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Jacobs Facility Maintenance Technician in Denver, Colorado

Facility Maintenance Technician


Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

This position performs and qualifies for the proper, efficient and safe operation, (as well as minor tests, repairs, and maintenance) of all plant equipment under his/her control in accordance with plant procedures and directions. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates and troubleshoots all plant equipment as directed from locations other than main control room and performs minor maintenance and repair of plant equipment.

  • Responds to alarms and takes appropriate action and makes proper decisions based on unit status.

  • Diagnoses operating problems; directs and performs necessary corrective action during work shift.

  • Conducts preventive maintenance on Central Utility Plant equipment and systems to ensure the integrity and reliability of the chilled water distribution system.

  • Reads gauges and meters, starts and stops equipment, and operates valves to route and control flow, makes process control adjustments, determines and sets proper chemical dosage and flow rates, and operates PLCs and SCADA systems.

  • Prepares and makes entries in the daily plant log and maintains complete record keeping procedures for supervisory review.

  • Utilizes and modifies the CMMS system to assure maximum effectiveness; provides required and appropriate documentation.

  • Collects samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses on water treatment, take corrective action based on test results and informs supervisor via the plant log.

  • Makes operating decisions in the absence of supervisory personnel

  • Informs supervision of needs and/or changes required to keep operations in a safe and well-maintained condition.

  • Performs other duties as required


  • Two years of experience in any of the following; utility mechanic, stationary engineer, refrigeration mechanic.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Possesses effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient with SAP or equivalent computerized maintenance system.

  • EPA Universal License.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of previous Utility Plant experience with familiarity of the principles and practices of Utility Plant operations; operating principles of chillers, compressors, cooling towers, building management systems, water distribution systems, water treatment programs; valves, pumps, and motors; safe work practices.

  • Knowledge of computer software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, CMMS and data management systems, and be able to operate plant PLC’s and SCADA systems

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

The work area can involve a working environment indoors as well as outdoors, which could cause exposure to outdoor elements; proper environmental attire will be required. Some areas can have loud noise, active machinery, high pressure fluid systems, electrical equipment, confined spaces, heights and depths, fumes, air borne particles and various chemicals. The use of appropriate safety equipment will be mandatory in these areas to prevent hazardous contact. Must be able to sit, stand, stoop, twist and bend at the waist, turn, kneel, squat, raise arms above shoulder height, grasp, reach, perform repetitive hand movements and fine coordination when preparing reports and using a computer keyboard, have vision sufficient to read computer screens, printed documents and operate office equipment, have hearing in the normal range with or without correction. In an 8-hour shift must be able to transport self across the facility, ascend and descend stair steps, lift objects up to 50 pounds from floor level to waist height, wear and use appropriate safety equipment.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

Job Operations & Maintenance

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Denver-US CO Denver - Xcel Energy DDC

Job Type Experienced

Travel No

Req ID: BI 000AKW