Correctional Electrician and Electronics Supervisor

Warren, Maine, United States Full-time


 Code: 5336                       Pay Grade: 21 $37,835-$51,521

                                            plus $0.60 per hour direct care stipend and a Salary adjustment of 3.00%                                                 stipend.


Open:  August 5, 2019

Close:  August 19, 2019


The Department of Corrections is accepting applications for a Correctional Electrical and Electronics Supervisor position at the Maine State Prison, in Warren, Maine.  Applicants must be willing to participate in stand-by rotation and work holidays and snow days, when necessary.  This position is open to DOC employees and all outside applicants. 


This is structure and craft work in supervising the electrical maintenance program and/or electronic systems of a correctional facility.  Work includes planning, assigning, and supervising the work of a Correctional Electrician II, maintaining, and repairing electrical equipment and electronic systems; and instructing, overseeing and monitoring inmates who are Licensed Electrical Helpers.  This class is differentiated from the Correctional Electrician II classification in that a major portion of this job is spent planning, directing, and supervising the work of others and developing and carrying out an electrical maintenance program.  


  • Plans, directs, and oversees the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems in order to ensure work is performed safely and conforms to electrical code.
  • Directs and inspects the installation and maintenance of light and power circuits in order to ensure circuits are installed properly and are functioning correctly.
  • Plans, directs, monitors, inspects, and participates in wiring of various state owned buildings during construction or remodeling in order to ensure work is performed in accordance with electrical code.
  • Orders and maintains inventory of materials and equipment in order to maintain an adequate inventory of electrical supplies.
  • Plans jobs in order to ensure proper repair, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems.
  • Records various procedures in order to maintain accurate and up-to-date records.
  • Inspects electrical systems, projects, equipment, and buildings in order to ensure safe and proper functioning.
  • Monitors and controls inmate behavior in order to accomplish assigned tasks and maintain institutional security.
  • Supervises and instructs inmates working on electrical projects in order to ensure work is accomplished correctly and safely.
  • Implements and complies with human resource laws, policies, procedures and practices such as: AA/EEO, recruitment, employment, position classification, performance appraisals, training, discipline, contract administration, human resource components of security protocols of agency information security and confidentiality policies, and employee safety.


  • Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the State and National Electrical Code.
  • Knowledge of the tools, materials, methods, and practices of the electrical and electronic trade.
  • Knowledge of the principles and theory of electricity.
  • Knowledge of basic electronic theory and principles.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the electrical trade.
  • Knowledge of environmental operating parameters and security systems of the buildings.   
  • Knowledge of authorized building access rules and procedures.
  • Knowledge of fiber optics and cables used for communication.
  • Ability to supervise subordinate personnel.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve complex technical integrated electronic and security system problems.
  • Ability to do research on technical systems, equipment, hazards, methods, practices and to make recommendations to management.
  • Ability to schedule installation of devices for new or existing security system components.
  • Ability to plan, assign, and evaluate the work of others.
  • Ability to interpret and work from sketches, diagrams, and blueprints.
  • Ability to keep records and files.
  • Ability to estimate materials required for a job.
  • Ability to detect and repair defects in a variety of electrical and electronic systems and equipment.
  • Ability to use and care for tools and equipment used in the electrical/electronics trade.
  • Ability to use applicable computer programs.


 A High School Diploma or equivalent and a current valid Master Electrician’s license as issued by the Electrician’s Examining Board and two (2) years experience at the Master level. Must have at least one (1) year of experience working in the field of electronics.


 A Maine Master Electrician’s license as issued by the Electrician’s Examining Board.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the "Apply for this opening" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications.  If you require a paper application, please contact Human Resources at 287-4511. 

Contact Information: 

Andrew Birch, Human Resources, at (207)287-4498 or




Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly

Value* of State-paid Health Insurance:

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $461.75 biweekly
  • Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $438.66 biweekly
  • Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $415.58 biweekly
  • Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $392.49 biweekly

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 21.03% of pay.

If you prefer to complete a paper application please request through email at 


Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.