Maintenance Technician in Denver, CO at Mental Health Center of Denver

Date Posted: 5/28/2018

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Assist the Facilities Operations Manager in ensuring all MHCD Office and Residential housing facilities are properly maintained, serviced, and repaired, including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, landscaping, etc. Maintains and repairs a variety of complex machines. May assist in installation of new equipment. Performs required mechanical and electrical maintenance functions; does preventative maintenance as scheduled. Uses wide variety of tools; maintains records of work performed, parts used, and time spent. Works with little supervision. This is a journey level position.

Salary Range: $17.73/hr. – $21.30/hr.


  • Monitor maintenance work performed by contractors and other vendors at MHCD facilities; advise Director of work being performed and of unusual conditions or problems related to work performed by others.
  • Respond to emergencies by contacting appropriate service contractor and supervisor. Take required corrective measures to prevent hazard conditions to persons or property.
  • Perform walk-through inspections of all sites to locate damage and required repairs. Check buildings and grounds for wear, damage, required service, and fire or safety hazards.
  • Maintain landscaping, including lawns, shrubs, trees, flowers, and other landscaping materials. Schedule all snow removal as required by sites.
  • Perform minor plumbing repairs such as replacing washers, clearing small drain blockages, caulking fixtures, and repairing toilet flush valves.
  • Perform minor electrical repairs such as changing ballast’s and replacing broken receptacles, switches, and lamp holders.
  • Perform minor repairs to walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, window coverings, etc. Change light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, diffuses, lenses, etc.; change or clean filters in air handling units and terminal units. Monitor and log performance.
  • Perform basic preventive maintenance tasks including cleaning, lubricating, inspecting, and adjusting heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment on a scheduled basis. Keep required logs of service tasks and dates.
  • Perform minor repairs on MHCD vehicles.
  • Rotating on-call coverage using company vehicle. (paid time if response necessary)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or G.E.D.

EXPERIENCE:   Minimum of five years with hands on experience in building maintenance,
construction, or HVAC controls.


  • Good mechanical aptitude and good understanding of building electrical and mechanical systems and structures.
  • Ability to organize tasks and plan schedules.
  • Valid current Colorado Driver’s License and good driving record.


MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:  Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds.   Requires manual dexterity sufficient to work with a variety of tools (hammer, drill, pliers, etc.) and to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  May require occasional evening, weekend and rotating on-call duties.


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