PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Bureau of Air Management this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the installation, maintenance, and modification of meteorological, telemetry, and air sampling equipment.
Works under the general supervision of an Environmental Protection Air Pollution Control Engineer or other employee of higher grade.
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
- Modifies, fabricates, calibrates, and trouble-shoots meteorological, telemetry, and air sampling equipment;
- Prepares equipment specifications, operation manuals, equipment calibration procedures, and technical reports;
- Selects monitoring sites;
- Prepares program specifications for data reduction and analysis programs;
- May attend public hearings or testify in court cases;
- Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
- Considerable knowledge of
- chemical, electrical, and/or mechanical principles and techniques involved in the operation, calibration, and repair of meteorological, telemetry, and air pollution sampling equipment;
- electronic test equipment;
- Knowledge of
- air pollution control laws, rules, and regulations;
- basic laboratory techniques/procedures;
- equipment installation, repair, trouble-shooting, and modification techniques skills;
- interpersonal skills;
- oral and written communication skills;
- Ability to
- use standard hand and power tools;
- operate field/laboratory testing equipment;
- interpret data, charts, and graphs;
- utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of experience in the installation, calibration, operation and maintenance of chemical, mechanical and electronic equipment and instruments.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in electronics, physics, chemistry, or engineering technology with courses in air pollution control or air sampling and monitoring may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
- Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
- Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
- Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
- A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to a moderate degree of injury or physical harm due to falls or lifting of heavy equipment or from dangerous fumes; may also be exposed to a moderate degree of discomfort from environmental conditions and equipment noise.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Environmental Protection Air Pollution Control Technician (37.5 Hour) in Salary Group LS 19 approved effective July 1, 2022. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-177