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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Mechanical Tech,Inter
Position Classification Code: R3082
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 07
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:
Under moderate supervision, in addition to the responsibilities of Mechanical Technician - Associate provides routine support and tests and diagnoses. Prepares materials, components, and assemblies for evaluation. Interprets engineering change orders, blueprints, diagrams, sketches, photographs, or other process and product documentation as they relate to assigned duties. Participates in the development of process control manuals/documentation. Sets up and operates metal fabricating machines.
Standard Duties:
Performs independently in the troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment; performs modifications according to engineering specifications; decides priority of repair. Fabricates, tests, and installs experimental circuitry, a wide variety of metal components, or completes prototype model according to engineering instructions and technical manuals; Assists in the layout and design, fabrication, testing and installation. Installs, repairs & maintains machine shop equipment. Serves as a technical resource to production personnel and provides ; analyzes performance and reliability and summarizes the results;Works cooperatively with other personnel to exchange information and resolve problems. Maintains labor and material cost records and requisitions materials, supplies and equipment; Develops product documentation as needed; Coordinates the activities of subordinates and may supervise lower level staff or students. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Knowledge of the practical application of science and technology. Knowledge of mechanical layouts, components and mechanical assembly procedures. Knowledge of computer aided design software. Knowledge of laboratory operations and/or procedures.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Records maintenance skills.
Ability to prepare field drawings of design proposals. Ability to perform preventive maintenance on hardware, machines, or equipment. Ability to write reports containing technical information. Ability to read and follow technical instructions and manuals. Ability to evaluate systems and Ability to prepare field drawings of design proposals. Ability to perform preventive maintenance on hardware, machines, or equipment. Ability to write reports containing technical information. Ability to read and follow technical instructions and manuals. Ability to evaluate systems and design specification modifications. Ability to communicate with and understand the requirements of professional staff in area of specialty. Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions. Ability to make adjustments and modifications to hardware, machines, or equipment. Ability to analyze operational data and develop graphic and/or written interpretations.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Vocational/Technical certificate or an associate's degree.
   Experience- Three (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-