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POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Quality Assurance Tech,Sr
Position Classification Code: R5062
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:
To maintain testing equipment and all operations required of the material test lab. Conduct on-site Quality Assurance audits at Balloon Manufacturer. Provide surveillance for fabrication of balloons and extrusion of film.
Standard Duties:
Orders equipment and supplies required for routine operation of the materials test lab. Operates and maintains testing equipment. Optimizes existing Quality Control procedures implementing the latest testing and fabrication techniques and processes. Monitors fabrication of Balloons at manufacturer's plant and report findings. Receives QC data, logs it, contacts venders, and interfaces with manufacturer. Maintains testing equipment in good operating order. Reviews manufacturer's QA specifications and QC processes. Repairs, calibrates and maintains testing equipment. Conducts on-site systems audits at supplier's facilities. Monitors QC testing at manufacturer's film extrusion facilities and reports results. Performs product audit testing on balloon materials and reports results.
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- 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-