Maintenance Mechanic

    • Denver, CO

EMPLOYMENT VALUE PROPOSITION: Mental Health Center of Denver provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVENESS: The Mental Health Center of Denver values and is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to ending bias and discrimination in our community and ensuring equity within all aspects of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, transfer, or promotion opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Learn what it is like to work at the Mental Health Center of Denver:


STARTING SALARY: $19.24/hr. - $23.10/hr.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Assist the Facilities Operations Manager in ensuring all MHCD Office and Residential housing facilities are properly maintained, serviced, and repaired, including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, landscaping, etc. Maintains and repairs a variety of complex machines. May assist in installation of new equipment. Performs required mechanical and electrical maintenance functions; does preventative maintenance as scheduled. Uses wide variety of tools; maintains records of work performed, parts used, and time spent. Works with little supervision. This is a journey level position.


  • Monitor maintenance work performed by contractors and other vendors at MHCD facilities; advise Director of work being performed and of unusual conditions or problems related to work performed by others.
  • Respond to emergencies by contacting appropriate service contractor and supervisor. Take required corrective measures to prevent hazard conditions to persons or property.
  • Perform walk-through inspections of all sites to locate damage and required repairs. Check buildings and grounds for wear, damage, required service, and fire or safety hazards.
  • Maintain landscaping, including lawns, shrubs, trees, flowers, and other landscaping materials. Schedule all snow removal as required by sites.
  • Perform minor plumbing repairs such as replacing washers, clearing small drain blockages, caulking fixtures, and repairing toilet flush valves.
  • Perform minor electrical repairs such as changing ballast’s and replacing broken receptacles, switches, and lamp holders.
  • Perform minor repairs to walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, window coverings, etc. Change light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, diffuses, lenses, etc.; change or clean filters in air handling units and terminal units. Monitor and log performance.
  • Perform basic preventive maintenance tasks including cleaning, lubricating, inspecting, and adjusting heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment on a scheduled basis. Keep required logs of service tasks and dates.
  • Perform minor repairs on MHCD vehicles.
  • Rotating on-call coverage using company vehicle. (paid time if response necessary)
  • Maintain a trauma informed environment of wellbeing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or G.E.D.         

EXPERIENCE:   Minimum of five years with hands on experience in building maintenance,

construction, or HVAC controls.                                                                                                                                  


  • Knowledge or ability to learn and practice trauma informed principles and practices.
  • Good mechanical aptitude and good understanding of building electrical and mechanical systems and structures.
  • Ability to organize tasks and plan schedules.
  • Valid current Colorado Driver's License and good driving record.


MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:  Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching.  May require lifting up to 50 pounds.   Requires manual dexterity sufficient to work with a variety of tools (hammer, drill, pliers, etc.) and to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment. 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  May require occasional evening, weekend and rotating on-call duties.

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