STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: BRIDGE MAINTAINER II
Class Code: 1219-12 Date Established: 06-08-93
Occupational Code: 5-2-2 Date of Last Revision: 08-05-05
BASIC PURPOSE: To assist other Bridge Maintainers in one of the construction, building or mechanical trades and to perform independent tasks in bridge construction, repair, or maintenance.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Performs masonry, carpentry, drilling, blasting, sandblasting, scraping, chipping, paint spraying, pile driving, removing and replacing wooden and steel decks, moving buildings, and other bridge building and maintenance work as assigned.
· Assists in training and supervising Bridge Maintainer I’s and laborers in methods of bridge construction, maintenance and repair.
· Demolishes or repairs existing structures performing such work as building forms, finishing concrete, splicing wire and rope and using rigging when necessary.
· Uses rigging slings, scaffolding and staging for safe lifting of material and equipment for repair, painting and construction purposes.
· Assists in waterproofing decks and sealing expansion joints using a variety of compounds.
· Assists in the assembly and demolition of temporary bridges.
· Operates and maintains machinery and equipment such as air compressors, welders, pneumatic pavement breakers and drills as required.
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 common sense understanding of instructions in performing a series of routine 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 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 assignments in an adverse working environment involving a variety of unpredictable elements or hazards, including exposure to injuries or hazardous materials which result in partial disability.
Physical Demands: Requires heavy work, including continuous physical exertion in a taxing work position such as lifting and dragging heavy objects or digging.
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 using minimal judgment to perform a variety of job tasks according to clearly prescribed standard practices and procedures.
Independent Action: Requires a range of choice in applying a number of technical or administrative policies under general direction and in making routine decisions or in recommending modifications in work procedures for approval by supervisor.
Education: Completion of two years of high school or its equivalent.
Experience: Two years' experience in bridge construction or one of the following fields: carpentry, concrete construction, structural welding, structural steel erection, structural steel painting, timber construction, or operation of heavy construction equipment. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
License/Certification: Must possess a Commercial Driver’s License-B with tanker and air brake endorsements or obtain such licensure prior to completion of the probationary period. The applicant’s Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must meet the minimum standards as established by the hiring agency.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of material, methods and equipment used in building, repairing or painting bridges. Knowledge of safety measures and efficient work methods. Skill in the use of tools used in bridge building and painting. Skill in the use of varied bridge equipment and tools. Ability to understand and carry out instructions. Ability to do heavy manual work in hazardous locations. Ability to read blueprints or outline sketches of construction projects. Ability to climb and work from scaffolds high above ground. Ability to use personal protective equipment properly and to understand and apply procedures relating to work zone safety, health, personnel rules, and hazardous materials. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers and the general public. 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 10/21/04