Classification KC20 (Band )

State Specifications:

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.

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

There are no minimum training or experience requirements for this class.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

There are no minimum training and experience requirements for this class. Some positions require a commerical driver's license. Some positions require EPA-approved freon recovery certification.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Continuous)
Ability to climb. (Continuous)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous)
Ability to work below ground. (Continuous)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Continuous)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Continuous)
Ability to bend. (Continuous)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to crawl while performing job functions. (Frequent)
Possess good grip strength. (Continuous)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more, assisted. (Frequent)
Ability to carry objects on plane, on ladders, up stairs, etc., weighing up to 50 lbs, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to push/pull equipment carts. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to operate winches, come-alongs, jacks, etc. (Continuous)
Possess maintain dexterity in order to use hand tools, both manual and powered. (Continuous)
Ability to qualify physically for respirator use. (Continuous)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.