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Chiller/Boiler Technician II – Central Utility Plant – Sign on Bonus Available

Chiller/Boiler Technician II – Central Utility Plant – Sign on Bonus Available

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Open Date:

May 7, 2024


About Our Job

Note: We are offering a hiring bonus of $3500 to new employees hired from this recruitment. The bonus details will be discussed at the interview or offer. The hiring bonus will not apply to City and County of Denver employees currently employed within the city or who have been separated from the city for fewer than six months.

Are you a fast paced, hard-working, and reliable professional with experience in Central Utility Plants and Building Automation Systems? Are you looking for job security in a stable, where you work 4 days a week, 10 hours a day in a role that offers lots of room for growth in your career? We are seeking a Central Utility Plant Chiller/Boiler Technician II with strong BAS, Controls and Mechanical skills to engage in the operation, maintenance, construction, and repair of Central Utility Plant equipment. In this position you will maintain and operate large-scale equipment including boilers, chillers, cooling towers, pumps, and glycol heat exchangers. This unique position is the ‘heartbeat of the airport and is essential to our entire operation! Apply today and join our close-knit DEN family! 

With competitive pay, great benefits, and endless opportunities, working for the City and County of Denver (CCD) means seeing yourself working with purpose — for you, and those who benefit from your passion, skills and expertise. Join our diverse, inclusive and talented workforce of more than 11,000 team members who are at the heart of what makes Denver, Denver. Click here to find out about all the amazing benefits and reasons to work for CCD!  

What We Offer 

The City and County of Denver offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. The starting hourly base pay range (not including differential pay) for this position is $39.00-43.00/hour, based on experience and education. Plus, we pay extra for Shift Differential Pay on Swing and Graveyard shifts. We pay 7% extra pay on top of base pay for Swing shifts, and 12% extra pay on top of base pay for Graveyard shifts. (Starting Pay Rates with Shift differential included: Swing $41.73-46.07/hour and Graveyard $43.68-48.16/hour). *Please note: We only have graveyard shift open at the moment.

We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which include but is not limited to:

  • Four (4) Medical Plans, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • Pension Plan for Life (Employee contributes 8.45%, Employer matches at 17.95%)

  • 457 (b) Retirement Plan

  • PTO (over 3 weeks in your first year) and 12 paid holidays

  • Yearly Merit Increase

  • STD, LTD, HSA, FSA, Life Insurance

  • CARE Bank, Family Leave Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program, Employee Volunteer Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to $2000/year), We Qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Learning and Development Opportunities; Courses and Career Development Resources

  • EcoPass (unlimited free RTD bus/train rides)


Denver International Airport, 8500 Pena Blvd. Denver, CO 80249.

Schedule: This position works 4 days a week, 10 hours a day.  Day Shift (6am to 4pm), Swing shift (11am to 9pm) or graveyard shift (830pm to 630am). Shifts are either Sunday to Wednesday, or Wednesday to Saturday. Optional overtime (plenty available if you so choose!). All employees start training on day shift (6am to 4pm) for two months and then swing shift for two months. After 4-6 month training period, you will be assigned your normal shift. We primarily have graveyard shifts available. Shift bids every June, based on seniority.

What You’ll Do

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.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintains, operates, and repairs building and facility equipment related to the heating and cooling hydronic networks, control systems, which includes mechanical components such as chillers, boilers, pumps, heat exchangers and cooling towers

  • Performs routine and non-routine preventative maintenance based on operating procedures and regularly scheduled maintenance activities of equipment, and regularly inspects facilities, buildings, and grounds for unsafe or malfunctioning systems and conditions

  • Assist other trades personnel in the maintenance and repair of building and facility infrastructure and equipment, which includes the installation and modification of equipment

  • Plans and leads the maintenance and installation of major building and facility equipment repairs and related activities within a variety of specific trades areas, which includes the evaluation and recommendation of service upgrades

  • Responds to building and facility tenant complaints regarding safety issues and environmental control conditions, which includes following up on work orders, and prioritizing service calls

  • Assists in coordinating maintenance efforts with outside contractors and technicians regarding contracted service agreements. Provides input to supervisors and managers responsible for planning and controlling annual budgets

  • Orders parts and supplies as required and maintains stock and inventory control. Maintains records and prepares reports, which includes estimating materials, labor, and equipment costs

  • May be required to be on-call to address emergent needs, respond to after- hour calls or emergency calls outside of normal scheduled or business hours. Responsible for the energy management systems that overlay Central Utility Plant equipment controls, and equipment maintenance schedules

  • Troubleshooting and maintaining BACnet/LON networks and Metasys BAS

About You

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

  • Possess a Stationary Engineer License (or ability to obtain this certification within 6 months of hire) is required

  • Experience in a Central Utility Plant maintenance; Experience in operating Building Automation Systems (BAS)

  • Five (5) or more years of boiler experience (maintenance, repair, and operation)

  • Three (3) or more years of chiller experience (maintenance, repair, and operation)

  • Pump and valve rebuilds and motor alignment experience helpful

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; Team oriented; Reliable work ethic; Ability to work under pressure; Strong Customer Service and Communication skills

  • Knowledge of principles and methods for operating industrial equipment such as boilers, chillers, cooling towers, heat exchangers, and pumps

  • Experience in understanding and using P&ID blueprints, models, maps, and schematics

  • Knowledge of electrical equipment (VFD), components, instruments, including installation, testing, uses, repair, and maintenance

  • Technical Competence and Technical Problem Solving – Troubleshoots, diagnoses, analyzes, and identifies systems malfunctions to determine the source and cause of the problem; Knowledge of mechanical engineering concepts, principles, and practices, and of equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce hydronic heating and cooling

Required Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Experience:  Four (4) years of experience in building operations, engineering and equipment and systems maintenance

  • Education/Experience Equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements

  • Licensures/Certification(s):  This job requires driving. Requires a valid Driver's license at the time of application

  • This job requires either a valid Stationary Engineer License or equivalency as required in trades specialty issued by the City and County of Denver, or a valid Stationary Engineer license issued by the State of Colorado within 6 months of hire

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

  • Equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements

Stationary Engineer certificate requirements:

Minimum Experience Required to Apply: Four (4) years in stationary engineering work consisting of the following:

  • Three (3) years operating high-pressure steam boilers producing over 10 hp and steam pressure over 15 p.s.i. or water heating boilers when the water temperature exceeds 250 degrees F in the system

  • One (1) year operating refrigeration equipment requiring an operator per Chapter 1, Denver Building Code.

  • Notarized letter(s) from past employers to verify that you have the above required experience to apply

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.

Application Deadline

We will accept applications on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible.

About Everything Else

Job Profile

CJ3309 Building Engineer II

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Position Type


Position Salary Range

$31.65 – $49.06

Starting Pay

$39.00-48.16/hour, based on experience and education


Denver International Airport

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$$31.65 - $49.06

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8500 Peña Blvd

Denver, Colorado 80249

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