Review, plan, and perform pricing and costing activities, quantity takeoffs/estimates, assembles, and checks data.
  • Review and prepare planning studies, contract plans and specifications. Coordinate construction inspection and contract administration.
  • Analyze engineering and planning problems and recommends solutions. 
  • Perform investigations, calculations and sketches necessary to complete planning studies, finished designs and construction specifications on less complex projects. 
  • Perform related work as required. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for Engineer Sr. - ESP-06
  • This position may have formal supervisory responsibilities over other employees.
  • Ability to solve operational problems on projects, and responsible for developing timely design solutions. Serve as the key technical staff specialist for the division in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes for an assigned area of responsibility.
  • Design and coordinate critical engineering projects. Propose and implement documentation and programs to measure, track, monitor, and improve progress.
  • Serve as project manager for a variety of engineering projects often in a highly specialized area. 
  • Monitor field inspections, resolve disputes, and perform contract administration duties.
  • Assign and direct work of professional and technical personnel within an assigned unit and provide technical guidance and quality control checks.
  • Manage consultants, design contracts, and provide design direction for construction phases of projects.
  • Coordinate scope and projects with peers both in and outside the Division.
  • Participate in field inspection and contract administration.
  • Maintain liaison and represent the department at meetings. Resolve disputes with outside public and private organizational representatives.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities across divisions and sections required to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Perform related work as required.

ABOUT DENVER WATER
The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.

Denver Water is committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited on all Denver Water property.

Denver Water offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan, a 401K Plan with 3% match, a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Health and Dental coverage, Life Insurance, and Paid Time Off. A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted on the application. Please be sure that all information on the application is correct and complete, do not say "see resume". If application is not fully completed, we (Denver Water), will not accept your application.

An offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a post-offer drug test. For a position of this type, Denver Water tests for the following: amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana (THC), opiates, phencyclidine (PCP), and alcohol.

All positions require a Worker's Compensation Background check.
Denver Water is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, military status, or marital status in making employment or business decisions. It also prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace or in its dealings with the public. The organization encourages and welcomes diversity of backgrounds in its workforce. Denver Water complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).

Alice Montez
1600 W. 12th Ave.
Denver, CO. 80204-3412
alice.montez@denverwater.org
EOE/MF