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Fleet Technician I – Denver International Airport

Fleet Technician I – Denver International Airport

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City of Denver Dept. of Aviation

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Open Date:

Mar 8, 2024


About Our Job

Who We Are

Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and one of the top ten busiest airports in the world, connecting our community globally through flight and business. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $36.4 billion for the region annually and employing nearly 37,000 people. At DEN, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality and uplift all races, ethnicities, gender identities, national origins, ages, abilities, religion, and LGBTQIA+ communities. We know that our diversity makes us stronger, and we strive to keep diversity, equity, and inclusion at the center of all that we do.

What We Offer

The City and County of Denver offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. The salary range for this position is $28.00-32.00 per hour. We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which include but are not limited to:

  • A guaranteed life-long monthly pension, once vested after 5 years of service

  • 457B Retirement Plan

  • 140 hours of PTO earned within first year + 11 paid holidays, 1 personal holiday and 1 volunteer day per year

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision plans effective within 1 month of start date


In this position you can expect to work on site at the Denver International Airport 4 days per week. Specific scheduling requirements for this position include are comprised of 4 10-hour flexible shifts as follows:

  • Days: Sunday through Wednesday 6:00am – 4:30pm

  • Nights: Sunday through Wednesday 4:00pm-2:30am

  • Days: Wednesday through Saturday 6:00am-4:30pm

  • Nights: Wednesday through Saturday: 4:00pm-2:30am

What You’ll Do

Denver International Airport (DEN) is seeking a motivated, coachable Fleet Technician I 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 a Fleet Technician I, you can expect to:

  • Inspect equipment brought to shop for structural integrity and other potential safety and maintenance problems.

  • Conduct routine and annual inspections and performs preventive maintenance on all vehicles

  • Participates in mandatory snow removal and emergency operations

  • Repair or replaces worn parts not requiring major mechanical work. Identifies and reports to supervisor any major problems requiring mechanical attention

  • Inspect primary and auxiliary operating systems for loose and worn parts, hydraulic systems for faulty cylinders, hoses, or fittings, and air systems. Inspect equipment for proper fluid levels, adds fluid as necessary, and replaces filters.

  • Lubricate auxiliary attachments, suspensions, moving parts, and wearing surfaces on equipment. Replace air compressor filters and air lines. Remove, repairs, and replaces wheels and tires on equipment

  • Respond to emergency road service on tires, tubes, and wheels of specialized and heavy-duty automotive equipment, utilizing hydraulic jacks and lifts

  • Remove and replaces sealed beam lighting units, light bulbs, light bars, and fuses. Operate all types of vehicles and equipment to servicing and storage areas. Wash and steam clean equipment and cleans work area

  • Assist higher level technicians on routine to complex shop duties and repair. Observe all common safety practices

  • Any one position may not include all 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

What You’ll Bring

We are looking for a candidate with some or all the following skills and experience:

  • An Associate Degree (or Trade School Certification) in automotive maintenance or similar a plus

  • 1-2 Years of full-time experience in an Automotive or Heavy Truck repair within a maintenance shop

  • 1-3 ASE certifications in Automotive or Medium duty/Heavy Truck a plus

  • Basic electrical diagnostics and understanding of battery, starting, and charging systems

  • Basic understanding of resetting vehicle maintenance service reminders including TPMS sensors

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Education requirement: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate.

  • Experience Requirement: One (1) 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: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.

  • License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application.

  • Requires a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL "B") with appropriate endorsements by the end of probation.

Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.

Application Deadline

Applications for this position are accepted on a rolling basis. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure consideration.

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.

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Job Profile

CJ3075 Fleet Technician I

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Position Type


Position Salary Range

$25.57 – $38.36

Starting Pay

$28.00 – $32.00 hourly


Denver International Airport

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. 

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$$25.57 - $38.36

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8500 Peña Blvd

Denver, Colorado 80249

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