Occ. Code 7520000

PLANT UTILITIES HELPER, GRADE 6

 

New York State Department of Civil Service

Classification Standard

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS

Plant Utilities Helpers assist Plant Utilities Assistants and Plant Utilities Engineers by performing a variety of relatively unskilled tasks and routine manual labor on an assigned shift in a heating and/or air-conditioning plant or in the mechanical equipment rooms of buildings.

Plant Utilities Helper positions exist in several State agencies. Most are located in the Office of General Services, the State University, and the Department of Correctional Services.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

PLANT UTILITIES HELPERS: labor class; perform routine laboring activities in assisting semiskilled and skilled utility plant staff on an assigned shift. Incumbents typically function under specific instructions and are supervised by Plant Utilities Engineers or Plant Utilities Assistants.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

Under direct supervision of a Plant Utilities Assistant or a Plant Utilities Engineer, Plant Utilities Helpers perform the following:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

There are no education or experience requirements for this class. When required to operate motor vehicles, must possess a valid New York State driver’s license for the type of vehicle operated.

 

 

 

NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.

 

 Date: 5/02