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Maintenance - Structural Trades II-$2,000 Sign-on Incentive - Denver

Company: Government jobs
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Department Information

This position is open to current Colorado residents only.

Please note: This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

$2,000 Sign-on Incentive!*

The Division of Facilities Management - Northern Division
This work unit exists to plan, design, construct, operate, maintain and manage the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) facilities and campuses according to all applicable standards in a manner that promotes the CDHS mission of providing a safe, sanitary and effective environment for clients, youth, residents, consumers and staff and enhances the quality of life in CDHS facilities and campuses and in the surrounding neighborhoods.

The facilities managed by the Division of Facilities Management (DFM) include 1,400 acres of land and 349 buildings comprised of 3.8 million square feet. The North district facilities are Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan (CMHIFL), 1575 Sherman, Wheat Ridge Regional Center (WRRC), Sunada (SLC), Satellite Group Homes, and the Division of Youth Services (Adams, Gilliam, Lookout Mountain, Marvin Foote, Mount View, Platte Valley, Prairie Vista YSC, and Ridge View).

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Description of Job

Shift information: This full-time, in-person position requires ability to work shifts.

This position exists at a fully operational independent level to respond, troubleshoot, and correct building client issues during normal operating hours. Works at and travels to all the facilities listed above and the job duties include, but are not limited to, building temperature control, minor plumbing and electrical problems and minor building security issues (locked doors, broken windows, etc.). Makes machine room rounds/equipment checks. Positions operate independently to perform the full range of tasks and determine solutions to the full range of problems. Judgment is used to select the most appropriate guidelines and adapt them to accomplish the tasks. Continually determine practical solutions to problems by applying specific processes, techniques, and methods.

What you will be doing:

  • Performs HVAC troubleshooting, repairs and adjustments to a variety of different types of HVAC systems for patient, client and laboratory comfort.
  • Thermostat T-stat adjustments, minor airflow modifications and other adjustments for client/patient comfort.
  • Performs preventive maintenance tasks on HVAC systems including filter change-outs, coil cleaning, belt replacement, greasing bearings, and other related work.
  • Performs plumbing troubleshooting and repairs to plumbing fixtures, unplugs sinks, toilets, floor drains, and sewer drain lines in emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • Performs electrical troubleshooting and minor repairs to include light switches, receptacles, resetting circuit breakers, power cords, light bulb replacement, electric door locks, HVAC controls and other minor repairs as directed.
  • Performs general building maintenance to include; wall repair, flooring repairs and painting.
  • Performs mechanical room inspections and repair, minor fence repairs, lock repairs, door repairs, hinge repairs, fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) installation.
  • Performs minor roof repairs, carpet repairs, window repairs, sprinkler system repairs, fire alarm system repairs.
  • Must comply with the safety program and tool and key control.
  • Performs administrative duties including Maximo work order system, labor tracking, reconciling purchasing Cards, and completing required monthly status reports.
  • Must complete record keeping tasks for work order tracking and other computer duties as required to accomplish job tasks.
  • Provides Job Safety Analyses.
  • Performs snow removal and other duties as assigned.
  • Travel to District sites as needed to other North Central District (NCD) facilities.
  • Monitors and controls expenses in accordance with the budget.
  • Provides supervisor with estimates and proposed costs for preventative and routine maintenance and emergency repairs. Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


    Four years of progressively responsible experience in the structural trades appropriate to the work assignment (including carpentry, electrical, painting).


    Successful completion of a formalized apprenticeship program or higher level course work from an accredited, non-correspondence, vocational or trades school appropriate to the work assignment may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Able to work and train people on advanced card access reader systems
    • Basic computer skills: email, Google applications
    • Knowledge of the tools used in this occupation (i.e.voltage meters, tube benders, pipe cutters, hand held snakes, etc.)
    • Knowledge of technology used in this occupation (electronic locks, appliances, etc.)
    • Knowledge of hazardous material, protective clothing and storing,
    • Oral communication/comprehension, active listening, critical thinking, reading comprehension, coordination, judgment/decision making and problem solving skills.
    • Customer service skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organizing, planning and prioritizing work
    • Processing of information (compiling, categorizing, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data)
    • Manual Dexterity, performing general physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving of your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling of materials.

      Conditions of Employment:
      • Must will be willing to submit to a full criminal background check.
      • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
      • Must be willing to travel to different site locations.
      • Must be willing to receive an annual influenza vaccination or provide documentation for a medical or religious exemption at the time of hire.
      • A Tuberculosis Test (TB) will be required upon hire.
      • Essential Services Designation - Must be available for call back to perform essential and/or emergency services of the agency without delay or interruption.
      • Use, handling or exposure to hazardous materials- proximity to moving, mechanical parts, to exposure to hazardous materials.
      • Must be available for shift work.
      • Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS.
      • On or after October 31, 2021, each facility shall ensure all newly hired employees or support staff members are fully vaccinated at the time of hire or receive their first dose of a two-dose protocol, or a single-dose vaccination, prior to providing any care, treatment, or other services for the facility and/or its clients. Upon hire, new employees will have three (3) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination. Vaccinated employees must provide proof of first dose prior to providing care.
      • Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine.
      • Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's vaccination guidance. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, please contact

        Appeal Rights:

        If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.

        An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (, postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department's action.

        For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at under Rules.

        Supplemental Information

        How to Apply

        The Assessment Process

        For additional recruiting questions, please contact

        *Sign-On Incentive:

        Upon approval, a sign-on incentive based on position, ranging from $2,000 to $7,000 (prorated if a part-time position), will be given in three payments: within two pay cycles of when the new employee starts at CDHS, 180-day anniversary and 270-day anniversary with CDHS. These incentives will be available to the first 1,000 new employees in select high-need positions.

        About Us:

        If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to a great location and rewarding and meaningful work, we offer:
        • Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401(k) and 457 plans
        • Medical and dental health plans
        • Employer supplemented Health Savings Account
        • Paid life insurance
        • Short- and long-term disability coverage
        • 11 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
        • BenefitHub state employee discount program
        • Employee Wellness program MotivateMe
        • Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more
        • Remote work arrangements for eligible positions

          *Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more

          information, go to

          Our Values:

          We believe in a people-first approach: To serve the people of Colorado, we develop a culture and work environment that creates an energized, inspired, and healthy team capable of giving their best to Coloradans.

          Balance creates quality of life: We want our team to be resilient through a supportive workplace that values flexibility, health and wellness, and employee engagement.

          We hold ourselves accountable: We take responsibility through our actions, programs, and results for the state of health and human services in Colorado.

          Transparency matters: We are open and honest with employees, our partners, the Coloradans we serve, and the public.

          We are ethical: We abide by what is best for those we serve by doing what is right, not what is easy.

          Collaboration helps us rise together: We work together with all partners, employees, and clients to achieve the best outcomes for Coloradans.

          We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

          ADAA Accommodations:CDHS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Nancy Schmelzer, at or call 1-800-929-0791.


          Toll Free Applicant Technical Support

          The State of Colorado offers permanent employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program. Please click the following link for detailed information:

          Please note that each agency's contact information is different; therefore, we encourage all applicants to view the full, official job announcement which includes contact information and class title. Select the job you wish to view, then click on the "Print" icon.

          01 Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application. In the space below, please provide an explanation as to why the prior termination or resignation should NOT disqualify your application from the current position.

          02 If you are a current or previous state of Colorado employee and know your employee ID number (EID) please provide.

          03 Are you willing to work weekends and shift work?
          • Yes
          • No

            04 Do you possess a valid Driver's License?
            • Yes
            • No

              05 Were you referred by a CDHS employee? If yes, please list their name below.

              * Required Question

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