Box 13, Folder 20, Document 21

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Box 13, Folder 20, Document 21

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GENERAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC I
NATURE OF WORK
This is semi-skilled and some skilled work in the application of
skills and practices of more than one trade in the maintenance, repair,
and installation of mechanical and structural facilities.
Work involves responsibility for performing maintenance and repair
w0rk on machinery and buildings, involving the performance of semi-skilled
and skilled tasks relating to more than one trade discipline. :v[ork is normally performed under general supervision; these employees act as assistants to higher level mechanics when working on complex or major repair
on installation tasks. Work is usually assigned on a job basis through
oral or written instructions and is inspected during progress and upon completion, although employees may be given general preventive maintenance
assignments with lit,tle or no supervisory follow-up. Supervision may be
exercised over semi-skilled workers or laborers.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Lubricates and adjusts pump motors, air-conditioning equipnent, and
hydraulic valves .
Removes and replaces sprockets, belts, pulleys, motor shafts,.:.ari:d .
hinges .
Installs electrical switches,· wires, conduits, relays and transformers.
Installs and re~a±rs plumbing fixtures such as floor drains, faucets,
sinks, and toilet seats .
Installs guard rails and fences.
Constructs cabinets, toolsJ:,oxes, benches, truck box canopies, and partitions .
Lays concrete block walls, brick walls, and floor or driveway slabs.
Cuts and welds pipes, steel frames, and metal sheets.
Performs related work as required.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Some knowledge oft the tools, principles, and practices of the maintenance t rades, including carpentry, plumbing, ·electricity, air-conditioning,
welding, steam fitting, painting, and masonry:.·
Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the trades
related to the positiDn.
Ability t o interpret work from sketches, blueprints , and written directions.
Skill in the use of hand t ools .
DESIRABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation f r om a trade or vocational school; some experience in construction and maintenance work; or any equivalent combination of training
and exper.ience.

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