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MPT Facilities & Maintenance Technician III

Recruitment #19-007026-0001


Maryland Public Television, which is commonly known by its familiar name "MPT", is a public television network that comprises six television stations that broadcast throughout the entire state of Maryland as well as into the District of Columbia and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is the only statewide broadcaster in Maryland. MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service.


Maryland Public Television

11767 Owings Mills Blvd

Owings Mills MD 21117

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to ensure that all electrical work is done in accordance with the National Electrical Code, installation of electrical circuits and equipment for new construction, troubleshooting and repairing electrical circuits, equipment and maintaining all electrical equipment for Maryland Public Television. This position will also maintain HVAC system and energy management systems as well as coordinate and lead the snow removal team. 


This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


  • Assist other facilities staff with General Maintenance of building and grounds.
  • Maintain all electrical equipment at MPT's facility.
  • Maintain emergency lighting systems, fire alarm systems, interior and exterior lighting systems, card key access system, cameras and door alarms for security.
  • Installation of new equipment in accordance with specs and codes.
  • Maintain all electrical rooms by making certain that they are kept clean and organized. 
  • Maintain all inventory of electrical equipment and parts.
  • Coordinate and lead the snow removal team.
  • Maintain HVAC system and energy management systems.
  • Other duties and jobs as assigned such as moving furniture, setting up for meetings and other facilities tasks.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Four (4) years of experience as a Journeyman Electrician OR four (4) years electrical apprenticeship.  Completion of a four (4) year program in a vocational/technical school PLUS two (2) years related experience may be substituted for the apprenticeship. HVAC experience required.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.


Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.

  • Knowledge of tools and equipment necessary to perform repairs on various pieces of equipment
  • Knowledge of advanced principles, practices and techniques of the electrical trade
  • Knowledge of basic carpentry, plumbing and metal work
  • Knowledge of maintenance practices for facility systems
  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code
  • Advanced knowledge of electrical systems repairs


Journeyman Electrical Certification

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


  • Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in 24-hours a day and may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to work nights, weekend and holidays


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to submit your application online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to by the closing date and time. The MD State Application Form can be found online.

Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Paper applications, required documents, and any addendums may be mailed or faxed (410-581-4382) by the closing date and time to:

Maryland Public Television - HR

11767 Owings Mills Blvd.

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet both the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Maryland Public Television (MPT) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MPT that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.