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MAINTENANCE CHIEF I Non-Licensed - Carpenter


Recruitment #22-001963-0009


Carpenter, Maintenance Chief I 

The Maryland Military Department offers free parking for employees and this position works on a compressed work schedule from 6:30 am to 5 pm, Tuesday thru Friday. Join a dynamic team of State employees that supports the Maryland National Guard, their mission, and the other State employees of the Maryland Military Department.  Great benefits and this entry level Maintenance Chief I, Non-Licensed trade position has a career track for advancement  up to a Maintenance Chief IV for anyone willing to grow in the area of  their trade. 


Grade 10


Edgewood Enclave 
8446 Brigade Street Bldg E-4221
Gunpowder Maryland 21010-0000

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for both the daily Operations and Maintenance of the trade components (plumbing HVAC, electric. Etc) for all real property of one of our agency's facilities (42 Maryland Army & Air National Guard facilities including 343 building, 1 operational airfield and 4 military training sites) as a trade generalist for maintaining routine and minor repairs and improvements to facilities, fixtures, mechanical equipment and grounds.


This position will serve as a Military Trade Technician specializing in one of the trades listed below and also have duties as a trade generalist. These trades include plumbing, carpentry, electrical, HVAC, refrigeration, locksmith, masonry, painting or welding work. This position  will be an emergency essential. While the primary location will be as listed above (free parking is available at most locations), some travel may be required within the State. Please visit the Maryland Military Department's website at for more information about our Agency. 
Duties include but are not limited to:
Preform various maintenance and preventive maintenance functions in their particular trade at the above mentioned installations, as well as inspections of equipment and tools.  More specific assigned duties will be listed for the specific trade assigned to the position (examples listed below for several of the trades) and other assigned duties.

Repair, replace or install new electrical accessories such as panel and breaker boxes, lighting fixtures, service lines, exterior pole lighting, building mounted security lighting, electrical hook-ups to a variety of machines and devices. Perform preventative maintenance and repair on electrically served ventilation systems, electric water heaters, stoves and ovens. Read blueprints and schematic diagrams pertaining to electrical and HVAC maintenance plans. Repair well pumps, magnetic starters, associated wiring/control and lightning grounding systems. Layout, excavate, repair or install PVC piping and electrical conduit.

Repair, replace or install new plumbing accessories. Perform preventative maintenance and repair, such as water closets, flush valves, urinals, sinks, faucets, P-traps, showers, water coolers and mixing valves. Clean and repair boiler and fire boxes.

Installs, repairs and maintains refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Overhauls and replaces compressors, pumps, motors and other component parts. Completes work orders, maintenance logs and other reports to track and document work performed.


Education:   Eighth grade.

Experience: Two years of experience in the building maintenance or building construction trades including one year of experience assigning, reviewing and approving the work of other building maintenance or building construction workers.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher, as a non-commissioned officer in utilities classifications or mechanical maintenance management specialty codes in utility systems repair, on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


This position will require the ability to pass a Federal background check in addition to a State background to access the Edgewood Enclave and computer systems by being issued a CAC card.  The ability to obtain and maintain this access to the facility and CAC card is a condition of employment for this position.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


This position is not subject to Bargaining Unit MOU's.



Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. A copy of your proof of
eligibility (DD 214) for Veterans’ Credit will be required prior to hire.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Online application
process is STRONGLY preferred. The paper application must be received by the closing date for the
recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted. If online access is not available, you may submit a paper
application to:
Maryland Military Department State Personnel Office
Fifth Regiment Armory, Room B10
Baltimore, MD 21201-2288

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Katie Powell

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting
employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity

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