Trades Specialist

City of Baton Rouge   Baton Rouge, LA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on August 29, 2021
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Job Opportunities Apply: August 27-September 2, 2021

Trades Specialist

GENERAL DESCRIPTION Under the supervision of an employee of a higher classification, performs journeyman level work in construction, maintenance, and repair activities in one of the building trades. Work may involve performing skilled installation and maintenance on air conditioning and heating, electrical, locks and electronic access, or plumbing systems; or construction, alteration, and repair of wooden structures and equipment. Assignments received are usually oral or written, but may be accompanied by sketches or blueprints. An employee in this class is subject to unusual working hours, as well as twenty-four hour call for situations needing immediate attention. Performs other work as requested.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma, GED, HiSET, or equivalent certificate of competency, and successful completion of an apprenticeship or training program in one of the following building trades: air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration, carpentry, electrical, locksmith, or plumbing.

SUBSTITUTIONS: The following years of experience will substitute for completion of an apprenticeship or training program: air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration (4 years), carpentry (4 years), electrical (5 years), locksmith (4 years), or plumbing (5 years). Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS: (Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.) Position(s) of this classification may require a valid Louisiana driver's license. If license is required, must be maintained throughout employment in this position. Position(s) of this classification may require at the time of application, possession of the appropriate Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) refrigerant recycling and recovery certification (Type I, II, III or Universal) for technicians (as required under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act, 1990). Position(s) of this classification may require at the time of application, possession of a Journeyman or Master Plumber License from the State Plumbing Board of Louisiana.

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