Inspect equipment and related materials to ensure efficient and safe operation. Performs preventive maintenance. May train and/or supervise a work detail of inmates in performing general work within the institution. Construct and maintain buildings and related structure applying carpentry and painting techniques using carpentry tools to reconstruct, alter, repair and/or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, etc: interpret and/or draw sketches or layouts of work to be done. The ability to use hand and power tools in a wide variety of maintenance repair activities in a correctional institution. Ensure that all duties are carried out as directed in a professional and timely manner. Performs other duties as assigned. May be required to be a tool crib attendant.
Minimum Entrance Requirements: None.
Special Requirements: None.
Work experience in Commercial/Industrial maintenance repairs. Extensive knowledge in and safe use of all phases of power and hand tools. Experience in the following fields: Masonry (Brick wall repairs and block construction), Welding and Fabricating, Roof Structures: (slate repairs, rubber membrane and asphalt), Carpentry: (Floor systems, window repairs, drywall construction, conventional framing, ceramic/laminate tile installation/repairs), Landscaping: (commercial mowers, chainsaws and related equipment, fence repair and installation), Snow Removal: (vehicle mounted plow operation, Snowblowers, Front end loader and sand). Availability for emergencies after normal working hours. Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, specifications, blueprints, etc. Ability to plan and conduct training or instruction. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written expression. Ability to give written and oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner. Ability to deal tactfully with others. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
This is a Civil Service position. Candidate must take and pass the next Civil Service Examination for this title and score must be reached in order to be considered for a permanent appointment. Please note that salaries for union positions are determined according to the provisions of the respective collective bargaining agreement. *The DOC urges bi-lingual applicants to apply.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - 2 years ago