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Senior Water/Wastewater Instrumentation Electric & Control SpecialistJob Type: Skilled Trades & CraftPay Range $50.14 to $52.65Location Colorado Springs, CODate First Posted 4/1/24Applications are being accepted until: 4/7/24If no date is displayed, applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis; however, this job posting may close at any time after a minimum of 5 days of being posted.Senior Water/Wastewater Instrumentation Electric & Control SpecialistColorado Springs Utilities Water/Wastewater Instrumentation Electric & Control Section is seeking an Instrumentation, Electric, and Control Specialist to install, test, diagnose, maintain, and repair electrical and Instrument equipment for our vast water/wastewater collection and water distribution systems that are spread throughout the city and state of Colorado. Use your journey-level industrial electrical expertise to support the efforts in maintaining clean water for beautiful Colorado Springs.In this job you will be responsible for:

Installing, repairing, calibrating, and maintaining all electrical equipment associated with Water/Wastewater collection and water distribution systems including:

480-volt Motor Control Centers (MCCs)

Medium Voltage Motor Control Centers electrical and controls equipment up to 4160 volts Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)

Instrumentation loops and motor start/stop controls

Designing and installing new electrical service equipment and control systems as needed Performing all relevant preventative maintenance

Using test equipment to check the functionality and calibration of electrical main circuit breakers

Maintaining and updating electrical schematics, blueprints, and as-built drawings Documenting work orders, work plans, and technical advances

Providing technical guidance to peers

Complying with the safety and health program in support of an incident and injury-free workplace

What does it take to be successful in this position? While most people in this occupation would have completed a certified Department of Labor Electrical Apprentice program and hold a Journey Level Electrician license the successful candidate will have journey-level commercial/industrial electrical experience.A valid, non-restricted Driver's License is required for this position.In addition, we are most interested in your experience with the following so be sure to highlight it on your application and/or resume:

Knowledge of the National Electric Code Knowledge of NFPA-70E guidelines

PLC programming, installation, and troubleshooting preferred

Experience installing and troubleshooting low and medium-voltage Motor Control Centers

Programming, installing, and troubleshooting Variable Frequency DrivesSolid State and Relay Motor Controls (MCC) experience

Skilled in troubleshooting and maintaining industrial electrical systems and motor control circuits

Skilled in performing inspections and preventative maintenance on industrial electrical systems

Knowledge of Instrumentation theories, installation, and communication loops

Basic computer knowledge in Excel and Word

Interpersonal and communication skills as applied to interactions with coworkers, supervisors, and the general public

The military job codes/duty codes most closely related to this role are:256A, 25B, 25C, 25D 1N531, 1N551, 1N631, 1N651, 2A137, 2A230, 2A250 ET, 6180, 6280, 7181, 7281, 7288 2800, 2801, 2862, 5900, 5901, 9624Our 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 –12 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 $0 per month. Employees also enjoy access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA). (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

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 (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

Vision – Voluntary plan that covers full vision care services and discounts on LASIK eye surgery (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

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 (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

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 (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

Life Insurance – Company-paid life insurance and supplemental coverage available (effective the 1st of the month following your start date)

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 Program


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 to include those with a STEM OPT extension ). 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.For more information regarding applicant rights, visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htmAccessibility Accommodations . If you are an individual with a disability or disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at accessibility@csu.org or by calling 719-668-7500. This option is reserved for individuals who are unable to use or require assistance with the online tools as the result of a disability and is not intended for other purposes.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: http://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/applicants-rights-and-responsibilities/ . 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 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.Have a question? If you have a question about a position or need assistance from a recruiter, email us at csurecruiting@csu.org or call 719-668-7500.Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

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