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ABOLISHED 04/16/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-13 - Jackhammer Operator (6203)

ABOLISHED 04/16/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-13 - Jackhammer Operator

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: PA20
  • Class Code: 6203
  • Established: 09/04/1934
  • Revised: 02/11/1943
  • Title Changed: --


Under supervision, to operate a jackhammer or paving breaker in connection with drilling or paving operations; to perform miscellaneous labor work; and to do other related work.

Typical Tasks

Operates hand or compressed air jackhammers or paving breakers; prepares holes for blasting; and does miscellaneous labor work.

Minimum Qualifications

Three months of experience in operating airdriven jackhammers or paving breakers.


Ability to read and write.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Tools, equipment, and methods used in rock drilling and paving breaking, of the different types of air drills and paving breakers, of drill bits, air compressors and air piping, and of the care and operation of rock drilling and paving breaking equipment. Skill in: Operating hand or compressed air drills and paving breakers.


Ability to: Follow oral directions.

Special Personal Characteristics

Carefulness and physical strength.

  Updated: 10/13/2017
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