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Denver Commercial Property Services is looking for a Mechanic Shop Manager.

About DCPS

Denver Commercial Property Services is a rapidly growing provider of commercial property services to 1,000+ clients across Colorado. During the past 10 years, we’ve grown from 10 employees to over 500 and offer tremendous long-term career advancement opportunities for our employees. We’ve been named a “Best Place to Work” in the State of Colorado and in addition to long-term job security, we offer competitive pay, bonuses, and benefits across all of our divisions.

Job Type: Full Time

Pay: Base Salary + Annual Bonus range $90,000 to $110,000 depending on experience and qualification. Benefits include 401k matching, Healthcare, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Job Description:

Key Functions: 

  • Maintaining DCPS equipment fleet to minimize long-term overall fleet cost of ownership and maximize equipment fleet uptime
  • Managing a team of Technicians to provide timely and cost competitive maintenance and repair of the DCPS equipment fleet
  • Developing an annual budget for Shop expenses, set labor rates to charge DCPS Divisions for Shop services, monitor Shop expenses versus budget through monthly profit and loss statements
  • Meet with DCPS Divisions managers to understand their near-term and longer term (annual) maintenance and repair needs

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Staff the DCPS Mechanic Shop in terms of number and skill level of Technicians to provide timely and cost competitive service to minimize overall fleet cost and maximize equipment uptime.
  • Assess the skill level of Technicians, determine what skill levels are needed to effectively manage the Shop, and if necessary, develop a plan for training required to reach targeted skill levels (in-house or external training).
  • Responsible for interviewing candidates, on boarding new hires, training new employees. Also responsible for assuring Shop employees have clearly defined roles, understand their responsibilities, and understand how those contribute to the Shop and DCPS achieving company-wide goals.
  • Establish a process to periodically (at least annually, preferably quarterly) evaluate Technician methods, procedure, and work results for the purpose of evaluating performance and provide feedback, training, empowerment, and professional growth to meet Shop and DCPS company-wide goals.
  • Detailed knowledge of the diagnosis, maintenance and repair of heavy and light duty gasoline and diesel engines and related mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electronic component systems.
  • Must understand and have a good working knowledge of accounting, be able to develop a complete annual forecast/budget of Shop expenses, be able to monitor actual versus estimated performance and know how to course correct when necessary and have ability to discuss performance with DCPS management and be responsible for the actual versus estimated results.
  • With the assistance of DCPS management, create an annual cost/expense budget required to operate the Mechanic Shop, set a labor rate to charge DCPS Divisions for Shop work performed, and monitor estimated versus actual results monthly via an income statement or profit and loss statement.
  • Manage all parts and supplies purchasing and inventory management needed to minimize overall fleet cost and maximize equipment uptime.
  • Use MPWeb software to manage the flow of Maintenance Orders (MOs) and Work Orders (WOs), setting priority, and assigning to Technicians to provide timely and cost competitive service.
  • Using MPWeb software, track all repair costs (parts + labor) per piece of equipment to issue detailed monthly invoices to Divisions Managers that use Shop services for repairs and/or maintenance.
  • Meet with DCPS Division Managers (monthly or quarterly) to understand their current and near-term repair/service needs.  Also to understand the Division Managers current equipment roster and develop an annual plan to service equipment during the work season and off-season.
  • Approve time sheets and expense reports of Shop employees
  • Must have experience using software program regarding Fleet, Heavy Equipment, Repair-Maintenance, etc.
  • Perform other job duties as requested by management

Key Traits: 

  • Proactively identifies issues, propose solutions, and successfully execute plans to improve any or all parts of the current Shop management process.
  • Makes consistently effective decisions using experience and DCPS policies & procedures and/or guidelines to achieve the goals of minimizing fleet/equipment costs and maximizing fleet/equipment uptime.
  • Rapidly recognizes potential issues and offers pro-active solutions to solve issues.
  • Consistently executes plans that ensure work is done correctly, is completed in a timely and cost-effective manner, meets DCPS priorities, and achieves set goals.
  •  Understands that DCPS Division Managers are Shop customers and strive to deliver best in class service communicating cost and time estimates with the goal of minimizing fleet/equipment costs and maximizing fleet/equipment uptime.
  • Understands and complies with federal, state, and local regulations that affect service operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc.


  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of direct experience as a repair Technician, have at least 2 years of direct experience managing a team of at least 2 other Technicians, have direct experience managing the daily operations of a repair/maintenance Shop, and have direct experience with the accounting and financial aspects of managing a Shop budget and being directly responsible or held accountable for an income statement or profit & loss statement.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license and ability to be insured by Denver Commercial Property Services Inc. Insurance carrier. High school diploma or GED


  • A competitive compensation package that rewards high-performers
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid time-off
  • Quarterly bonus