Boiler Engineer

Bangor, Maine, United States | Maintenance & Operations | Full-time

Apply by: No close date

Opening Date: May 18, 2020

Closing Date:  June 1, 2020

Job Class Code: 8262
Grade: 13
Salary: $17.58 - $23.67/hr.**

**This does not include an Institutional Stipend of .60¢/hr. but does include a 23% recruitment & retention stipend.

Position Number: 03220-2531

 Agency information: 

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that safeguard the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs.  Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center is a 51 bed psychiatric hospital serving the State’s geographic area that provides services for people with severe mental illness.  As a member of a state wide community of care givers, DDPC collaborates with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and their community and personal supports to provide recovery oriented, respectful, compassionate, and effective psychiatric care and treatment in the least restrictive, safest, and most therapeutic environment we can create.

Job duties:

This is a permanent position, however; the selected candidate will be initially appointed on an acting capacity with reduced benefits until September 1, 2020.

A Boiler Engineer at DDPC operates, inspects, tests, maintains, and repairs high pressure steam boilers and auxiliary equipment.  The responsibilities include but are not limited to making routine and emergency repairs on pumps, heating, plumbing, air conditioning/refrigeration, mechanical, and electrical systems, general and emergency repairs to the hospital infrastructure to include doors and hardware, wall repair and painting, inspection of life safety devices, generator testing, and snow removal. 


 To qualify for this position, you must have current, valid Stationary Engineer’s license as issued by the Maine Board of Boilers and Pressure Vessels, or the ability to obtain a valid Stationary Engineer’s license.


For additional information about this position please contact Mark Faulkner, Director of Facilities at 207-941-4246 or email To apply, please upload a resume and cover letter. To request a paper application, please contact Theresa Peppard at

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: MSEA -  14.47% of pay   
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $461.75 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $438.66 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $415.58 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $392.49 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2019.


The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.