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Start your journey with RESPEC today. For over 50 years, we have been seeking and keeping people whose values and skillsets align with us. RESPEC is 100% employee-owned through our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), and we call each person who works for us an “employee-owner.” That recognition reinforces our mutual accountability. RESPEC’s successes help you advance, and your successes help RESPEC advance.

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Higher Job Growth

Over 10-Year Period


Larger Retirement



Colorado Springs, CO


Full Time


Entry 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.

Junior Civil Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO - W-Water & Environment

Job Description:  JDS-Hydro Consultants, a division of RESPEC, is a nationally recognized engineering consulting company seeking a talented and energetic civil 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 1–5 years of general experience in water-resource projects, the municipal field, and/or land development. Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification is preferred with the expectation of sitting for the Colorado professional engineer exam in the near future. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of hydraulic engineering principles, water infrastructure, and wastewater infrastructure.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license.

Additional preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Basic AutoCAD skills
  • Water and wastewater modeling proficiency
  • Basic water and wastewater treatment understanding
  • Design plans and specifications production
  • 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 $55,000 to $75,000.   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.