|Date Opened||11/3/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$117,671 - $160,438/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||12/8/2021 11:59:00 PM|
Are you the experienced and dynamic leader that the CT Department of Correction is looking for?
The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) is seeking a highly experienced Director of Engineering (official title: Chief of Engineering Services 2) to head our agency’s Engineering Unit. The Director of Engineering will lead the development, implementation, oversight and management of the facility maintenance systems, infrastructure, and engineering services.
This is a full-time, 40 hours/week position, on a first shift schedule. This position is located at CT DOC Central Office: 24 Wolcott Hill Road in Wethersfield, CT and the candidate will be required to travel to all CT Correctional Facilities. In this role, the Chief of Engineering Services will have access to a State issued vehicle. Please note, this role will be required to work on-call rotations.
Our Mission & Department Values
The DOC shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law-abiding and accountable behaviors. Safety and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders.
The Connecticut Department of Correction is a unified system; all sentenced and un-sentenced offenders are supervised by the DOC. The Department also provides supervision for offenders on parole, community release and other discretionary release programs.
The Engineering Department at CT DOC needs to be a dynamic forward thinking innovative environment—with a strong focus on competitive service delivery; an emphasis on customer service, and commitment to the quality, availability, performance, security, and compliance requirements consistent with the importance of our mission, employees and organization.
We are a diverse agency with a wide variety of employees from correction officers, to educators to managers and skilled professionals. We value the differences that make us stronger as a team and support our mission statement.
As the Chief of Engineering Services, you will:
More details can be found in the class specification.
What We Can Offer You
As a new state employee we offer a variety of medical and dental plans and participation in a hybrid retirement plan which provides a retirement benefit, that may include retiree health insurance. Paid time off is also offered, including 12 paid holidays per calendar year, as well as, vacation, sick and personal leave accruals. We encourage a healthy work/life balance to all employees.
Discover how you can Make an Impact
This is a competitive recruitment, open to the public.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and training requirements as indicated to apply for this position, which must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
What to Expect After You Apply:
Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Should you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Samantha Wasef, HR Associate – Talent Solutions: Samantha.Wasef@CT.Gov
In the Departments of Correction, Education, Mental Health and Addiction Services and Developmental Services this class is accountable for administering statewide construction and maintenance programs and operations.
Directs staff and operations of agency construction and maintenance division; develops, implements and evaluates division policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops division programs and activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for staff; prepares division budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of division who might impact on policy or program activities; coordinates statewide agency construction and maintenance projects including determination of type and quality of materials used, preparation of job specifications and estimation and analysis of costs; meets and consults with architects, engineers, contractors and appropriate state and local authorities involved in construction, alteration and maintenance programs for facilities; inspects work in progress or on completion for conformance to specifications and OSHA regulations; reviews requests for change orders and makes recommendations; develops and coordinates long range preventive maintenance programs and procedures; inspects physical plants on a regular basis; coordinates agency lease activities; ensures agency compliance with state and federal accrediting bodies; coordinates transfer, relocation and disposal of excess and surplus property; develops long range capital program for agency; determines space and/or facility needs for an agency; prepares purchase orders; maintains records and reports; may design, layout and draft plans for projects and submits to contractors; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of building design and construction including aspects of architectural, structural and mechanical engineering and design; considerable knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in building design, construction and maintenance; knowledge of leasing agreements; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to estimate costs of building construction, repair and maintenance; ability to prepare plans and specifications and solicit bids for construction and equipment; ability to analyze construction problems and recommend effective solutions; ability to develop preventive maintenance programs for various kinds of facilities; ability to determine space requirements.
Five (5) years of experience in physical plant maintenance and construction in an administrative capacity.
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.
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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.