MO Project: Contextual Branding

Technical Assistant I

  • Technical Assistant I
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$23,976.00 – $38,028.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$999.00 – $1,584.50
Pay Grade: 

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This is entry-level manual work assisting with field, laboratory, or office assignments; planning for land surveying, geology, hydrology, or architecture activities; or engineering activities that include construction, renovation, and/or inspection of facilities.

Job Duties

Participates in formal and informal training programs.

Transports and assists in setting up equipment; maintains and cleans equipment and vehicles.

Files construction plans, blueprints, surveys, maps, drawings, microfilm, charts, tables, and related documents.

Performs basic calculations and records related information.

Assists with collecting field samples and data; prepares data in a clear and concise manner.

Assists with inspecting and with enforcing and monitoring regulations of water wells, dams, buildings, and other structures; prepares and maintains related records.

Prepares simple maps, drawings, charts, tables, and related data.

Prints copies of microfilm pages; copies and collates reports and documents.

Assists with routine laboratory work, data entry, and geologic drilling activities.

Receives detailed instructions and completes assigned tasks under close supervision.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Introductory knowledge of basic mathematics.

Skill in cleaning and maintaining equipment, tools, and vehicles.

Ability to understand and follow instructions and to communicate effectively.

Ability to operate surveying instruments and equipment.

Ability to make accurate measurements and note obvious irregularities.

Ability to perform manual work requiring heavy lifting, reaching, and bending.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the general public.

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