The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental
Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), is a health
care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of
persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic,
comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster
dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.
The DMHAS, Connecticut Valley Hospital (CVH), is currently seeking an experienced individual for the position of Qualified Craft Worker (Electrical) to
work within the Electrical Unit (PCN 76621). This role is located at
1000 Silver Street in Middletown. This is a full-time, 37.5 hours per week
position. The work schedule is first shift, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday
through Friday. Please note this position is open to DMHAS employees only.
CVH boasts a rich history first
opening its doors over 150 years ago in 1868. As the State’s public hospital we
provide treatment of mental illness and currently comprised of 18 inpatient
units over two campuses (Middletown and Hartford). In our operational
framework, recovery is defined as a process of restoring or developing a
positive and meaningful sense of identity apart from one’s condition and then
rebuilding one’s life in the fullest sense. Recovery is an individualized patient-centered
approach. Achieving and maintaining an optimal state of health and wellness is
integrated in our recovery approach. Individuals acquire and practice life
skills that will assist them in their recovery process.
DISCOVER THE OPPORTUNITY TO:
- Provide support to
hospital that is passionate about improving the lives of those we serve;
- Ensure the safety and
security of clients and staff;
- Make a difference in the
public sector; and
- Work together in a
collaborative team environment.
As a state
employee, we offer the same competitive benefits you are accustomed to. We encourage a
healthy work-life balance for
*This salary range may
increase effective July 1, 2022.
In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
This position may be subject to Federal requirements for COVID 19 Vaccination Immunization.
who meet the Minimum Qualifications, as listed on the job opening, will be
considered for this role, as determined by qualifications stated on the
The minimum experience and training requirements
must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise
immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment
may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time
specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late
applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are
rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the
entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s
obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally
recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should
be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
position will be filled in accordance with contractual
language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment
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.
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.
to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide
confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process.
be provided through your JobAps portal account.
In order to comply with Public Act
21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the
initial application process.
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
you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Doreen
Clemson at Doreen.Clemson@ct.gov or (860) 785-9855.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency, this class is accountable for performing a full range of highly skilled duties in one of the following trade areas: electrical, plumbing and steamfitting, utilities or heating, ventilation and refrigeration.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs highly skilled maintenance and/or construction work requiring application of trade skills, codes and standard trade practices in electrical, plumbing, utilities, or HVACR trade areas; makes estimates of time, personnel and determines and obtains required materials; keeps necessary records; may perform duties related to similar trade areas as required; may act as liaison with other operating units and outside contacts; may operate heavy equipment; may respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations at state owned airports; performs related duties as required.
ELECTRICAL: Performs highly skilled tasks in accordance with national and local codes and standard trade practices; lays out and installs electrical conduit for power and lighting; makes repairs to electrical motors, controllers, switchboard panels, traffic lights, lights, power circuits, ventilating fans, electronic counting and traffic control devices, intercommunication systems and electrical generators; installs open and concealed wiring and lighting fixtures; maintains and repairs unit heaters, fans, building maintenance machines and equipment, gas pumps, refrigeration units, diesel electric generators, movable bridges, fire alarm systems, etc.; repairs relays and switches; rewires motors; bends pipes; installs, repairs and maintains oil burners; performs necessary safety testing of electrical equipment and keeps required records; performs pole work; may diagnose failures and repair drilling and patching to facilitate installations; may assist in high voltage work.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply standard tools, materials, methods and practices of the particular trade; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare estimates and keep shop records; some ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Four (4) years of experience in the particular trade area indicated by the parenthetical title.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been performing skilled trade functions in the specific trade area.
Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Skilled Maintainer or Transportation Maintainer 2.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of subject requirements in a maintenance trade area may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
2. Two (2) years of experience as a Qualified Craft Worker Intern in a designated maintenance trade area may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
3. Experience performing technical duties within a designated maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General and Special Experience on a year for year basis.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications including possession and retention of an Unlimited Journeyperson's license in the trade area indicated by the parenthetical title.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain specific education and/or experience to meet various certification requirements.
At State Airports: 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.
1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and 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.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles; and may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment, extreme weather conditions and/or environmental conditions.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of 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.
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.