Location: Framingham, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Sep 1 2017 Job Description:
The Trades Worker performs varied tasks in a variety of trades (e.g., plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.); perform routine trade-related maintenance and repair; maintain machinery, equipment and tools; install glass; install and replace floor covering; and perform related work as required.
The basic purpose of this work is to perform a variety of duties to assist in plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other trade work.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES COMMON TO ALL LEVELS IN SERIES: 1. Services and/or assists in servicing, replacing minor plumbing fixtures such as faucets, washers, flushometers, valves, etc. 2. Maintains and makes routine repairs to electrically-powered equipment and appliances such as motors, pumps, lamps, fans, etc. according to instructions from journeyman and equipment service manuals; and performs other electrical work not requiring a licensed electrician such as replacing light bulbs, fuses as needed. 3. Performs preventive maintenance and makes repairs to heating, ventilating, refrigerating and air conditioning equipment according to instructions and equipment service manuals such as replacing belts on motor, changing filters, replacing bearings and cooling coils, etc.; and adjusts heating and/or air conditioning controls to maintain appropriate temperature. 4. Maintains machinery, equipment and tools by cleaning, lubricating, greasing, oiling, etc. to ensure their optimum working order. 5. Assists in the construction of tables, wooden barricades, window screens, etc. and performs other minor carpentry work using hand and power tools such as drills and saws. 6. Installs glass in windows and doors by inserting and fastening pre-cut glass in window sash, etc. 7. Assists in installing and makes routine repairs to floor coverings such as tiles, linoleum and rugs as required. 8. Assists in erecting and/or dismantling scaffolding and/or rigging used to gain access to high places. 9. Performs related duties such as furnishing tools and materials to tradesmen during the course of an job; holding materials or tools in place while journeyman works on them; cleaning work area upon completion; operating or using soldering and/or brazing equipment; erecting and dismantling wall partitions; requisitioning supplies and maintaining records.
None. See Section XIII, Special Requirements.
Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class 3 Motor Vehicle Operator's License may be required.
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