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University of Colorado Building Proctor (Pipe/Mechanical Trades I) - 3 Open Positions in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus *- Aurora, Colorado*

Department: Facilities Management

Job Title: Building Proctor (Pipe/Mechanical Trades I)* - 3 Open Positions*

Position #216858 – Requisition #16556

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

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Who We Are:

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside.Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The/Facilities Management Department/has3 openingsfor full-time State Classified/Building Proctor (Pipe/Mechanical Trades I)/positions.

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Job Summary:

The Building Proctor operates, monitors, services and/or repairs systems components for all UCD/Anschutz campus buildings. This position responds to emergency calls pertaining to HVAC, electrical, mechanical, and utility system failures and interruptions. The Building Proctor will perform minor building repairs for building occupants (HVAC), electrical, plumbing, etc.), and record issues through shift desk computer and maintains log book. This position performs preventative maintenance on public lighting, exit lights, battery operated lights, drinking fountains etc. May perform shift work, subject to 24 hours a day, 7 day a week operations.

Examples of Work Performed:

Corrective Maintenance (15%)

  • Respond to corrective maintenance calls and verbal assignments ensuring that tenant/staff requests are attended to in a timely, courteous, efficient manner. These work orders include requests for the repair of minor electrical items including lighting, minor plumbing items, floods, freezer monitoring, HVAC items including hot/cold calls and too much/little air supply.

  • Respond to, and communicates with, tenants to insure all complaints are resolved in a timely manner and in a craftsman like fashion. The position will operate a university vehicle to transport necessary tools/equipment to work sites across campus

Preventative Maintenance (75%)

  • Receives preventive maintenance work orders such as Air Conditioning (HVAC) filters, drive belts, lubrication and motors for the same, minor electrical, lighting and plumbing, pumps, and drinking fountains.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on assigned equipment, logs reports as required. The position must have ability to perform data entry and be able to operate a computer to log reports.

  • The position will record issues through the shift desk computer and maintain the log book. The position must have the ability for written communication since the position will maintain the log book

Building Automation System Monitoring (5%)

  • Respond to alarms. Determine problem and solution. Set priorities based on urgency

  • Make the necessary repairs, replaces/modifies components and/or parts (e.g., plumbing, steam, electrical, HVAC, and work-space aesthetic related items)

  • Operate and log all mechanical/electrical systems as required

  • Monitor, analyze, decipher and translate various alarms. This includes BAS, security, and equipment alarms

Emergencies, Special Events and Other Duties (5%)

  • Participates and assists in emergencies based on the magnitude and nature. Supports various special events both in preparation and during the event (i.e. Commencement).

  • Examples of emergencies and special events could include commencement, snow removal, power outages, flood, etc.

  • May be assigned other duties as required.

  • The position must have the ability to communicate with security, fire department, and the police department in case of an emergency and be able to communicate the problem.

Salary and Benefits:

  • The hiring salary range for this position is $3,701 - $3,901 / month (non-negotiable)*

  • *The salary offered is usually the minimum listed, however, a salary above the minimum may be offered for some hard to fill positions.

  • Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Additional Information:

  • Please click here for information on disability accommodations:

  • The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

  • The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Please make sure to include the following in your resume: job title, duties, months and years employed, and average hours per week worked as minimum experience is calculated on a 40 hour/week basis.

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of progressively responsible pipe and/or mechanical trades experience related to HVAC, electrical, mechanical, or plumbing.

  • Substitution:Successful completion of a formalized plumbing, pipefitting, steamfitting, or heating, ventilation and air conditioning apprenticeship program, or higher level, non-correspondence course work in the same fields from an accredited vocational school or university may substitute for the experience on a year-for-year basis.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be a resident of Colorado at the time of application

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license from the State of Colorado at the time of application

  • Must be willing and able to pass a criminal background check, motor vehicle check and drug test

  • Subject to pre-employment, post-accident, incident, or reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing per UCD Facilities Operations Department Policies

  • NOTE: This position has been designated as essential personnel, “Subject to call 24 hours per day, seven days per week” and may be required to carry a cell phone. Position may also be required to “Stay over late” or “Come in early” to “Cover” shifts, as needed and may be required to respond to any emergencies as needed. If hired, you will be required to provide effective off-hours phone contact info for emergency call-in purposes.

  • Must be willing and able to lift and carry up to 100 lbs. occasionally, and up to 50 lbs. frequently, and up to 20 lbs. constantly

  • Must be willing and able to walk, stand, use manual dexterity, and eye/hand coordination constantly

  • Must be willing and able to sit, climb, crawl, kneel, bend, reach, push, and pull frequently

  • Must be willing and able to work outside, exposed to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather, and in high, exposed places

  • Must be willing and able to work with others and effectively communicate verbally and in writing

  • Must be willing and able to work in small, confined spaces and work around machinery or moving equipment

  • Must be willing and able to work with toxic or caustic chemicals, and be exposed to radiant energy and electrical shock

  • Must be willing and able to operate equipment and vehicles

  • Must be willing and able to operate moving equipment and work around machinery or moving equipment.

  • Must be willing and able to work around noise/vibrations

  • Must be willing and able to work alone, above ground and in small confined spaces

  • Must be willing and able to walk on uneven surfaces and climb on scaffolds/ladders

  • Must be willing and able to work straight or rotating shifts, weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience monitoring, repairing, and/or operating HVAC systems

  • Experience using computers to monitor buildings tied into Building Automation Systems (BAS)

  • Experience fixing and maintaining equipment and machinery

  • Experience keeping activity logs

  • Experience in heating, ventilation and air conditioning


  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and work independently with minimal supervision

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse backgrounds

  • Experience that demonstrates strong customer service skills

  • Excellent oral communication skills with the ability to handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written form which includes the ability to check for typographical, grammatical and spelling errors

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Planning and organization skills

  • Knowledge of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning

  • Physical abilities

  • Mechanical abilities

Job: *Facilities/Labor,Trades & Crafts

Organization: *U0001 -- Denver-Anschutz Administration

Title: Building Proctor (Pipe/Mechanical Trades I) - 3 Open Positions

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 16556