Class Code: 86465
IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES –
HUMAN RESOURCES ENTERPRISE
STATE INDUSTRIES TECHNICIAN
Trains/supervises correctional residents in the manufacture of products or the delivery of services in a state industries product division; performs related work as required.
The Work Examples and Competencies listed are for illustrative purposes only and not intended to be the primary basis for position classification decisions.
Enforces institutional security rules and inventories/controls the use of tools and keys in the industry work area; takes resident counts and reports absences/rule infractions; searches area for contraband and quells disturbance between residents.
Trains residents in the acquisition of specific skills in the manufacture of state industry products or delivery of services; instructs residents in the operation of machines/equipment and use of industrial chemicals; assigns work to residents under supervision.
Checks machines for proper safety equipment and adherence to Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards; reports/corrects safety violations when noted, certifies only properly trained residents are allowed to operate machines/equipment and that residents use of safety glasses; inspects work area for sanitary conditions and directs residents in cleaning.
Maintains an inventory of raw materials/supplies on hand and keeps records of disbursement; participates in a physical inventory and informs program coordinator at regular intervals of inventory levels; requisitions raw materials and inspects upon receipt.
Inspects finished products for conformance to federal EPA standards, product specifications and quality control standards.
Sets-up/operates various machines and equipment used in the state industries product division; performs periodic inspections of machines/equipment, services at regular intervals and prepares written status reports to supervisor on preventive maintenance.
Prepares written performance evaluation on all residents under supervision and provides relevant feedback to counselors; keeps track of resident’s hours worked/absenteeism, processes payroll information and recommends pay raises and job changes.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety measures required in an industrial environment.
Knowledge of industrial machine/equipment set-up operation and maintenance.
Knowledge of the use of industrial chemicals.
Knowledge of the purposes and functions of a correctional institution.
Ability to plan, schedule and lay out work according to production requirements.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, production schedules, plans and product specifications.
Ability to inspect and determine the quality of finished industrial products against federal Environmental Protection Agency product specifications and quality control standards.
Ability to perform preventive maintenance inspections and service of industrial machinery and equipment.
Ability to instruct and supervise residents in the set-up operation and maintenance of industrial machines/equipment, use of industrial chemicals and skills and techniques utilized in a State industries facility.
Ability to observe and evaluate the work performance of residents.
Ability to think logically and clearly and exercise forceful initiative in emergency situations.
Ability to maintain accurate records on supplies and raw material inventories.
Displays high standards of ethical conduct. Exhibits honesty and integrity. Refrains from theft-related, dishonest and unethical behavior.
Works and communicates with internal and external clients and customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner. Committed to quality service.
Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Works with minimal supervision. Demonstrates responsible behavior and attention to detail.
Responds appropriately to supervision. Makes an effort to follow policy and cooperate with supervisors.
Aligns behavior with the needs, priorities and goals of the organization.
Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust and group identity. Fosters commitment and team spirit.
Expresses information to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information. Listens to others and responds appropriately.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
No specific education or experience is required.
Designated positions may require applicants to obtain the required Commercial Drivers License and endorsements within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority at the time of hire.
Effective Date: 3/00 JG