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State of Massachusetts Trades Worker in Boston, Massachusetts

The Lemuel Shattuck Hospital (LSH) is seeking experienced and dedicated Trades Workers for the hospital campus in Jamaica Plain. In this position you will perform various hospital related tasks to assist skilled craftsmen in the performance of their duties in a variety of trades (e.g., plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.); perform routine trade-related maintenance and repair; maintain machinery, equipment, and tools; install glass; install and replace floor covering; and perform related work as required. /_Please Note_:/ 40 hours per week, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Days off are Saturday and Sunday. /_Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_/// * Services and/or assists in servicing, replacing minor plumbing fixtures such as faucets, washers, flushometers, valves, etc. * Maintains and makes routine repairs to electrically - powered equipment and appliances such as motors, pumps, lamps, fans, etc. according to instructions from journeyman and equipment service manuals; and performs other electrical work not requiring a licensed electrician such as replacing light bulbs, fuses as needed. * Performs preventive maintenance and makes repairs to heating, ventilating, refrigerating and air conditioning equipment according to instructions and equipment service manuals such as replacing belts on motors, changing filters, replacing bearings and cooling coils, etc.; and adjusts heating and/or air conditioning controls to maintain appropriate temperature. * Maintains machinery, equipment and tools by cleaning, lubricating, greasing, oiling, etc. to ensure their optimum working order. * Assists in the construction of tables, wooden barricades, window screens, etc. and performs other minor carpentry work using hand and power tools such as drills and saws. * Installs glass in windows and doors by inserting and fastening pre-cut glass in window sash, etc. * Assists in installing and makes routine repairs to floors coverings such as tiles, linoleum and rugs as required. * Assists in erecting and/or dismantling scaffolding and/or rigging used to gain access to high places. * Performs related duties such as furnishing tools and materials to tradesmen during the course of a job; holding materials or tools in place while journeyman works on them; cleaning work area upon completion; operating or using soldering and/or brazing equipment; erecting and dismantling wall partitions; requisitioning supplies and maintaining records. /_Required Qualifications:_/// * Knowledge and skill of the use and operation of hand-held power tools such as drills/etc. * Knowledge and skill of the types and uses of small hand tools such as pliers, chisels, hammers. * Understand the methods used in the care and maintenance of small and hand-held power tools. * Can follow oral and written instructions. * Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others. * Able to deal tactfully with others. * Maintain a calm manner in emergency situations. * Work in a team setting * Can lift and carry heavy objects * Ability to climb ladders and scaffolds * Stand for prolonged periods of time * Physical stamina and endurance * Mechanical aptitude * Manual dexterity /_Preferred Qualifications:_/// * Experience using gas powered equipment (i.e. snow blower) * Experience providing labor and support to building maintenance and facilities /_Working conditions:_/// * Ability to stand for long periods of time; physical stamina and endurance, and ability to lift and carry heavy objects with or without an accommodation. * Must be willing to assist in all construction project work in and around the hospital. /_About the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital:_/// Lemuel Shattuck Hospital is a fully Joint Commission accredited teaching facility that provides acute, subacute, and ambulatory care to patients referred by public agencies and private sector providers. Shattuck Hospital’s services help economically and socially disadvantaged patients to get high quality, cost-effective care from a staff that respects their dignity. Located in the heart of Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood, the Shattuck Hospital includes 260 inpatient beds including 115 Psychiatric beds and 28 Correctional Health beds. In addition, the Shattuck has a full outpatient clinic with many specialties that offers treatment to patients of the Department of Mental Health as well as Department of Correction inmates and community patients. The Shattuck hospital is on the forefront of substance use disorder treatment including a Suboxone clinic serving 200 patients. In addition to direct medical services LSH hosts and supports an array of services located on the campus, serving patients struggling with addictions and homelessness. /_Learn more about Shattuck Hospital:_/ /_Relocation information_//:/ /_Pre-Offer Process:_/// A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form_ For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #4 *First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.* Minimum Entrance Requirements: None. _*Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! COVID Vaccine: As a condition of employment, depending on job assignment and location, employees may be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination and/or other vaccinations, or to have been approved for a vaccination exemption prior to their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Public Health *Title: *Trades Worker Location: Massachusetts-Boston-170 Morton Street Requisition ID: 2400037Y