DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is skilled mechanical work in one or more craft areas involving the maintenance of buildings and their appurtenances, public works structures and all types of mechanical assemblies. Assignments may be made to other trade skill fields requiring less proficiency depending on agency needs. Work is performed under general direction of a Master Mechanic II or other higher-level employee, with considerable leeway for the exercise of personal skill. Work direction may be exercised over a small number of assistants and helpers. Employees in this class may be on call at times other than their regularly scheduled hours. 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 practices, tools, terminology and safety precautions of the trade or trades in which employed; skill in the use of the tools of the trade; ability to work from plans, specifications, schematics and to follow rough sketches and oral instructions; ability to lead the work of mechanics, maintenance workers and helpers; mechanical aptitude.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
* Experience as a laborer or trade helper is not considered qualifying, journey-level experience.
SUBSTITUTION NOTE: Secondary and/or post-secondary school vocational training, technical school training, or formal apprenticeship training in a trade skill may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.
TYPICAL TRADE SKILLS:
1/98; 11/98; 3/08; 1/09