CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

3A11
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN 1

Specialties
(Civil ) (Electrical ) (Electronic ) (Mechanical )

GENERAL DEFINITION

This is engineering technician work of moderate scope and complexity applying established engineering principles, practices, and mathematical knowledge to the completion of assigned projects, in support of engineering in area of specialization. Work includes completing design assignments or a portion of a large design project, writing standardized specifications for contract inclusion, rendering plans and drawings, and reviewing working plans and drawings for use by contractors and engineering project managers. Employees in this class use computer aided drafting and design software (CADD), when required, in the rendering of plans, drawings, plates, and schematics. This class is differentiated from all other technical support classes by the emphasis upon the application of the principles and theories of engineering and higher level mathematics at a level appropriate to assigned engineering tasks. Work is performed under the direction of a technical supervisor.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

CIVIL SPECIALTY

ELECTRICAL SPECIALTY

Performs the above duties as required in support of electric engineering; work may include projects in such areas as wired communications, lighting, power transmission, and electrical machinery.

ELECTRONIC SPECIALTY

MECHANICAL SPECIALTY


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 6/06.)

NOTE

An Associate's degree in engineering technology from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the education and experience requirement listed above.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES


PAY RANGE: 16

Class Established: 5/68

Spec. Revision:
CSC: 8/99, Ad Board: 10/99

Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC: 4/06, Ad Board: 6/06

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 3A11