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POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Quality Assurance Tech
Position Classification Code: R5061
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 06
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:
Conducts QA surveillance of NASA balloon production and to monitor the quality of products being produced for NASA/CSBF. Also performs QA material testing as assigned.
Standard Duties:
Responsible for QA surveillance for NASA balloons. Responsible for assuring that specifications and procedures are followed. Responsible for material testing. Responsible for QA Audit of film at extrusion plant.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
University and department policies and procedures; principles and practices of organization and administration; fabrication and troubleshooting techniques; basic electrical and electronic theory; use of Quality control testing equipment; knowledge of QA, QC procedures and balloon fabrication processes and film extrusion.
Short- and long-term range planning; problem analysis and resolution; public contact; Use of QA, QC testing equipment; use of personal computers; producing detailed QA, QC data analysis reports; QA, QC testing, balloon assembly techniques; organizing and maintaining records; research methods.
Communicate effectively in written and oral form; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; organize and direct several activities; analyze and evaluate information; use computer hardware and software; manage computer files, maintain and troubleshoot personal computers; generate, read, and interpret specifications and QC data; stand long hours and perform detailed work; travel away from home for periods up to 2 weeks at a time.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Associate's degree in a related field.
   Experience- One (1) year 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-