El Paso County Mechanical Preventive Maintenance Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Mechanical Preventive Maintenance Technician



Mechanical Preventive Maintenance Technician


Depends on Qualifications


Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type



Facilities and Strategic Infrastructure Management

Job Number



4/29/2018 5:00 PM Mountain

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Essential Job Functions

This position is subject to City Contract Funding

Performs a wide variety of duties associated with all phases of HVAC mechanical preventive maintenance. This includes, but is not limited to, cleaning, minor repair, and lubrication of heating, ventilation, and refrigeration systems, associated equipment, and fixtures. Assists senior HVAC maintenance technicians in troubleshooting, repair, replacement, and installation of mechanical equipment. Accomplishes other building maintenance and repair tasks as assigned, to include carpentry, electrical support, and plumbing. Assignments are made in the form of written or oral instructions and may be accompanied by sketches and blue prints. Work is ordinarily performed independently, but may work as part of a team.

  • Performs preventive maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment and components.

  • Changes filters on mechanical equipment.

  • Maintains records of preventive maintenance performed.

  • Examines building mechanical equipment on a regular basis and reports needed repairs.

  • Performs other building maintenance tasks supporting building maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and other repairs as requested.

  • Estimate time, materials, and equipment required for assigned jobs.

  • Updates work order with any work performed and materials used.

  • Assists supervisor(s) in scheduling work orders and completing paperwork.

  • Updates information on work order forms as required to accurately reflect conditions in the field and maintenance actions taken or performed.

  • Performs on-call responsibilities at all facilities including County jail facilities.

  • Cleans debris from work area, parts and equipment.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent education required.

  • Minimum three (3) years experience performing HVAC maintenance and repair in commercial and/or industrial buildings required.

  • Working knowledge of additional building systems, including electrical, plumbing and carpentry.

  • Ability to operate and maintain electrical test/diagnostic equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters, and combustion gas analyzer.

  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions related to accomplishing facility maintenance and repair.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and work from wiring diagrams, code books, sketches, layouts, blueprints and verbal and written instructions.

  • Skilled in the care and use of tools and equipment commonly used in building maintenance, such as hand tools, power tools, gauges, pumps, detectors, and test equipment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and County employees.

  • Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision.

  • An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the education and experience requirements above.

  • Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, physical examination, drug screen, and motor vehicle record check.


  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License.

  • Federal Universal CFC certificate highly desired.

  • Must possess and maintain Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) Certification.

This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE. For inquiries please call: 719-520-7401.

Each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy indicated on your application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings and to submit a separate application for each position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Any new employee and rehires must provide documentation of authorization to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL99-603).


Work Conditions

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors and requires the ability to perform laboring tasks in adverse weather and environmental conditions. Position involves extensive standing, bending, reaching, kneeling, carrying heavy tools and equipment to work site, and working in confined/tight spaces. May work on ladders, scaffold, poles, and in pits and tunnels. May be exposed to hazardous chemicals/materials during the performance of some job responsibilities. Some travel to other facilities throughout the County may be required. Must be able to safely lift and carry up to 50 lbs.; uses equipment to move heavier items. Responds to emergency situations as required. Serves as on-call representative for after hour response.