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    Classified Staff Job Description

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 051060
    Title: Mason
    Pay Grade: 33
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Lays building materials including concrete and brick and constructs or repairs surfaces or structures.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is a specialized classification and not part of a series. This is a journey level classification. Working conditions - restricted movement, dirty environment, extreme temperatures; lifts or carries heavy objects.

    Example of Duties:
    • Prepares surfaces prior to beginning work.
    • Fabricates, alters, repairs and maintains walls, sidewalks, street curbs, floors, bathroom showers, sink counters, partitions, manholes and other related structures or surfaces.
    • Lays blocks or bricks following blueprints, plans or drawings.
    • Determines work requirements and sequence of masonry/tile assignments through review of work orders, plans or drawings.
    • Lays out work using chalk lines, plumb bobs, tapes, squares and levels.
    • Mixes cement using hoes, cement-mixing equipment and/or hand tools.
    • Cuts or breaks bricks and concrete using hammers, powered abrasive saws, paving breakers, drills and/or hand tools.
    • Molds expansion joints and edges using edging tools, jointers and straightedge.
    • Operates equipment such as forklift, dump truck and flatbed.
    • Estimates materials and labor.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of related tools, masonry techniques, equipment and materials.
    • Skill in the construction, alteration, repair and maintenance of masonry structures and surfaces.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Five years masonry or bricklaying experience; OR
      • Completion of a three year federally approved technical training program in masonry or bricklaying.
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.


      Revised: 07/01/2007

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