CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

3A12
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN 2

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

GENERAL DEFINITION

This is engineering technician work at the full performance level, applying established engineering principles and practices, and mathematical knowledges to the completion of the more complex design assignments in support of engineering activities in the area of specialization. Employees in this class perform such tasks as the completion of design assignments, the preparation of standardized specifications for contract inclusion, review of working plans used by contractors and project managers, and the coordination of minor design projects. Work includes rendering drawings, plates, plans, and/or schematics. Employees utilize computer aided drafting and design software (CADD) in support of such assignments, when required. This class is differentiated from the next lower level technician class by performance of the more complex assignments and working with greater independence of action. This class is also differentiated from all other engineering technical support classes by the emphasis upon the application of 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.)

  1. The work must be related to, and in support of, the department's engineering design programs.
  2. The position must utilize an appropriate level of established engineering principles, theories, and practices, and higher level mathematics in the completion of design tasks and related assignments.


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

ALL SPECIALTIES

CIVIL SPECIALTY

ELECTRICAL SPECIALTY

ELECTRONICS SPECIALTY

MECHANICAL SPECIALTY


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, 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 4/00.)

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES


PAY RANGE: 18
Class Established: 5/68

Spec. Revision:
CSC: 2/00, Ad Board: 4/00
Consolidated with 3A82: 8/2004

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 3A12