Crafts Worker Assistant (#TC9224)
$17.18-$20.88 Hourly / $2,977.21-$3,618.82 Monthly / $35,726.61-$43,425.92 Yearly


Under immediate supervision, assists in the performance of semi-skilled building maintenance and repair work; and does related or other work as assigned.


This is a temporary position developed to assist Crafts Workers in the performance of their duties. The Crafts Worker Assistant assists in a variety of semi-skilled tasks related to building construction, installation, alteration, maintenance and repair and assists other workers in performing more skilled work. Work is generally done under close supervision; however, as experience and skills are gained employees work more independently.


  • Assists in performing semi-skilled painting, glazing, carpentry, plastering, locksmithing, masonry, plumbing, metal work, welding, electrical, mechanical, heating and ventilating, and related maintenance trades work.
  • Assists in hanging doors, pouring concrete, laying flooring, installing partitions and drop ceilings, repairing door closers, furniture and roofs, and in performing other general carpentry work.
  • Assists in general minor plumbing repair; repairs leaking faucets, unstops clogged lines; assists in installation of water and sewer lines.
  • May installs and replaces light fixtures, outlets, bulbs, and fuses.
  • Learns to maintain and perform minor repairs on locks, appliances, automotive equipment, boilers, heating and ventilating, and related mechanical devices.
  • Assists skilled workers in a variety of skilled building trades tasks.
  • Maintains runways and taxiways; sprays chemicals for weed control.
  • Operates a variety of motorized tools, equipment and vehicles, and performs minor maintenance of same; uses hand tools common to the building maintenance trades.
  • May perform other janitorial, grounds maintenance or related work as assigned.
  • May learns to read, interpret, and work from sketches, diagrams or simple blueprints; may forecast material needs and order supplies; maintains simple records; may prepare routine reports.


License: Possession of valid California driver’s license may be required by the nature of the assignment
Certificate: Completion of Construction Technology Program


The basic methods, practices, tools and materials used in the several building maintenance trades; the occupational hazards and safety precautions.


Learn to perform semi-skilled work in a variety of building trades; understand and follow oral and written instructions; write simple notations and prepare simple reports; do heavy manual labor; maintain effective working relationships.


San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: TC9224; EST: 3/8/2001;