Asphalt Maintenance Technician

Asphalt Maintenance Technician
Organization Denver Parks and Recreation
Location Denver, Colorado
Job Type Full Time
Application Deadline Jan 29, 2023

Denver Parks and Recreation has an opening for an Asphalt Maintenance Technician for our Buildings and Structures Maintenance team. This is a unique opportunity to work as a part of the Facilities Legacy Team. Thanks to Denver voters who passed the 2018 Ballot Measure 2A: Parks and Open Space Sales Tax (2A funding), a 0.25% sales tax has been dedicated to the improvement and expansion of Denver’s parks and recreation system. This position will be responsible for a variety of asphalt maintenance, construction, and repair of parks facilities and structures.

This position will be based at 4495 Jason Street, Denver, CO. This position will participate in a flex shift Monday – Thursday, 6:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. and Friday, 6:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. with every other Friday off. Candidates must be flexible to respond to on-call emergencies and facility needs.

DPR recognizes the importance of diversity in the representation of our organization to best serve our customers and community. To that end, DPR is committed to:

  • Examining department policies and processes that value diverse perspectives and eliminate barriers to inclusion
  • Identifying where inequities exist and implementing strategies to ensure equitable outcomes
  • Strengthening diversity in Parks and Recreation services by transforming policies to institutionalize equity
  • Reinvesting in resources aimed at ensuring DPR is an equitable and just organization

Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform semi-skilled, unlicensed trades work on a regular basis in multiple trades areas including welding, carpentry, locksmith, glazing, tool machinery, masonry, mechanical maintenance, minor electrical, minor plumbing, minor heating and ventilating, minor refrigeration and air conditioning, and painting, etc.
  • Perform construction and maintenance work such as fencing installation and repair, concrete forming and repair, and asphalt operations
  • Assist skilled trades workers in the construction, maintenance, and repair of a variety of machinery, equipment, and facility systems and structures
  • Install and repair floor tile, carpet, ceiling tile, window glass, insulation, dispensers, office furniture and related equipment
  • Inspect facilities and equipment to identify construction, maintenance and repair needs including estimating materials, labor, time, and cost of repairs
  • Operate and maintain light to heavy equipment including vehicles with trailers or plow attachments
  • Perform snow removal duties as needed

We are looking for a well-rounded and experienced Maintenance Technician who can work effectively on a team but is highly motivated to complete work orders and projects independently as needed. Additionally, our ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience with asphalt patching
  • Experience with crack sealing
  • Construction and maintenance experience in commercial facilities, such as fencing, concrete work, and masonry
  • Proficiency in operating light to heavy equipment and CDL equipment
  • Experience with snow removal operations

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET, or TASC Certificate
  • Experience: One (1) year of experience performing a variety of duties in construction, mechanical, or facility maintenance
  • Licensures/Certification(s): This job requires driving. Requires a valid Driver’s License at the time of application. Requires a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL “B”) with appropriate endorsements at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment
  • Equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements
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