Class Code:  6041-08                                    Date Established:  07-01-50


Occupational Code:  5-2-3                            Date of Last Revision:  01-27-06


BASIC PURPOSE:  To perform maintenance and repair work on state buildings, grounds and equipment.




        Assists in the maintenance and repair of electrical plumbing and steam line systems.


        Performs rough carpentry work on doors, fences and other wooden equipment.


        Cleans, oils and greases equipment and machinery such as drills and skill saws.


        Operates and makes minor repairs to power and hand tools.


        Repairs doors and door casings, replaces locks and door closures and installs windows, including glass cutting.


        Assists in the general repair and maintenance of building structures.


        Cleans buildings and grounds, including cutting shrubbery on trails and mowing grass.





Skill:  Requires skill in applying instructions to accomplish different job functions OR in operating machines for a variety of different purposes.


Knowledge:  Requires understanding and using business or trades vocabulary or basic arithmetic to perform standard operating procedures.


Impact:  Requires responsibility for contributing to agency objectives by ensuring the accuracy of support activities within one or more organizational units.  Errors at this level affect the work of others or have measurable monetary consequences, and require verification and correction in order to complete succeeding work operations.


Supervision:  Requires no supervision of employees or functions.


Working Conditions:  Requires performing regular job functions in an environment which includes exposure to continuous physical elements or a number of disagreeable working conditions with frequent exposure to minor injuries or health hazards.


Physical Demands:  Requires medium work, including continuous strenuous activities such as frequent reaching, bending, or lifting as well as performing work activities which require fine manual dexterity or coordination in operating machines or equipment.


Communication:  Requires minimal personal interaction or communication, including providing simple information in response to routine questions from employees within the agency.


Complexity:  Requires a combination of job functions using minimal judgment to perform a variety of job tasks according to clearly prescribed standard practices and procedures.




Independent Action:  Requires minimal choice in performing routine duties under immediate supervision and in following simple instructions according to standardized policies and procedures.




Education:  High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.


Experience:  One year's experience in general maintenance and repair work.  Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.


License/Certification:  Valid New Hampshire driver's license if required to operate a vehicle to perform job accountabilities.  Any additional license must be stated on the supplemental job description and approved by the Division of Personnel prior to recruitment at the agency level.


RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS:  Working knowledge of the methods and tools used in maintenance and repair work.  Working knowledge of one or more of the building trades.  Working knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.  Skill in the use of tools and equipment of the trade.  Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.  Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with immediate associates.  Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.


DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:  This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.


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