Engineer Associate or Engineer

Department: Planning
Job ID: 2225

Engineer Associate- ESP-03 Engineer-ESP-05

(Treated Water Planning)

(Level depends on qualifications)


Hiring Salary Range: 

Engineer Associate: $4,986.80 min -$6,084.00 mid-point (Non-Exempt)

Engineer: $5,889.87 min - $7,362.34 mid-point (Exempt)


Full Time, 40 Work Hours per Week, Regular position                           

Location of position: Main Campus


Opening Date:           01/11/17                                 

Closing Date:             01/25/17


Candidates must submit a completed Denver Water application in order to be considered. Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received. Resumes may be attached to the application.


Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.4 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs.  Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation.  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’s Planning Division/Treated Water Planning Section is currently seeking a qualified candidate to assist us as an Engineer Associate/Engineer. This position will perform a variety of professional hydraulic, planning, and operational studies requiring originality and independent judgment to assist in planning future treated water facilities. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, have a strong desire and a passion to assist Denver Water to become the “best water utility in the nation”.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze routine technical, engineering and operational problems.

  • Utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and integrate with hydraulic modeling software and optimization products.

  • Knowledge of the operation of treated water systems and SCADA systems.

  • Knowledge of hydraulics, fluid mechanics, statistical analysis and water distribution modeling.

  • Knowledge of non-potable water systems.

  • Ability to review research findings on water consumption and conservation, and to summarize pertinent material.

  • Assist with the preparation of planning studies.

  • Analyze and gather data to assist identifying engineering and planning problems.

  • Perform investigations and calculations necessary to complete planning studies.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, the public and other private and public sector organizations.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

Graduation from a four year accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related field.



Engineer Associate: No years of experience.

Engineer: Four years of experience in hydraulic engineering and treated water facility system development, including public contact, and administration and development of Department standards, policies and procedures is desirable.


Licenses, Registration and Certifications:

Engineer Associate: Registration or successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam in the State of Colorado.

Engineer: Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado.


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 vacation/holiday/sick leave.  A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted on 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.


Mr. Loren A. Robinson

1600 W. 12th Ave.

Denver, CO. 80204-3412


  • Denver Water will not accept or consider applications that are mailed, emailed, faxed, or dropped off at our office.
  • No resumes will be accepted unless they are attached to an online application.
  • Employment applications are accepted for current openings only.

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