Welder / Fabricator (FL-13-19)

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: Dec. 10, 2019

Maine Department of Transportation


Salary: $17.08 - $22.81 (hourly) Job Code: 8284   Pay Grade: 18

Bureau/Division: Maintenance and Operations (Fleet )  Location: Augusta

Position No: 02590-1656, 02590-1304 Bulletin No: FL-13-19

Opening Date: November 20, 2019

Closing Date: December 10, 2019



MaineDOT Fleet Services is seeking to fill two Welder/Fabricator positions which perform structure and craft work in welding and the fabrication, modification, maintenance and repair of a variety of metal objects fixtures and industrial equipment associated with construction related jobs. One of the two positions will primarily focus on painting using pressure pot spray guns and spray equipment, fiberglass, collision repair and automotive and industrial coatings. Work involves disassembly design, assembly, repair and maintenance of a variety of metal and nonmetal materials and equipment. Duties include fabricating structures from blueprints and sketches, operating heavy vehicles and construction equipment and providing oversight to others engaged in performing welding duties. Work is performed under general supervision. Preference will be given to individuals who possess welding/fabrication experience on heavy construction vehicles and/or automotive type bodywork and painting experience.


Two (2) years of experience, education, and/or training in welding, metal fabrication and/or related field which provides a basic knowledge of metallurgical science, blueprint, programming and operation of computer-controlled machines, welding techniques and joining methods. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. 

LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (These must be met by all employees prior to attaining permanent status in this class).

Must obtain a State of Maine class B CDL with endorsements and pass the Maine DOT Welder Certification as a condition of successfully completing probation.


Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the "Apply for this Opening/Apply Now" button along with uploading any documentation.

*If a paper application is needed, please email MaineDOT Human Resources, at Jobs.DOT@maine.gov or call (207) 624-3050.


For more information or questions, please contact: Rachel Theriault, Human Resources Generalist, at Rachel.e.theriault@maine.gov 


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  14.47% of salary for BU positions and 19.27% for confidential positions.

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $14.31 biweekly.  The 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.

The Maine Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.