TECHNICIAN L1, PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE

Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 11, 2021
Ref
46386
SERVICE BLDG, Northwest

Traditional 245 work days - AMLG/FMGR/GRND/PROTECH

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $21.48 - $23.84 depending on experience

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E ssential Functions and Objectives:

S upports operations through practical application of knowledge, use of proven techniques, and adherence to procedures. Primary focus on execution of assigned tasks in a specific area of responsibility, with a technical emphasis; such as; equipment, machinery, or scientific/chemical.

R epairs and installs District pavement to meet or exceed current industry / trade standards. with a concern for safety, cost controls and the most efficient work practices.

- Performs hands-on tasks applying proven industry standards and techniques, while adherence to policies, procedures, or guidelines in the area of responsibility. Installs, tests, analyzes, troubleshoots, repairs, maintains, related equipment in order to support short-term operations and minimize downtime.

- Performs data entry and verification, keeps accurate files/records, creates detailed reports, using various existing systems for accurate, timely, and compliant records.

- Receives, understands, and disseminates information in subject matter to appropriate stakeholders. Diagnoses problems and aids in resolving technical issues and escalates appropriately to ensure a positive experience.

- Contributes to identifying process inefficiencies and proposes solutions, identifies opportunities through external research on trends in resources, programs, and services and internal research with stakeholders, and supports improvement efforts in order to support long-term operations and minimize downtime.

L 1 (Apprentice)

- Under the direction L2 or L3 technicians: Assists with and or performs all functions of the L2 (Journeyman) and L3 (Master or Multi-Skilled) level position.

L 2 (Journeyman)

- Repair and install concrete and asphalt surfaces and structures using current trade / industry practices.

- Repair and install the playing surfaces of tennis courts and running tracks.

- Removes, replaces, and repairs concrete foundations.

- Prepares and cleans up job site, taking into consideration safety concerns of self and others, and disposes of waste and flammable materials.

- Patches steps using material and reinforcements that extend life of work, according to correct process and with consideration to safety standards.

- Reviews work orders, prioritizes, and determines supplies for repair and purchases supplies using District purchase order system.

- Performs work and cross trains in at least one other trade as an apprentice.

- Assists with snow removal efforts on a 24 hour on-call basis.

- Responds to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

L 3 (Master or Multi-Skilled)

- Trains and mentors staff.

- Bids on work requested by schools, and prepares quotes.

- Inspects work of independent contractors, identifies deficiencies, and communicates with project managers about correcting deficiencies according to code (e.g., city, state) and DPS specifications.

- Creates and draws plans and layouts according to city code.

- Pulls permits for city right-of-way repairs (e.g., drive-cuts, asphalt, streets), and determines appropriate materials in accordance with city standards.

- Determines winter protection measures depending on conditions (e.g., blankets, frost removal, compaction).

- Delivers training to Facility Maintenance staff.

P hysical & Environmental Conditions:

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K nowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

- Two (2) to ten (10) years experience and training; minimum as follows: L1: Two (2) years related experience, L2: Four (4) years experience, L3: Ten (10) years journeyman experience, including one (1) year internal experience, District specific training or equivalent required for all levels.

- Must have and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License and meet District insurability standards. Must have the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) City of Denver right of way license preferred.

- The ability to take responsibility for one's own performance.

- Effective communication skills.

- Effectively handle multiple demands and competing deadlines.

- Strong attention to detail.

- High degree of integrity in handling confidential information.

- Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multicultural environment with district and school leaders, faculty, staff and students.

- Work collaboratively with others on a team.

- Aptitude for variety and changing expectations and fast-paced environment.

- Knowledge of basic building structural systems.

- Ability to coordinate with other shop staff to complete projects.

- Ability to work effectively with staff at all levels, in all departments.

- Ability to complete work according to specifications, with attention to detail.

- Ability to plan and organize work, at times with interruptions.

- Ability to problem solve and repair/construct items according to specifications.

- Ability to work independently, make decisions and complete assignments.

- Ability to work overtime hours as necessary and in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.

- Ability to design and modify existing District systems.

- Ability to interpret and read blueprints and drawings.

- Ability to communicate in English, orally and in writing.

E ducation Requirements:

- High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Other information:

Thank you for your interest in the DPS Maintenance Department. We are looking for individuals that demonstrate and share our DPS Core Values of Integrity, Equity, Accountability, Collaboration, Fun, and putting Students First. Come join the DPS team and make an impact at a great organization! DPS has become the fastest-growing large school district in Colorado and is widely recognized today as one of the best urban school systems in the country. DPS is continually reforming and growing. All this growth has its challenges and we need your help. Maintenance employees have clearly defined promotional opportunities at all levels and our supervisors will help you work toward your career goals. We need great people that want to help create a safe, welcoming environment that makes an impact on student learning. If you like problem solving and working with your hands, you may be a perfect fit!

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org .

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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