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HVAC Journeyman

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation, and education. We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions — Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Behaviors of: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all that we do.

Denver Zoo’s Facilities Maintenance department has an opportunity for a full time HVAC Journeyman to perform skilled trades level work in the maintenance, repair, and installation of a variety of HVAC equipment. The candidate must have a journey level certification in a skilled trades area such as heating and ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration, stationary engineering, steam fitting, and/or steam and hot water and at least three years experience.

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests. If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic, fast paced, and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you!

In this role, you will:

* Inspect facilities and equipment to determine installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair needs as permitted by the appropriate HVAC certification.

* Install, maintain, and repair equipment and machinery which may include some fabrication.

* Operate, maintain, and repair high/low pressure steam/hot water boilers, pumping units vacuum pumps, boiler feed pumps and auxiliary equipment.

* Operate, maintain, replace, and repair commercial/industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems, controls, and related equipment.

* Install, replace, and repair forced air heating and duct work.

* Operate/adjust automatic building system controls.

* Prepare shop drawings and works from blueprints.

* Assist in the maintenance and repair work in conjunction with other skilled trades.

* Plan and coordinate installation, maintenance, and repair work with customers, and when needed other trades.

* Operate and maintain tools and equipment common to various skilled trades and contractors.

* Perform general plant and building maintenance repair.

* Utilized Facility Dude program for work order processing, communication and maintenance of records and reports, in addition to providing estimates on materials, labor, and equipment costs.

* Supervise, as necessary, assisting trades, Apprentices and Outside Contractors.

* Set priorities in alignment with Inspire Awe:

o Safety first, always.

o Care demonstrated through exceptional guest service

o Connect with each guest utilizing ROADMAP in all programs and GIG strategies with guests

* Demonstrate a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, & health regulations, procedures, and goals.

* Act in accordance with Denver Zoo’s Core Behaviors: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence in all interactions with staff, guest, volunteers, and vendors.

The Successful Candidate will have the following qualifications:

* High school graduate or equivalent.

* Heating & Ventilating Journeyman or equivalent.

* Refrigeration Journeyman level with CFC license.

* Familiarity with digital control systems.

* Variable air volume systems operation & maintenance.

* Minimum of 3 years in similar type position.

* Ability to work independently without direct supervision and in a team setting in order to support overall HVAC Shop operations and Work Order processing.

* Knowledge of engineering concepts, principles, and practices, and of equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce motion, light, power, technology, and other applications.

* Knowledge of principles and methods for operating industrial equipment.

* Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings.

* Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, installation, uses, repair, and maintenance.

* Knowledge of developing, producing, understanding, and using plans, blueprints, models, and maps, including the use of tools and instruments to produce precision technical drawings.

* Possess excellent interpersonal communications and customer service skills.

* Valid drivers license with a clear driving record.

* Ability to lift 60 lbs.

Completed applications must be submitted by October 19, 2018

Denver Zoo reserves the right to close the position prior to the above date.

Denver Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer