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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN 1 diagnoses user requirements and equipment malfunctions, and fabricates, calibrates, and maintains a wide variety of complex scientific instruments and systems.
This is the first and journey level of a two level series responsible for fabrication, calibration and maintenance of instruments and systems. Lack of responsibility for design of instruments and systems and for approving purchase and contract release orders distinguishes this class from the higher level.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties listed below are not inclusive but characteristic of the type and level of work associated with this class. Individual positions may perform all or some combination of the duties listed below as well as other related duties.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class have daily contact with other departments and users of various equipment. Employees have frequent contact with private contractors and manufacturers to discuss equipment operation and specifications.
Employees in this class work independently, frequently at remote locations, and receive minimum supervision. The higher class technician assigns and coordinates the work of this class.
Positions in this class travel throughout the state to various specific locations to repair and maintain equipment. Much of the work is performed out of doors, year-round, in all types of weather conditions and is subject to high volume traffic conditions and noisy machinery. Positions require the willingness to work safely around potentially hazardous fumes, chemicals, radiation, tools, machinery, voltages, and traffic.
Two years of experience in an instrument shop fabricating and repairing electronic scientific instruments and