City of Tucson

SENIOR TRADES HELPER (#5712)

$13.20-$20.37 Hourly / $27,456.00-$42,369.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 913


General Description

Assists electricians, welders, carpenters, painters or construction personnel with assigned tasks.

Essential Functions

This is a senior position. It differs from other positions in the classification series by performing tasks at a proficient, accomplished level and handling the more difficult, complex or irregular tasks. Individuals in senior positions typically assist in setting priorities for work and are asked upon occasion to use judgment to solve unusual problems.

Repairs and maintains containers by washing containers with high pressurized steamers, scrubbing, scraping, and rinsing containers, checking for cracks and broken welding, grinding and cutting damaged areas, cutting and welding metal plates, and heating and straightening damaged structural areas.

Maintains streetlights by troubleshooting problems, changing and replacing broken and shorted components, replacing and assembling fallen traffic signals and poles, and responding to emergency calls.

Performs preventive maintenance on equipment by lubricating and greasing moving parts, checking fluid levels, making necessary repairs, and assisting in replacing parts.

Promotes shop and employee safety by attending and making presentations at safety meetings, inspecting fire extinguishers, hoists, electric cords and other parts, and completing forms for safety records.

Builds and fabricates parts and materials by measuring and cutting materials and laying out, aligning, and welding parts and materials.

Assists in container delivery, painting and stenciling.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Less than High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: Under 1 year assisting electricians, welders, carpenters, painters, and/or construction personnel

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

30 lb Lift Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 30

Occupational Group Description: Labor and Trades

EEO Job Category Code: H

EEO Job Category Description: Service Maintenance

Organizational Level: Senior

NCCI: 5506

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 5712; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;