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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Date:  Dec 3, 2023
Req ID:  21984
Location: 

Newport, AR, US, 72112

Category:  DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $29,046.00

Position Number: 22112818 
County: Jackson 
Posting End Date: 12/7/2023 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $29,046.00 

Location: Construction/Grimes Unit - Newport 

 
The mission of the Department of Corrections is to be a public safety resource for Arkansas families by providing professional management solutions and evidence-based rehabilitative initiatives for offenders.

 

All DOC positions are designated as Safety Sensitive Positions and are subject to random drug testing pursuant to the Secretarial Directive governing Personnel Drug Testing. Medical marijuana usage, as defined in Amendment 93 of the Arkansas Constitution, prohibits Personnel in a Safety-Sensitive Position from the use of medical marijuana even if they are qualifying patient under the amendment and/or hold a registry identification card. Department Personnel are prohibited from the use or possession of a medicinal marijuana card pursuant to this policy and state law.

Position Information

Class Code: S046C

Grade: GS04

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $29,046.00 - $42,117.00

Summary

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for overseeing and participating in the maintenance and operation of facilities and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Functions

Develops preventative maintenance schedules for facilities and equipment and participates in overall planning by providing information and advice concerning equipment status, maintenance replacement, or purchasing needs. 
 
Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks, including building wooden structures, replacing faulty plumbing fixtures, repairing broken pipes, replacing electrical fixtures and receptacles, welding broken parts, rebuilding small motors, overhauling carburetors, tuning up vehicles, operating power tools, pouring and finishing concrete, and servicing refrigeration units. 
 
Reports maintenance and repairs needed in maintaining facilities.  

Prepares employees work schedules, trains new employees, and recommends
disciplinary actions, as needed. 

Maintains records and prepares reports including vehicle utilization, equipment history, and materials purchased. 
 
May operate a waste water treatment facility by monitoring equipment to ensure proper operation, making repairs, taking samples, and completing reports. 
 
Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and structural requirements used in the construction and maintenance of buildings and grounds. 
Knowledge of state government procurement practices. 
Ability to plan, assign, and coordinate work activities, and monitor the performance of co-workers and/or subordinates. 
Ability to determine repair/maintenance requirements, perform manual labor, and operate and maintain the necessary tools and equipment. 
Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. 
Ability to maintain inventory and purchase supplies. 
Ability to train others in the use of tools and equipment in order to maintain facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma plus two years of experience in general maintenance operation. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

OTHER JOB-RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE

 

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


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