Denver Metro BOMA

HVAC Building Engineer

City and County of Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States (on-site)
14 days ago


We are offering a hiring bonus up to $3,500 to new employees hired from this recruitment. The details of the bonus will be discussed at interview and/or offer. Note: The hiring bonus will not be applicable to City and County of Denver employees who are currently employed with the city or who have been separated from the city for fewer than 6 months.

Diversity in the City

The City and County of Denver is committed to cultivating a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This commitment is woven into our values and belief that we are strongest when we embrace and celebrate our differences. We aim to have employees who are as diverse as our residents, with different perspectives and unique ways of thinking. If you share these values and our enthusiasm for equity, we encourage you to apply to join our team.

About the General Services Facilities Management Division

The Facilities Management Division (FM) is responsible for building management and maintenance for 5.78 million square feet in 134 buildings and structures, including predictive/preventative maintenance and work order processing. The staff is responsible for providing a full range of building services including plumbing, heating/cooling, electrical, painting, maintenance of doors/window/walls/ceilings/floors, and custodial services.

We are responsible for maintaining over 6 million square feet of building and structures in 135 buildings. For more information visit the General Services website at click here. 

The Facilities Management Division within General Services is currently seeking three HVAC/Building Engineers to support and assist various facilities across the City and County of Denver. We currently have openings on three different teams:

  • Team C - Supporting approximately 1.2 million square feet of a facilities portfolio that includes multiple facilities located at the Roslyn Complex, Police Districts 1 and 2 and other police facilities, among numerous other city buildings.
  • Team D - Supporting approximately 1.6 million square feet in eight City facilities (e.g. Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse, Denver Crime Lab, Rose Andom Center).
  • Team B - Supporting approximately 1,000,000 square feet across a diverse portfolio that includes Police, Human Services and the Denver Animal Shelter. This position will be based out of the Castro building at 1200 Federal Blvd.

In this role, you will perform full performance level work in the daily operation, maintenance, preventative maintenance, and repair for facilities, including utilizing automated control systems to monitor, adjust and control various electrical and mechanical building systems. You will also be responsible for the daily operation of, and periodic preventative maintenance on, a facility's mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems, including air handling units, domestic cool and hot water systems, heating and chill water systems, sump and sewage systems, diesel generators, and fire protection, pump and detection systems.

HVAC/Building Engineers are the primary technical staff for facility maintenance, emergency maintenance, minor electrical and plumbing testing, and repairs in the facility. The ideal candidate will be proficient with Building Automation Systems/Direct Digital Control Systems. Overall competency with computers and associated business applications is highly desired.

There will be daily interaction with tenants ranging from customers to employees of various Agencies across the City and County of Denver. As such having strong customer service and interpersonal skills will be crucial to success for this individual.

The HVAC/Building Engineer:

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs equipment and machinery which may include some fabrication
  • Inspects buildings, grounds, and equipment for unsafe or malfunctioning systems and conditions
  • Assists with installation and modification of building equipment systems
  • Oversees or performs repair, testing, and troubleshooting of building equipment systems
  • Evaluates and recommends equipment and service upgrades
  • Assists in coordinating maintenance efforts with outside contractors and technicians for contracted work
  • Orders parts and supplies as required and maintains stock and inventory control
  • Maintains records and prepares reports, and estimates materials, labor, and equipment costs
  • Observes all common safety practices
  • Performs snow removal duties

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

  • A guaranteed life-long monthly Pension, vested after five years of service
  • An optional 457B Retirement Plan
  • 132 hours of PTO earned within first year + 13 Paid Holidays annually
  • Flexible Work Model- this position may work a 9/80 schedule after probation
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision plans effective within one month of start date

About You

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to service multiple facilities across the City and County of Denver
  • Journeyman HVAC license and Professional experience in troubleshooting and repairing large building HVAC systems in facilities exceeding 100,000 sq. ft. in size
  • Experience in operating Building Automation Systems (BAS)
  • Current universal chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) License
  • BOMI designation such as Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA) or Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT)
  • IFMA credential such as Facilities Management Profession (FMP) or Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP)
  • LEED Credential
  • IREM or BOAC designation
  • Previous professional experience utilizing Automated Work Order systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education requirement: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate
  • Experience Requirement: Three (3) 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
  • License/Certifications: This job requires driving. Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application
  • By position, requires a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL "B") with appropriate endorsements by the end of probation
  • Requires either a valid journey certificate of qualification or equivalency as required in trades specialty issued by the City and County of Denver, or a valid journey license issued by the State of Colorado by the end of probationary period

About Everything Else

Job Profile

CJ2732 Building Engineer I

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Position Type


Position Salary Range

$29.07 - $45.06

Starting Pay

$33.00-$40.00/hour, based on experience and education

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69400597
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Company Name For Job: City and County of Denver
  • Position Title: HVAC Building Engineer
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: $33.00 - $40.00 (Hourly Wage)

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