Building Construction Worker I

  • Building Construction Worker I
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
6040
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$28,668.00 – $39,708.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,194.50 – $1,654.50
Pay Grade: 
A16

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Definition

This is semi-skilled work in major renovation and construction of buildings and other structures.

Job Duties

Constructs and sets forms, fabricates steel reinforcements, and pours concrete for footings, foundations, and flatwork; finishes exposed aggregate concrete.

Installs or assists in installing sub-flooring and flooring; constructs inner and outer walls on buildings; installs siding, windows, and exterior doors; installs or replaces roofing; builds rafters and/or sets trusses.

Renovates, installs, or assists in installing plumbing, electrical, and heating and cooling systems in buildings; installs sinks, toilets, showers, water heaters, and other fixtures.

Paints buildings and other structures using sprayers, brushes, or rollers; installs paneling, wallpaper, drywall, ceramic tile, and other interior finishes.

Performs finish carpentry such as installation of millwork; constructs boardwalks, stairs, and platforms.

Operates a motor vehicle ; operates heavy equipment occasionally.

Exercises independence in the performance of responsibilities; receives general administrative direction; assignments may be accompanied by blueprints, penciled layouts, or sketches; work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through inspections.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Areas of Interest: 
Skilled & Specialized Trades

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Two or more years of experience as a Park Maintenance Worker II or Maintenance Worker I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

OR

Four or more years of semi-skilled experience in building construction and maintenance, in two of the following building trades: carpentry, painting, masonry, roofing, drywall, electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling, or mechanical (refrigeration, welding, etc.); and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

OR

Completion of a four-year apprenticeship or on-the-job training in the building, electrical, plumbing, or mechanical trades; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

Special Requirements

By assignment, a position may require:

Ability to obtain the proper motor vehicle operator's license; or training, licenses, or certification required for the operation and maintenance of equipment and proper construction methods.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of general construction and repair methods, and the proper utilization and care of tools, materials, and equipment used in building construction.

Ability to complete semi-skilled work assignments in at least two of the building trades: carpentry, painting, masonry, roofing, drywall, electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling, or mechanical (refrigeration, welding, etc.).

Ability to interpret and work from sketches, penciled layouts, and blueprints.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to perform manual work requiring heavy lifting, reaching, and bending.

Ability to operate a variety of hand/power tools.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

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