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Job Specification




       Under the direction of a Crew Supervisor or other supervisor in a
  state department, either working alone or as one of a small group,
  operates, checks, services, and, with assistance, makes emergency and
  minor repairs to mechanized highway and other construction and
  maintenance equipment; does related work as required.


       Operates trucks, tractors, pumps, compressors, small cranes,
  rollers, graders, small concrete mixers, front end loaders, small
  backhoes, truck mounted core drills and other mechanized highway and
  construction equipment as required.

       Checks, services and assists in making minor and emergency
  adjustments and repairs in the field and in the repair shop.

       Mixes, pours, and samples concrete, bituminous concrete and
  concrete slabs.

       Assists Masons, Carpenters, Blacksmiths and Painters performing
  construction and maintenance work and shop repairs as may be required.

       Moves equipment from one location to another.

       Pulls cables; lifts steel poles and posts; drills under hard
  highway surfaces for pipe and cable installations and, when not so
  engaged, loads and unloads trucks and freight cars.

       Operates various types of snow removal equipment and helps to keep
  roads clear; assists in the repair of snow removal equipment; assists
  in the installation of snow plow attachments to trucks and loads,
  unloads and delivers snow plow equipment to various locations within
  the state as may be required.

       As required, may function as the lead worker within a small group
  of employees, inmates, or seasonal workers.

       Does other work as assigned when not engaged in operating
  equipment including highway or other road and landscape construction,
  maintenance and repair work, building construction, service,
  maintenance, repair and groundskeeping work.

       Maintains simple records.

       In the Department of Human Services, may be required to undergo
  fire training classes.

       May 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.



           One (1) year of experience in the operation, adjustment and
  maintenance of mechanized highway and/or other construction and
  maintenance equipment.


           Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid
  in New Jersey.

           Appointees may be required to possess a valid Commercial
  Driver's License (CDL) only if it is necessary to perform the essential
  duties of the position.

           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 of the skilled and safe operation of mechanized
  highway and other construction and maintenance equipment.

           Knowledge of construction operations and procedures and of the
  proper use of mechanized equipment, including cleaning, greasing,
  servicing, and making minor adjustments and repairs to equipment.

           Ability to analyze problems involving the operation of
  mechanized highway and other construction equipment.

           Ability to organize and carry out fairly complex work projects
  involving the use of mechanized equipment.

           Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written
  directions of some complexity and to learn quickly from explanations
  and demonstrations.

           Ability to operate mechanized equipment in a skilled and safe

           Ability to check, clean, service and assist in making minor
  and emergency repairs to mechanized equipment.

           Ability to load, unload, and deliver equipment and materials
  and to transfer mechanized equipment from one location to another.

           Ability to maintain simple records.

           Ability to lead workers in the performance of maintenance and
  related functions.

           Ability to learn 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, or communicate in
  English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.  American
  Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of

           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 know limitations. If the
  accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue
  hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

  This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
Local or
Class of

This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.

DDC   04/01/1993