Facilities Technician I, II, III
Denver Art Museum
This position reports to the Facilities Supervisor.
The purpose of the Facilities Technician (I/II/III) is to execute projects as assigned by the Facilities Supervisor, or Manager if the Supervisor is unavailable, that provide daily and ongoing operations and maintenance for the museum complex. The difference between a Level I, Level II, or Level III Technician is based on a combination of education and experience. This position ensures the general maintenance and repair of the grounds, buildings and building systems of the Denver Art Museum. This position also provides support services for events, school group reception, visitor services, exhibitions and collections and duties as assigned in a dynamic ever-changing museum program. The role of the Facility Technician includes responsibility for maintaining safe working practices and ensuring that safety protocols are always followed.
- Performs general plant, grounds and building maintenance
- Inspects and troubleshoots museum facilities and equipment to determine proper construction and mechanical installation, maintenance and repair needs
- Can work from blueprints, manuals, written and/or verbal instruction
- Estimates materials, labor, and equipment costs
- Purchases and maintains tools and equipment used by the various museum and facility trades
- Assists with periodic/routine maintenance of the museum’s HVAC systems
- Understands and can operate the computer software used by the department for incident documentation and e-mail communications and daily work orders
- Observes all established safety program practices and assures all facility contractors do the same.
- Completes event set-ups and change-overs as needed
- Provides general grounds maintenance including, but not limited to, snow removal, lawn/sprinkler maintenance and the repair and maintenance of fountains, lights and other architectural grounds features as needed to supplement the museum’s grounds maintenance contract
- Change’s lighting and works under the direction of the electrician to change out ballasts etc.
- Clears drains and works under the direction of the plumber to change out plumbing fixtures as required
- Other duties as assigned
- Basic knowledge, communication, and application of installation, repair and construction methods and equipment
- Knowledge and skill required to operate power tools, lift systems, and museum vehicles
- General knowledge in the use of low voltage diagnostic equipment/techniques
- General knowledge and experience in basic carpentry, drywall, plumbing, painting electrical, lighting, roofing and irrigation
- Basic understanding of HVAC building systems and their maintenance
- Ability to understand and efficiently operate basic computer programs as used by the department for documentation, communications, work orders and time reporting
- Ability to work with a diverse group of people including upper museum management, contactors, staff, and volunteers
- Good organizational and communications skills
High school diploma or GED.
Ability to speak, understand, read, and apply the English language.
Ability to read, understand and apply written procedures and policy guidance.
(Facilities Tech I) minimal experience in the repair and maintenance of buildings and building operating systems. Assists higher classified facilities personnel. Receives direct supervision in the planning and completing of jobs assigned.
(Facilities Tech II) 3-5 years of general experience in the repair and maintenance of buildings and building operating systems. Performs proficiently in multiple types of maintenance work. Plans and completes most jobs assigned with only general supervision. Assists in the training an instructing of lower grade personnel.
(Facilities Tech III) minimum of 8 years of related experience in the repair and maintenance of buildings and building operating system. Includes additional education, training or experience in the skilled trades with a combined ability to lead small work group efforts or projects around campus without direct supervision.
Certifications and Licenses:
- Possess and maintain a valid Colorado class “R” driver’s license.
Note: driving record must be checked/approved by facility insurance carrier.
- OSHA 10 certification a plus (required for Facilities Tech II and above)
The DAM prioritizes adaptability and a human-centered work environment. We are happy to consider adjustments to job responsibilities to ensure the right candidate will be successful.
- Subject to long irregular hours
- Subject to burns, cuts, and injuries from moving parts of equipment
- Subject to many interruptions and scheduling conflicts
- Job requires the use of basic power/hand, pneumatic, electric tools for construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of the building and its systems
- Job requires basic computer systems operations/skills, email, Microsoft Word, Simple Excel spreadsheets
- Use of MicroMain Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
- Use of a radio hand set
- Driving of motor vehicles
- Use of ladders, scaffolding, and scissor lifts
- May use harnesses to safely complete work in elevated spaces
Pay: The hiring salary range for the Facilities Tech I is $18.28-$19.38, Facilities Tech II is $22.74-$25.44 and Facilities Tech III is $25.97-$28.68 based on experience.
Benefits: A comprehensive medical/dental/vision plan, that can be extended to domestic partner, spouse, and children. DAM 100% paid Life Insurance, and Short/Long Term Disability. Generous sick and vacation paid time off and one personal day. Ten paid holidays. 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate eligibility to contribute and those who meet the requirements will qualify for the 3% non-elective contribution and 2% match program. A free RTD Eco Pass. A free DAM Family Membership. Free Telehealth and Employee Assistance Program. Access to Headspace. Two weeks Paid Parental Leave.
NOTE: The DAM prioritizes adaptability and a human-centered work environment. We are happy to consider accommodations to the position. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. We know there is no such thing as a “perfect” candidate – Nor do we look for the right “fit” with us, we look for the add! We believe in cultivating an environment where there is diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.
We know that searching for a job can be stressful so we would like to give you an overview of the process to manage expectations. This role may require a phone screen, interviews with hiring manager and or panel that will be held in-person at the DAM or video.
DENVER ART MUSEUM:
As an institution, we believe the Denver Art Museum is both a platform for and an amplifier of the voices of people of all races. We acknowledge that Black lives matter and communities of color – Latinx, Indigenous, Black, and others – have been underrepresented in art museums over decades, both internally and externally. We are committed to elevating all voices, artworks and perspectives and strive to support racial equity inside and out.
We prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, political service or affiliation, genetic information, or disability, as well as any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
We strive to provide a professional and positive work environment for our employees. The Museum expressly prohibits any form of employee harassment on the basis of age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, political service or affiliation, genetic information, disability or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Actions based on these or any legally protected characteristic will not be tolerated.
We encourage the freedom of gender expression and/or gender presentation. As an institution, we do not create barriers that may prevent any employee from expressing behaviors, mannerisms, interests, and appearances that represent their authentic personality or culture. Qualified candidates are expected to exemplify the DAM’s internal values, which include being dynamic, respectful, inclusive, creative, and curious. The ability to maintain effective and positive working relationships with visitors, employees, volunteers, representatives of public and private entities, policy making bodies, and contractors is critical to the success of this position.
The Museum believes vaccination is an important measure to protect the health and safety of everyone from significant illness due to COVID-19 infection. As a condition of employment, employees must present proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on their first day of employment or receive an exemption or other reasonable accommodation due to circumstances protected under federal or state law that prevent the employee from being vaccinated. Employees are also mandated to receive a booster within 6 months of being fully vaccinated.