Classification KC50 (Band )

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Supervises skilled trades workers performing repairs, maintenance or construction; performs expert-level trades duties.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Incumbents supervise the largest repair, maintenance or construction activities.

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.)

Plans, supervises and assigns work to trades crews engaged in general repair, maintenance or construction activities that involve one or more trades, such as carpentry, masonry, electricity, welding, heating, venting and air conditioning (HVAC), automotive repairs, plumbing and boiler operation.
Screens, selects and provides on-the-job training for trades personnel.
Makes recommendations on the repair, replacement and maintenance of buildings and equipment.
Plans, organizes, schedules, monitors and evaluates trades activities.
Assists in the compilation of data; prepares correspondence, reports, summaries and budgets.
Maintains, rebuilds and tunes pianos.
Performs high level trades skills in the maintenance and repair of military equipment.

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, requirements and practices used in the designated trade.
Skill in the use of various trade tools and equipment.
Skill in tuning requiring very sensitive aural discrimination.
Skill in making emergency and general repairs and adjustments to equipment used in building and maintenance work.
Ability to comprehend blueprints, plans and specifications.
Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to plan, direct and evaluate the work of subordinates.
Ability to communicate effectively.

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.)

A high school diploma and trade experience that is directly related to the area of employment.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and four years trade experience that is directly related to the area of employment. Some positions require a commerical driver's license. Some positions require EPA-approved freon recovery certification.

8501 Electrician
8502 Air Conditioning Mechanic
8503 Maintenance Mechanic
8504 Boiler Operator
8505 Carpenter
8506 Mason
8507 Locksmith
8508 Painter
8509 Sheet Metal Mechanic
8510 Zone Maintenance
8511 Energy Management Systems (EMS)
8512 Inspector

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.
Ability to obtain and maintain EPA Approved Freon recovery certification.