PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable for performing a variety of moderately skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of state roadsides, roadways, bridges, airports, and other departmental facilities; operates and maintains complex mechanical equipment; works as a moderately skilled mechanic in garages in the routine repair of mechanical equipment.
Works under the general supervision of a Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader or other employee of higher grade.
May lead less than five Transportation Maintainers, inmate and/or parolee workers as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
See attached addendum.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
- Knowledge of
- the construction, maintenance, and repair techniques of roadsides, roadways, bridges, or airports;
- the processes and materials used in the construction and maintenance trades;
- interpersonal skills;
- oral and written communication skills;
- Ability to
- use and make routine repairs to complex mechanical equipment;
- to operate equipment as listed on the attached addendum;
- understand and follow written and oral instructions;
- to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of experience in the construction, landscaping, commercial driving, snow plowing, maintenance and repair of roadsides, roadways, bridges or airports, in work involving the operation and care of mechanical equipment or work in one of the recognized maintenance trades.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of the subject requirements in one of the maintenance trades may be substituted for the General Experience.
- Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
- Incumbents in this class must be willing to accept assignment to emergency duties, including snow and ice removal, whenever his or her services are required.
At state airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
- Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness in order to perform the duties of the class.
- A physical examination will be required.
- Incumbents in this class are exposed to extremes of weather conditions, to frequent lifting of heavy weights, to highly dangerous road and traffic conditions, including exposure to heights when working on bridges, to poison ivy, insect bites and allergy irritants during summer months, and to loud and potentially dangerous machinery.
- The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Transportation Maintainer 2 (37.5 Hour) in Salary Group TC 16 approved effective July 15, 2022. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 23-066
The following is a listing of examples of trucks, equipment, tasks or related duties, the operating, maintaining or performing of which are considered to be the responsibilities and duties of positions in this class:
- Three (3) ton to nine (9) ton trucks, dump, platform or refuse with or without winch;
- All of the above when using the following attachments:
- Snow plows;
- Duo Dump;
- Truck Crash Attenuators;
- Trailers and towed equipment (except tilt bed trailers);
- Pickup, (to include two (2) & four (4) wheel drive vehicles) when using:
- Trailers or towed equipment;
- Snowplows or hopper type spreaders;
- Bridge utility truck;
- Compressor trucks;
- Aerial bucket trucks;
- Wreckers with winch;
- Tandem/10-Wheel Dump Truck.
- Bituminous curbing machines;
- Pothole Patcher;
- Tractor Mowers with single flail;
- Wood chippers;
- Chain saws;
- Culvert cleaning machines;
- Compressors, and/or compressor tools;
- Concrete mixers;
- Concrete vibrators;
- Hydraulic or engine driven tools;
- Test Boring;
- Class twenty four (24) tractor including attachments;
- Wing plow or other side mounted attachments;
- Fork lift.
- Survey monument setting;
- Burning and cutting with acetylene torch;
- Flagger (traffic control);
- May assist a Material Storage Supervisor with stores section material handling;
- Performing moderately skilled tasks in one or more of the following areas or trades:
- Mechanical repair;
- Relief ferry mate, drawbridge attendant and/or rest area attendant;
- In addition to other duties, may assist a Transportation General Supervisor, Transportation Garage Supervisor, or a Transportation District Electrical Supervisor in preparing and checking various reports or operating a two-way radio in a District Maintenance unit;
- Wildlife hazard control;
- Radio monitoring and communication;
- Escort vendors, contractors, etc. in secure areas (state owned airports only);
- In addition to other duties, may function as a guard/watchman or be required to receive training in, stand by for and respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations at state-owned airports;
- Performs related duties as required.