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.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
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
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
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 AND ABILITIES:
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
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
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
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:
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.