Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Temporary Maintainer

37.5 Hour

Recruitment #220111-0426TC-001

Introduction


The State of Connecticut, Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS), is now accepting applications for a full-time Temporary Maintainer role at Platt Technical Education and Career School in Milford, CT. It is CTECS’s mission to provide a world-class, unique, and rigorous learning environment for high school students and adult learners that:

  • Ensures both student academic success and trade/technology mastery and instills a zest for lifelong learning. 
  • Prepares students for postsecondary education, including apprenticeships and immediate productive employment. 
  • Engages regional, state, national and international employers, and industries in a vibrant collaboration to respond to current, emerging and changing global work force needs and expectations through business/school partnerships. 
  • Pursues and participates in global partnerships that provide CTECS students with international exposure and experience.
The Role: CTECS serves approximately 11,200 full-time high school students. Platt Technical Education and Career School has over 800 students from five different towns, where students receive a well-rounded, 21st century education. In a high school environment, you will be responsible for performing a full range of Maintainer duties as assigned by the Building Maintenance Supervisor, see examples of duties below. This is a 6 month opportunity, there is a possibility of extension but no guarantee. 

Schedule: Monday-Friday 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please be sure to select second shift on your application, failure to do so may lead to not being considered for this opportunity.  

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Selection Plan

All state employees shall follow Executive Order 13G (as amended by Executive Order 14C).

To Apply:

  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application. The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location.

Important Information After You Apply: 

  • 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. 
  • 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, transcripts, diplomas, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.  Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position. The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

Connect With Us:

  • Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account.
  • Should you have any questions about this recruitment please contact faith.macdonald@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for performing basic tasks of an unskilled nature (e.g. requiring little prior experience or training; most tasks can be learned quickly on the job) in one or several of the following areas:

- building and equipment maintenance (operational and remedial)
- grounds care
- food services
- operation of trucks of less than five ton capacity
- parking garage

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES BY GENERAL WORK AREAS ALL AREAS
Keeps simple records and prepares reports (this should be related to duties listed previously and not a full-time office record keeping position); performs related duties as required.

BUILDING AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE
Performs preventive maintenance tasks including but not limited to the following: checks gauges for established settings; checks steam trap indicators; checks belt tension (blowers, fans and rotating equipment); changes filters (water, gas, HVACR, etc); inspects doors for damage; tightens chairs, tables, desks, door hinges, and cabinets and lubricates when necessary; replaces castors; cleans grease traps; may check temperatures against pre-established settings; may clean strainers and boilers; may replace ceiling tiles and loose floor tiles; may spot patch walls; may replace washers; may repair minor leaks in toilets, drinking fountains, etc.; may attach shelving and put up bulletin boards, pictures, etc.; may clean motor housings, ducts and other mechanical equipment; may act as a relief person for other maintenance employees; may perform custodial functions as required; may move furniture; performs related duties as required.

FOOD SERVICES
Assists in preparation, handling, serving, and distribution of food; cleans food service areas including preparation, storage, delivery and recycling areas; reads menu to determine type and quantity of food for patients and/or clients; prepares simple foods such as beverages, pureed food, salads, toast, etc.; prepares juices, coffee, etc.; replenishes serving trays and condiments; sets counters with utensils; stocks shelves with supplies; may operate cash register, access control equipment, dish room equipment and other related food preparation equipment; performs related duties as required.

GROUNDS CARE (OUTSIDE SERVICES)
Digs ditches; shovels materials such as sand, stone, dirt, snow, etc; operates hand, small power equipment, snowblowers, mowers and attachments; cuts weeds or brush; weeds gardens; rakes fill, loam, grass or leaves; moves, loads, unloads and distributes supplies and equipment; cleans gutters, storm sewers and catch basins; plants, fertilizes and limes vegetables, lawns, flowers, shrubs, etc. with detailed instruction from supervisor; trims shrubs; may supervise parking to enforce regulations; may operate and perform preventive maintenance and minor repairs on vehicles such as tractors, trailers, multiple power mowers, snow blowers and snow plows required in care of grounds, walks and roads; may sand and salt walkways; picks up litter; empties trash receptacles and maintains dumpster areas; performs related duties as required.

MOTOR EQUIPMENT SERVICES
Operates motor vehicles of less than a five ton capacity for messenger service, delivery service, stock work, grounds maintenance and the like; loads and unloads vehicles; maintains vehicles in good condition including cleaning, lubrication and preventive maintenance; keeps records in connection with vehicles or materials carried; supplies motor vehicles with gas, oil, water and other fluids; loads and unloads vehicles; performs related duties as required.

PARKING GARAGE
Performs a variety of facility/garage support functions including cashiering functions; operates and maintains revenue control equipment; assists customer in use of automated revenue control equipment; performs custodial tasks and maintenance of facility/garage; performs related duties as required.

TRADES
Assists a skilled worker by passing tools, carrying or lifting materials and running errands; acts as a helper to a higher grade Maintainer or Qualified Craft Worker in more difficult tasks requiring special or greater skills; may perform semi-skilled tasks in carpentry, plumbing, painting, masonry, electrical work and other trades; may clean, oil and make minor adjustments to electrical, structural, mechanical, building and utility systems and other equipment; performs related duties as required.
These are only examples of types of tasks that incumbents in this class may be expected to perform. Tasks should only be assigned if they are of the appropriate skill level (as defined in the Purpose of Class).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to learn policies and procedures; ability to operate, care for and perform minor maintenance on tools and equipment used in daily work; some ability in simple record keeping.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any experience and training which provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working as a maintainer in a school setting. 
  • Experience removing snow and ice from stairways and walkways. 
  • Experience performing minor maintenance on tools and equipment used in daily work.
  • Experience in using sanitizing equipment and solutions. 
  • Experience with lawn care, cutting grass, weeds, and brush.  
  • Experience with small power equipment, such as snow blowers and mowers.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility, visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and may be exposed to extreme weather conditions and risk of injury from equipment and assaultive and/or abusive patients and/or clients.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to complete an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.

Conclusion

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.