Building Maintenance Coordinator - Presque Isle

Presque Isle, Maine, United States | Maintenance & Operations | Full-time

Apply by: Jan. 27, 2021

Department of Defense, Veterans & Emergency Management

Opening Date: January 13, 2021

Closing Date:  January 27, 2021 

Job Class Code: 8254
Grade: 19 (Professional/Technical)
Salary: $35,630 – $47,465 
Location: Presque Isle



This position consists of structure and craft work in evaluating, planning, directing and coordinating maintenance care and repair of buildings at the new Northern Maine Readiness Center in Presque Isle, Maine.  In addition to that, this position will provide maintenance support to other Military Bureau facilities in Northern and Downeast Maine.

JOB DUTIES: Primary responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and maintaining a comprehensive inventory of buildings, condition and adequacy assessment,
  • Identifying needed repairs
  • Establishing budgetary needs
  • Specifying and overseeing repair/construction/reconstruction projects.
  • Oversight is exercised over contractors as a Clerk of the Works.
  • Secondary responsibilities include performance of all levels of rough and finish carpentry work and snow removal.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:  (These are required to successfully perform the work assigned).

  • Knowledge of methods, practices, materials, and equipment associated with building and related mechanical trades.
  • Knowledge of building maintenance.
  • Knowledge of OSHA, fire safety, and life safety guidelines and regulations.
  • Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions necessary in building maintenance, construction, and repair.
  • Knowledge of agency policies and procedures.
  • Ability to estimate labor and material costs for repair/construction/reconstruction projects.
  • Ability to design and coordinate repair/construction/reconstruction activities.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, and specifications.
  • Ability to inspect building conditions.
  • Ability to use standard desktop PC applications (word processing, data base, spreadsheet).
  • Ability to plan and oversee the execution of contractual agreements.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate program and project performance and effectiveness.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively.


An Associate’s Degree in Building Technology AND four years’ experience in the building construction industry and/or building/property management – OR- an acceptable equivalent combination of directly related education, training and/or experience. 

In order to obtain permanent status in this position, the successful candidate must pass a Department of Defense background check.

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 (207) 623-6700. 

Contact Information: 

Melissa Weiner, Human Resources, at (207)623-6739 or 

Why work for the State of Maine?

Benefits: (effective July 1, 2020)

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits include:

  • 14.11% of pay to retirement for bargaining unit positions
  • The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.60 biweekly.
  • At least 85% of the health insurance premium for the employee (up to $400.34).  Participating in the Health Premium Credit Program can increase the state-paid amount by 5%.  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 payment.  To explore the detailed cost of coverage for specific situations, please consult these tables.

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