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Recruitment #22-002823-0006


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.




Baltimore City
Baltimore County
Harford County


This position will serve as a Military Trade Technician II specializing and be able to work independently in one of the trades. These trades include plumbing, carpentry, electrical, HVAC, refrigeration, locksmith, masonry, painting or welding work. This position can either be assigned to one location or several nearby facilities as needed. This position will work a compressed work schedule, Tuesday through Friday, 6:30 am to 5:00pm and will be emergency essential. Some travel may be required within the State.

This position will function as a non-licensed Trade Technician position working independently on most assignments as the lead in a specific trade.  This position may assisting higher level trade technician(s). It is expected that this individual can work independently on moderate projects in their selected trade.  This position may lead or supervisor lower level trade positions and is an emergency essential position.

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

·         Repairs, replaces or installs trade components in their specified trade at various National Guard facilities. This can included, training facilities. Air fields, Armories and other facilities. This position will troubleshoot in their specific trade.

·         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 are examples 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: Three years of experience in the building maintenance or building construction trades including two years 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.


Preferred Qualifications

1.      Experience completing work orders in your trade for a facility that has multiple buildings.

2.      Experience in troubleshooting in your trade.

3.     In a Journeyman program in your trade.


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 check to obtain a CAC ID card to access the Military facilities and computer systems. The ability to obtain and maintain a CAC ID Card is a condition of employment for this position. This position also requires the ability to drive a state vehicle. You must possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland and provide a copy of your driving record.


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's MOU's.



Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification.
A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD214) for Veterans’ Credit must be in this office and completely verified before Veterans’ Credit will be approved.


Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to:
Maryland Military Department
State Personnel Office
29th Division Street, Room B10
Baltimore, MD 21201-2288

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Nick Pindale at Fax: 410-234-3830

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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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