State of Montana Electrician in Deer Lodge, Montana

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  • Electrician (64122357) *

  • MISSION: * The Montana Department of Corrections staff enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community. If you're looking for an opportunity to affect positive change in the community and at work explore the opportunities available to you through the Montana Department of Corrections. You may be the person we've been looking for to join our team as well!

  • BENEFITS: * Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package! Upon date of hire, employees are eligible for state paid premiums toward employee “core” medical, dental, and basic life insurance coverage. Dependent coverage and supplemental options are also available. Employees earn 15 working days of annual leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10-11 paid holidays each year. Membership in a Retirement System with a state contribution begins upon the first day of employment (vesting criteria applies). Flexible schedules may be considered.

  • NOTICES: *

The Montana Department of Corrections is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. As such, women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.

Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and thorough reference checks will be conducted for this position.

  • PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT OF 2003 * – Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position.

Tobacco Free - Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited.

  • DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: *

A. Communicates with the Maintenance Management Team as to the electrical maintenance/construction at Montana State Prison. Maintains the electrical service utility at Montana State Prison by troubleshooting, reading blueprints and maintain a current license to perform electrical work within the State of Montana. Incumbent will perform major and minor electrical construction, to meet the electrical requirements of the institution.

B. Plans all work assigned to this position to maintain the best possible electrical utility. Maintains and repairs electrical equipment, systems and components for all scheduled and emergency electrical requirements. Provides Montana State Prison with quality electrical maintenance/construction to all areas including but not limited to: Montana State Prison, the Ranch and Montana Correctional Enterprises, to assure that proper electrical services and systems are provided.

C. Responsible for the supervision and training of an inmate work force. Selects, evaluates, disciplines when required, an inmate work force to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures as outlined in the manuals held and updated by Montana State Prison. Trains the selected inmate work force in all aspects of the electrical trade while creating a positive experience that may lead to employment opportunities upon successful discharge from Montana State Prison.

D. Institutional Safety and Security Duties. Performs damage control responsibilities as directed by the Maintenance Management Team to assess damages related to the electrical trade and reporting all damages and corrective actions to the Maintenance Management Team for appropriate actions. Performs security duties as assigned to maintain an adequate level of security by following and adhering to the policies and procedures of Montana State Prison.

  • POSITION SPECIFIC INFORMATION: *

Must be able to perform in the environment of an Adult Correctional Facility. Must work under extremely stressful conditions. Must be able to respond in emergency situations. Work is performed in all areas of Montana State Prison and includes exposure to inmates who may be abusive or assaultive. Often exposed to power tools, loud noises and fumes. Environment, equipment involved, and the nature of contact with all custody levels of inmates is such that extreme precautions be measured. Must be able to respond in the event of emergent situations. Must be able to function in the stressful environment of an adult correctional institution. There maybe exposure to high noise levels, considerable standing and walking on concrete floors, and exposure to frequent temperature extremes. Involves considerable and repetitive heavy lifting (40 to 60 lbs.). During emergency situations, the physical demands and time required of the position increase considerably. Supervisors must be able to work long hours for extended periods of time and are subjected to callouts as needed.

Must be able to perform in the environment of an Adult Correctional Facility. Must work under extremely stressful conditions. Must be able to respond in energency situations. Work is performed in all areas of Montana State Prison and includes expossure to inmates who may be abusive or assultive. Often exposed to power tools, loud noises and fumes. Environment, equipment involved, and the nature of contact with all custody levels of inmates is such that extreme precautions be measured. Must be able to respond in the event of emergent situations. Must be able to function in the stressful environment of an adult correctional institution. There maybe exposure to high noise levels, considerable standing and walking on concrete floors, and exposure to frequent temperature extremes. Involves considerable and repetitive heavy lifting (40 to 60 lbs.). During emergency situations, the physical demands and time required of the position increase considerably. Supervisors must be able to work long hours for extended periods of time and are subjected to callouts as needed.

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: *

Thorough knowledge of all phases and types of electrical work including, but not limited to, maintenance, construction, transmission line work, Commercial and residential wiring, motor repair, controls, general electronics, hvac controls and security systems. Thorough knowledge of AC and DC systems. Must be skilled in the use of hand and power tools; in the operation of a line truck; must be able to maintain working relationships; must be able to communicate both orally and in writing.

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * * : *

High school diploma or equivalent and must possess and maintain a current Montana journeyman's Electrical License. Must possess a valid Montana State Drivers license. 3-4 years of progressively responsible job-related experience within the electrical trade is required.

Job: *Building/Grounds Maintenance

Title: Electrician

Location: Deer Lodge

Requisition ID: 17142218