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State of Massachusetts Industrial Instructor III - Welder - Northern Sector in Shirley, Massachusetts


Supervise inmates and civilian employees; repair and fabricate various types of metal and steel; instructs/trains in repair and fabrication of metal; monitors tool control; performs related duties as needed. Maintaining security in an institutional setting. Responsible for shop production and quality. Responsible for maintaining all equipment in shop.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants must have one year of full time or equivalent part-time experience in industrial welding, the major duties of which involve training or instructing. Valid drivers license required. Thorough knowledge of welding, procedures and safety practice, Knowledge of types and uses of hand held tools and skills using them. Ability to lift and carry heavy objects. Climb ladders and stand for prolonged periods of time. Ability to maintain accurate records. Applicants need to be Mig. Tig. and Stick certified on various metals. (AWS Certification).


This is a civil service position. Applicant must take and pass the next Civil Service examination for this title and your score must be reached on Civil Service List to be considered for a permanent appointment. The selected candidate will have to submit to a psychological and drug screening and must attend and pass a four (4) week Recruit Academy.

*Please note that salaries for union positions are determined according to the provisions of the respective collective bargaining agreement.

*The DOC urges bilingual applicants to apply.

Applicants must have no felony convictions, to include any actions defined in 5 U.S.C. 301; U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 15601-15609. The Massachusetts Department of Correction shall not hire anyone who may have direct contact with offenders, who has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison or other institution as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997; or has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse, or has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in the above paragraph. The agency shall consider any incidents of sexual harassment in determining whether to hire anyone who may have contact with offenders or residents.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in industrial arts work, the major duties of which involved training or instructing, and (B) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.


I. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in industrial arts may be substituted for one year of the required (A) experience.*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

Special Requirements: None.

*An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Job: *Training and Development

Organization: *Department of Correction

Title: Industrial Instructor III - Welder - Northern Sector

Location: Massachusetts-Shirley-Harvard Road

Requisition ID: 200005UU