Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
94005 03 ST J1 B 784-01 02/25/2022
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JOB CODE: 94005

DEFINITION: This is entry level training work in construction techniques, tools, materials, and processes used in the building trades.

An employee in this job participates in an 18 month structured and on-the-job training program designed to develop an understanding and competence in building trades practices, to include carpentry, masonry, roofing, tin smithing, locksmithing, and painting. The training program will be designed for a specific building trade or trades in which an agency is targeting placement. An employee initially performs a limited range of duties with instructions, to include preventative maintenance, routine repairs and installations, and assisting with large or complex assignments. Work assignments become increasingly more complex and are performed with greater independence and variety as learning progresses and knowledge and proficiency are acquired. Work is reviewed in progress and upon completion for competence, quality, and adherence to established guidelines.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.)

• Participates in a structured, on-the-job training program to develop knowledge and proficiency in one or more of the building trades.

• Uses measuring tapes, squares, levels, and other carpentry tools to measure, cut, construct, and install materials according to dimensional requirements and specifications.

• Performs routine repairs, installations, and replacements of common building items, equipment, and furniture, such as fencing, drywall, ceiling tiles, hospital beds, cabinetry, signs, windows, screens, partitions, office furniture, mechanical locks, interlocking floor tiles, and doors, based on direction from a higher-level trades employee.

• Participates in the construction of wood and steel framing for rooms, doors, and windows.

• Assists in the construction or renovation of wood or wood composite structures that require a high degree of precision, fit, and finish.

• Participates in laying, fastening, and sealing a variety of roofing materials, including asphalt, shingle, rubber, tile, slate, composite, and metal, ensuring proper overlap, seaming, and coverage of the materials.

• Performs preventative maintenance on roof surfaces, subsurfaces, and accessories based on established guidelines.

• Removes roofing materials using a variety of hand tools.

• Assists in the identification and tracing of roof leaks and participates in repairs based on direction from a higher-level employee.

• Mixes mortar, grout, concrete, and other masonry materials to proper proportions for desired consistency.

• Assists in laying common and face brick, firebrick, cinder and cement block, glass block, terra cotta, and various artificial and natural stone based on prescribed lay out.

• Assists in building concrete forms according to specifications, pouring and finishing concrete structures, and stripping and disassembling forms upon completion.

• Assists in installing a variety of locks, peripheral locking devices, and door accessories.

• Assists in repairing locks by removing broken keys from keyways, visually checking for wear and defects, disassembling and reassembling components, cleaning and replacing parts, testing functionality, and reinstalling locking devices.

• Performs patching repairs to surfaces using spackle, plaster, caulk, putty, and related materials.

• Applies coating and painting products to a variety of interior and exterior materials, such as wood, metal, masonry, and drywall.

• Complies with safety regulations and standards for work assignments, including wearing personal protective equipment.

• Reads blueprints and drawings indicating construction, installation, and repair specifications.

• An employee in this job participates in the performance of other trades’ tasks consistent with operational and organizational requirements.

• Operates a motor vehicle.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of the common methods, materials, hazards, safety precautions, and practices of the building trades.

• Knowledge of the care and use of hand and shop tools essential to the building trades.

• Knowledge of the use and functionality of Microsoft Office Suite software.

• Ability to read and interpret construction blueprints and drawings.

• Ability to read and interpret manufacturer guides and assembly instructions.

• Ability to perform math functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities)

• Eighteen months of maintenance experience in one or more building trades, including carpentry, masonry, roofing, tin smithing, locksmithing, or painting;


• Completion of a three year Vo-Tech training program in construction, construction technology, carpentry, concrete science technology, masonry, roofing, tin smithing, locksmithing, or painting;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training.


• Certain positions require possession of an active motor vehicle license.