Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $5,313.00 - $7,553.00 gross per month
  • Pueblo


Department Information

About us
If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of theColorado 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 rewarding and meaningful work, we offer excellentbenefits:

- Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including aPERADefined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Planwww.copera.orgplus 401(k) and 457 plans
- Medical and dental health plans
- Employer supplementedHealth Savings Account
- Paid life insurance
- Short- and long-term disability coverage
- 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
- DiscountedRTD EcoPass(Denver Metro locations)
- BenefitHubstate employee discount program
- CafeWellemployee wellness program
- Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more

*Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more
information, go to

Our Culture & Environment
Our vision is that the people of Colorado will be safe, healthy, and prepared to achieve their greatest aspirations. Through our core values listed below,CDHSstaff are committed to:
- Making decisions with, and acting in the best interests of the people we serve, because Colorado's success depends on their well-being
- Sharing information, seeking input, and explaining our actions because we value accountability and transparency
- Managing our resources efficiently because we value stewardship
- Promoting a positive work environment, and supporting and developing employees, because their performance is essential to Colorado's success
- Meaningfully engaging our partners and the people we serve because we must work together to achieve the best outcomes
- Committing to continuous learning becauseColoradansdeserve effective solutions today and forward-looking innovation for tomorrow

"Daily, our commitment is to be "people who help people"

This workunit exists to maintain facilities and support systems, assure that the facilities and support systems are maintained according to all applicable regulatory standards', provides a safe sanitary environment for clients and staff. Meet the facilities needs of the Department of Human Services Southern Region customers. Manage available resources to provide a physical environment at the highest quality possible.

Description of Job
What You'll be Doing

This position is directly responsible for the supervision of the Mechanical Maintenance Department staff, as part of the team within the Division of Facilities Management (DFM) Southern District. DFM provides services to 100+ buildings, totaling approximately 2 million square feet. Agencies served include Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo, Division of Youth Corrections, Pueblo Regional Center, as well as threeDepartment of Corrections facilities.
Supervisory responsibilities include:

- Develop performance management plans, monitoringperformance, and conducting performance evaluations of subordinate staff
- Schedule daily work assignments
- Coordinate all work with trades maintenance disciplines as required

- Monitor work order progress via CMMS (Maximo) system
- Monitor daily productivity
- Effectively make business change to increase productivity rates

- Procure materials and equipment
- Manage multiple budgets relative to the mechanical department
- Perform field inspections of work activities and work in conjunction with all staff members
- Handle customer relations
- Proactively evaluate delivered services

- Accurately track departments indirect and direct labor distributions and ongoing productivity analysis in accordance with regulatory and departmental expectations/standards
- Coordinate and inspect contract work
- Ensure all work conforms to specifications,codes and regulations as well as regulatory and compliance entities
- Develop and conduct applicable training for subordinate staff
- i.e. Asbestos Certificate, Back-flow Certification

- Responsible for all staff performance issues related to departmental policies and procedures, and subsequent dispute resolution actions
- Perform other duties related to the job assignment.

Mechanical maintenance duties:
- Perform, maintain, repair, install and coordinate all maintenance of Mechanical Systems to include plumbing, water, hydraulic, steam, condensate, sewer, mechanical infrastructure, pumps, control valves and all associated mechanical equipment systems as required by customers
- Plan, design and schedule all fabrication projects, metal repair work and associated tinner needs
- Perform work layout from blueprints and drawings
- Positions supervised include plumbers, pipe-fitters and tinner/fabricator
- Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Four (4) years of full-time experience in the field of mechanical maintenance and plumbing maintenance operations, which must haveincludedtwo yearsofmechanical supervisory experience over at least two or moreskilled mechanical maintenance disciplines or a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.



Preferred Qualification:

A Bachelor's degree in MechanicalEngineering is highly desirable.

Necessary Special Requirements:

- Most possess acurrent and valid driver's license.
- Must possess journeyman or master plumber or pipe fitter certification or successful completion of an apprentice program or a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

- Pre-employment Physical – post offer screening to include dynamic strength testing, eye exam and physical -All job offers are contingent on a successful physical exam which also includes a lift and range of motion test provided by a designated health care professional, certifying candidate's ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Applicant must consent to hold harmless CDHS and its agents and staff from any liability arising in whole or in part from this process and the use of this information in connection with CDHS's consideration of application for employment.
- A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process as this position is deemed to have direct contact with vulnerable persons. Felony convictions, conviction of crimes of moral turpitude, or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges or convictions, it is your responsibility to provide the CDHS Background Unit with an official disposition of any charges. Additionally, you will be required take and pass a drug screen.
- Required to report without delay or interruption to provide essential or emergency
services to ensure health, safety, and welfare. Because we support 24/7 365 day client and patient care areas
- Shift work
- Use of cleaners, detergents and other chemicals.
- Coloradodrivers license
- This position will be required to drive State Vehicles as part of daily work assignment.
- Must successfully pass a TB (tuberculosis) Test
- This position will be required to pass and maintain asbestos abatement certificationfor thepurpose of asbestos abatement
- Former employees of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on your application and may not be eligible for employment atCDHS.

Appeal Rights:
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

A standard appeal form is available 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.

Comparative Analysis Process

The comparative analysis process for this position may consist of a structured application review, and a structured interview depending on the number of qualified applicants.

For Recruiting questions, please contact

ADAAAAccommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact by phone 1-800-929-0791 or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request

  • plumber
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