DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is skilled work involving the responsibility for the efficient, journey level performance of a variety of detailed and complex carpentry tasks, involving the exercise of independent judgment in the completion of work assignments. This position differs from Maintenance Carpenter II in the complexity and detail of the work performed. General supervision is provided by the Master Mechanic I and/or Master Mechanic II. General supervision is exercised over the work of laborers and other subordinate staff, while fully participating in the work. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, tools, terminology and accident precautions of the trade; thorough knowledge of allied trades, basic construction math, and estimation of time and material needs; thorough knowledge of local and state codes; ability to read and interpret a variety of blueprints, plans, diagrams, manufacturers’ manuals, specifications, as well as rough sketches; ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others; ability to rig and work from scaffolds; ability communicate effectively both orally and in writing; skill in the use of carpentry equipment, materials, and tools; strength and dexterity.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma and either:
Possession of a current valid New York State Driver License appropriate to the type of motor equipment being operated at time of appointment and throughout employment.
(School Districts & County Highway Dept)