The Water/Wastewater Process Engineer will provide engineering support within the Water Planning and Design Unit. This unit provides engineering services to various departments within the Water Services Division to include planning, modeling, engineering and design of critical infrastructure related to raw water collection and storage, water treatment, potable and non-potable distribution systems, pumping stations and pipelines. This team of dedicated professionals meets the needs of our organization by ensuring infrastructure is planned, designed, constructed, and integrated appropriately. The W/WW Process Engineer will report to the Water Planning and Design Engineering Manager and is responsible for supporting and executing a variety of water infrastructure projects with additional opportunities to support a variety of wastewater infrastructure projects.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Why should you apply? This position will provide you the opportunity for varied experience in the water utility industry from raw water systems to the distribution system and everything in between. We do projects for the benefit of our community. As water infrastructure needs continue to increase, a more comprehensive approach to improvements are necessary. This position provides an opportunity to grow in your professional career as you demonstrate your technical expertise and leadership capabilities within our organization. You will have the opportunity to work with a very dedicated team of professionals who are passionate in their service to our community.
So, what will it take to be successful in this position? A Bachelor of Science and/or post graduate degree from an ABET accredited institution in Civil, Environmental, Water Resource, Chemical, Mechanical or General Engineering related disciplines with demonstrated experience in municipal water/wastewater treatment process engineering is required. The ideal candidate will have 5 to 7 years or more experience at a Project Engineer level related to the above responsibilities. Wastewater Process Design Professionals with an interest in Water Treatment Process Design are strongly encouraged to apply. Post graduate degree can be substituted for a portion of the minimum experience required depending on actual post graduate degree obtained. Professional License (or through reciprocity) or ability to test within 6 months of hire date is required. Experience and knowledge with W/WTP process modeling; hydraulics for water/wastewater treatment processes; Process and Instrumentation Diagrams; Instrumentation and Controls and applicable software.
What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…
Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is the perfect blend of mountain and city living. As one of the nation’s greatest vacation destinations, Colorado boasts its breath-taking scenery, abundant recreation activities, and diverse populations. With the recent spotlight on water in our country, water careers are on the fast track. At Colorado Springs Utilities, we continue to innovate by using state-of-the-art technology. Our employees enjoy the satisfaction of fulfilling work that impacts our citizen owners and community daily.
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