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Plant and Systems Operator – Advanced (DOT/GO/BUS SUP #18753)

By May 8, 2023

New Mexico Department of Transportation

$18.15 – $29.04 Hourly

$37,752 – $60,403 Annually

This position is a Pay Band 60

Posting Details
Interviews are anticipated to be conducted within two (2) weeks of closing date.

Why does the job exist?
To install and diagnose/maintain all HVAC systems and plumbing services, perform equipment inspections and repairs.

How does it get done?
This position will service and maintain all heating ventilation, air conditioning systems and plumbing services within the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) General Office Complex.   Also, provide assistance with other maintenance duties within the Complex as required to include snow removal in the winter months.

Who are the customers?
NMDOT employees.

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have:

* Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Journeymen License;
* Minimum of two (2) years plumbing experience preferred; and
* Operating vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment to include duct/sheet metal.

Minimum Qualification
High School Diploma or GED and three (3) years construction experience to include familiarity with application of building codes and regulations, basic electrical, plumbing, ventilation, maintenance and/or custodial operations; building trade experience. This occupation is subject to regulation under, NMAC, 1-1-08, 2009 New Mexico Existing Building Code, effective 1/1/11. 14.9.2 NMAC, 2009 New Mexico Mechanical Code, effective 1/1/11. Some positions may require any/all of the following: 1) NM Boiler Operator License (Journeyman Boiler Operator) (BO1, BO2);  2) HVAC Certification (MM-3); 3) Mechanical License (MM-98); 4) General Building License (GB-98). Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

Substitution Table
These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:



High School Diploma or Equivalent
4 years of experience

Associate’s degree
2 years of experience

Bachelor’s degree or higher
0 years of experience
• Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.

• If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of “semester hours” in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.

Employment Requirements
Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

Following Licensure/Certification Required:

*Mechanical License (MM-98)
*HVAC Certification (MM-3)

Working Conditions
State of New Mexico employees may be impacted by the Public Health Order dated December 19, 2022, which requires facilities licensed or certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), including all hospital types, long-term care facilities, nursing homes, hospice facilities and rehabilitation facilities, as well as assisted living facilities and adult day care settings, to adhere to all COVID-related requirements prescribed by CMS, including, but not limited to masking and staff vaccination.

Lifting a minimum of 10 lbs. climbing, bending, standing for extended periods of time. Indoor and Outdoor work, working in confined areas and in all types of weather conditions.
Supplemental Information

Do you know what Total Compensation is? http://www.spo.state.nm.us/total-compensation.aspx

Agency Contact Information: Adam Trujillo (505) 490-1663

For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

Bargaining Unit Position
This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

To apply for this job email your details to adamm.trujillo@dot.nm.gov

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