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Qualified Craft Worker (Automotive and Mechanical Equipment)

Qualified Craft Worker (Automotive and Mechanical Equipment) (37.5 Hour) (6727TC)

$25.71-$33.15 Hourly / $1,928.20-$2,486.29 Bi Weekly /$50,326.02-$64,892.17 Yearly

Posting Date:   December 7, 2017                 Closing Date: December 22, 2017


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs highly skilled maintenance and/or construction work requiring application of trade skills, codes and standard trade practices in electrical, plumbing, utilities, or HVACR trade areas; makes estimates of time, personnel and determines and obtains required materials; keeps necessary records; may perform duties related to similar trade areas as required; may act as liaison with other operating units and outside contacts; may operate heavy equipment; may respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations at state owned airports; performs related duties as required.
Diagnoses failure in all types of automotive and heavy mobile equipment; services, dismantles, overhauls and reassembles front ends, engines, standard and automatic transmissions, rear ends, hydraulic systems and automotive electrical systems; constructs and repairs any needed parts; welds or brazes parts by oxyacetylene torch or electric welding; may operate testing equipment required to diagnose automotive electronic components.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply standard tools, materials, methods and practices of the particular trade; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare estimates and keep shop records; some ability to utilize computer software.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Four (4) years of experience in the particular trade area indicated by the parenthetical title.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been performing skilled trade functions in the specific trade area.
Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Skilled Maintainer or Transportation Maintainer 2.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of subject requirements in a maintenance trade area may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
2. Two (2) years of experience as a Qualified Craft Worker Intern in a designated maintenance trade area may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
3. Experience performing technical duties within a designated maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General and Special Experience on a year for year basis.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications including possession and retention of an Unlimited Journeyperson's license in the trade area indicated by the parenthetical title. The incumbent will need to possess a CDL license.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain specific education and/or experience to meet various certification requirements.
3. Incumbents in this class are considered essential personnel and are part of the snow removal crew.  The incumbent will be expected to report for all snow emergencies.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.


WORKING CONDITION

  1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles; and may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment, extreme weather conditions and/or environmental conditions.
  2. 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.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Qualified candidates who meet the above requirements may apply by going to https://www.jobapscloud.com/ct/ and click on the posting for the Qualified Craft Worker (Automotive and Mechanical Equipment) Southern Connecticut State University and follow the instructions to apply for the position at the end of the posting.