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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Shop Technician
Classification Code 62900
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Shop Technician
Position Number 132720
Pay Grade 6
Department Physics and Astronomy - 21600
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Manual dexterity with knowledge of electronics.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received

Performs under general supervision. Determines own methods for performing assigned work.

Version Date July 1992
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

-On a regular and continual basis, inspect and check operations of departmental instructional equipment and lab apparatus; repair/ calibrate if practical, or prepare for return of equipment / apparatus to authorized service station.

-Construct equipment/ demonstration apparatus at each student station.

-Assist in set up of introductory laboratory experiments; verify correct operation of apparatus at each student station.

-Assist in set up of classroom demonstration experiments and AV presentations as directed by faculty.

-Perform maintenance and other work, as required at observatory site on Narrow Lane Rd; assist Drs Powell and Henson, as required, in astronomy work.

-Check and maintain on a regular basis, adequate inventory of AV and lab apparatus spare parts and supplies necessary for instructional program.

-Maintain on a regular basis, departmental repair and fabrication labs (electronics, machine and wood working), including adequate supply of materials and components.

-Maintain departmental storage rooms for equipment and demonstration apparatus in good order; return equipment and apparatus which has been used by faculty to proper storage location on a regular basis.

-Perform other appropriate duties as directed by faculty and chairman.

Job Duty Type Essential