Building and Trades Specialist (SR-23-21)

Scarborough, Maine, United States | Transportation | Full-time

Apply by: Oct. 26, 2021

Maine Department of Transportation  

Salary: $16.51 - $21.77/hourly          Job Code: 8236         Pay Grade: 18 (DOT Hwy Non-Supervisory)

Office/Bureau: Maintenance and Operations (Reg 1)          Location: TBD    

Position Number:  02590-1646                                            Bulletin No: SR-23-21  

Opening Date: September 20, 2021

Closing Date: October 26, 2021


Job Description:  

This is structure and craft work involving the construction and repair of structures. Responsibilities include repairing and expanding existing buildings and performing bridge related construction work. Work includes reading and reviewing detailed construction blueprints of large renovation projects; estimating work materials required to complete the job; planning and laying out the work to be completed; and providing functional supervision to assigned staff. Employees in this class are distinguished by the requirement to perform work related to the construction and repair of buildings and bridges. Work is performed under limited supervision.

To be minimally qualified for this position candidates must provide evidence of the following experience:

Four (4) years education and/or experience in masonry and finish carpentry work.


Application Instructions:

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

*If you require a paper application or have general questions, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 207-624-3050 or via email at*

Contact Information: Amy Webster, Human Resources Specialist, P.O. Box 358, Scarborough, Maine 04070-0358. Telephone: 207.885.7002 Email:      


Why join our team?

Employment with the Department of Transportation and the State of Maine offers a competitive benefits package which include:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Savings
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Child Care reimbursement programs
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Living Resources (Employee Assistance Program)
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick leave
  • Statewide Locations
  • Exclusive Training
  • Educational Re-imbursement program
  • Wellness Program
  • And much more! 


The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 17.96% of employee’s pay towards retirement for Confidential positions, 13.16% for MSEA positions and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($412.23) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can decrease the employee’s cost of health insurance by 5%.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.