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Barricades Support Technician (Hourly)

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Job Description

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $22.94

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Date First Posted 9/10/21

Barricades Support Technician (Hourly)

  • This is classified as an "Hourly” position. As such, if hired, you will be considered an at-will, supplemental, full-time non-exempt employee hired for seasonal or short-term work.

Our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. Come be a part of a team making a difference in the lives of our customers in a sought-after community.

We are hiring a Barricades Support Technician who will be responsible for barricade support for our utilities' crews, city departments, fire, and police to include designing traffic control device installations and modifications, anticipating, and developing countermeasures to reduce crashes, and preparing construction traffic control plans including detour plans for pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

Key Focus Areas:

  • Manage/Operate barricade equipment while utilizing accompanying barricade principals

  • Read and Interpret maps and traffic control plans

  • Use various hand and power tools

  • Complete all associated safety and training courses and follow all safety procedures

  • Drive vehicles and trucks to transport materials and equipment to and from a job site

  • Lift, carry, load, and unload traffic control items, including barrels, signs, barricades, pavement marking materials, etc.

  • Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the public

Who you are… Ideally, you will have acquired at least 6 months of traffic control experience, be able to work without direct supervision, have strong verbal communications skills, and have the ability to respond appropriately to unexpected events. Additionally, possess one or more of the preferred certifications; ATTSA Traffic Control Technician or Supervisor, CCA Traffic Control Technician, or Traffic Control Supervisor. Previous experience working in traffic control/barricading is preferred. The most closely related military job codes to this role are: 11B, 11C, 13F, 31A, 31B 3P022, 3P051, 3P071, 3P091, 3P0X1, 3P0X2, 81130, 81170, 81190, MA 5800, 5801, 5803

Be a part of a unique, customer-owned, and operated four-service utility. With our rare distinction of providing four utility services – natural gas, electricity, water, and wastewater treatment – we offer a varied, fast-paced work culture teeming with potential.

Colorado Springs Utilities infuses corporate responsibility and safety into daily business operations with the foundation of decision-making focused on our citizen owners, community, employees, and environment. As an employee, you will have an opportunity to contribute ideas and solutions in an engaging, dynamic team environment.

Colorado Springs Utilities offers a comprehensive benefits program to help you and your family protect your health and financial security.

  • Medical – Select from three medical plans including a Health Savings Account compatible plan

  • Voluntary Wellness Program – Earn incentives, gift cards, and gym membership reimbursements

  • Health Savings Accounts – Tax-advantaged savings account used for healthcare expenses

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Tax-advantaged spending accounts for healthcare and/or dependent daycare expenses

  • Life Insurance – Term life coverage

  • Sick Leave – Accrue hours towards time off for an illness

  • Pension – Colorado PERA retirement plan funded by both employee and the organization

  • Retirement Saving Programs - Supplement your pension with PERA 401(k) or PERA Roth 401(k), ICMA Roth IRA, ICMA 457 or 457 Roth plan

  • Employee Assistance Program


  • All positions will be posted for a minimum of 5 calendar days.

  • Starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

  • Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas). 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.htm

Accessibility 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] or call 719-668-7500.

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

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