$34,761.60 - $52,653.60
Location: Supreme Court
The Alabama Supreme Court is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals to fill a vacancy in the class of ASSISTANT PLANT ENGINEER I (99167). Applications for this position will be accepted until Friday, April 3, 2020 at 5:00 PM.
Note: This is a confidential (non-merit) appointment. Confidential employees are exempt from merit system rules and regulations relating to appointment, tenure, and appeal.
        Reports to the Judicial Building Plant Engineer for the Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building located in Montgomery, Alabama, performing skilled work in the general maintenance and repair of the facilities and equipment in the Judicial Building.

Employees in this class are responsible for assisting in the general maintenance and repair of the Judicial Building's facilities, furnishings, and equipment. In addition to actual hands-on repair and maintenance, work duties may also involve responsibility for monitoring services by contract providers and manufacturers’ representatives. Work also involves assisting in planning, developing, and implementing new methods and procedures designed to improve operations and to minimize operating costs. Work is reviewed through consultations with the Plant Engineer and Marshal of the Alabama Appellate Courts.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED (May not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed)

  • Thorough knowledge of all phases of building and equipment maintenance, including maintenance and repair of HVAC, electrical, water/plumbing, and security systems.
  • Experience with computers and HVAC control software.
  • Knowledge of standard skilled trade operations and repair methods; knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Demonstrated skill in diagnosing and repairing defects in mechanical equipment.
  • Knowledge of materials and tools used in building maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of principles of budgeting and cost estimating.
  • Ability to perform hands-on maintenance and repair work when such work is not covered by appropriate maintenance and service contracts.
  • Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of skilled and semi-skilled personnel.
  • Ability to keep records and submit written reports of equipment installation, repair, and maintenance activities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, and subordinates.
  • Ability to read blueprints and building plans; ability to read and interpret manufacturers’ service manuals and plans and drawings of machinery and mechanical equipment.

        Any combination of training and experience equivalent to graduation from a standard senior high school supplemented with vocational courses in mechanical or electrical engineering.

        Must have a minimum three (3) years of working experience in the operation and maintenance of commercial HVAC equipment, and in the maintenance of buildings and other physical equipment, some of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.


Possession of a Universal type EPA Certification for servicing all type of HVAC equipment. 
All qualified individuals must provide three (3) references.

All applicants should apply by sending a cover letter and resume to the following address:

Forward all materials to:
Administrative Office of Courts
Attention: Human Resources Division (99167)
300 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36104-3741

Applications must be received at the above address on or before Friday, April 3, 2020 at 5:00 PM. Applications received after that date will not be accepted. Selected applicants will be scheduled for interviews at a later date.