STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
Class Code: 6100-14 Date Established: 07-01-50
Occupational Code: 5-2-5 Date of Last Revision: 12/28/01
BASIC PURPOSE: To perform skilled trades work in the masonry field involving the installation, repair and renovation of state facilities.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Smoothes and finishes surfaces of poured concrete floors, walks, sidewalks or curbs to specified textures.
· Operates hand and electrical tools such as plumb bobs, levels, templates, electrical drills, air compressors and/or jackhammers.
· Tapes and finishes dry walls.
· Repairs or builds to specifications block or brick walls and other projects.
· Repairs and replaces ceramic and resilient and/or ceramic tiles.
· Drills and/or opens walls for plumbers and electricians.
· Supervises helpers, laborers or apprentices upon assignment while performing similar or related work.
Skill: Requires skill in recommending routine changes in standardized operating procedures OR in retrieving, compiling and reporting data according to established procedures OR in operating complex machines.
Knowledge: Requires knowledge of business practices and procedures or technical training in a craft or trade, including working from detailed instructions, to apply knowledge in a variety of practical situations.
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 partial supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including assigning job duties, providing training, giving instructions and checking work.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an adverse working environment containing a combination of disagreeable elements which impact significantly upon the employee's capacity for completing work assignments. This level includes work-related accidents or assault.
Physical Demands: Requires medium to heavy work, including continuous physical exertion such as frequent bending, lifting or climbing.
Communication: Requires obtaining and exchanging information, referring inquiries to the appropriate source, or responding to questions from state employees or members of the general public.
Complexity: Requires a combination of job functions to establish facts, to draw daily operational conclusions, or to solve practical problems. This level also requires providing a variety of alternative solutions where only limited standardization exists.
Independent Action: Requires making a limited number of choices in selecting among alternative courses of action under supervisory guidance and in performing job functions according to a variety of prescribed policies or procedures.
Education: Graduation from high school, G.E.D. or its equivalent, plus completion of standard apprenticeship training as a mason.
Experience: Two years' experience as a skilled brick mason or plasterer.
License/Certification: Certification of completion of apprenticeship training as a mason. Possession of a valid New Hampshire driver's license and/or have access to transportation for statewide travel.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of and ability to properly mix cement using hoe or concrete mixing machine. Ability to determine vertical and horizontal lines and courses using a blumb bob, gauge line and level. Ability to mold expansion joints and edges using ending tools, jointers and straight edgers. Ability to operate machines to smooth concrete surfaces. Ability to measure distances from reference points and mark guidelines on wooden surfaces to layout work. Ability to read blueprints, calculate angles and courses, for building walls, arches, corners and bottoms. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with 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.
Last Updated 05/10/02