General Maintenance Technician II

July 8, 2023

About Our Agency
The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN) is the state agency that plans, develops, coordinates, and funds services for South Carolinians with the severe, lifelong disabilities of:

intellectual disability and related disabilities
autism spectrum disorder
traumatic brain injury
spinal cord injury and similar disability

About Whitten Regional Center
Whitten Regional Center is a residential facility of the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs located in Clinton, SC serving residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The purpose of this position is to maintain all building hardware, replace broken window and door glass, repair all building equipment, uses skills as locksmith to re-key locks, repair and install all types of locking devices. Employee required to share call responsibilities for emergency repairs after normal working hours.

1. Uses hand power tools to keep individual use related equipment in repair requires heavy and bulky Iifting. Repairs and maintains roofing, guttering and attic ventilation. Works with heavy bulky items such as room partitions and doors. May have to take to the Maintenance Shop for alteration or repair. Requires heavy and bulky lifting.
2. Uses skills as locksmith to repair, replace, install and re-key locks and locking devices. Cuts keys from blanks, makes keys from keying formulas.
Re-keys locks to Whitten Center Master System and to pass keys as needed. Repairs exit devices, cylinder and mortise tocks and some padlocks.
3. Uses ladder, scaffold and sometimes work out of bucket lift truck to replace burned out or broken incandescent fluorescent or high pressure sodium light bulbs. Clean fixture and cover while servicing fixtures.
4. Replace broken glass, mirror and plexiglass. Removes broken glass fragments from windows, doors and frames. Measures for replacement and cuts replacement from stock. Install new glass using glazing putty. Measures and orders special glass, plexiglass and mirrors. Requires working with sharp and dangerous material. Works with special glazing tools, hammers, chisels, putty knives and work with ladders.
5. Performs sheet rock, ceiling and floor tiling repair. Works with heavy and bulky items such as doors and partitions, etc.. Replaces, repairs, or builds and installs, shelving, cabinetry. TV/console cases, doors, windows, mirrors hand soap dispensers, blind/shades, floor tiles, hand rails, chairs, moldings and casings. Requires working with sharp tools and materials.
6. Performs other related duties as required.

Online applications must be submitted at You must include ALL current and previous work history and education.