Maintenance Repairman

Full-time Position, Available on: 2024-01-23


Are you ready for a fulfilling career, aiding in the mission to provide quality service to the Commonwealth’s veterans and their families, and to oversee and support the members of the Pennsylvania National Guard? Does the idea of working at an airbase sound exhilarating? If you said yes, The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Middletown Airbase is looking for maintenance staff to join our team. Do not miss this opportunity to experience the satisfaction of public service, while developing new skills for your future!

Watch this video to see how you can make a difference caring for Pennsylvania’s veterans working for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.


This is a hands-on position in which you will perform various skilled and semi-skilled tasks while repairing and maintaining buildings, grounds, machinery, and equipment. Specific equipment may include electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and snow removal at the 193d Special Operations Wing – just to name a few. Do not delay, join the DMVA team today!

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

Full-time employment, 37.5 hours per week

Work hours are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday – Friday, with 60-minute lunch. Work hours may change due to operational needs.

Travel may be required as operationally needed

Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.

You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.



Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

Two years of experience as a Maintenance Repairman 1; or

Four years of experience in building and plant maintenance work, which has involved at least two of the building, electrical, or mechanical trades; or

Any equivalent combination of experience and training that affords the applicant with the Required Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities.

Necessary Special Requirement:

Possession of a valid PA non – commercial Class C driver’s license or equivalent.

Additional Requirements:

You must be able to report to Middletown, Pennsylvania to complete job duties.

You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Preferred Qualifications (not required):

Completion of formal training in a skilled building, electrical, or mechanical trade

Experience in building and plant maintenance work involving at least two of the building, electrical, or mechanical trades

Experience in commercial carpentry

Experience in the plumbing trade

Experience working in the electrical trade field

Experience working in the maintenance and repair of refrigeration and/or HVAC systems

Experience in commercial maintenance of buildings and equipment

Experience with 3-phase wiring to include emergency generators, Automatic Transfer Switches, switch gears and 3-phase panels

Experience with domestic hot water mixing valves, recirculating loops, aqua stats, and instantaneous water heaters

Experience with the provisions of Life Safety Codes and Uniform Construction Code (UCC), relating to the repair of buildings

Structural experience in the maintenance or repair of buildings.

Legal Requirements:

A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports. See hiring agency contact information.

How to Apply:

Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.

Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.


Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

613 North Street
Harrisburg PA 17120

Contact: Chris Reichert
(717) 710-2938