• State of New Hampshire
  • Berlin, NH, USA
  • Jul 27, 2017
Full time Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Thank you for your interest in exploring career opportunities in New Hampshire State Government. Prior to clicking the "Apply Now" button above, it is important that you read the requirements for this position below. Please bear in mind that your education and experience must be relevant to the specific position you apply for. Complete your on-line profile including your employment history, education history, credentials, and contact information. You are encouraged to attach a copy of your current resume, however resumes will not be accepted in place of a fully completed application for employment. Original transcripts with a Registrar's signature and/or seal may be scanned and attached to your profile. Attachments made to your profile will be submitted with each application. If transcripts are required and are not attached to your profile, please forward copies of original transcripts with a Registrar's signature and/or seal, to the Human Resources office listed below referencing the Job Id you have applied to.

State of New Hampshire Job Posting

Department of Corrections

Division of Administration

Northern NH Correctional Facility - Berlin

LG21 - $44,616.00 - $52,478.00


(An additional $1300.00 is paid for Hazard Duty which is not included in the salary noted above)


To supervise and perform the technical maintenance, repair, installation, and calibration of HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) and related equipment in a prison environment, working in close and immediate contact with prisoners on a daily basis, having responsibility for security.


Provide security, supervision and training for inmate workers to complete the required tasks in a proficient manner with security being the priority.

Supervise, schedule, train and assist subordinate staff ensuring continuous maintenance and repairs of equipment.

Installs, trouble shoots, repairs and maintains HVAC systems and related equipment for the Northern NH Correctional Facility.

Maintain and possess knowledge of large industrial chillers and cooling towers which includes sequence of operation, test, chemically treat, clean and maintain.

Prevent costly down time and repairs by being able to diagnose and trouble-shoot HVAC systems and controls; electrical, pneumatic, electronics, sensors, transmitters and relay failures.

Respond to emergencies by using good judgment and assuring that the work is completed safely and meets federal, state and local codes and recommended ACA standards.

Orders materials & supplies and maintains inventory of needed parts to prevent costly down time of equipment and provide job costs for budgetary information.

Calibrates & adjusts hydraulic, pneumatic, electric & electronic controls & motors to ensure efficient operations and comfort environment.

Maintain records, logs on HVAC equipment and write or procure specifications for competitive bidding by vendors on large HVAC alterations and major repairs.


Education: Associate's degree from a recognized technical school with a major in mechanical or electrical technology or maintenance. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Experience: Five years experience in the operation and maintenance of the mechanical and electrical equipment used in buildings, with at least two years supervisory experience. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

License/Certification: Must possess a valid driver's license. Must have a State of NH Gas Fitters license. Must possess HVAC refrigerant certification by the end of the probationary period.

Special Requirements: Successful completion of the Corrections Academy and continuing Certification as correctional line personnel as established by the certifying authority.

Employees may be required to pay an agency/union fee.

For further information please contact Linda McDonald, HR Specialist at: 271-5645 or by email at:


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