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2/1/2023 (7:00 PM EST)

23-00278
Mechanical Maint & Operations Techn III

Pay Grade
10

Salary
$27,732.72

Employment Type
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME | ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 40.0 HR/WK

Hiring Agency
Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Corrections

Location
Western Kentucky Correctional Complex
374 New Bethel Church Rd
Fredonia KY 42411 USA

Description
The Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC), Division of Adult Institutions operates 13 correctional facilities that house Kentucky’s adult inmate population.

The mission of DOC is to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.

The Mechanical Maintenance and Operations Technician III at Western Kentucky Correctional Complex (WKCC) acts as a lead worker in the maintenance and operation of associated systems and equipment at the institution.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Inspects assigned area projecting maintenance needs in consultation with the appropriate department heads.
  • Performs all preventative maintenance for their assigned work area and coordinates work with other skilled trade areas (plumbers, electricians, etc.)
  • Inspects equipment and responsible for determining equipment needs and order parts as needed.
  • Supervises the support teams that perform work within assigned area.
  • Prepares reports and ensures documentation as needed.

Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: High school graduate.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Four years of experience in the maintenance or repair of air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, ventilation, or electrical systems.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: Formal training in one of the above or related fields will substitute for the experience on a year-for-year basis.

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Experience in one of the above or related fields will substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must be 18 years of age.

Working Conditions
May be required to take care of emergency repairs twenty-four hours a day.

Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Tim East at [email protected]

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D