Denver Parks & Recreation is seeking a Turf Fleet Mechanic to assist in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of grounds maintenance machinery and equipment in support of Denver’s parks maintenance operations. This is a full-time position that can provide incomparable job stability. Additionally, this position is eligible for our full, highly valued benefits package. For more information about benefits, please visit our Benefits page.
This position will report to 945 S. Huron Street, Denver, CO 80223 and will work Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., with rotating inclement weather operations support response as scheduled (weekends included). This position is eligible to participate in our 9/80 flex schedule plan, leading to having every other Friday off to enhance work/life balance – that’s 26 days off per year!
In this position, you will have the unique opportunity to gain experience in the management of equipment for an expansive network of turf-related amenities from our knowledgeable team of mechanic and maintenance professionals.
Job duties and skills to be developed include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform maintenance, repair, and overhaul on hydrostatic drive and hydraulic operated equipment, two stroke engines, diesel engines, and gasoline engines
Repair and replace clutches, U-joints, and differential assemblies
Troubleshoot and repair mechanical and hydraulic brake systems
Repair and replace tires including mounts and dismounts
Assist in training operators on safety features and operation of turf equipment
Maintain activity records and prepare reports
Order and maintain parts and hand tool inventory
Act as a lead worker, training, assigning, and overseeing the work of other personnel
Perform welding and fabricating
Perform full electrical system troubleshooting, diagnostics and repair, including battery maintenance
Repair vehicle heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), belts, hoses, water pumps, and related parts including refrigerant recycling and all component repair and replacement
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Education: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET, or TASC Certificate
Experience: Two (2) years of experience in the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of gasoline or diesel-powered equipment
Licensures/Certification(s): Requires a valid Driver’s License at the time of application. Requires Refrigerant Recovery & Recycling as mandated by federal regulations by the end of probation. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment
Equivalency: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements
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