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Under supervision, to work with and to be in charge of a crew of Masons I and/or helpers in performing skilled masonry work; and to do other related work.
The class of Mason II is distinguished from that of Mason I by its additional responsibilities for preparing comprehensive lists of materials and equipment needs; estimating job costs and layouts; and directing the work of three or more craft workers or helpers. The assignment of the Mason II includes working as a craftsperson and exercising limited supervisory responsibility under a person at the supervisory level.
Lays out, directs and assists with the work of construction, maintaining and repairing concrete and other foundations for buildings, machinery and similar projects; instructs, supervises and works with a small crew of Masons I and/or helpers in building retaining walls; constructing pavements and walks; plastering and repairing walls; cutting, setting and repairing stone, tile and marble; and waterproofing concrete, and other masonry work; sees that safety rules are observed; may supervise the maintenance of a masonry shop; prepares working sketches and estimates for needed masonry equipment and materials; prepares list of masonry supplies and equipment; coordinates work scheduling; maintains job records and prepares reports.
Experience: Three years of experience comparable to that of a Mason I in the California state service; and Education: Equivalent to completion of the eighth grade. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)
One year of varied experience as a journeyperson mason; and Completion of a recognized apprenticeship in masonry.
Knowledge of: Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the masonry trades; Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety applicable to masonry and masonry codes.
Skill in: Performing masonry work and maintaining tools and equipment.
Ability to: Instruct, direct, and coordinate the assignments of a small crew; prepare working sketches of masonry jobs; read blueprints, and work from plans and specifications; estimate needed materials and job costs; maintain records and prepare reports; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; follow oral and written directions.