Thank you for your interest in a career with Ute Water Conservancy District.  As the largest domestic water provider on the Western Slope, the District takes much pride in their organization, their employees, and their involvement in the community. 


The District has a variety of projects in raw to finished water resources which requires a variety of technical and professional career opportunities.  For these opportunities, we strive to promote from within and will recruit externally for a broad range of positions. 


The District values professionalism, personal ethical integrity, and collaborative and proactive leadership. The goal of the District is to hire the best qualified candidates for open positions.  Again, thank you for your interest in a career with Ute Water Conservancy District.   

Engineering Technician



The District is recruiting for a full-time Engineering Technician who shows initiative, is detail oriented, and organized.  The position conducts field surveys to gather information necessary for project design as well as preparing drawings and details for the design and construction of District projects; completes maps of finished construction projects and certifies compliance with project design specifications and standards.


This position requires:

  • An associate degree or equivalent in a related field, or;

  • A certificate from a technical school plus one (1) year experience in drafting and surveying, or;

  • Two (2) years of surveying and drafting experience.

  • Must be proficient with the use of computers.

  • Must have experience using up to date CAD (Civil 3D) and surveying (Trimble Business Center) software and surveying equipment.

  • Knowledge of transmission and treatment systems as well as a water distribution certification is preferred.


The District offers an excellent benefits package that includes two health insurance options, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement, flexible benefits plan and more! The pay range for this position is $22.10– $30.93 hourly depending on experience and qualifications.  


Applicant must be able to pass a drug test, background check, and physical. Must possess a valid CO driver’s license with a clean driving record.  Visit for more information about this open position. 


To apply for this opening, please submit the following:

  • A completed application

  • A completed supplemental questionnaire

  • A cover letter that details your relevant (CAD and/or surveying) experience and why you are the best person to fill this position.








Position is open until filled. Submit all required materials to or PO Box 460, Grand Junction, CO 81502. EOE.

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Physical Address

2190 H 1/4 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81505
Phone: 970.242.7491

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PO Box 460
Grand Junction, CO 81502



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