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Two construction projects will impact traffic to and from Denver International Airport (DEN) this week.

Inbound Peña Blvd. lanes (heading to DEN) between Tower Rd. & the RTD bridge will be restored to their pre-existing, permanent alignment. A right inbound lane closure will be in effect from approximately 8 p.m. on May 28 to 4 a.m. on May 29. Additionally, crews will replace a damaged overhead electronic message board sign on May 28 and 29 on outbound Peña Blvd. (leaving DEN). Work is expected to start around 10 p.m. on May 28 and finish around 4 a.m. on May 29, and again around 10 p.m. on May 29 to 4 a.m. on May 30. At approximately 1 a.m., between Tower Road and E 56th Avenue, a slow rolling closure of Peña Boulevard traffic will be implemented for less than 10 minutes. Speeds will be significantly reduced. Crews will be transporting and setting bridge girders on E-470 over outbound Peña Blvd. (leaving DEN) between 11 p.m. on May 30 until 6 a.m. on May 31. Between Jackson Gap Street and E-470, approximately once every hour, slow, rolling closures of Peña will be implemented for approximately seven minutes. Speeds will be significantly reduced during this time.

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Fleet Technician III – Denver International Airport

Fleet Technician III – Denver International Airport

Job Category:


Airline Service Providers

City of Denver Dept. of Aviation

Compliance Inspection And Support

Concessions Service

Human Resources Management

Rental Car




Security Clerical and Assistance


Application Email:

Open Date:

May 2, 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 $34.00-$38.00. We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which include but is 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

All swing shifts receive a 7% pay differential; You may be placed on any of these shifts upon hire. Employees are allowed to bid on a preferred shift once per year. Bid order is determined by employee hire date.

Additional shift responsibilities may include:

  • On Call Snow Overtime: 3:30am to 3:30pm or 3:30pm to 3:30am

  • Mandatory extended/additional shifts are required for snow removal operations

  • If staffing challenges occur, weather conditions warrant or an emergency crisis occurs, all DEN employees will be required to work extended hours and/or alternative shifts (includes nights, weekends, and holidays).

What You’ll Do

Denver International Airport is currently seeking a Fleet Technician III. As part of our Fleet Maintenance Team, you will help to maintain and repair equipment and vehicles from Light Duty Cars and Truck, Medium/ Heavy duty trucks, Police Motorcycles to Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) Trucks, including one of the largest and most technically advanced airport snow removal fleets in North America. This will include performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting/diagnosis, repair, and overhaul of these state-of-the-art diesel, gasoline, and alternative fuel vehicle and equipment assets. 

As a Feet Technician III you can expect to:

  • Conduct routine and annual inspections and performs preventive maintenance on all vehicles, trains and reviews the work of lower-level technicians.

  • 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 replace braking systems including anti-lock braking systems (ABS) and traction control systems

  • 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 passive (airbags) and active restraint systems including collision avoidance, parking aid, occupant classification systems, 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 

  • Observes all common shop safety standards, responds to field service calls, and performs preventive maintenance on equipment in shop or in field locations and participates in snow removal duties

About You

What You’ll Bring

Our ideal candidate has some or all the following experience, skills, and characteristics:

  • An associate degree (or Trade School Certification) in automotive maintenance or similar

  • 8 years of full-time experience working in an Automotive/ Heavy Truck repair and maintenance shop

  • Strong automotive and equipment diagnostics ability with up-to-date training certificates

  • 2 years of experience working with a Fleet Management Database/Workorder process system

  • 3-5 ASE certifications in Automotive or Medium/Heavy Duty Truck

  • MACS 609 Certification in Automotive refrigerant servicing and handling

Required Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • Experience Requirement: Four (4) years of experience in the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of gasoline, diesel, or alternate fuel powered equipment, including electronic systems, hydraulic systems, transmission, and combustion engine overhaul.

  • 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.

  • Possession of a Colorado Commercial Driver's License (CDL "A") with appropriate endorsements by the end of probation.

  • Requires Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning as certified under section 609 of the Clean Air Act by an EPA-approved program 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.

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Job Profile

CJ3077 Fleet Technician III

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Position Type


Position Salary Range

$29.85 – $46.27

Starting Pay



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. 

It is your right to access oral or written language assistance, sign language interpretation, real-time captioning via CART, or disability-related accommodations. To request any of these services at no cost to you, please contact with three business days’ notice.

Applicants for employment with the City and County of Denver must have valid work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the U.S.

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$$29.85 - $46.27

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8500 Peña Blvd

Denver, Colorado 80249

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