Field Maitnenance Technician

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Parking Services, Facilities Management & Planning, Customer Service

The Department of Facilities Management and Planning supports the mission of the University of Denver’s physical resources in order to provide a healthy and safe educational environment for campus community through services of the departments of Capital Projects and Planning, Facilities Management, Parking & Mobility Services, Auxiliaries & Real Estate, and Business & Operations.

Position Summary

This position ensures the operational readiness of the University of Denver's parking facilities across campus by performing routine and scheduled maintenance, trouble-shooting problems and error messages, running diagnostics, repairing and/or replacing parking meters, parking pay stations, gates, readers, signage, and associated peripheral devices.

Essential Functions

In addition to following the University of Denver’s policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Mitigate the impact of parking equipment issues on campus operations and events.
  • Help collect revenue from parking meter and pay stations located on campus.
  • Monitor, maintain, install, repair, remove, upgrade, and troubleshoot parking meters, pay stations, parking gates, readers, and signage.
  • Operate vehicles, powered and non-powered tools, various hand tools, as well as other equipment to perform routine, preventive and general maintenance on parking lot equipment, parking lot signs, parking structures and other parking areas.
  • Maintain daily records on work performed.
  • Be available by cell phone during assigned shift.
  • Monitor Parking Maintenance phone line during assigned shift.
  • Report and remove graffiti from parking structures and or parking equipment.
  • Take receipt of materials for immediate use and/or placement in inventory in accord with inventory storage policies and procedures; recommend purchase of tools, replacement parts, and repair manuals.
  • Using and operating a computer including specialized parking device(s) software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Conduct lot utilization counts when assigned.
  • Conduct and report on parking lot conditional assessments.
  • Communicate and work with outside vendors and contractors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge and ability to operate electronic change and coin processing machines and parking gates, including software packages.
  • Knowledge of methods, techniques, tools, and materials used in the repair, installation, maintenance, testing and programming of parking revenue collection devices and parking gates.
  • Ability to work in inclement weather.
  • Ability to operate tools in maintenance shop such as drills, saws to repair equipment.
  • Ability to fabricate, repair and install electrical, electronic, mechanical equipment and devices used in parking facilities.
  • Ability to perform arithmetical calculations, read and interpret technical instruments and instructions.
  • Ability to track and report work orders and maintenance logs.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy pieces of equipment.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to provide feedback regarding observations in a timely and concise manner.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and applications including but not limited to: Windows, Outlook, Access, Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge and understanding of computer and telecommunication networks, and their associated cabling and hardware.

Required Qualifications

  • Associates degree in a technical area and/or 2 4 years combination of equivalent work experience and training in relevant area, plus; 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Drivers License and be insurable under University guidelines.
  • Must pass a per-placement Physical

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or bachelors degree in a technical area
  • 3-5 years work experience in a relevant area.

Working Environment

  • Outside work in all kinds of weather and environmental conditions.
  • Occasionally required to move about the office/campus with the capability of transporting and moving objects up to 75 pounds without human assistance; with human assistance up to 150 pounds.

Work Schedule

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) May 11, 2022.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is 6.

Hourly Range:
The hourly range for the position is $19.63.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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