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Job Specification 02451@


MECHANICAL REPAIRER, LIGHT EQUIPMENT

 

DEFINITION


 Under direction, performs routine maintenance and repair work  on
 motorized  equipment such as small tractors, small trucks,  power
 chain  saws,  spray machines, and so forth; and/or performs  maintenance
 and  repair  work  on  grounds and/or roads; does  other  related
 duties as required.

 NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for
 illustrative  purposes only.  A particular  position  using  this
 title   may   not  perform  all  duties  listed   in   this   job
 specification.  Conversely, all duties performed on the  job  may
 not be listed.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

 Removes  worn  out  parts  and  installs  replacement  parts   in
 motorized  equipment  such  as small tractors,  air  compressors,
 power  chain  saws, small cement mixers, chipper  machines,  snow
 blowers,  spray  machines, lawn mowers, hedge trimmers  or  other
 light mechanical equipment used for the repair and/or maintenance
 of parks, grounds, trees, or other public facilities.

 Adjusts cutting edges and sharpens cutting blades.

 Replaces defective motors, filtering, or ignition parts.

 Replaces worn tires, rollers, or wheels.

 Lubricates necessary linkages.

 Makes  simple electrical tests and repairs on ignition, lighting,
 and control circuits.

 Transports equipment to job site.

 Performs manual and unskilled laboring work.

 Keeps essential records and files.

 Will  be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
 and/or  manual  recording and information  systems  used  by  the
 agency, office, or related units.

 REQUIREMENTS:

 EXPERIENCE:
 Three (3) years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and
 repair of varied types of motors, vehicles, and equipment.

 LICENSE:

 Appointees  will  be required to possess a driver's  license
 valid  in  New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle,  rather
 than  employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties
 of the position.

 KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

 Knowledge  of standard tools, materials, methods, practices,  and
 occupational   hazards   and  safety  precautions   involved   in
 maintenance work on small motorized equipment.

 Ability  to understand, remember, and carry out oral and  written
 directions.

 Ability to take necessary precautions in performing the work.

 Ability to properly store, safeguard, and label equipment.

 Ability to maintain essential records and files.

 Ability  to  diagnose  and  perform necessary  repairs  to  small
 motorized equipment.

 Ability  to  utilize  various types of electronic  and/or  manual
 recording and information systems used by the agency, office,  or
 related units.

 Ability  to  read, write, speak, understand, and  communicate  in
 English  sufficiently  to perform the duties  of  this  position.
 American  Sign  Language or Braille may  also  be  considered  as
 acceptable forms of communication.

 Persons  with  mental or physical disabilities  are  eligible  as
 long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
 reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.   If
 the   accommodation  cannot be made because it  would  cause  the
 employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

 CODES: LG-02451@            MCK                        05/16/06

 This job specification is for local government use only.