Colorado State STRUCTURAL TRADES II - Painter in Denver Metro, Colorado






$3,628.00 - $5,158.00 Monthly


Denver Metro, CO

Job Type

Full Time


Colorado Department of Human Services

Job Number

IHA 04601 09/12/2018


9/26/2018 5:00 PM Mountain

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Department Information

Office of Administrative Solutions

Divisions Facilities Management

The Division of Facilities exists to plan, design, construct, operate, maintain and manage the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) facilities and campuses according to all applicable standards in a manner that promotes the CDHS mission of providing safe, sanitary and effective environment for clients, youth, residents, consumers and staff and enhances the quality of life in CDHS facilities and campuses and the surrounding neighborhoods.

Facilities served: The facilities managed by the Division of Facilities Management (DFM) include 1,400 acres of land and 349 buildings comprised of 3.8 million square feet. The North district facilities are Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan (CMHIFL), 1575 Sherman, Wheat Ridge Regional Center (WRRC), Sunada (SLC), Satellite Group Homes, and the Division of Youth Services (Adams, Gillliam, Lookout Mountain, Marvin Foote, Mount View, Platte Valley, and Ridge View).

About Us

If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to a great location and rewarding and meaningful work, we offer:

  • Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA choice of Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401K and 457 plans

  • Employee wellness programs

  • Medical and dental health plans

  • Paid life insurance

  • Short and long-term disability coverage

  • 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave

  • Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training opportunities, and more

Description of Job

This position exists to at a fully operational independent level to respond, troubleshoot, and correct building client issues during normal operating hours. This position works at and travels to all the facilities listed above and the job duties includes, but not limited to, building temperature control, minor plumbing and electrical problems and minor building security issues (locked doors, broken windows, etc.


  • Paint walls, equipment, buildings, casework, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns.

  • Paint removal of old paint to prepare surface prior to painting.

  • Mixing Paint of colors to obtain desired color or consistency.

  • Prepare area to protect during painting using drop cloths or masking tape and paper.

  • Minor repairs using caulking guns or putty knive to fill cracks, holes or joints to make ready for painting.

  • Preform general drywall duties;hang, tape, texture, drywall plaster patch.

  • Working with fast drying materials and duties may need to be preformed in a secure area with patients or clients present.

  • Inspect facilities for necessary repairs such as burnt out exit lights, responding to calls.

  • General maintenance repair walls, ceilings, floors and accentuated systems.

  • Preform electrical repair, replace ballast, repair/replace light fixtures,light switches,

  • Snake plugged sanitary lines using appropriate equipment.

  • Replace washers, seats, traps, valves, supply lines, p-traps etc. etc.

  • General Maintenance

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Four years of progressively responsible experience in maintaining, finishing, and painting structures, structural parts, furnishings including (carpentry, electrical, locksmithing).



Conditions of Employment

The successful candidate in this position will be willing and available to submit to the following conditions:

  • Must be willing to submit to a background check, pre-employment drug screening.

  • Must be willing to submit to a pre-employment physical examination.

  • Must be willing to receive an annual influenza vaccination or sign a document for a medical or religious exemption at the time of hire.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

  • Essential Services Designation - Must be available for call back to perform essential and/or emergency services of the agency without delay or interruption.

  • Must be willing to properly use, handle and properly respond to exposure to hazardous materials.

  • Must be available for shift work.


If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

Supplemental Information

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience with general hospital and commercial building maintenance

  • Experience painting in commercial or institutional setting

  • Experience with maintenance on or of commercial painting equipment

  • Experience working in locked institutional or correctional facilities

  • Experience with proper paint mixing and application procedures of the following material to include but not limited to latex, oil, epoxy, lacquer and urethanes. Applications of these materials to include brush, roller, and spray.

Selection Process:

The selection process will consist primarily of a review of applications against the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position. Applications will be reviewed in comparison to all others in the applicant pool in order to identify the top group of 6 candidates to be invited for a final interview. Applicants will be notified of their status via email.


Any person with a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To receive the accommodation, the person making the request must present medical documentation that describes the impairment which justifies the accommodation. Because it requires several days for CDHS to evaluate the request and prepare for the accommodation, it is essential for the person who believes he/she may need an accommodation to locate or obtain the documentation that he/she intends to submit well in advance of the assessment date. Failure to provide the medical documentation three days in advance of a comparative analysis could make it impossible for CDHS to prepare for and provide the requested accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation for this assessment, please contact Bridget Clawson Braaten at 303-866-4373 or or the contact listed on this announcement three days before the assessment date.