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Job Specification

  ENGINEER AIDE

  DEFINITION:

   Under direction performs routine, repetitive, and noncomplex
   field and office work as a chairman and rodman, and assists 
   in instrument operation, makes the less difficult mathematical
   calculations, and reduces level notes; does related work as 
   required.

   NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for
   illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title
   may not perform all duties listed in this job specification.
   Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

  EXAMPLES OF WORK:

   Does chaining and measuring with a tape.

   Runs a level rod, drives stakes, clears survey lines, cares for
   equipment, and sees that taping instruments are clean and 
   well oiled.

   Cuts brush while working in a survey party and reduces level
   notes.

   Plots, inks, and calculates cross sections, makes simple
   mathematical calculations and does routine drafting and tracing.

   Inspects and checks earthwork, and checks and records loads of
   materials taken from pits.

   Assists in several operations at the batching plant including
   the sampling of materials, the making of simple screen and moisture
   tests, and the preparation of samples to be sent to the laboratory.

   Maintains necessary records.

   Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or 
   manual recording and computerized information systems used by
   the agency, office, or related units.

   REQUIREMENTS:

  LICENSE:

   Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid
   in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than
   employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties 
   of  the position.

  KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

   Knowledge of methods and techniques used in maintenance and
   construction work and of the methods used in making basic arithmetic
   calculations and of the fundamentals of algebra, plane geometry, and
   trigonometry.

   Ability to understand, remember, and carry out written and
   oral directions and to learn quickly from written and oral
   explanation and from demonstration.

   Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
   recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
   related units.

   Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
   sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
   Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
   communication.

   Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as
   they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable
   accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation 
   cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, 
   such persons may not be eligible.

This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
Job
Spec
Code
VariantState,
Local or
Common
Class of
Service
Work
Week
State
Class
Code
Local
Class
Code
Salary
Range
Note
01733LN N/A04-

This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.

9/04/1996