Trades Worker

State of Massachusetts

Middleboro, MA 02349

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

The Developmental Services (DDS) is seeking to hire a*Trades Worker*to perform various tasks in a variety of trades to ensure Residential Homes are in compliance with standards of safety. Perform routine trade related maintenance and repair. *_Duties and Responsibilities:_*(The dutiesand responsibilities stated are general summary and not all inclusive.) * Service and/or replace minor plumbing fixtures such as faucets, washers, flushometers, valves, etc. * Conduct routine repairs to electrically powered equipment and appliances such as motors, pumps, lamps, fans, etc. * Perform preventive maintenance and make repairs to heating, ventilation, refrigerating and air conditioning equipment. * Adjust heating and air conditioning controls to appropriate temperatures. * Maintain machinery, equipment and tools by cleaning, lubricating, greasing, oiling, etc. to ensure the equipment is kept in optimum working order. * Assist in the construction of tables, wooden barricades, window screens, etc. and performs other minor carpentry work using hand and power tools such as drills and saws. * Assist tradesman and/or journeymen with related duties such as holding in place and furnishing tools and materials. * Erect and dismantle wall partitions, scaffolding and/or rigging used to gain access to high places. * Install glass in windows and doors; assists in installing and performing routine repairs to floor coverings such as tiles, linoleum, and carpets. * Requisition supplies and maintain records. *_Preferred Qualifications_**:* * Knowledge of carpentry tools and techniques and some fundamentals of various trades. * Skilled and competent operating handheld power tools, tools and equipment used with various trades. * Ability to understand and follow written and/or oral work instructions. *_Agency Requirements:_* * Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. * Must possess current and valid Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License. *_Please Note:_ * * This position is designated as an "EMERGENCY" position in the Department of Developmental Services Emergency Plan.*This means that whenever the Governor declares that the Commonwealth is in a state of emergency, selected candidate be required to report to work. * * This position is in a program that operates 24-hour/7 days a week. Candidates must be flexible in their work schedule. The Department requires employees in this position to be able to perform*_Mandatory Overtime_*when circumstances dictate the need. *_Schedule Information:_* Full-time – 40 hour weekly position. Schedule Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Days off – Saturday and Sunday *_About the Department of Developmental Services: _* The Department of Developmental Services is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members. For more information about our agency and programs visit: *_Total Compensation:_* As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program *_Pre-Hire Process:/ /_* Recommended candidates must successfully complete pre-employment screening which includes: * Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPC) Abuse Registry Search: * Criminal background check (CORI) by regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. * National Background Checks, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2014, conduct fingerprint-based check. * As part of the hiring process, the Office of Human Resources will be verifying any college-level degrees conferred to the selected candidate. Additionally, any licensure required for the position will be verified. Information provided as part of the hiring process is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. Education, licensure, and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form For help logging into/resetting your MassCareers profile, call the Employment Service Center at*_617-979-8500_*for assistance. For questions concerning the information in this requisition please contact the Human Resources' Field Office at*_508-866-8803_*. ALL EMPLOYEES ARE PAID ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS AND MUST HAVE DIRECT DEPOSIT. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: None. *Executive Order #595:*As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. **Job:** **Equipment, Facilities & Services* **Organization:** **Department of Developmental Services* **Title:** *Trades Worker* **Location:** *Massachusetts-Middleboro - 151 Campanelli Dr* **Requisition ID:** *220006EA*

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