Welder/Fabricator (FL-06-22)

State of Maine
Augusta, ME 04330 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Maine Department of Transportation

: $18.07 to $24.19/hourly

* New Employees will start at step 6 at $22.36/hour *

Job Code:

Pay Grade:
18 (DOT HWY Non-Supervisory)

: Maintenance & Operations (Fleet)

: Augusta, ME

Position Number
: 02590-0347; 02590-1154

Opening Date
: April 15, 2022

Closing Date
: May 02, 2022

Job Description:

MaineDOT Fleet Services is seeking to fill two Welder/Fabricator positions which perform structure and craft work in welding and the fabrication, modification, maintenance and repair of a variety of metal objects fixtures and industrial equipment associated with construction related jobs. Work involves disassembly design, assembly, repair and maintenance of a variety of metal and nonmetal materials and equipment. Duties include fabricating structures from blueprints and sketches, operating heavy vehicles and construction equipment and providing oversight to others engaged in performing welding duties. Work is performed under general supervision. Preference will be given to individuals who possess welding/fabrication experience on heavy construction vehicles.

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

Two (2) years experience, education, and/or training in welding, metal fabrication, and/or related field which provides a basic knowledge of metallurgical science, blueprint interpretation, programing and operation of computer-controlled machines, welding techniques, and joining methods. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Licensing/Registration/Certification Requirements:

Must obtain a State of Maine class B CDL with endorsements and pass the MaineDOT Welder Certification as a condition of successfully completing probation.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the
“Apply for this Opening/Apply Now”
button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and any applicable copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications.

If you require a paper application or for general questions, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at
or via email at

Why join our team?

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—”Dirigo” or “I lead”—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

Work-Life Balance
– Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using
13 paid holidays
12 days of sick leave
, and
3+ weeks of vacation leave
annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

Health Insurance Coverage
– The State of Maine pays
of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

Health Insurance Premium Credit
– Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.

Dental Insurance
– The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

Retirement Plan
– The State of Maine contributes
of employee’s pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

Gym Membership Reimbursement
– Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
– Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness
– The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.

Living Resources Program
– Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

Parental leave
is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive
four weeks of fully paid parental leave
. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Voluntary Deferred Compensation
– Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

Learn about
additional wellness benefits
for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness.

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.

$18.07 – $24.19 an hour

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