Colorado Springs, CO


Full Time


Mid Level

RESPEC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which includes equal pay for men and women. All information or testing, family and medical leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic is protected by law. Our Affirmative Action Plan for individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are available upon request to any applicant during normal business hours. Pre-employment background check and drug screens are required for all positions.

Water/Wastewater Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO - WNR

Job Description:  JDS-Hydro Consultants, a division of RESPEC, is a nationally recognized engineering consulting company seeking a talented and energetic water/wastewater engineer.  This position is a hands-on position in a successful and continually growing company.  

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have at a minimum a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or a related engineering field and 6–8 years of experience related to municipal water and wastewater facilities, including pumping, water treatment, wastewater treatment, collection/distribution, and water-resources facilities. A professional engineering license is strongly preferred, and management experience is a plus.

Additional qualifications include the following:

  • Water and wastewater modeling proficiency
  • Strong knowledge of hydraulic engineering principles, water infrastructure, and wastewater infrastructure
  • Good understanding of water and wastewater treatment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Design plans and specifications production/management
  • Software knowledge (e.g., Excel, Word, GIS, and Basic AutoCAD)
  • Construction administration and observation experience.

We enjoy flexible work hours and have an open office environment to share ideas.

Compensation:  Typical salary range for this position is $85,000 to $110,000.   Compensation for the role will depend on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. Compensation includes a comprehensive fringe-benefits package that consists of medical, vision, dental, holidays, paid leave, 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), continuing education, and professional societies. RESPEC is a 100% employee-owned company and employees are eligible for participation in the ESOP after a qualifying period.

Interviews: Interviews will be by appointment only.