Professional Engineer I (7,33700 - 10,83800/Monthly)

Division of Water Resources - Division 5 Colorado River Basin   Glenwood Springs, CO   Full-time     Government
Posted on June 7, 2024
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Are you interested in investing in a career that makes a difference and offers you the opportunity to live and work on Colorado’s beautiful West Slope? This is a permanent full-time position that offers State of Colorado employee benefits. The Division 5 Office of the Division of Water Resources located in Glenwood Springs is seeking to fill the Professional Engineer position that manages the Division operations group responsible for Water Court activities. The Water Court related duties include to assist the public through the Water Court process; prepare expert witness reports; consult with the Water Court regarding Water Court applications; negotiate or provide expert engineering support / testimony to litigate any conditions necessary to protect existing water rights; and to design DWR Division 5 water court processes that will be completed by administrative staff and other engineers. This position will also assist the Augmentation Plan Team by providing engineering expertise and analysis necessary for the adjudication and administration of complex plans for augmentation; support water rights administration by developing methodologies to collect and analyze water diversion and delivery data to verify augmentation plan operators are operating in compliance with all applicable court decrees, statutes, rules and regulations; and provide assistance to the public in understanding Colorado water law. Applicant must possess a current, valid license as a Professional Engineer from the Colorado State Board of Licensure for Architects, Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors or from another state within the U.S. and the ability to obtain licensure within Colorado within 6 months of hire. Must be willing and able to possess and maintain a State of Colorado Driver's License. State of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education Level: 4 year degree required