Classification KD15 (Band )

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs skilled or supervisory tasks to maintain automotive or ocean vessel equipment or to provide aircraft ground support.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Positions in this class exercise discretion in diagnosing and repairing mechanical problems in motorized equipment.

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.)

Supervises aviation ground support activities to accommodate flight operations.
Performs repairs of moderate to high difficulty on automotive vehicles.
Instructs staff in proper repair procedures.
Assists in planning and directing the activities of the equipment depot.
Provides specialized equipment service.
Repairs and adjusts the main auxiliary engines and related machinery of an ocean vessel.

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 fuel handling and aircraft servicing procedures.
Ability to direct, supervise and train personnel.
Knowledge of principles and practices used to diagnose vehicles by the use of computerized test equipment.
Knowledge of automotive maintenance and repair equipment and methods.
Knowledge of purchase and supply techniques for automotive equipment.
Skill in the use of testing and measuring instruments.
Knowledge of the safety requirements relating to engine room work on a sea vessel.
Ability to interpret technical service manuals.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Some positions require a commercial driver's license and freon recovery certification.

Minimum Requirements:

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

Work experience that involved the independent performance of job duties directly related to the area of employment.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

Two years of work experience that involved the independent performance of job duties directly related to the area of employment. Some positions require a commercial driver's license an 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. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors in all temperature ranges. (Frequent)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and temperature extremes. (Frequent)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent)
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. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to lift materials up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to move materials by rolling, pushing or pulling, up to 100 lbs. (Frequent)
Ability to move objects, up to 50 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to move objects, up to 50 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to carry objects, up to 50 lbs., up to 30 feet, 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)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Must be capable of hearing normal sounds. (Continuous)
Must be ambidextrous. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Frequent)
Ability to identify and use and/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 work on golf type vehicles.