Colorado State PIPE/MECHANICAL TRADES II- HVAC in Denver Metro, Colorado






$4,193.00 - $5,961.00 Monthly


Denver Metro, CO

Job Type

Full Time


Colorado Department of Human Services

Job Number

IHA 04686 02/06/2018


7/24/2018 11:59 PM Mountain

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Department Information

Office of Administrative Solutions

Divisions Facilities Management-Maintenance

The Division of Facilities 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 safe, sanitary and effective environment for clients, youth, residents, consumers and staff and enhances the quality of life in CDHS facilities and campuses and the surrounding neighborhoods.

Facilities served: 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, Gillliam, Lookout Mountain, Marvin Foote, Mount View, Platte Valley, and Ridge View).

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:

In addition to rewarding and meaningful work, we offer excellent benefits:

  • 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

  • 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave

  • BenefitHub state employee discount program

  • CafeWell employee wellness program

  • Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more

Description of Job

This position exists to respond, troubleshoot, and correct building client issues outside of normal operating hours. This includes, but not limited to, building temperature control, minor plumbing and electrical problems and minor building security issues (locked doors, broken windows, etc.). This position also makes machine room rounds/equipment checks.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • HVAC troubleshooting, repairs and adjustments to a variety of different types of HVAC systems for patient, client and laboratory comfort.

  • Performs preventative maintenance and repair tasks on HVAC systems including: filter changes, coil cleaning, and other related work.

  • Monitors and controls expenses in accordance with the budget.

  • Analyzes logs, printouts, another materials, and information that apply to the operation of the mechanical systems.

  • Administrative duties including Maximo work order system, labor tracking, reconciling Purchasing Cards, and completing required monthly status reports.

  • Must comply with the safety program and tool and key control.

  • Snow removal.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Three (3) years of progressively responsible pipe and/or mechanical experience including HVAC systems, boiler, chillers, air handlers, control system, trouble shooting and repairing HVAC system

Preferred Qualifications

The following supplemental experience, competencies and abilities are highly desirable for this position and may be considered in selecting the successful candidate:

  • CFC Certification 410A Endorsement

  • Demonstrated experience in HVAC troubleshooting, repairs and adjustments to a variety of different types of HVAC systems for patient, client and laboratory comfort.

  • Demonstrated experience maintaining records of work orders.

  • Excellent oral comprehension skills– the ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills -- determines cause of operating error and decides on course of action.

  • Excellent customer service skills; anticipates and understands customer needs and expectations; takes action appropriately; understands the impact of decisions on customers.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Basic computer skills in email, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

Conditions of Employment

The successful candidate in this position will be willing and available to submit to the following conditions:

  • Must will be willing to submit to and able to successfully pass a criminal background check, pre-employment drug screening, and pre-employment physical examination.

  • Must be willing to receive an annual influenza vaccination or provide documentation for a medical or religious exemption at the time of hire.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.

  • Essential Services Designation - Must be available for call back to perform essential and/or emergency services of the agency without delay or interruption.

  • Must be willing to properly use, handle and properly respond to exposure to hazardous materials.

  • Must be available for shift work.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.


If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

Supplemental Information


Please note that ONLY your State of Colorado job application will be reviewed during the initial screening; if you submit a resume and cover letter, they will be reviewed in later stages of the selection process. Therefore, it is paramount that you clearly describe all of your relevant experience on the application itself. Applications left blank or marked "SEE RESUME" will not be considered.

Your application will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications for the position. If your application demonstrates that you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be invited to the comparative analysis process, which is described below.

Comparative Analysis Process

The comparative analysis process for this position may consist of a structured application review and structured interview. Candidates who most closely meet the job requirements will move through successive stages of the process. Applicants will be notified of their status via email following each stage.

Any person with a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To receive the accommodation, the person making the request must present medical documentation that describes the impairment which justifies the accommodation. Because it requires several days for CDHS to evaluate the request and prepare for the accommodation, it is essential for the person who believes he/she may need an accommodation to locate or obtain the documentation that he/she intends to submit well in advance of the assessment date. Failure to provide the medical documentation three days in advance of a comparative analysis could make it impossible for CDHS to prepare for and provide the requested accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation for this assessment, please contact Bridget Clawson Braaten at 303-866-4373 or or the contact listed on this announcement three days before the assessment date.