Maintenance Repairman 1

Posted 4 months ago

Company/Organization: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Job Position/Title: Maintenance Repairman 1

Location: Harrisburg PA

Pay range scale: 34-50k/year

Job Description:

THE POSITION Showcase your specialized occupational abilities and join our team as a Maintenance Repairman 1 with the Department of General Services! This is an exciting opportunity to perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties, involving several trades in the installation, repair, and maintenance of various machinery, equipment, structures, and environs for commonwealth buildings and equipment. Take pride in the work you do and apply with us today!

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DESCRIPTION OF WORK As a Maintenance Repairman 1, you will be performing basic carpentry work, completing minor repairs and adjustments to small-motorized equipment, and assisting electricians in major electrical projects. You will be responsible for plumbing duties, preparing surfaces for painting, and performing general maintenance and cleaning duties associated with the general upkeep and preservation in and around commonwealth buildings. The Maintenance Repairman 1 is also responsible for shoveling and snow/ice removal from building entrances, walkways, and steps.

Essential Employee-Report for emergencies and office closings.

Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

Full-time employment Work hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday, with 60-minute lunch. This position is considered essential. You will be required to work during emergencies and offices closings. Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable. You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

Two years of experience in general maintenance work which has involved at least two of the building, electrical, or mechanical trades; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training that affords the applicant with the Required Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities.

Necessary Special Requirement:

This position requires possession of a valid Pennsylvania Class C Driver’s License.

Additional Requirements:

You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:

Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education). Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted. Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.


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If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS

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