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Maintenance / Construction Technician III

at North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Pay: $33960 to $57493/year
$33960 - $57493
Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2473217
Keywords: technician, plumbing

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Description of Work

This position is located at NC Correctional Institution for Women, Raleigh, NC, Wake County

Salary Grade: GN 08      Salary Range: $33,960 - $57,493


This position requires a minimum education of high school or (GED) General Educational Development. In order to receive credit all applicants must include all required education and experience on the state application.  Journeyman level trade certificates or certifications ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for COMPLETED high school or (GED) General Educational Development.
Welcome to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS), Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, Section of Prisons.  The Department of Public Safety is the largest state agency with 26,000 employees. The Agency's mission statement is to "Safeguard and preserve the lives and property of the people of North Carolina through prevention, protection, and preparation with integrity and honor."  The DPS Vision for the Department is "to provide premier public safety services for all North Carolinians."

If you are looking for a rewarding career, please consider the opportunity to apply for the  Maintenance/Construction Technician III  position located at NC Correctional Institution for Women with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.  This position is a full-time position with state benefits including health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, as well as retirement.
 This position is assigned to the NC Correctional Institution for Women Maintenance Complex.  The primary purpose of this position is to perform routine, preventive and corrective maintenance tasks and repairs, insuring that assigned systems within an adult female correctional facility and support buildings are maintained in a safe and efficient manner. The position is required to perform at the Journeyman Level in the plumbing/mechanical trade and at the Journey Level in at least one other trade, preferably electrical or HVAC. This position is responsible for the ongoing preventive maintenance and continuous repair of water/piping systems throughout the facility which includes pneumatic mixing valves, domestic water systems, non-potable water systems, heating/cooling piping, and boilers. He/She will install, repair and replace commodes, sinks, water coolers, water heaters, garbage disposal, dishwasher, shower valves, water faucets, flush valves, and other related fixtures and equipment. This position requires multiple trade skills that will allow him/her to perform multiple maintenance tasks.  He/she will be expected to supervise the work of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled labor (including inmates) to assist him/her in completing assigned tasks and provide support to other staff members performing trade skills during preventive maintenance or other duties assigned by the supervisor as deemed necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Listed below are the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) associated with the position.  These KSAs, along with the minimum education and experience listed, are required in order to be deemed "eligible" for the position therefore you must provide supporting information, within the body of your application, to demonstrate your possession of each KSA listed

  • Documented working knowledge of the design of plumbing piping including water supply and sanitary drainage.
  • Documented working knowledge of the practices, methods, materials and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of building systems.
  • Documented ability to diagnose, prescribe and perform repair procedures on numerous types of equipment, and the skill to use related tools and equipment in the repair of plumbing, HVAC or electrical systems.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and two (2) years of progressive experience in the assigned trade areas; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Special Qualification May require current certification by the Environmental Protection Agency as a Type I, II, III or Universal technician as required by Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations Part 82, Subpart F.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply.  DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals.  Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. 
Online applications are only accepted through
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application.
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form.  Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. 
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214 (member's copy 4 only), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application. 
During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process. 
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to
The N.C. Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Prison Rape" under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to files/Employee_StatementPREA.pdf for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the N.C. Department of Public Safety.

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