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Bureau of Pipefitters, Refrigeration Technicians, and Sprinklerfitters Seeks Mechanical Engineer

Type:  Announcements  

The Massachusetts Bureau of Pipefitters, Refrigeration Technicians, and Sprinklerfitters is seeking resumes from Professional Engineers licensed in Massachusetts for an opening for a Mechanical Engineer on the Bureau.

 

The Bureau is an 11 member board which derives its authority to promulgate rules and regulations for the examining and licensing of fire sprinkler contractors, pipefitters, refrigeration technicians and sprinkler fitters from Massachusetts General Law Chapter 146, Section 82. The Bureau also meets to review license applications and to determine and approve eligibility of applicants.

 

This is an important Public Board.  We need PE candidates, licensed in and living in MA, who do not have conflicts of interest to apply for appointment by the Governor.  The Bureau holds public meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the DPS Milford Office, 50 Maple St, Milford, beginning at 9:30 AM.  If you are interested in applying to serve, please see below for details.

 

ACTION REQUESTED:  If you are applying, forward your resume in Word, with full home and work contact information on it, to Abbie Goodman,  agoodman@engineers.org  by January 6, 2016.

 

Note: If your resume does not have full home (and work, if employed) contact information at the top of the document and is not in Word, we will be unable to forward it to the BBRS.

 

 

Background on the  Bureau of Pipefitters, Refrigeration Technicians, and Sprinklerfitters:  Link

 

The Bureau has one immediate opening for a PE, Mechanical, who would be appointed by the Governor. The candidate selected for recommendation to the Governor’s office will need to go through standard background security and financial checks before appointment. 

 

Job Description

Title:  Member, Bureau of Pipefitters, Refrigeration Technicians, and Sprinklerfitters

Reports to: Bureau Chair

Purpose: To serve the Bureau Chair as a voting member; to develop plans, policies, procedures and practices for the operation of the Bureau programs and performance. 

 

Expected Meeting Attendance: 

Regularly attend Bureau meetings as scheduled (about 12/year).  Meetings are usually on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the DPS Milford Office, 50 Maple St, Milford, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Obligations of the Bureau:

Establish policy for Bureau of Pipefitters, Refrigeration Technicians, and Sprinklerfitters as a Board member

Avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest.  You would need to consult the Department of Public Safety staff  or the State Ethics Commission for more information, but I can answer some questions about what this means.

 

Duties for Board members:

Use best professional judgment to support Bureau activities

Be responsive to requests for information, participation or assistance from the Bureau Board, Bureau staff, DPS staff.

Be an advocate and a spokesperson for the Bureau in coordination with Bureau Chair.

 

 
 
 
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