STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A13

Class No. 4346

ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) orthopedic work. Work involves planning, scheduling, and overseeing the manufacture and repair of specialized orthopedic equipment or orthopedic devices; evaluating individuals with disabilities for adaptive equipment; and designing specialized orthopedic devices. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees and schedules orthopedic equipment production, maintenance, and repair programs.

Oversees fittings of adaptive equipment.

Plans programs for the manufacture and preventive maintenance of modified and customized adaptive equipment or orthopedic devices.

Designs and prepares plans and specifications for custom and adaptive equipment.

Inspects adaptive equipment.

Inspects jobs in progress and performs quality assurance checks on equipment.

Measures individuals with disabilities using adaptive measuring devices.

May supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in orthopedic equipment manufacture and repair work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of orthopedic equipment, of maintenance techniques and procedures, of anatomical terminology, and of occupational and physical therapy procedures.

Skill in the use of tools and equipment for the manufacture and maintenance of adaptive equipment.

Ability to prepare specifications, to plan and organize repair and preventive maintenance programs, to communicate effectively, and to supervise the work of others.


State Auditor’s Office

Reviewed 9-1-17