Under direct supervision, performs repetitive technical tasks
characterized by application of knowledge of detailed procedures which
are established and repetitive or which are specified by the
supervisor at the time of initial performance, and which require
applying simple skill and some subject matter knowledge related to the
basic methods, techniques, and procedures of engineering. This job is
typically found in an academic support or research environment.
1. Observes instruments and equipment to detect apparent
2. Assists in data collection and records the information according
to established procedures. Assists in writing calibration
3. Assists in assembling, installing, and repairing electromechanical
instruments and equipment by performing manual tasks following
4. Tests and repairs simple testing instruments such as VOM meter, PH
meter, water flow meter, calipers to insure operational readiness
of the equipment.
5. Performs specified mathematical computations using standard tables
and formulae. Plots data or results and draws charts and graphs.
6. Operates a variety of hand and power tools or mechanical equipment
specific to the requirements of the job.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
EXPERIENCE: Two years in non-professional technical work in
engineering or an allied area.
Working knowledge of applied arithmetic, geometry, and trigonometry.
Ability to compute simple engineering data; to follow oral and written
instructions; to operate basic equipment according to standard safety
practices; to use personal computers; to work in, on, around, over and
under fixed equipment and machinery; to manipulate heavy equipment,
tools, and supplies and/or exert force up to 50 lbs.; to concurrently
manipulate multiple controls on equipment and machinery; to work in
hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse
weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license
may be required.