Facilities Maintenance Worker I

September 1, 2023
Denver, CO
Job Type


Metro Water Recovery in Denver, CO - a nationally recognized leader among clean water utilities, provides wastewater conveyance and treatment services for 2.2 million people in the Denver Metro area.

4-day work week! 6:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Thursday OR Tuesday through Friday

Performs a variety of unskilled to semi-skilled duties related to maintenance of Metros facilities. Works under the direction of a supervisor.

Examples of Duties
Typical Duties
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all of the tasks which may be found in positions of this class.)
Performs manual labor such as high pressure hosing, sweeping, mopping, shoveling, heavy lifting (and team lifting) during equipment set up/removal, and materials handling.Performs semi-skilled, unlicensed trades work on a regular basis in multiple trades areas including, carpentry, locksmith, glazing, masonry, minor mechanical maintenance, minor plumbing, air filter changes, painting preparation and painting.Performs grounds work, including watering, mowing, repair of landscape damage; mixes and applies herbicides, adjusts, repairs and installs sprinkler system piping and valves up to 4-inch supply systems. Performs snow removal activities.Performs office maintenance repair work such as replacing lamps, door maintenance/repair, toilet and sink removal/repair, ice machine maintenance/repair, minor plumbing and drain maintenance. Moves offices including the removal and installation of modular office furniture and computers.Performs safety activities such as traffic control, hot work, respirator use, fall prevention and frequently performs work in confined spaces. Performs hand signals and rigging for crane and hoisting operations and equipment positioning. Erects scaffolding.Maintains industrial facilities, wastewater treatment structures, conduits and equipment using hand tools, power tools, and powered equipment. Performs industrial cleaning on wastewater treatment structures, interceptor facilities and equipment such as process buildings, aeration basins, clarifiers, and in various containment tanks/vaults/digesters using chemicals and heavy duty cleaning equipment, large psi pressure washers, and fire pumps. Operates gates and valves associated with performing their maintenance duties.Services and cleans automotive vehicles, weed/lawn mowers, pressure washers, sprayers, and other equipment.Performs routine pickup and delivery of materials for Metro. Performs computerized parts research and ordering through the CMMS system.Operates computers to receive work assignments/information and report work progress.Assist in the high-pressure jet/vac cleaning and CCTV inspection of the interceptor system.Services various types of equipment that includes checking and maintaining proper fluid levels and lubrication of moving parts and wearing surfaces.Cleans Metro facilities such as metering vaults and diversion structures with a trailer mounted pressure washer and mild detergents.Performs other related duties as required.
Typical Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from high school or GED. Must have appropriate and valid Colorado driver's license and certification required to operate vehicles and equipment. Skilled at basic mechanical maintenance and able to work safely in a group with supervision. General knowledge of safety. Ability to read procedures, manuals, Safety Data Sheet precautions, parts breakdowns and work order directions. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations and use measurement devices.

Desired Qualifications
Experience and/or training in equipment operation, mechanical work, electrical work, industrial facility/plant maintenance or water/wastewater treatment plant maintenance. Graduation from trade school.

Working Conditions

Work Environment
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to wet and humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock more than 2/3 of the time. The employee is exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, high winds, and vibration 1/3 to 2/3 of the time. The noise level in the work environment is frequently high.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to stand and walk more than 2/3 of the time; to talk or hear, reach with hands and arms, and to use hands to finger, handle, or feel 1/3 to 2/3 of the time. The employee is required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell less than 1/3 of the time. The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds more than 2/3 of the time and up to 50 pounds 1/3 to 2/3 of the time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Metro Water Recoveryoffers a wide range of employee benefits including:
* Medical
* Dental
* Vision
* Life Insurance
* Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
* Retirement
* Leave Time (Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Leave, & Holiday)
* Additional Voluntary Benefits

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Closing Date/Time: 9/17/2023 11:59 PM Mountain

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