|PURPOSE OF CLASS:|
|In state facilities this class is accountable for performing basic tasks of an unskilled nature (e.g. requiring little prior experience or training; most tasks can be learned quickly on the job) in one or several of the following areas:|
- building and equipment maintenance (operational and remedial)
|Initially works under the close supervision of an employee of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience.|
|May oversee work of patients, students or workfare employees assigned to assist in Maintainer duties (this patient and/or student involvement includes physical safety aspects and giving some simple instruction; it does not include rehabilitation or responsibility for the quantity or quality of patient work).|
|EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:|
|See attached addendum.|
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
|Some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to learn policies and procedures; ability to operate, care for and perform minor maintenance on tools and equipment used in daily work; some ability in simple record keeping.|
|EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:|
|Any experience and training which provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.|
|Incumbents in this class may be required to possess appropriate current licenses or permits.|
|Employees appointed to positions in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility, visual and auditory acuity and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class. A physical examination may be required.|
This replaces the existing specification for the same classes in Salary Groups TC 09, TC 10, TC 11 and TC 12 approved effective September 19, 1997. (Revised to abolish Class Codes 5529 and 5528)
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EXAMPLES OF DUTIES BY GENERAL WORK AREAS
Keeps simple records and prepares reports (this should be related to duties listed previously and not a full-time office record keeping position); performs related duties as required.
BUILDING AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE
Performs preventive maintenance tasks including but not limited to the following: checks gauges for established settings; checks steam trap indicators; checks belt tension (blowers, fans and rotating equipment); changes filters (water and gas); inspects doors for damage; tightens chairs, tables, desks, door hinges, and cabinets and lubricates when necessary; replaces castors; cleans grease traps; may check temperatures against pre-established settings; may clean strainers and boilers; may replace ceiling tiles and loose floor tiles; may spot patch walls; may replace washers; may repair minor leaks in toilets, drinking fountains, etc.; may attach shelving and put up bulletin boards, pictures, etc.; may clean motor housings, ducts and other mechanical equipment; may act as a relief person for other maintenance employees; may perform custodial functions as required; may move furniture; performs related duties as required.
Assists in preparation, handling, serving, and distribution of food; cleans food service areas including preparation, storage, delivery and recycling areas; reads menu to determine type and quantity of food for patients and/or clients; prepares simple foods such as beverages, pureed food, salads, toast, etc.; prepares juices, coffee, etc.; replenishes serving trays and condiments; sets counters with utensils; stocks shelves with supplies; may operate cash register, access control equipment, dish room equipment and other related food preparation equipment; performs related duties as required.
GROUNDS CARE (OUTSIDE SERVICES)
Digs ditches; shovels materials such as sand, stone, dirt and snow; operates hand, small power equipment, mowers and attachments; cuts weeds or brush; weeds gardens; rakes fill, loam, grass or leaves; moves, loads, unloads and distributes supplies and equipment; cleans gutters, storm sewers and catch basins; plants, fertilizes and limes vegetables, lawns, flowers, shrubs, etc. with detailed instruction from supervisor; trims shrubs (does not include pruning); may supervise parking to enforce regulations; may operate and perform preventive maintenance and minor repairs on vehicles such as tractors, trailers, multiple power mowers, snow blowers and snow plows required in care of grounds, walks and roads; may sand and salt walkways; picks up litter; empties trash receptacles and maintains dumpster areas; performs related duties as required.
MOTOR EQUIPMENT SERVICES
Operates motor vehicles of less than a five ton capacity for messenger service, delivery service, stock work and the like; loads and unloads vehicles; maintains vehicles in good condition including cleaning, lubrication and preventive maintenance; keeps records in connection with vehicles or materials carried; supplies motor vehicles with gas, oil, water and other fluids; loads and unloads vehicles; performs related duties as required.
Assists a skilled worker by passing tools, carrying or lifting materials and running errands; does rough painting; acts as a helper to a higher grade Maintainer or Qualified Craft Worker in more difficult tasks requiring special or greater skills; may perform semi-skilled tasks in carpentry, plumbing, painting, masonry, electrical work and other trades; may clean, oil and make minor adjustments to electrical, structural, mechanical, building and utility systems and other equipment; performs related duties as required.
These are only examples of types of tasks that incumbents in this class may be expected to perform. Tasks should only be assigned if they are of the appropriate skill level (as defined in the Summary of Class).