Maintenance Mechanic - Bog Brook

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Gilead, Maine, United States

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic – Bog Brook

Gilead , Maine , United States | Operations & Maintenance | Full-time Apply by: April 22, 2024 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Department of Defense, Veterans’ and Emergency Management – Military BureauJob Class Code: 8281

Grade: 12 (Operations/Maintenance)

Salary: $35,880 – $47,049 (includes 15% Stipend)

Location: Bog Brook – Gilead, MEOpening Date: April 5, 2024Closing Date: April 22, 2024

Join our team at DVEM’s Bog Brook Training Site in Gilead, Maine, where you’ll enjoy a fulfilling role with flexible hours and a supportive environment. This role involves maintaining and repairing machinery, equipment, and buildings. You’ll handle various mechanical tasks, including installing, repairing, and maintaining heating, water, and electrical systems. Additionally, you’ll perform snow plowing and upkeep of buildings and grounds.Here’s why this position stands out!

+ + Customizable Schedule: Collaborate with your supervisor to adjust start and stop times according to the needs of yourself and the work required.

+ Self-Guided Work: Take charge of your day with prioritized task lists, allowing you to manage your workload independently.

+ Limited Supervision: Enjoy a leisurely work environment with minimal oversight.

+ Independence with Support: Work independently while receiving assistance when needed.

+ Flexible Schedule: Accommodate weekend work with the option to take time off during the week. Perfect for balancing work and personal commitments.

+ Opportunity for Overtime: Take advantage of overtime opportunities for plowing during winter.

+ Seasonal Variation: Experience less winter and more summer activity, providing a dynamic work environment.

A typical day may include:

+ General replacement, upkeep, and repair of heating, plumbing, and electrical fixtures.

+ Repairing electrical wiring, fixtures, motors, and communication systems.

+ Installing and repairing steam, water, and sewage lines.

+ Operating and servicing sewage treatment plant.

+ Maintaining, operating, and repairing heating and ventilating systems.

+ Cleaning boilers and replacing worn or broken parts.

+ Repairing and maintaining masonry, walls, and woodwork.

+ Servicing laundry and kitchen equipment.

+ Operating snow removal equipment.

+ Repairing and maintaining hydraulic and mechanical elevators.

Skills or knowledge required:

+ Knowledge of plumbing, welding, electrical, and general maintenance and repair work.

+ Familiarity with safety precautions for mechanical repair work.

+ Ability to read and follow manufacturers’ specifications and instructions.

+ Proficiency with standard power and hand tools.

+ Experience with acetylene and arc welding equipment.

+ Capability to perform general carpentry and masonry skills.

Additional skills required can be acquired on the job and are needed to perform the work required.

+ + Knowledge of applicable building and safety codes.

+ Ability to read, understand, and follow blueprints.

+ Ability to use electrical test equipment such as ohm and voltage meters.

Minimum qualifications:

Two (2) years experience in the general maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, mechanical systems, and buildings.

Preference will be given to those applicants:

+ Self-motivation and strong communication skills for remote work.

+ Experience operating skid steers, plow trucks, tractors, and commercial lawnmowers.

+ Proficiency with small equipment like chainsaws and string trimmers.

+ Previous customer service experience.

Additional requirements:

+ Must pass a federal background check.

+ Flexibility to work weekends as needed.

Contact information:

Questions about this position should be directed to Mark Turmelle atMark.a.turmelle.nfg@mail.milor David Foss

If you’re ready for a rewarding position that offers autonomy, flexibility, and the opportunity to make a difference, apply now!

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the “Apply for this opening” button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and copies of any transcripts or certifications you wish to have considered while evaluating your application. In order for us to properly determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for any posting, you must be sure your resume includes month and year for any experience listed along with the duties and responsibilities associated with each particular time period. Any experience that was not full-time employment should be identified as such.

If you require a paper application, please download and print one here or contact our office at 207-623-6700. Paper applications for this posting should be submitted along with cover letter and resume before the closing date to Security & Employment Service Center, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, ME 04330 or faxed to 207-287-2018. Be sure title of the job you are applying for is included. Applications cannot be accepted after the posting closing date.

Benefits of working for the State of Maine:

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

+ Work-Life Fit – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays , 12 days of sick leave , and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

+ Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,523.28-$12,380.40 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

+ Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

+ Retirement Plan – The State contributes the equivalent of 13.41% of the employee’s pay towards the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS) for MSEA, or 18.21% for Confidential employees.

State employees are eligible for an extensive and highly competitive benefits package ( , covering many aspects of wellness. Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness ( . Note: Benefits may vary somewhat according to specific collective bargaining agreements and are prorated for part-time employment.

There’s a job and then there’s purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants demonstrate job requirements in differing ways, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, Maine State Government embraces a culture of respect and awareness. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process ensures an inclusive environment to applicants of all backgrounds including diverse race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, familial status or genetics.

If you’re looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we’d love to hear from you. Please note reasonable accommodations are provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Posted On: Apr 07, 2024

Updated On: Apr 25, 2024

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