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Job Specification 43731




 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
 related work.

 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.


 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
 lubricates equipment.

 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.

 Maintains records.

 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
 fire-training classes.

 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.



 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
 Appointing Authority.


 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