Building Maintenance Specialist

State of Arizona Buckeye, AZ
Arizona Department of Corrections

Safer communities through effective corrections.

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.


Offender Operations/Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) - Lewis

26700 S. Hwy 85

Buckeye, AZ 85326


LOCATION ALERT: This position is located at the Arizona State Prison Complex - Lewis which is located between Buckeye and Gila Bend; this is 55 miles from central Phoenix.

This position involves in the daily repairs of plumbing, electrical, lighting, gas, water, and HVAC systems within ASPC-Lewis.


* Plans maintenance related projects and oversees completion

* Resolves issues and answers questions related to work methods /processes

* Schedules and supervises repair tasks, including preventative and general maintenance

* Completes related documentation

* Inspects and maintains tools and equipment to ensure proper working order

* Conducts inspections

* Supervises and evaluates inmate workers' performance

* Drives on State business

* Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment


Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).


Knowledge of:

* Building and utility service systems including blueprints, safety practices and codes

* Methods and practices involved in remodeling and construction

* Trades, e.g., electrical, electronic, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, general facility maintenance and preventive maintenance

* Budgeting to include estimating costs and ordering materials

* Common and specialized tools and equipment for performing duties

* OSHA & Department of Environmental Quality safety guidelines

* Local and national building codes

Skill in:

* Written and verbal communication

* Building and maintaining interpersonal relationships

* Basic reading of blueprints and schematics

* Estimating , costing, and ordering materials

* Applying and demonstrating leadership

Ability to:

* Work in a prison environment

* Learn and adhere to Arizona Department of Corrections policies and procedures


* On the job training as a technical or generalized maintenance staff person

* Technical education

* Specialized trade schools and unions


Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation, drug test* and a medical/physical examination.


We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:

* Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year

* Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options

* Exceptional retirement program

* Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program

* An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program


Positions in this classification participate in the Corrections Officer Retirement Plan (CORP).

Current ADC Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.


If you experience technical issues while applying for this position, please call 602-542-4700 or email [email protected]

* We are committed to providing a drug and alcohol free workplace. ADC conducts statewide random drug testing for all employees in safety-sensitive positions.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 255-2430. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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