Classification KD05 (Band )

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs routine duties to provide ground support for agency flight operations or to repair and maintain motor vehicles.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Positions in this class perform basic vehicular mechanical and maintenance work.

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.)

Coordinates flight times and positions aircraft on ramp.
Operates and maintains ground support equipment.
Maintains aircraft interior and exterior cleanliness.
Performs aircraft towing, servicing and refueling operations.
Performs routine maintenance for automotive vehicles and specialized equipment.
Assists higher-level technicians in advanced repair of vehicles.

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 the operation of automotive and other gasoline-powered equipment.
Knowledge of diesel engines.
Skill in the use of testing and measuring instruments.
Ability to understand technical manuals and follow instructions.
Ability to perform heavy lifting.
Ability to function as a team member.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Some positions in this class require a commercial driver's license and/or freon recovery certification.

Minimum Requirements:

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

Work experience that is directly related to the area of employment.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

Work experience that is directly related to the area of employment.

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. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Frequent)
Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 50 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 50 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 100 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Must be ambidextrous.
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Frequent)
Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.
Ability to use hand/power tools. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid CDL with required endorsements.
Ability to obtain and maintain a forklift operators certification.
Ability to work overtime as required.
Ability to work rotating shifts.
Ability to work on golf type vehicles.