General Nature of Work:
Helps skilled trades workers perform repairs, maintenance or construction; may operate motorized equipment used in the maintenance of highways or the movement of materials, supplies and equipment.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Employees in this class assist skilled employees in performing the more difficult maintenance activities, or they may independently perform maintenance tasks requiring a limited degree of professional skill. Some employees may function as lead workers for small crews of workers.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Helps skilled trades workers perform maintenance and repair tasks in such areas as carpentry, masonry, electricity, heating, venting and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing and boiler operation.
Operates specialized vehicles in maintaining highways, placing driveway pipes, mowing medians and shoulders, grading outfall ditches and compacting roadway surfaces.
Cleans and repairs buildings and grounds at rest areas, welcome centers and other locations.
Cleans and maintains tools and equipment.
Inspects assigned areas to ensure cleanliness and sanitation.
Loads and unloads equipment and supplies.
Disposes of waste and trash.
Cleans and lubricates cars, trucks and other vehicles; replaces belts and changes oil, filters or tires; replaces mechanical parts as directed.
Functions as a lead worker for a small group of laborers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of safety practices relevant to the area of employment.
Knowledge of tools, equipment, materials and supplies used in the designated trade.
Knowledge of techniques, methods and practices used in the designated trade.
Skill in making emergency and general repairs and adjustments to equipment used in building and maintenance work.
Skill in the use of various trade tools and equipment.
Ability to comprehend blueprints, plans and specifications.
Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to perform heavy manual labor.
Ability to perform arithmetic.
Ability to lead a small crew of laborers.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Willingness to work in confined spaces.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Some positions require a commercial driver's license.Some positions require EPA-approved freon recovery certification.
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
There are no minimum training or experience requirements for this class.