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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Material Services Tech
Position Classification Code: C1067
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 03
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Performs manual and clerical duties related to shipping, receiving, inspecting, storing, issuing and delivering a variety of materials, equipment, furniture and supplies.
Standard Duties:
Counts, weighs or measures incoming or outgoing items to compare identifying information and variety against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records; examines incoming shipments for damage or shortages and corresponds with shipper to rectify; completes paperwork or forms required for documentation. Determines method of shipment utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates; prepares materials for shipping by weighing, packaging and stamping; prepares necessary shipping forms such as bills of lading. May provide on the job training to other employees and resolves problems utilizing knowledge of shipping/receiving/stock operations. Operates material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks or dollies to move stock or reorganize storage. Participates in routing, counting and inspecting items while loading and unloading trucks; delivers and returns items. Transports high technology, high dollar cost equipment, laboratory supplies, office supplies, furniture and hazardous materials to customers; secures cargo properly and safely with weight evenly distributed. Performs vehicle inspection as required by Federal and New Mexico State Law; ensures proper documentation and package marking with appropriate placards when moving hazardous materials. Performs minor repairs on stock items or equipment. Participates in ordering or purchasing standard stock items, such as recommending additions or deletions to standard stock items or ordering replenishments within established procedures and limits. Utilizes computerized or automated systems to accomplish tasks.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of automated or computerized system operation. Knowledge of record keeping practices. Knowledge of safety practices.
Skill in lifting heavy packages and objects. Skill in operating forklift or other materials handling equipment. Skill in operating large vehicles in tight and congested areas.
Ability to effectively communicate.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- No previous work experience required.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-