Fleet Technician I - Operations Department - Denver International Airport

  • City and County of Denver
  • Denver, Colorado
  • May 04, 2019
Full Time Aviation or Harbor Engineering Fleet Management Information Technology and Communication Services

Job Description

About Our Job

Denver International Airport is the 20th-busiest airport in the world and the 5th-busiest airport in the United States, serving 61.4 million passengers last year and generating more than $26 billion for the region annually. DEN is the largest and newest commercial airport in the United States and consists of 15 million square feet of built environment.

Denver International Airport (DEN) is seeking a motivated, coachable Fleet Technician II to join our Fleet Maintenance Team. If you are looking for the training to move forward in your career and enjoy working in a dynamic environment, then this is the opportunity for you!

As an Fleet Technician I, you can expect to:
  • Inspect, diagnose, disassemble, remove, clean, and replace defective parts/systems, and adjust to specified performance standards for assigned fleet vehicles.
  • Perform minor overhaul of engines and diagnose and repair engine and powertrain control systems using standard diagnostic equipment.
  • Perform minor overhaul of front, rear, and all-wheel drive systems; manual, automatic, constant velocity transmission (CVT), electronic transmissions, standard and limited slip differentials, and electric and manual transfer cases.
  • Diagnose and repair vehicle emission systems and prepare new units for service. Perform Colorado state emissions testing.
  • Perform minor repair of vehicle power plants and electrical systems. Repair charging, starting, and electrical systems. Repair electronically and mechanically controlled hydraulic systems.
  • Repair vehicle heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), belts, hoses, water pumps, and related parts including refrigerant recycling and all component repair and replacement and exhaust systems.
  • Repair suspension and steering systems. Performs two and four-wheel alignments on equipment using standard equipment and electronically controlled steering systems.
  • Repair and replace braking systems including anti-lock braking systems (ABS) and traction control systems.
  • Repair passive (airbags) and active restraint systems including collision avoidance, parking aid, and occupant classification systems.
  • Repairs mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and apparatus.
  • Fabricate, weld, and repair parts using standard welding techniques and tools which includes design and installation of specialized equipment and mounting systems.
  • Install and repair specialized safety or City-required equipment such as light bars and controls, strobes, sirens, lift frames and arrow boards, consoles, and electrical or computerized vehicle interfaces.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation, records, and reports. Prepares inspection reports to identify and document vehicle accident damage and needed repairs.
  • Observes all common shop safety standards.
  • Responds to field service calls and performs preventive maintenance on equipment in shop or in field locations.
  • By position, participates in snow removal duties.
  • By position, trains and reviews the work of lower level technicians. Assists higher-level technicians and trains on increasingly complex repairs, maintenance, and inspections.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Any one position may not include all of the duties listed. However, the allocation of positions will be determined by the amount of time spent in performing the essential duties listed above.

About You

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
  • Associate Degree in automotive maintenance or similar
  • Experience working on the following equipment at the Tech II level such as, installing - either 2-way radios, CB radios or stereos. P25 Land Mobile Radio Systems
  • Basic understanding of electronics / electricity
  • Previous experience repairing circuitry or complete units according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronic systems and components.
  • Recommend repair requirements in circuitry or installation.
  • Sets up standard test apparatus or devises test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of production models.
  • Previous experience analyzing and interpreting data using schematics and other technical data.
  • Coordinate with technical personnel from other departments to achieve product improvements.
  • Provide technical support to internal and external customers.
  • Perform other tasks as directed.
  • EVT L-1 Law Enforcement Vehicle Installation certification preferred but not required

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: One year of experience in the maintenance of gasoline, diesel, and/or alternative/hybrid powered equipment or one year of experience in the repair of tires, tubes, wheels, hydraulic brakes, air brakes, and/or parking brake systems in an automotive repair shop or fleet department. Education/Experience Equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.
  • License/Certifications: By position, requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. By position, requires a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL "A") with appropriate endorsements by the end of probation. By position, requires a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL "B") with appropriate endorsements by the end of probation. By position, requires an ASE Airbrake Certification as mandated by federal regulations. By position, requires a Colorado Refrigerant Registration and a Colorado State Emission inspection license by the end of probation. By position, requires Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning as certified under section 609 of the Clean Air Act by an EPAapproved program by the end of probation. By position, requires Underground Storage Tank Class A, B, or C Operator Certification. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.

​FBI Background Check: FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.

Snow / Emergency Duties: Denver International Airport is a 24/7/365 team operation. If weather conditions warrant or an emergency crisis occurs, all DEN employees can be required to work extended hours and/or shifts.

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CJ3075 Fleet Technician I
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Position Type

Pay Range
Pay Range $20.99 - $30.65

Denver International Airport

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