Under the direction of a supervisor, mechanic or other craftsman,
assists as a semi-skilled service attendant with the repair and
maintenance of departmental equipment; performs various related
supporting functions in plant and service work; does other
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:
Primarily as a learner, assists as directed in the overhaul,
adjustment, maintenance and repair of varied types of motors and
mechanical and motorized equipment.
May teardown and assemble engines, transmissions, final drives
and other component parts.
Performs minor preventive maintenance inspections; oils and
Unloads and carries bricks, mortar and other building materials;
assists in general masonry and plastering work, including digging
foundations, constructing forms and mixing cement and plaster;
breaks up old concrete walks and makes preparations for repair
Helps to lay and cut materials.
Assists in fitting and threading pipes; melts and pours lead for
Helps cut and form sheet metal.
Assists with the work involved in making mattresses and in
performing other tasks in institution upholstery shops.
Performs varied types of semi-skilled tasks in trades and crafts
in hospitals, schools and other state institutions, depending on
the area of assignment..
Performs service and maintenance related driving tasks as
Performs tire repairs and service in the shop or field.
Completes minor preventive maintenance and other minor service
and inspections on department equipment in shop and field.
Completes necessary service forms and reports.
Performs service station attendant tasks, lubricates equipment,
and dispenses fuel, oil and other supplies.
Operates various cleaning equipment.
Performs tasks to maintain work area in a neat and orderly
Learns the use, cleaning and care of shop tools and equipment.
In the Department of Human Services, may be required to undergo
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.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION
In accordance with the New Jersey Occupational Safety and
Health Administration regulation 29 CFR 1910.178(1) (1),
appointees may be required to obtain and maintain a current
certification as a Powered Industrial Truck Operator issued by
the New Jersey Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Appointees may be required to successfully complete refresher
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 the essential
duties of the position.
Appointee will 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: Appointees in the Department of Transportation will be required
to obtain a Commercial Driver's License and applicable endorsements
within six (6) months of appointment. The inability of an employee to
attain a CDL and necessary endorsements within six (6) months of hire
shall constitute grounds for removal.
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
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of basic tools and their use.
Ability to learn the use, care and adjustment of the tools unique
to the area of assignment.
Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written
directions and to learn quickly from instructions and
Ability to learn the semi-skilled tasks specific to the area of
Ability to maintain 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 the 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: 08/O09 - 43731 MCK 02/18/06