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Maintenance Technician

Job Description
Colorado PERA
Organization Type: 
Government agency
Job Location: 
Central Mountains
Type of Job: 
Job Category: 
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Performs or assists with a variety of semi-skilled preventative maintenance, repair, renovation, and remodel activities as assigned. Tasks performed will be for the purpose of maintaining, repairing, and operating PERA owned and occupied properties and grounds.  All activities are to be completed according to PERA's safety and quality standards, provided training and/or Engineer's coaching.


Our ideal candidate has a positive attitude, is detail-oriented with an ability to work independently or as a member of a team. We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated individual with a passion that is reflected each day in their work.  Must be flexible and willing to take on non-routine and special projects as the need arises. These qualities will be demonstrated daily in not only their work product but also in the manner in which they interact, collaborate, and prioritize problems with coworkers, customers and management.

Areas of Responsibility


  • Assists in the performance of preventive maintenance, emergency diagnosis, and repairs to building systems, equipment, structures, and grounds
  • Assists in the maintenance and repairs of motors, fans, pumps
  • Paints and repairs dry wall, hangs white boards, pictures and shelves
  • Repairs and constructs walls and partitions; installs, replaces, and repairs doors; paints and/or stains cabinets, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment or assists as appropriate
  • Assists in the maintenance and repairs light plumbing, replaces broken fixtures, fixes leaks and cleans stopped drains
  • Assists in seasonal cleaning duties, including snow removal, landscaping, and sprinkler maintenance
  • Assists with the maintenance and repairs of passage, overhead, rollup and automatic doors
  • Assists with fleet vehicle maintenance, scheduling repairs when needed
  • Responsible for receiving large publication deliveries and stocking in proper locations
  • Maintains accurate and complete information on all system generated work orders
  • Professionally and courteously responds to employee/customer inquiries to resolve building maintenance concerns in a timely manner
  • Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed
  • Serves as back up for Building Attendant when needed
  • Participates in training and educational opportunities for ongoing professional development
  • Maintains regular and prompt attendance in the workplace
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; 1-2 years of related experience; combination of education and relevant experience preferred
  • Proficient at drywall repairs, refinishing and painting
  • Related trade courses and/or certifications are desired but not required
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow instructions, work orders, and complete work reports
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills with knowledge of proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation Effective operational problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently and within a team environment
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and computer work order systems


  • Routinely move, lift or carry materials up to, and in excess of, 50 pounds
  • Walk, stand, bend, stoop, climb, and reach for long periods of time on a routine basis
  • Environments of noise, unpleasant odors, inclement weather, dust, and fumes or emissions from automobiles and engines
  • Occasional work outside of standard business hours and on weekends
  • Occasional travel as necessary for business purposes


Health Insurance is 100% employer paid, generous paid time off as well as paid volunteer hours, PERA defined benefit plan, 401(k) and 457 defined contribution plans, tuition assistance, certifications, on-the-job training, free access to on-site fitness center, free on-site parking or RTD subsidy, and more. For more information, please visit

HOW TO APPLY: Complete the employment application online at Please have copies of your resume and cover letter available to upload. Please review the following questions. You will be asked for a response to these as part of your application: 

  1. Some people work best as part of a group others prefer the role of individual contributor. How would you describe yourself? Give an example of a situation where you felt you were most effective.
  2. What approach do you take in communicating with people? What kinds of communication situations cause you difficulty? Give an example.
  3. Why are you interested in this position?  Why do you think your skills and/ or experiences would make you successful in this position?
  4. Describe your career progression and how you believe this position would contribute to your career goals.

ABOUT COLORADO PERA Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) provides retirement and other benefits to the employees of more than 500 government agencies and public entities in the state of Colorado. Our main office is located in Denver; where 300 days of sunshine, a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, and natural beauty combine to make it the nation's top city in which to live, work, and play. PERA is a vital and stable contributor to Colorado's economy. 

Our mission is to promote long-term financial security for our membership while maintaining the stability of the fund. Our vision is to become the retirement plan of choice for all Colorado public employees. 

At PERA, you can be part of a dynamic, collaborative group of professionals working to fulfill the retirement expectations of our members. You will use your unique skills to do important and meaningful work that is critical to the success of both the organization and the state of Colorado that you love. You will have the opportunity to develop, become an expert in your role, and tackle new challenges, all while enjoying the competitive compensation, lifestyle, and stability that PERA provides. Thus, for both member and employees, PERA represents "One of Colorado's Best Investments."


Position Title:              Maintenance Technician
Division:                       Property Management
Reports to:                   Chief Engineer
Job Status:                   Full Time, Non-Exempt
Salary:                          Minimum $18.93 per hour, Commensurate with experience
Posting Dates:             11/6/2019 - 11/24/2019

  • 1 - 2 years of related experience High School/GED

Minimum $18.93 per hour, Commensurate with experience - Hourly

How To Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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