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Job Specification 42112



  Under supervision, in the Department of Transportation, performs
  unskilled or semi-skilled manual work involved in state highway
  maintenance operations which may involve a variety of duties 
  requiring physical exertion, manipulative ability, and the routine 
  use of hand, machine, or power tools; in the absence of the 
  regular Truck Driver, or during emergencies, or as the work load 
  dictates, operates trucks, tractor mowers, or other maintenance 
  equipment; does related work as required.

  Performs manual work of all types for the maintenance of 
  highways, roadsides, and appurtenances.

  Uses bituminous materials and various aggregates for the 
  repair and maintenance of state highway pavements and 
  shoulders.  Repairs all types of pavements and shoulders 
  using standard patching techniques; cleans and pours joints; 
  cleans and seals cracks.

  Repairs, cleans, and maintains drainage systems (including 
  ditches requiring hand cleaning) and structures of all types.

  Mows grass; cuts weeds, clears brush; maintains slopes 
  and roadsides; picks up litter and debris.

  Repairs, paints, and maintains guard rails.

  Operates small power mowers and other less complex 
  power equipment or power tools.

  Performs manual labor in connection with force account
  construction work, as required.

  Cleans and paints various kinds of department equipment.

  Drives trucks or tractor mowers of various types as required,
  including trucks used for highway maintenance work, road 
  oiling, snow plowing line striping, ice control work, or mowing 
  operations, and other motorized equipment; assists with the 
  repair and installation of snow plows and spreaders.

  Picks up materials, loads them on the truck, and delivers them
  when operating in the capacity if relief driver.

  Checks, cleans, washes, and makes minor adjustments to trucks,
  tractors, and other motorized equipment, and may be required to 
  grease and change the oil of motorized equipments.

  As required, acts as a service attendant by dispersing fuel, 
  oil, and other related supplies.

  Assists in the fabrication, repair, and installation of highway

  Assists in the painting of traffic stripes.

  May perform mathematical calculations to estimate material or labor
  needed or used to complete work assignments.

  When operating as a relief driver or operator, keeps simple
  records of receipts, deliveries, fuel consumption, and mileage.

  Responds to all emergency situations required to protect the
  public, including setting barriers and/or warning devices and
  performing ice control and snow removal operations.

  Performs the duty of a flagger to protect a work area, and 
  direct the traffic around it.

  Is required to perform any type emergency work after normal 
  work hours as the specific emergency dictates within the 
  established rate code for this level.

  May be required to apply pesticides under the direct supervision
  of a Licensed Pesticide Applicator.

  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 laboring work.


  Appointees must possess a valid Commercial Drivers License
  (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of 
  vehicle being operated.

  Knowledge of the care of maintenance equipment, including
  cleaning, lubrication, servicing of batteries, care of tires, and

  Knowledge of the proper use and care of hand, machine, 
  and power tools.

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

  Ability to perform heavy manual labor for prolonged period 
  of time under varying temperatures and climatic conditions.

  Ability to maintain simple records.

  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 communication.
  Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
  as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
  reasonable accommodation.  If the accommodation cannot be 
  made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, 
  such persons may not be eligible.

  CODES: O10-42112         DAP         1/16/10