Boiler Engineer

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

Apply by: No close date

Opening Date: December 11, 2020

Closing Date:  December 28, 2020

Job Class Code: 8262
Grade: 13
Salary: $18.65 - $24.62/hr.**

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

Position Number: 03220-2721

 Agency information: 

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is dedicated to promoting health, safety, resilience, and opportunity for Maine people. The Department provides health and social services to approximately a third of the State's population, including children, families, older Mainers, and individuals with disabilities, mental illness, and substance use disorders. The Department also promotes public health, operates two state psychiatric hospitals, and provides oversight to health care providers.

  Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center is a 69 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 February 1, 2021.

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   

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 14.11% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($400.34) 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%. 

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.