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Parking Equipment Technician

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

University Staff



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Job Summary

The position ensures the operational readiness of parking facilities across campus by performing routine and scheduled maintenance according to department and work unit protocols. In addition, the incumbent shall also transfer revenues collected at self park terminals and assist the Equipment Supervisor with the performance of any diagnostics or repair of malfunctioning units. This position works outdoors.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Parking Services is responsible for the construction, maintenance, enforcement and permit sales for most of the university's existing and new parking facilities. We offer a variety of permit options to meet campus parking needs. In addition, Parking Services provides staffing and parking plans for thousands of annual campus events. We diligently strive to reduce and mitigate the impact of large campus events on daily university operations for permit holders and event guests.
Parking Services ensures University of Colorado Boulder’s collective success by supporting the campus strategic initiatives, supporting and investing in our workforce, meeting our fiscal responsibilities as a self-funded university business and planning for a sustainable future. We work to provide quality solutions to access the University of Colorado Boulder campus.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Parking Equipment and Revenue Collection:
  • Collect revenue from self-park terminals located on campus in accordance with work unit protocols. Perform routine diagnostics on self-park terminals located on campus to verify operational efficiency given work unit policies and procedures. Collect and deposit single space meter revenue which includes bagging coin and filling out daily manifests. Monitor, maintain, install, repair, remove, upgrade, and troubleshoot single space parking meters and self-park terminals. Any repairs beyond their capacity to address shall be referred to Equipment Supervisor. 
Facility Operations:
  • Operate vehicles, driving sweepers, crack seal machines, striping machine, powered and non-powered tools, various hand tools, as well as other equipment to perform routine, preventive and general maintenance on parking lots, parking lot signs, parking structures and other parking areas according to manuals and procedures. Maintain medians, flow lines and all asphalt surfaces in parking lots. This includes sweeping flow lines, weeding and or weed whipping medians and surface trash mitigation. Follow supervisor instructions and manuals for installation of regulatory and advisory signing, installation of bumper blocks, painting of lots, organizing, and delivering materials to work sites. Maintain daily records on work performed. Turn in work records and repair records to supervisor daily. Be available by radio and/or cell phone during assigned shift. 
  • Perform hands on cleaning and operate power-sweeping equipment, gas powered power washer, backpack blowers and vacuums to clean parking garage floors and lot surfaces. Wipe down handrails, sweep stairwells, clean glass windows, glass doors, wipe down elevator controls, sweep and mop elevator floors, sanitize and shine inside of elevator cabs. Perform general janitorial tasks in keeping the parking facilities clean and safe, including human waste and needle clean up. Empty trash and recycle containers, wash, and sanitize containers on a regular basis. Perform safety checks on all structure doors, elevators, and accessible door paddles. Report and remove graffiti from structures and or parking equipment.
  • Take Receipt of materials for immediate use and/or placement in inventory in accord with inventory storage policies and procedures; recommend purchase of tools, replacement parts, and repair manuals. Coordinate student employees to store products in inventory according to storage policies and par levels.
Snow Removal:
  • Perform snow removal for parking owned areas: hand shoveling, snow blowers, ice abatement. For ADA spaces, sidewalks and a parking lot as necessary and as directed by Field or Equipment supervisor and/or Assistant Director of Infrastructure and Capital Projects.  

What You Should Know

  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. 
    • New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
  • The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 6:30am-2:30pm.  This position works outdoors.
  • This position will require a pre-placement physical. 
  • This position is essential services.

What We Can Offer

  • The salary range for this position is $40,000 - $42,000.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Two years of progressively responsible experience in building maintenance. 
  • Substitution The successful completion of a formalized apprenticeship program or position related vocational course work can substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis.

What You Will Need

  • Experience working on a laptop and a smartphone.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by January 30, 2022 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures. 

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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