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Events Maintenance Worker II

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$17.69 $24.76 $3,066.21 $4,291.65 $36,787.00 $51,501.00


Performs semi-skilled and skilled work involving painting, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical, and electrical maintenance in the alteration, repair, and maintenance of County equipment, buildings, and grounds. Performs semi-skilled and skilled work involving the operation of heavy equipment and assorted industry equipment necessary to conduct convention, equine, concert, and other event type activities, both public and private produced at the Larimer County Fairgrounds and Event Complex.


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.

  • Perform and oversee maintenance and repair on event equipment, facilities, buildings, and grounds at the Event Complex.
  • Maintain related records and reports.
  • Perform maintenance tasks involving mechanical, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and general construction tasks, to include: repair of windows, walls, doors, floors, ceilings, outlets, plumbing fixtures, air conditioning and heating systems, painting, dry wall, etc. 
  • Repair, and assist in fabricating and constructing event equipment, which may include stages (metal/wood), ramps (loading, entrance, handicap), event specific paneling, floor and deck hold downs, cable hangers, panel storage racks (metal and wood), shelving, bleachers, event specific floor coverings (plywood decks, ice and dirt coverings, carpet), handrails, barricades and barriers (metal, wood, concrete, chain link mesh) and other similar projects. 
  • Operate, maintain, adjust, and repair a wide variety of equipment. Heavy equipment including, but not inclusive of, fork lifts, single and tandem axle dump trucks, water trucks, tractors, skidster loaders, front end loaders, boom lifts, scissor lifts, roller packers, back hoes, and various pull behind equipment necessary in the repair, maintenance, and alteration of parking lots, sidewalks, electrical and audio lines (overhead and buried), roofs, lighting structures, arena flooring, and the movement, placement, and erection of materials used to produce customer events. 
  • Provide information and directions to the public. 
  • Build rough wooden structures such as barricades and fences, and perform rough carpentry. 
  • Operate, maintain, adjust, and repair equipment and tools necessary for performing maintenance tasks. 
  • Perform and oversee event setups per data sheets. 
  • Communicate effectively with event coordinators concerning event setups, event setup changes, and problems or issues arising during events. 
  • Understand calculations of event expenses and tracking of expenses, and is capable of tracking those expenses and communicating them with event coordinators via written logs, email, or verbal communication. 
  • Use a computer sufficiently to communicate with other staff through the use of email, and simple word and excel documents. 
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:


  • Basic operations, tools, and terms used in building maintenance and repair work.
  • Safe work practices. 
  • Safe operation of a variety of hand and power tools. 
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.
  • Learn to use the required tools and equipment skillfully and safely. 
  • Follow written and verbal instructions. 
  • Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in rough and finish carpentry and cabinet making. 
  • Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in general building maintenance work. 
  • Use and maintenance of a variety of power and hand tools. 
  • Methods, materials, brushes, tools, and equipment used in the painting trade. 
  • Basic practices and procedures of electrical work. 
  • Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in plumbing work. 
  • Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used for setting up, operating and tearing down convention, arena, equine and sporting events. 
  • Methods materials and tools to ensure proper soil conditions, water content, and footing of arena flooring. 
  • Basic principles of First Aid and CPR. 
  • Perform skilled journey level maintenance and repair work in either the plumbing, electrical, painting, mechanical, or carpentry trade area. 
  • Operate light and heavy equipment used in conducting events. 
  • Use and care for tools, supplies, and materials required in the work. 
  • Read and understand blueprints, construction drawings and schematics, and data sheets as produced by event coordinators. 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.


  • Two years of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities.
  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by specialized courses in building construction and maintenance and heavy equipment operation. 
  • Possession of a valid Colorado Driver's License, and the ability to obtain and maintain a Class B CDL with air brake and tanker endorsement within 90 days of employment.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to:

  • Sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time; must be able to climb ladders, scaffolds, and stairways.
  • Stoop, bend, stretch, twist, reach, kneel, crawl, squat, climb, and balance. 
  • Lift, carry, drag, or push, both alone and with help; must be able to lift 80 pounds, without mechanical assistance. 
  • Crawl through small openings or crawl and/or maneuver in small, confined areas. 
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative to those an employee would encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
  •  The employee is occasionally exposed too wet and/or humid conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside conditions.

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