CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 5
Under close supervision of an engineer or higher level technician
in the Department of Transportation: (A) performs assignments in
the inspection of road and bridge construction which involve
testing the quality of electrical, landscaping, or construction
materials, and/or inspects work for compliance with plans and
specifications; or (B) performs assignments involved in reviewing
permit applications, inspecting permit construction sites, and
performing field surveys; 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:
Inspects installation of all electrical work, facilities,
landscaping materials, or highway appurtenances including
but not limited to curbs, guardrails, utility systems, drainage
systems, and traffic control devices.
Inspects or tests the quality and quantity of electrical,
landscape, or road materials, and collects samples
for laboratory analysis.
Inspects the construction of subgrade, subbase, and base
courses and cement pavings or landscape construction work.
Sets up, standardizes, and maintains testing equipment in
Performs routine chemical, nondestructive, and/or physical
tests in the field or laboratory.
Investigates work proposed in permit applications, evaluates
the effect of such work on state rights of way and the public,
ensures that proposed work complies with zoning, visibility,
and spacing regulations, and prepares recommendations
for approval or disapproval of permits.
Checks to see that permits have been issued, and collects
fees for applications and violations.
Inspects permit construction sites during construction and
initiates final inspection of projects.
Monitors an assigned area to ensure compliance with state
and federal Highway Beautification Laws and regulations,
and investigates complaints relevant to encroachment on
Performs basic mathematical calculations including
computing contract work and determining dimensions
of construction items.
Prepares clear, accurate, and detailed reports.
Establishes and maintains records, files, and progress reports.
Performs snow removal and ice control, and is available for
other emergency situations, day or night.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information system used by the
agency, office, or related units.
One (1) year of experience in the inspection or testing of
materials, reviewing permit applications, inspecting
construction work, and/or construction/maintenance work
requiring mathematical calculations to estimate materials
or labor needed or used.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required
experience may substitute college semester hour credits in
engineering or engineering technology program on the basis
of thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1)
year of experience.
Appointees must possess a driver's license valid in New
Jersey. Appointees may also be required to possess a
valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and applicable
endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated.
NOTE: The responsibility for ensuring that employees
possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate
with the class and type of vehicles they operate, rests with
the Appointing Authority.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of problems, methods, materials, equipment,
and processes involved in construction and maintenance.
Knowledge of sampling procedures.
Knowledge of policies and standards set by the department and
laws and regulations governing departmental action.
Ability to make accurate observations in the field or laboratory.
Ability to perform sampling procedures.
Ability to read and interpret construction plans and
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations using
addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to determine
lengths, areas, and volume.
Ability to learn to organize assigned field or office work,
analyze problems, and develop effective work methods.
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written
instructions and to learn from explanations and demonstrations.
Ability to work effectively with associates, contractors, and the
Ability to prepare accurate and factual reports.
Ability to keep records and files.
Ability to respond to emergency situations on a 24-hour
basis including snow removal and ice control.
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: 10/I11 - 10126 MER 9/1/07