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Well Inspector

  • Salary: $4,441.00 - $6,269.00 Monthly

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Job Type: Full Time

  • Department: Department of Natural Resources

Description of Job

This position provides expertise in support of the Board of Examiners for Well Construction and Pump Installation Contractors in the enforcement of statutes, rules and court orders and assists the Chief Well Inspector with research of well construction issues and complaints against licensed and unlicensed well construction and pump installation contractors. This position prepares reports, document investigations and inspections for the Board of Examiners, courts and other stakeholders regarding violations and compliance with statutes, rules, policies and industry standards. This position makes recommendations for enforcement actions based on investigation and inspection of well construction and pump installation. This position assists the Chief Well Inspector, with well inspections advises DWR staff and other local governments, such as the Dept of Public Health and Environment etc., and the public with regard to well conditions; potential contamination; and utilizes accepted "trouble-shooting" methodologies to determine well and pump problems; well testing; maintenance, rehabilitation procedures; drilling practices, construction materials; and well permit and water right considerations. Approximately 80% of work time is in the field inspecting water well construction and other activities related to enforcement and approximately 20% of work time preparing and evaluating reports, and developing presentations for the Board of Examiners consideration, and general groundwater program activities. Other duties as assigned.