Arkansas Government Job SKILLED TRADESMAN in CONWAY, Arkansas

Summary

The Skilled Tradesman is responsible for the work activities in one or more of the following skilled trades; HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, and Mechanical. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Typical Functions

May install, maintain, repair and overhaul air conditioning systems, commercial and industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems and combined heating, ventilation and cooling systems. May assemble, install, repair, and maintain pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution and waste water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings in compliance with code regulations. May assemble, install, test, troubleshoot, and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in buildings and other structures. May performs general carpentry using hand and power tools to repair and build structures using necessary materials, such as; wood, sheetrock, roofing, painting, and glass instillation. May repair and maintain mechanical and automotive equipment, including but not limited to; engines, transmissions, fuel systems, hydraulics, braking systems, clutch repair, steering apparatus, and other maintenance as needed. May assist other skilled tradesman to complete projects that require multiple departments to work together. Maintains inventory on tools and parts specific to assigned trade. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Job Dimensions

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of the methods, practices, and safety precautions in one or more of the skilled trades. Knowledge of the accepted practices, processes, materials, and tools of the various skilled trades. Knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to one or more of the skilled trades. Ability to provide mathematical and analytical skills necessary to do material estimates for one or more of the skilled trades. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, manuals, schematics, building plans, and/or work drawings. Ability to understand verbal and written instructions. Ability to maintain inventory on needed parts and tools for one or more of the skilled trades.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

Completion of required education or training along with the required license or certification in the following skilled trades: Journeyman Electrician according to ACA 17-28-304, Journeyman Plumber according to ACA 17-38-301, and HVAC Mechanics according to ACA 17-33-301. Occupying the position of a carpenter or painter requires the formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in the chosen field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Preferred Qualifications

Must have five years of experience or be licensed as a Plumber.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Agency Specific Information

Division Name Division of Developmental Disabilities Services

Hiring Official Jennifer Ethridge

Special Work Condition The starting salary for this position is $29,251 annually. This position is located in Conway, AR.

Special Application Information GENERAL INFORMATION: All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired. Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, résumé, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview. Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination. Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation. CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED POSITIONS: Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days. As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select “statewide” from this county list. FOR ALL FAMILY SERVICE WORKER POSITIONS ONLY: Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions: Behavior Science Child and Family Development Child Development Counseling (any field) Criminal Justice Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special Family & Consumer Science Family Development Family Services Home Economics Human Development & Family Studies Human Services Psychology Rehabilitation Science Social Welfare Sociology Social Work Mail your transcript to the following address: Arkansas Department of Human Services Attn: Recruitment P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301 Little Rock, AR 72203 The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.