|Date Opened||11/14/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$49,330* - $64,720/year *New employees to State service|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||12/8/2019 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction is recruiting for a Correctional HVACR Technician at Bridgeport Correctional Center. This posting may be used for future vacancies at correctional institutions in Bridgeport, Brooklyn, Niantic and Uncasville as they occur in the next year.
This position is full time, Monday through Friday, first shift 7:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is entitled to excellent benefits including health, dental and a 25 year hazardous duty retirement. New hires to the State of Connecticut will start at $49,330 and salary is non-negotiable. The selected candidate will be required to attend a 12 week hazardous duty training at the Maloney Center for Training & Staff Development located in Cheshire, CT.
To learn more about maintenance positions within the Department of Correction:
Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut. Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Kathy DeBoer at Kathleen.DeBoer@ct.gov or 860-692-6825.
In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor for inmates and/or independently performing a full range of tasks in the repair, monitoring and installation of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration and related control systems.
Performs highly skilled maintenance and construction work requiring application of trade skills, codes and standard trade practices; trains and supervises a group of inmates assigned to heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration tasks; ensures compliance with standard trade practices and codes on air systems used in heating, ventilating, and refrigeration; troubleshoots and performs work in operation, repair and installation of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and systems which may use Freon chilled water for air cooling means and air or water for condenser means; installs or repairs electric or pneumatic controls for equipment; determines required cooling capacity of units needed for small areas; uses and interprets a psychometric chart; utilizes diagnostic equipment to control and measure air flow, room air changes and room pressurization; operates and maintains building and energy management systems; performs preventative maintenance tasks; maintains custody and discipline and evaluates performance of each inmate assigned to work areas; determines and obtains required materials; maintains records; operates heavy equipment as necessary; may perform duties related to similar trade areas as required; may physically restrain inmates, quell disturbances, and otherwise assist security forces in emergencies; may be required to operate a motor vehicle; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of materials, methods, tools and equipment involved in heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration trade; knowledge of hazardous material regulations; knowledge of computer based heating and cooling systems; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to operate and interpret computerized and automated control systems; ability to plan, layout and schedule maintenance assignments ;ability to maintain records and prepare reports; ability to read schematics and flow charts; ability to instruct inmates or other employees in the techniques and skills used in the trade; ability to perform under stress and remain stable in pressure situations; some supervisory ability.
Preferred candidates will possess:
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to danger of injury or assault by inmates who have access to tools of the trade as weapons and may be exposed to the danger and discomfort associated with tasks and machinery used in the trade.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.