CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
PRISON MAINTENANCE GROUP LEADER II
( Automotive )
( Building Maintenance )
( Electrical )
( HVAC )
( Plumbing & Heating )
This is supervisory trades work directing the activities of a group of Prison Trades Worker II's in the Philadelphia Prisons in the area of specialization. An employee in this class supervises full performance trades workers engaged in maintaining, repairing and diagnosing complex and complicated equipment problems. Work is distinguished from that of generic supervisory trades classes by the responsibility for supervising prison trades workers who are, in turn, responsible for the custody and instruction of a small group of inmates.
Work is performed under the supervision of a higher level maintenance superior and requires occasional moderate physical effort.
ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be approved for this class.)
- the position must supervise the maintenance and repair activities of a staff of Prison Trades Worker II's in a designated specialty area.
- the position must supervise the diagnosis of complex and complicated equipment problems in the area of specialization.
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- the methods, materials, tools and standard practices of the designated trade specialty.
- the use and care of tools employed in the designated trade specialty.
- the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the designated trade specialty.
- the principles of operation of, and repair of automotive equipment for the Automotive specialty
- the principles and theory of electricity for the Electrical specialty.
- the ordinances and regulations governing electrical installations for the Electrical specialty.
- the principles of the distribution and control of air and water for the Plumbing & Heating specialty.
- diagnosing, locating, adjusting and repairing equipment malfunctions in the designated trade specialty.
- the care and use of tools, materials and equipment used in the designated specialty.
- detect and repair defects in a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment including that using high voltages for the Electrical specialty.
- plan, assign and review the work of skilled trades workers.
- effectively express ideas, both orally and in writing.
- make estimates of labor, materials, costs and time and to keep related records.
- learn the utilization of computer programs to enter and extract data.
- interpret technical sketches and plans.
- understand and follow oral and written instructions.
- establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.
- work in a prison environment.
- supervise the work of prison inmates.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 11/1992.)
- Equivalent to completion of the twelfth school grade.
- Four years of trades experience in the area of specialization as a helper or apprentice.
- Two years of experience in the area of specialization at the full performance level.
- For the Electrical Specialty, one year of the total experience must be in the installation or repair of high voltage electrical systems utilizing switchgears and relays.
Or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department that has included the specific experience described above.
NOTE: Training in a post high school approved trade school curriculum in the designated specialty area for a minimum of six months up to a maximum of one year can be equated on a month by month basis for the general experience requirement.
PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES:
- Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator's license as issued by the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania prior to appointment and during tenure of employment if required by work assignment.
- Employees will be required to obtain any license or certification by federal, state or municipal mandate if required
by work assignment.
- Automotive Specialty
Possession of a valid proper class, official safety inspection license and emissions control license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to appointment and during tenure of employment.
- HVAC Specialty
Possession of a grade "A" Steamboiler, Stationary or Refrigeration Engineer license or a grade "B" Refrigeration
Engineer License issued by the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections if required by work assignment.
- Plumbing & Heating Specialty
Possession of a Master Plumber's License as issued by the City of Philadelphia or proof of successful completion of the Master Plumber's examination prior to appointment and during tenure of employment as a Plumbing & Heating Group Leader
PAY RANGE: 49
CSC - 11/1992 ; Ad Board - 12/1992
Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC - 1/1994 ; Ad Board - 4/1994
END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 7Q39